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Patriot Center, located on the grounds of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia has seen it all throughout its history of more than two decades. Whether it be hand-to-ball brawl or a hand-to-hand-to-feet and body action courtesy mixed martial arts events, jazzy melodies or rocking till you drop, the Patriot Center has shook to the beat of the eras and is all set shake some more in the ones to come.
The Patriot Center was designed by Mosley Architects and the legendary architectural and engineering firm of HOK that has enjoyed a virtual monopoly over the business of designing large entertainment and sporting venues since the early eighties. With the ground breaking taking place in 1982, the Patriot Center opened its doors in October 1985. The Patriot Center, operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, is an important mainstay of Fairfax city’s cultural scene that also entails popular annual events such as Chocolate Lovers Festival, Spotlight on the Arts, Fall Festival as well as playing host to the Independence Day Celebrations in the Washington metropolitan area.
The Patriot Center boasts a seating capacity of 10,000 which having been achieved in the mid-eighties at a cost of $ 16 million was something to write home about, especially if one considers that the arenas being constructed off late that bump up the capacity to twice as much, do so at a price tag up to twenty times more. But then again, as they say that the show must go on, the Patriot Center also had to keep up with the Joneses of sporting arenas and so has recently undergone a $ 10 million facelift. This renovation added a box office, new bathrooms, a spanking new façade for the concourse and the entrances as well as a bunch of new concession stands to the existing ones, whereby creating a menu that goes from hot dogs and sodas, to Paisano Pizzas, nachos and funnel cakes.
Apart from being the home of the men and women’s basketball teams of George Mason University, the Patriot Center has hosted a whole suite of events within its multipurpose confines. Having clocked more than 10 million attendees in over 3,000 events, the Patriot Center has been listed as one of the top-ten venues nationwide in terms of tickets sales and gross intake in the 10,001-15,000 capacity category.
With a scintillating history of featuring world class musical acts such as Sting, Bruce Springsteen Audioslave and Gwen Stefani amongst hard-hitting ones such as the UCF Fight Night and NBC’s “The Contender”, get your Patriot Center tickets now to celebrate your true colors in the thrill of the fight.
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