Nassau Coliseum Tickets
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Spread across sixty three acres the Nassau Coliseum is an indoor facility used for a lot of different events and activities like games of sports, music concerts, theatrical performances, trade shows, exhibitions, annual dinners and graduation ceremonies. After several refurbishments and extension during the 80s the Coliseum for games of basketball can hold more than 17,000 people. This capacity can be extended to over 18,000 for music concerts. During games of ice hockey there are seats for 16,250 people.
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The Nassau Coliseum is home to National Hockey League (NHL) team New York Islanders who have been residents here since 1972, when the arena first opened its gates to public. Probably one of the most successful teams in NHL, the Islanders were the winners of Stanley Cup four years in a row from 1980 to 1984. All games featuring the Islanders are eagerly awaited and Nassau Coliseum tickets sell fast. Other notable tenants of the Coliseum in the past have included New York Nets, New York Dragons and New York Saints.
Commuting to the Nassau Coliseum is very easy and hassle free. The state-of-the-art facility can be accessed through bus routes of N70, N71 and N72. In addition it can also be reached via train and the nearest airports are LaGuardia Airport, Kennedy Airport and the Long Island Islip McArthur Airport. The air port is only a few blocks away in either case and a five to ten minute cab ride should easily cover the distance. For all visitors who are not Long Island residents and want to spend the night in the vicinity the Long Island Marriott Hotel is only a few blocks away from the Nassau Coliseum with very good package deals for overnight stay. There are other hotels in the vicinity as well offering deals at slightly lower rates.
The Nassau Coliseum has some of the best dining facilities in the country but the two main highlights are the Doolin’s Pub and Bistro 1255. Doolin’s which is a bar with a more family oriented clientele in mind is like a haven for all the sports enthusiasts. The facility is fitted with over fifteen hi-definition, flat screen plasma televisions so that the fans never have to miss another game when they are at Doolin’s. Bistro 1255 on the other hand is a rather upscale French restaurant offering different varieties of French cuisines to its customers in a very relaxed setting. But if you are not in the mood for fancy dining and just want to grab a quick bite or a scrumptious snack, you can visit Savor which is a food outlet offering concessions on a lot of different food items.
Among the notable performances at the Coliseum in the recent past Madonna performed here to a packed arena for her MDNA tour. In the past David Bowie, Queen, Pink Floyd and Spice Girls have also performed here. With a lot of different activities and events to choose from at this top notch facility, get ready to have the time of your life and secure Nassau Coliseum tickets immediately.