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Where Do The Seattle Kraken Play?

By Kapil Sapkota / 20 July 2023 12:52 PM

Image: Forwards of the Kraken
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Where Do The Seattle Kraken Play? Seattle Kraken play their home games at Climate Pledge Arena at Seattle Center in Washington, US.

The former KeyArena and Seattle Center Coliseum were redeveloped into Climate Pledge. It is home to other sports teams along with Kraken. 

The indoor arena is showing some great gestures towards the environment. They have adopted Carbon Zero, Zero Single-Use Plastic, Water Conservation, and Zero Waste goals as a progressive and sustainable arena.

Climate Pledge Arena has a seating capacity of 17,100 people for hockey games and 18,300 for basketball games. During concerts, it can hold up to 17,200 people.

The arena has an area of 740,000 sq feet excluding the underground garage. It was built at the whopping cost of $1.15 billion in 2021.

Seattle Kraken Home Arena

Seattle Kraken arena name is the Climate Pledge Arena. Oak View Group, Seattle Kraken Hockey, and Seattle Center are the arena owners.

The first Kraken game in the renovated arena took place against Vancouver Canucks on October 23, 2021. They were beaten by the Canucks.

The naming right of the arena was purchased by Amazon in 2020. They named it showing their attention to climate change.

Climate Pledge is also home to the 4-Time WNBA National Champion Seattle Storm.

Here are some fast facts about Climate Pledge:

  • Groundbreaking: December 5, 2018
  • Opening: October 22, 2021, with Coldplay
  • Operator: Oak View Group
  • Project Manager: CAA/ICON
  • Architect: Populous
  • Construction Contractor: Mortenson
  • Sustainability Design: ILFI Net-Zero Carbon Certified
  • Cost of the Project: $1.15 Billion
  • No. of Events: 200 annually
  • Area: 740,000 square feet (932,000 square feet including underground garage)
  • Loading Docks: 8
  • Underground Arena Garage: 450 stalls

Seating Capacities

  • Concerts: Up To 17,200
  • Hockey: 17,100
  • Basketball: 18,300

Seattle Kraken Account Manager

Seattle Kraken account manager is an online system to manage your tickets, pay an invoice or ask your queries to the officials.

The system lets its fans stay in touch with the team. You can visit this page to sign in or sign up with the Kraken account manager.

Climate Pledge Arena Bag Policy

The Climate Pledge Arena bag policy allows one clear bag of size 14″w x 14″h x 6″d when required. Medical and diaper bags are permitted.

The arena has requested its guests not to bring a bag for the health and safety of the visitors, and to expedite the entry process. The officials have also allowed small clutches/purses/wallets up to 4.5”x 6.5” in size.

All clear bags, medical and diaper bags are subject to inspection. Visitors entering with medical or diaper bags or clear bags are required to plan accordingly and should allocate extra time while arriving at Climate Pledge Arena.

Moreover, the arena will not provide on-site bag checking if a guest’s bag does not fit within their requirements.

A clear bag which is accepted at the stadiums
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Water Bottles

The arena has permitted reusable (non-glass) water bottles. Bottles must be smaller than 32 oz. It must be empty upon entry. Water fountains and refill stations are located throughout the arena, where you can refill your bottle.

Prohibited items:

Seattle Kraken Climate Pledge Arena has restricted the following items for visitors.

  • Professional Cameras and any other recording equipment (smartphones are allowed)
  • Selfie sticks or telescopic devices, including tripods
  • Outside Alcohol and Food & Beverage
  • Glass containers, cans
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Explosives including fireworks
  • Hazardous items including fuels, torches, chemicals, batteries, or aerosols
  • Tools, razor blades, scissors
  • Any kind of sealed packages
  • Any kind of noisemaking devices
  • Laptops and tablets

Climate Pledge Arena Seating Chart

Apart from Kraken games and concerts, Climate Pledge Arena hosts a number of different events. The seating chart for different events are:

Climate Pledge Arena seating chart for hockey

Seating chart for hockey games
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Climate Pledge Arena seating chart for basketball

Seating chart for basketball games
Source : ticketmaster

Climate Pledge Arena seating chart for concerts

Seating chart for concerts
Source : ticketmaster

Club Seating Climate Pledge Arena

The Club Seats are located along the sidelines in sections 1, 2, 13, 14, 15, and 26 of the Lower level of the arena. The club seats are close to the arena floor and central in the stands so, they offer some of the best views in the building. The seats are also padded for extra comfort.

The club seats are also given the name The Metropolitan Club. The club seat ticket holders are granted access to club areas like the Symetra Club.

Club seats are one of the most exclusive and upscale seating options in the arena. Less than 300 club seat tickets are available for each event.

There are also cove seats in the arena located next to the home and visitor benches. These are premium and expensive seats. That's reasonable as cove seats offer you a closer experience of the events.

Seattle Kraken Games Schedule 2023

Climate Pledge Arena schedule for the 2023-24 Seattle Kraken games is listed below:

Date and TimeOpponent
Tue, Oct 3; 7:45 amEdmonton Oilers
Sat, Oct 7; 6:45 amEdmonton Oilers
Tue, Sep 26, 6:45 amCalgary Flames
Tue, Sep 26; 7:45 amCalgary Flames
Fri, Sep 29; 7:45 amVancouver Canucks
Thu, Oct 5; 7:45 amVancouver Canucks

Moreover, the schedule for the 2022-23 season was:

  • Friday, Nov. 11: Seattle Kraken vs. Minnesota: (Veterans/Remembrance Night)
  • Thursday, Nov. 17: Seattle Kraken vs. NY Rangers: (Hockey Fights Cancer Night - presented by Virginia Mason)
  • Thursday, Dec. 1: Seattle Krakenvs. Washington: (Indigenous Peoples Night)
  • Saturday, Jan. 21: Seattle Kraken vs. Colorado: (Lunar New Year Night)
  • Saturday, Feb. 18: Seattle Kraken vs. Detroit: (Black Hockey History Night)
  • Tuesday, March 7: Seattle Kraken vs. Anaheim: (Women in Hockey Night)
  • Monday, March 13: Seattle Kraken vs. Dallas Stars: (Pride Night - presented by Symetra)
  • Thursday, April 6: Seattle Kraken vs. Arizona: (Green Night - presented by Boeing)

Seattle Kraken Goal Song

Seattle Kraken goal song is 'Lithium' by Nirvana. It was written by vocalist and guitarist, Kurt Cobain and was released in September 1991.

The song is from the album Nevermind. The American brand Nirvana has received one Grammy while being nominated seven times to date.

Nirvana was formed in 1987 by Cobain and Novoselic. They later recruited a series of drummers and the band played small shows throughout the Northwest.

Goal songs are a great way to celebrate the goals of your favorite team. The NHL teams have gone with their specific songs, so to modernize their fans' experience. Some of the teams are already playing with their signature songs, while for some teams, they have just started.

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