Sleep Train Arena is one of the top venues for sports, entertainment and special events in Northern California. With nearly 200 spectator events each year, Sleep Train Arena is one of the busiest buildings of its kind in the United States.
Nearly two million fans from throughout Northern California visited Sleep Train Arena every year for events ranging from NBA games the Black Eyed Peas to Disney on Ice shows. Sleep Train Arena has hosted world-famous acts such as the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Garth Brooks, U2, Justin Timberlake, Tim McGraw & Faith Hill, Paul McCartney, and a growing roll call of the biggest names in entertainment.
The current configuration seats up to 17,317 (for NBA basketball), and is versatile enough to host anything from ice shows to rodeos to monster trucks. Sleep Train Arena is home to the NBA’s Sacramento Kings. Sleep Train Arena has played host to the Ultimate Fighting Championship 65 and 73, NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournaments multiple times and was the host site for the 2007 NCAA Volleyball Championships.
Sleep Train Arena is located about five and a half miles from the Sacramento International Airport (SMF). All major airlines service Sacramento International Airport and several carriers have added nonstop service from Sacramento to the east coast.