facebook twitter youtube instagram email

$300 Million, 10,000+ seat Coachella Valley Arena Officially Breaks Ground

The Oak View Group (OVG) and Berger Foundation officially broke ground on the highly anticipated 10,000+ seat, 300,000 square foot arena in Thousand Palms Wednesday afternoon.

Construction on the $300 million, 10,000+ seat arena is expected to be complete by Fall of 2022. It will be built on 43-acres of unincorporated land in Thousand Palms just north of the I-10 freeway next to the Classic Club Golf Course.

The Oak View Group and Berger Foundation officially broke ground on the highly anticipated 10,000 seat arena in Thousand Palms Wednesday afternoon by Craige Campbell/ Coachellavalley.com

Officials said the arena will bring host AHL hockey games, concerts, conventions, UFC, boxing, and WWE events.

“This is the place people love coming to,” said Tim Leiweke, CEO of developer Oak View Group.

Rendering of the New Coachella Valley Arena expected completion for this $300 Million Project is October 2022

Joe Walsh of the legendary Eagles, was the special surprise guest, speaking about the importance of the arena to the music scene hear in the Coachella Valley.

“I’ve seen the valley grow, I’ve seen the music get better, slowly but through the years and I truly think at this point, what the Coachella Valley needs is a world-class venue,” Walsh said.

Walsh ended by suggesting that he and the Eagles would love to play on opening night.

The Coachella Valley Arena will be a state-of-the-art facility that will host concerts and entertainment events, as well as serve as the home of an AHL hockey team, the affiliate for the NHL’s newest team, the Seattle Kraken.

More than 100 people attended the ceremony, including Tim Leiweke, the chief executive of OVG and music mogul Irving Azoff, a founding partner of OVG. Paul Tollett, the president and chief executive of Goldenvoice, philanthropist Harold Matzner, former Palm Springs mayor Robert Moon, Riverside County Supervisor V. Manuel Perez, Bad Company frontman Paul Rodgers and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joe Walsh of the Eagles were in attendance. 

Share With Your Friends!

Tags assigned to this article:
Coachella Valley ArenaThousand Palms

Related Articles

Witnesses Sought, Pedestrian Killed In Palm Springs, California

The fatality was reported about 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the area of North Indian Canyon Drive and 20th Avenue, police

Share With Your Friends!

What’s Happening in the Coachella Valley and Greater Palm Springs Area Live, News & Entertainment…

Click above and turn your Volume Up… What’s Happening in the Coachella Valley and the Greater Palm Springs Area Live.

Share With Your Friends!

Live Travel Show Provides Up To Date Information, and Weekly Insider Tips

Françoise Rhodes an 18 year Veteran of need to know Travel News & Information brings her knowledge, whit and personal

Share With Your Friends!