Comcast Arena at Everett
Comcast Arena at Everett (originally Everett Events Center) is a $71.5 million dollar muti-purpose complex, in Everett, Washington, designed and developed by the City of Everett Public Facilities District. The arena opened in September 2003. The 10,000-seat venue has hosted a variety of concerts and other types of performances. A few events that have showcased at Comcast Arena at Everett include Ringling Brothers Circus, moto cross, and family shows such as Disney on Ice, Harlem Globetrotters, Sesame Street Live and a myriad of others. The venue served as the host for 2008 Skate America, a three-day ice-skating championship featuring world class skaters. The events were both nationally and internationally televised on NBC. It was the first event of six in the 2008-2009 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a senior-level international invitational competition. This was Skate America's largest attendance ever recorded in its history.

Hockey
Comcast Arena is the home of the Everett Silvertips, a Western Hockey League franchise. In their first season (2003-04) the Everett Silvertips were led by former NHL Head Coach Kevin Constantine, to win the WHL Western Conference Championship. Since then, the Everett Silvertips have gone on to set a record for the most wins and points for an expansion team. Throughout their six seasons in Everett, the Silvertips have welcomed well over 1.3 million fans into the arena while accumulating 201 wins as they have proven to be the exemplary threat in the Western Hockey League.

Lacrosse
In 2010, Comcast Arena will be home to the Washington Stealth of the National Lacrosse League. The franchise was previously known as the San Jose Stealth, and before that the Albany Attack.

Previous tenants
The arena was also home to the International Basketball League's Everett Explosion for one season in 2007 before they moved to Monroe and were renamed the Snohomish County Explosion, where they currently play as of 2008. Comcast Arena has also hosted arena football for three years (2005-07). The Everett Hawks being a primary football tenant in the arena played for the NIFL in their first season at Everett going undefeated at 14-0, but lost in the semifinal to the Tri-Cities Fever. The team switched to af2 in 2006 and became a minor-league team where they didn't find much success which lead to their folding in 2007.

Conference Center
The Edward D. Hansen Conference Center is a $12 million dollar center located in the same building as the arena. The conference center was designed by H2K Design and Botesh, Nash & Hall as a world class facility that includes state-of-the-art amenities with an unmatched versatility. This aesthetically innovative three story facility includes a 12,000-square-foot (1,100 m 2) ballroom that is capable of accommodating 800 guests. In addition to the ballroom the conference center has three executive meeting rooms ranging from 700-900 square feet which makes for the ideal private meeting space. The Northwest’s premier conference center hosts over 200 hundred events annually ranging from meetings, tradeshows, banquets, galas, receptions and much more. The conference center is also home to the City of Everett’s collection of art masterpieces which includes artwork from the Pilchuck Glass Collection.

Ice Rink
The Comcast Community Ice Rink is a NHL regulation 200' x 85' ice rink that is located inside Comcast Arena at Everett. It is an enormous public ice skating rink, which is used for public skating, local hockey leagues, figure skating, instructional sessions and much more. Currently the rink is open year round, and has the versatility to transform into a 57,000-square-foot (5,300 m 2) space that has the capability to host trade shows, expositions, consumer shows and special events.

Concerts and other events
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd - February 6, 2004 and December 17, 2005
  • Jagged Edge, Baby Bash, OutKast, Ying Yang Twins, Master P and Cassidy - March 27, 2004
  • Rod Stewart - April 3, 2004
  • American Idol Live! - July 17, 2004 and August 23, 2005
  • The Cure - August 31, 2004
  • Scorpions - October 21, 2004, with Tesla
  • Green Day - November 16, 2004
  • Bette Midler - December 7, 2004
  • Dolly Parton - December 19, 2004, with The Grascals
  • Cher - January 26, 2005
  • Duran Duran - March 9, 2005
  • Velvet Revolver - April 22, 2005
  • Maroon 5 - April 30, 2005
  • Oasis - September 9, 2005, with Jet
  • Santana - September 20, 2005
  • Audioslave - September 28, 2005
  • Bill Gaither - October 7, 2005
  • Def Leppard - November 8, 2005, with Bryan Adams
  • Steven Curtis Chapman - December 7, 2005
  • Kanye West - December 10, 2005
  • Taste of Chaos - April 2, 2006 and February 15, 2007
  • The Black Eyed Peas - May 15, 2006, with The Pussycat Dolls
  • Martina McBride - July 16, 2006 and August 4, 2007, with Little Big Town
  • Juan Gabriel - September 24, 2006
  • James Blunt - November 6, 2006
  • Barenaked Ladies - November 26, 2006
  • Dierks Bentley - December 1, 2006, with Miranda Lambert
  • Panic! at the Disco - December 3, 2006 and October 14, 2008
  • Guns N' Roses - December 10, 2006
  • Blue Man Group - February 2, 2007 and January 25, 2008
  • 30 Seconds To Mars, The Used, Senses Fail and Saosin - February 15, 2007
  • Rock Star Supernova - February 18, 2007
  • Newsboys - March 25, 2007, with Kutless and April 15, 2010
  • Fergie, Lily Allen and Katharine McPhee - May 13, 2007
  • Hilary Duff - August 6, 2007, with Lifehouse
  • So You Think You Can Dance - November 28, 2007 and November 21, 2009
  • Mannheim Steamroller - December 2, 2007
  • Switchfoot and Relient K - December 3, 2007
  • Tool - December 4, 2007
  • Coheed and Cambria, The Kooks, Jimmy Eat World and Modest Mouse - December 6, 2007
  • Jonas Brothers - February 5, 2008
  • Gary Valenciano - June 15, 2008
  • America's Best Dance Crew - October 13, 2008
  • Rock Band Live - October 14, 2008, with Plain White T's, Dashboard Confessional and Panic! at the Disco
  • Neil Young - October 21, 2008, with Death Cab for Cutie
  • Celtic Thunder - December 7, 2008
  • Sarah Brightman - December 14, 2008
  • Disturbed - January 23, 2009, with Sevendust and Skindred
  • Il Divo - June 2, 2009
  • ZZ Top - November 23, 2009
  • Zac Brown Band - March 21, 2010
  • Cats - March 31, 2010
  • PBR Professional Bull Riding - May 21-22, 2010
  • Carrie Underwood - May 29, 2010, with Sons of Sylvia and Craig Morgan
  • Justin Bieber - July 13, 2010, with Sean Kingston
  • Celtic Thunder - October 30, 2010
  • Cirque du Soleil "Quidam" - March 16-20, 2010


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