The UBC Thunderbird Arena is part of UBC Sport Facilities, a collection of Vancouver’s finest multi-sport venues.
Renovated in 2008 for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, UBC Thunderbird Arena is a state-of-the-art, world renown sport and special event facility.
The venue has 5,033 permanent seats and an ability to house up to 7,000 people for special events including: concerts, sporting events, conventions, speakers, film shoots, and hockey related programs.
Thunderbird Arena is the ideal venue for your next event. Our event management team has welcomed local, national, and international events from the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas, to music concerts, evening galas, and speaking series and convocations.