The biggest tennis event in America takes place annually at Arthur Ashe Stadium as the venue hosts the year's fourth and final Grand Slam event, the 2014 US Open tennis tournament. Read through the information below to gain a better understanding of the stadium's layout, features, amenities, and more.
Arthur Ashe Stadium Seating Information
Located inside the grounds of USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the sprawling Arthur Ashe Stadium offers several fixed seating options and includes room for 22,000-plus spectators, making it the largest outdoor tennis venue in the world. Fans can choose from many different seating options, including courtside seats, behind which is the loge seating, and finally the 300 level, which is comprised of promenade seating. Luxury suites are available on the Club and Mezzanine levels.
Arthur Ashe Stadium General Information
Guests are not permitted to bring outside alcoholic beverages, flags, banners, signs, or backpacks inside the stadium. Digital cameras and camera phones are allowed, but flash photography and the use of any video recording equipment is strictly prohibited.
Arthur Ashe Stadium Food & Beverage Information
Fans at Arthur Ashe Stadium have the chance to choose from a variety of outstanding food and beverage options. Besides the numerous concessions strategically located throughout the stadium, the venue also contains several restaurants, all of which include a fantastic selection of wine and cocktails: Aces, which specializes in seafood; Champions Bar and Grill, known for its delicious steaks and salads; Mojito Restaurant & Bar, which offers a variety of Cuban-inspired selections; and the US Open Club Presented by Emirates Airline, which features an assortment of American cuisine. While some may have tickets that include entrance to one or more of the restaurants, others may have to pay a nominal fee to enter. Make sure to check what is included in the price of the ticket you purchase.
Arthur Ashe Stadium Parking Information
Those who wish to drive can park in Lots A-H, with ADA parking available in Lot H, and shuttles to the venue available for Lots D-H. Patrons can park for a fee in Lots 1-7 of the general parking area next to Citi Field, except on days when the Mets have a home game.
Arthur Ashe Stadium Gate Times
All gates open to the public daily at 10 a.m. for day sessions. Gates will open for evening sessions at 6:30 p.m. or 40 minutes after the conclusion of the day sessions. Note that the gates will open at special times for the Finals of the Men's and Women's Singles.
Arthur Ashe Stadium Accessibility
Reserved wheelchair-accessible seating is available at Arthur Ashe Stadium on two levels, as well as wheelchair-accessible facilities located throughout the grounds. Service animals are welcome at Arthur Ashe Stadium for guests with disabilities. Call the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center event staff with specific questions or special requests.