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ANZ Stadium looks back on hosting of 57 events in 2017

ANZ Stadium looks back on hosting of 57 events in 2017
January 12, 2018

Sydney’s ANZ Stadium has provided an account of the major events it hosted in 2017, which attracted an aggregate attendance of close to 1.7 million.

Hosting 57 events in 2017, 13 of which attracted crowds in excess of 50,000, highlights included the Socceroos winning two sudden-death qualifiers in October-November to make it to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, singing superstar Adele’s two sold-out performances in March - which drew the biggest attendances of the year, and Arsenal’s first visit to Australia in 40 years – which attracted a total of 163,652 fans.

The aggregate attendance for 2017 was 1,641,024 fans through the gates for events, with a total visitation at ANZ Stadium for 2017 reaching 1.7 million.

Overall, the Sydney Olympic Park precinct welcomed almost 15 million visitors during the year.

ANZ Stadium’s top crowds of 2017:

98,364: Adele - Live 2017 (Concert 2), Saturday 11th March;
96,470: Adele - Live 2017 (Concert 1), Friday 10th March;
83,221: Arsenal In Sydney: Arsenal v Western Sydney Wanderers, Saturday 15th July;
82,259: State of Origin II: NSW v Queensland, Wednesday 21st June;
80,432: Arsenal In Sydney: Arsenal v Sydney FC, Thursday 13th July;
79,772: NRL Grand Final - Storm v Cowboys, Sunday 1st October;
77,060: World Cup Intercontinental Playoff - Socceroos v Honduras, Wednesday 15th November;
72,892: Reds In Sydney: Liverpool v Sydney FC, Wednesday 24th May;
70,166: Justin Bieber - Purpose World Tour, Wednesday 15th March:
54,648: Bledisloe Cup: Wallabies v All Blacks, Saturday 19th August;
52,438: Guns N Roses - Not In This Lifetime Tour, Friday 10th February;
44,843: Sydney Derby III: Western Sydney Wanderers v Sydney FC, Saturday 18th February;
42,136: World Cup Asian Qualifiers Playoff - Socceroos v Syria, Tuesday 10th October;
40,522: Monster Jam, Saturday 21st October;
35,984: Good Friday NRL: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, Friday 14th April;
35,242: Guns N Roses - Not In This Lifetime Tour, Saturday 11th February;
30,901: NRL Stay Kind Cup: Parramatta Eels v Wests Tigers, Sunday 23st July;
28,249: Easter Monday NRL: Parramatta Eels v Wests Tigers, Monday 17th April;

Image: Arsenal FC and Western Sydney Wanderers take the field at ANZ Stadium in July.

24th November 2017 - NSW GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS MASSIVE REBUILDING PLANS FOR ALLIANZ AND ANZ STADIUMS 

23rd November 2017 - NSW GOVERNMENT TO SPEND MORE THAN $2 BILLION ON ALLIANZ AND ANZ STADIUM REBUILDS 

25th August 2017 - INDUSTRY AWARDS RECOGNISE THE BEST IN LEISURE COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING

14th August 2017 - SUMMIT LOOKS TO ENHANCE INDUSTRY COMMUNICATION, AWARDS RECOGNISE MARKETING EXCELLENCE

24th July 2017 - 1.1 MILLION FANS ATTEND ANZ STADIUM EVENTS IN 2017

21st July 2017 - NSW GOVERNMENT RELEASES ‘COMMERCIALITY FRAMEWORK’ FOR STADIA

19th July 2017 - POLLSTAR MID-YEAR RANKINGS SHOW AUSTRALIA’S OUTDOOR VENUES ECLIPSING INDOOR ARENAS

23rd June 2017 - ANZ STADIUM REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT HIT BY RISING COSTS

8th May 2017 - NEW VENUES NSW BOARD ANNOUNCED TO OVERSEE MAJOR VENUES 

8th April 2017 - ADELE TOUR MAKES AUSTRALASIAN CONCERT HISTORY

7th December 2016 - ANZ STADIUM ROLLS OUT MASSIVE 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

30th June 2016 - NSW GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD FOR ANZ STADIUM


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