Leeds First Direct Arena

Hospitality at
First Direct Arena

The First Direct Arena is the major entertainment venue located in the vibrant city of Leeds, hosting live music, comedy, entertainment shows and sporting events. Voted Best New Venue in the World 2014 at the Stadium Business Awards, First Direct Arena has played to some incredible artists since opening in September 2013 including Sir Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Buble, Sports Personality of the Year, Gary Barlow, Prince, Miley Cyrus, Le Tour De France Grand Depart, John Bishop, Championship Boxing, Queen + Adam Lambert, Fleetwood Mac, Premier League Darts, Neil Young, Bette Midler, Drake, Morrissey, The Eagles, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, The MOBO Awards and Mumford and Sons.

The Arena’s unique “super theatre” style configuration is designed to enhance the arena experience, with all seats facing the stage and high quality acoustics providing the best sound experience in the UK. Spectators and performances alike, will enjoy a more intimate atmosphere with reduced viewing distances inside the 13,000 capacity venue.


Arena Experience VIP Tickets

Whether you are a company looking to entertain clients and offer staff incentives, or a fanatical concert goer looking to enjoy a world class venue, our Arena Experience package is the perfect choice. The Arena Experience gives you and your guests access to the beautiful Black and White Lounge pre-show and during intervals. Here you can enjoy exquisite Fine Dining, Chef’s Dish of the Day, Sharing Platters, or just grab a drink and relax before the show.

The Package Includes:

  • Dedicated ticket collection desk
  • Dedicated VIP Entrance
  • Access to the Black and White Lounge which offers a fantastic location for wining and dining those who are important to you

PricesFrom £99 per person +vat


The Suite Experience

The Suite Experience is the perfect way to WOW your friends, family, or clients for a specific event. Holding up to 16 people, our luxurious suites contain a private entertainment area which is great for pre-show drinks and dining, with a separate seating area to enjoy the show from the perfect angle. Enjoy a drink in our Black and White Lounge before making your way to the VIP lift, taking you up to the private Suite Level. Your personal host is there to welcome you and your guests with a glass of bubbly, as well as looking after you for the entire evening.

Package to include:

  • A VIP Suite for 16 guests
  • A dedicated VIP Entrance
  • Private Cash Bar with dedicated suite host
  • Welcome glass of bubbly
  • The option to pre-order delicious food

The Mixer

This new facility really is the perfect way to entertain guests with the wow factor! The Mixer is a specially adapted suite which holds up to 40 people. The suite is located in the central section alongside the other suites which provides fantastic panoramic views around the arena, you will not be disappointed! Upon arrival you will be allocated a private table where you can relax pre-show and enjoy the fabulous food and inclusive drinks via your allocated host. Once the show begins you will take your seat in the luxurious padded seats and enjoy the show. The Mixer is certainly a hospitality experience not to be missed!

Package to include:

  • Premium Lounge Event Tickets
  • Fast Track Entry
  • All Inclusive Food & Drink
  • A dedicated fast track VIP Entrance
  • Private bar and table service
  • Souvenir Lanyard
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