Oklahoma City Thunder
Join the NBA’s most loyal fans at an Oklahoma City Thunder basketball game! Although the team has only called Oklahoma City home for a few short years, both the team and its fans have proven that the Thunder is a force to be reckoned with. Ever since their debut performance, the Thunder have had a home in Chesapeake Arena, and their strong network of fans and supporters come out every game day to create an unforgettable experience. Don’t miss an opportunity to join the Thunder culture in exciting Oklahoma City!
The Oklahoma City Thunder premiered in Oklahoma City in 2008 and was formerly the Seattle SuperSonics. The previous franchise holds four titles including three Western Conference championships and one NBA title. The Thunder qualified for the playoffs for the first time during their sophomore season and then appeared in the NBA finals for their 2011-12 season.
Chesapeake Energy Arena
Since opening, Chesapeake Energy Arena has hosted over ten million fans at over one thousand events. The arena has served as home to not only the Oklahoma City Thunder but the Oklahoma City Blazers (Central Hockey League), Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz (arena football) and the New Orleans Hornets during the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons.
The Chesapeake Energy Arena also hosts sold out performances by chart topping music artists, family shows, and world class entertainment. The venue made Pollstar’s list of Top Ten Concert Venues for ticket sales in North America during its first year of operation and has continued to rank among the Top 25. Whether you are attending a high energy Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball Game or singing along at a live concert, there is nothing more exciting than stepping foot in Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Upcoming Events at the Chesapeake Arena
The Chesapeake Arena is not only the home stadium for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but is also a host to the greatest concerts and shows in OKC! See our list below for the latest Thunder games and amazing concerts at the Chesapeake Arena.
Wednesday, December 23 – Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve – Buy Tickets!
Friday, December 25 – Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Chicago Bulls- Buy Tickets!
Sunday, December 27 – Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Denver Nuggets – Buy Tickets!
Tuesday, December 29 – Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Milwaukee Bucks – Buy Tickets!
Thursday, December 31 – Oklahoma City Thunder vs Phoenix Suns – Buy Tickets!
Accommodations near Chesapeake Energy Arena
Our hotel is located less than 10 minutes from Chesapeake Energy Arena which makes it the perfect accommodations choice for guests visiting for a game or event. Take advantage of complimentary cocktails and appetizers before you head out for the evening or grab a bite to eat at our on-site restaurant, The Landing Bar & Grill.
Directions to Chesapeake Energy Arena
• Head North on S Meridian Ave toward W River Park Dr. (0.9 miles)
• Turn right onto W I-40 Srv Rd and take the ramp on the left onto I-40E (0.4 miles)
• Take exit 150A for Shields Blvd (4.7 miles)
• Turn left onto S Shields Blvd and continue onto S E K Gaylord Blvd (0.5 miles)
• Turn left onto Reno Ave and arrive at Chesapeake Energy Arena (0.1 miles)
Chesapeake Energy Arena Photo Credit: Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau