Construction Underway at Fort Worth Arena

Construction is underway at the Fort Worth Arena!

Dickies Arena is expected to open in November 2019. In 2020, the arena will become home to the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, the event that led city, business and civic leaders more than 25 years ago to start working on a more modern and larger facility at the Will Rogers.

Arena fast facts

▪  So far, 15,200 semi truck loads have removed 275,000 cubic yards of dirt

▪  Then a concept, the arena was part of D/FW’s bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics

▪  Event Facilities Fort Worth is leasing arena for $1 annually for 30 years

▪  Dickies Arena will seat 13,400 for basketball games

▪  Arena will have 5,228 dedicated parking spaces

▪  Arena and support areas will be 715,334 square feet

Source: Event Facilities Fort Worth