One of the newest entertainment venues in all of New England, Agganis Arena sits in the heart of the Boston University campus and employs state-of-the-art multimedia technology. While it plays host to the BU hockey team, it also expands to over 8,000 seats for live music, trade shows and many other types of big events.
Agganis Arena has played host to many artists from all types of music, from classic rock to top-40 pop. Chances are you’ll be seeing a show there in the future, so let us prepare you with our comprehensive guide.
We know traveling to arenas for concerts can be a huge pain, especially if you’re traveling the twisted maze of Boston traffic! Luckily Agganis Arena has plenty of parking for those who are driving, and is easily accessible by public transportation on the T or bus.
The address for the arena is listed at 925 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston. Click here for a map view of the arena.
Those driving from the North or South can hop on I-93 and take Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square exit, while those driving from out West can take the Mass. Pike (I-90 East) to exit 18. Click here for complete directions at BU.edu.
Agganis has its own parking garages and lots, lettered A-F. They are open daily from 7AM – 11PM and open 90 minutes prior to concerts on the day of the event. Typical concert parking costs $25. Click here for complete Agganis Arena parking information.
You can take the MBTA’s Green Line B train westbound to Pleasant St. Station, which is directly across the street from the arena. The easiest way to access the B train near Agganis is at the Kenmore Square station on the Green Line, which you can get to from the 8, 8A, 57, 60 and 65 buses. The 57 bus also goes straight from Kenmore to just outside the arena. Click here for more public transportation tips at BU.edu.
Nearby Restaurants & Bars
Perhaps you’re not going straight home after the concert. Agganis Arena has plenty of local restaurants and bars right on Commonwealth Ave. serving Boston’s vibrant nightlife that would be perfect post-show destinations.
1024 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
Blue State Coffee
Boston Pizza Express
Brown Sugar Cafe
Cold Stone Creamery
Qdoba Mexican Grill
1026 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
T. Anthony’s Pizzeria
Victoria Seafood Restaurant