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American Airlines Arena

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Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Address: 601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
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A modern architectural marvel where the NBA's Miami Heat play.

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Sport scape close by Good travel, nice ambience Variety for Miami Good selection of shows Bring in friends

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sport scape close by Good travel, nice ambience Variety for Miami Good selection of shows Bring in friends

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

NBA is excelent. The American Airlines Arena is perfect, great view , good access and the people all the times give you : ENJOY THE GAME ! Perfect. Show time !

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We sat way up in section 412 and both commented that we loved our seats. Also, the food venues on the 4th level were not crowded with long lines like they were on the 1st floor. Getting into the arena was efficient and easy. We did UBER there and back and did not have to worry about driving in heavy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were lucky enough to obtain Andrea Boccelli concert tickets on our recent visit to Miami. Even though we could only get side view seats at such short notice, we were in the first section from the stage. We could see perfectly. Sound was excellent. It was a full house. The ticket staff, security and other employees at the arena... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lucky enough to catch a basketball while we were out in Miami. Great arena with wonderful atmosphere. Easy entry and exit.

Thank Kurple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very easy access, Convenient location, constant visitor, always worth my while. Reasonable variety of food choice.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool venue with a lot of options for food and drinks, but so expensive! $40 to park.... $17 for a cocktail... Ouch! Welcome to Miami

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Heat game and enjoyed myself VIP style. In the American Airline area it was great. They had good food and drink with very friendly people.

Thank jamqueen83
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located downtown Miami, parking is expensive so, if you can park and ride. Nearby Bayside, good for food and drink pre event. Even the "bad" seats offer a great view. Lines can get long during half time or intermission, so plan accordingly. Getting away by car also difficult so, again, consider park and drive. Near South Beach if you want... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to live in Miami and I moved to another state a couple of months ago; one thing for sure is the the American Airlines Arena is a super place to enjoy concerts and games!....spacious, good security...I recommend this arena!

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Re: HELP Madonna Rebel Heart Tour Jan 2016

I was wondering about a couple of AAA policies, any help would be greatly appreciated.

I would like to hear about policies from anyone who has been to this venue or from staff members as I repeatedly call and cannot reach anyone.

1) Does anyone know if the NFL clear bag policy is enforced at AAA Miami or is it okay to bring a regular bag/purse that doesn't necessarily have to be clear. Decent size of course, nothing enormous. And does security thoroughly check these bags and take forever holding up the lines or are they pretty cool about it and just do a quick once over?

2) Also for a concert, are non-obtrusive (non-offensive, of course) signs allowed in the arena? Both regular poster signs, and poster signs with LED battery-operated lights? These wouldn't be held up throughout the entire concert naturally, just at intervals when there is appropriate entertainer-fan interaction. We are in the front row of floor seating section at the end stage of a catwalk - so would be able to hold them at mid level while still getting noticed without needing to hold them above your heads and obstruct anyone else's line of vision.

3) Does anyone know if there are barriers that separate the stage from the floor sections and the floor sections from each other? Our section is Floor Section number 5, Row A and it seems to intersect with Floor sections 4 and 6 - which confuses me. I don't want to think that I have been scammed into buying a front row ticket when I've really bought a 20th row ticket that has just been given it's own section for whatever reason - especially if this section is barricaded. Also, if anyone has had floor seats to Rebel Heart - are there guardrails between the stage and the sections or does the double-layered stage act as it's own barrier? It's kind of hard to tell. In most of the videos, it looks like everyone surround the catwalk and heart stage areas are close enough to reach out and grab her if she lets them, which she sometimes does... but this seating chart is different that most of the other concert venues so I'm a little concerned. Please help lol.

As an aside, we went to this same concert in Atlantic City and the security was very easy going and accommodating, which saved a TON of time for us (and everyone else). We were allowed to bring in our own un-regulated bags with no issues and they had no problems with any of our concert signs. I'm hoping AAA is as cool a venue as Boardwalk Hall in regards to these kind of policies and treating their guests as fans and not terrorists. If someone could assure me of this, as I cannot reach the venue directly for their own assurances, I would be forever indebted to you as we are traveling from the NY area just for this event and want everything to go as smoothly as possible by being prepared down to the last detail!



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