Big or small, there are hundreds of entertainment venues in Florida. Entertainment is a staple of the state’s most popular industries. Many artists both nationally and internationally play in Orlando, Miami, and other big cities across the Sunshine State. Sports arenas and stadiums are also extremely popular among both residents and visitors. To top it all off, Florida is home to some of the biggest convention centers in the nation. No matter what your entertainment preferences, there is something in Florida for everyone.

See Also: Sports Stadiums, Arenas and Venues, Convention Centers

Amalie Arena is located in downtown Channelside Tampa, Florida and is home to the Tampa Bay Lightning NHL team and the Tampa Bay Storm Arena Football team. The arena, originally named the Ice Palace and most recently the Tampa Bay Times Forum, hosts other events, basketball, and concerts. . 

The American Airlines Arena is located on the waterfront in downtown Miami, Florida. It is home to the Miami Heat NBA basketball team and hosts large concerts and events. 

Amway Center, located in Downtown Orlando, is a sports and entertainment venue. Home to the Orlando Magic NBA team and the Orlando Solar Bears ECHL team. Built with a capacity of more than 20,000 seats, the arena's urban setting, gives guests easy access to the Orlando entertainment core. Hosting concerts, events, shows and more, the area is designed to stage any event. 

The BB&T Center is an indoor arena located in Sunrise (Fort Lauderdale Metro area), Florida. Home of the Florida Panthers NHL team, the arena also hosts basketball, arena football and concerts. 

Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, located at Florida State University campus in Tallahassee, Florida is home to the FSU Seminoles Men's and Women's basketball teams. The venue also hosts concerts and events and is the largest arena in the panhandle of Florida. 

Florida State Fairgrounds Complex, located in Tampa, Florida, includes the Expo Hall, Entertainment Hall, Special Events Center, Florida Center and Botanical Gardens, Pavillion and Waterfront Cafe as well as other outdoor locations that include an Equestrian Center.

Germain Arena is a multi-purpose arena located in Estero Florida. Home to the Florida Everblades ice hockey team and the Florida Tarpons Arena Pro Football team. The venue hosts other events, shows, concerts and entertainment. 

Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, located in Jacksonville, Florida, is a sports and entertainment venue home to the Jacksonville Sharks AFL/NAL team and the Jacksonville Giants ABA team. 

Lakeland Center is a multi-purpose arena and theatre located in Lakeland, Florida and home to the Central Florida Jaguars elite indoor football team and the Florida Tropics soccer team. 

Pensacola Bay Center is a sports and entertainment arena located in Pensacola, Florida. Home to the Pensacola Ice Flyers SPHL team and hosts other sporting events and concerts.