PONTIAC, Mich., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Silverdome, one of North America's largest stadiums, is returning to operation as a premier sports and entertainment venue after years of inactivity. The Silverdome's ownership group, Triple Investment Group LLC, today announced that the 82,000-seat arena will host six to eight quality and affordable sports and entertainment events in 2010 with an expanded schedule in future years.
The first event will be "Domination in the Dome," a monster truck and motorsports event on April 17th featuring the iconic monster truck, Bigfoot, plus other monster trucks, freestyle motocross and other exciting high-energy activities. Other events will be announced shortly.
Tickets for the event, as well as for other events, will be made available at the Silverdome box office and online at SilverdomeTickets.com. More information about upcoming events will be available at SilverdomeEvents.com and on Twitter @SilverdomeNews.
Triple Sports & Entertainment LLC, which is a subsidiary of Toronto, Ont.-based Triple Group, has made significant investments in the Silverdome, ranging from tens of thousands of gallons of new paint throughout public spaces and testing and repair of restroom fixtures to major upgrades in Internet access, security systems, ticketing and concessions operations.
The Silverdome hosted some of the world's largest and best-known events in its initial 30 years of operation, including the Super Bowl, the FIFA World Cup, the NBA's All-Star Game and NBA Finals, Wrestlemania III and concerts by some of the world's biggest names in music. The largest recorded event at the Silverdome was the 1987 Mass celebrated by Pope John Paul II for more than 93,000 attendees.
About the Silverdome:
Completed in 1975, the Silverdome is an 82,000-seat domed stadium located in Pontiac, Mich. It is owned by Triple Investment Group LLC, which acquired the facility in 2009. For more information about upcoming events, visit www.SilverdomeEvents.com or follow @SilverdomeNews on Twitter.
SOURCE Triple Investment Group LLC