Arena Riga (21 Skanstes Street, Riga) – this arena is the host of the professional Latvian hockey team Dinamo Riga (which is part of the Continental Hockey League (CHL), the world’s second most powerful hockey organization). Dinamo’s games have attracted a big audience — both the players and CHL officials have genuinely acknowledged that it is in Riga that the best hockey atmosphere in the whole league can be found. What’s more, Dinamo Riga has demonstrated noteworthy performances, fighting all Russia’s super-clubs as an equal, regularly entering the CHL playoffs.
Aside from the hockey games, a number of rock and pop concerts are also held here. Musical acts such as Depeche Mode, Rihanna, Eros Ramazzotti, Sting, Kylie Minogue, Peter Gabriel, Eric Clapton, and many others. Visitors can go to Arena Riga’s website for ticketing and other info on upcoming events and hockey games: www.arenariga.com