Also known as the Fleet Centre, the Boston Garden or simply, the Garden, the TD Bank Garden is a large multiple purpose arena that opened in Boston in 1995. Since it opened, the centre has welcomed over thirty million visitors. The TD Bank Garden is used as the home arena by two of Boston’s beloved sports teams- the National Basketball Association’s Boston Celtics and the National Hockey League’s Boston Bruins. In addition to sporting events, the arena also hosts concerts, ice shows, shows for families, wrestling and a variety of other functions. The TD Bank Garden hosts roughly two hundred events each year, and draws over three million visitors annually.
The Garden is the location of the Sports Museum of New England. The museum has been around since 1977 and is a repository of sports memorabilia, giving a fascinating picture of the city’s illustrious sporting history. The museum also has full scale sculptors of a few sports stars, including Larry Bird and Ted Williams, and is open between 10 am and 4 pm. The museum may close early if there is a function going on.
The arena has hosted concerts by many famous artists and continues to be a stop for many prominent performers. One can find a calendar of events on the centre’s official website, and can also purchase tickets from the same portal. Those planning on visiting the Garden should book their tickets early as they get sold out quite fast. The Garden is readily accessible by public transport and all those visiting Boston should try to stop by if time permits. The sheer number and variety of shows put on at the arena ensures that there is something for everyone.
Boston is the capital of the American state of Massachusetts and is city steeped in history. It is a hub for leisure and commerce so those planning on visiting the city should make arrangements well in advance. Offering a myriad of services there are few business hotels Boston better than the Langham Boston. Located amongst the city’s financial and entertainment hubs, it is one of the few Boston hotels that cater to both business and leisure travellers.