In 2010, the Tampa Bay Times Forum (former name of the stadium) was ranked as the 4th busiest arena in entirety of the United States.
The video display board which was installed during the renovation of 2012 is billed as the largest of its kind in North America.
Amalie Arena is a multipurpose sports venue, situated in Tampa Bay, Florida, United States of America. It was constructed in 1994 at the cost of $139 million in an area of 13.8 acres. It predominantly hosts events for sports such as Ice Hockey, Basketball, and Arena Football. It is the stamping ground for the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League and Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League. The stadium went through its first renovation in 2012 that consisted installation of a new video display board, climate controls, lighting padded seats, concourse and renovated grand plaza entrance. The stadium was initially known as "Ice Palace" before selling its naming rights. Apart from hosting various national and international level sporting events, it has also hosted numerous concerts of artists such as Britney Spears, Kanye West, 'The Who' and many more.
The construction of the stadium started in 1994 and completed in 1996.
The stadium is owned by the Tampa Sports Authority and maintained by Tampa Bay Sports and Entertainment LLC.
Its naming rights were sold in 2002 to St. Petersburg Times and the stadium was renamed as St. Pete Times Forum.
In 2012, St. Petersburg Times changed its name to Tampa Bay Times. Hence, the stadium was renamed as Tampa Bay Times Forum.
It witnessed the kickoff of 2014 Marvel Universe Live national tour.
In 2014, the arena was renamed as Amalie Arena as the naming rights were transferred to Amalie Oil Company.
The stadium has hosted 2004 Stanley Cup Finals and the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals.