Your Stars game day experience kicks off before you even enter the American Airlines Center thanks to the impressive display put on at Party on the Plaza. Party on the Plaza is the perfect place to gather with friends and hangout before the game. Here you’ll be able to take part in a variety of activities and experience live music, so make sure to stop by before the game.
Once you enter the arena, you’ll find that you have a bevy of concession options at your disposal. You’ll encounter stands featuring various types of food including traditional stadium fare, Tex-Mex, deli sandwiches, and even vegetarian options. The American Airlines Center is also home to several restaurants including Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Club, which features an excellent sports bar.
The Party on the Plaza and the concessions aren’t the only thing that make attending a Stars game a great experience. The atmosphere inside the AAC is palpable, and you’ll get into the Stars spirit right away with Celena Rae’s spirited rendition of the anthem as well as the Stars famous STARS chant during the anthem.
After the game starts, you’ll be met with a fantastic in-game atmosphere filled with cheers and chants. Fans have taken to the Stars since their move to Dallas from Minnesota, and all throughout the game fans will be up on their feet cheering for their hometown team.
A Stars game is an excellent experience a must for any hockey fan making a trip to the Dallas/Forth Worth Metroplex.
Things to check out
AT&T Plaza is home to several large screens and is the perfect place to gather with friends before or after the game. The AT&T Plaza is also home to Party on the Plaza, where you can interact with the Stars Ice Girls and see live music. Make sure to stop by AT&T Plaza before to get the real Stars game day experience.
Make sure to check out the trophy case at the AAC for your chance to see a replica of the Stanley Cup, the Larry O’Brien Trophy, and a few other trophies won by the Stars and Mavericks up close.
The Hangar Pro Shops
You can find Stars Pro Shops all throughout the American Airlines Center, so you’ll have no trouble picking up a souvenir during your trip to Dallas.
Lexus Platinum Club
If you’re looking to experience premium dining inside American Airlines Center then the Lexus Platinum Club is the place for you. The club has an excellent selection of specialty cocktails, an extensive wine list, and a creative menu by Chef Mark Mabry.
Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Club
The Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Club offers the best of both world’s when it comes to in-game dining. The club features a casual sit-down restaurant experience as well as a rowdy sports bar, so no whether you’re looking to cheer on the Mavs or relax and grab something to eat you’ll find it here.
Lifesize Dirk Nowitzki
Even if you’re not a big basketball fan, stop by the lifesize Dirk Nowitzki exhibit on the lower concourse. Here you’ll be able to not only see just how large NBA players like Dirk are, but you’ll also be able to compare your reach to his.
Stars fight song and goal song
Chanted after an opponent's goal is announced
Yelling STARS! During national anthem