Allianz Stadium in Sydney | Everything You Need to Know
Allianz Stadium, also known as Sydney Football Stadium, opened in 1988 and came to be known as Allianz Stadium in 2012.
Currently undergoing a redevelopment, Allianz Stadium in Moore Park is situated near Randwick and Potts Point and it’s a prime destination in Sydney, especially for sports fans who enjoy watching the cricket or rugby games.
Want to know more? Here, we’re sharing everything you need to know about Allianz Stadium while you stay at our Sydney Lodges accommodation.
What's On at Allianz Stadium
Allianz Stadium has been under construction since 2018. So, currently, there are no events happening there.
However, these renovations are expected to set the stage for even better sports games, concerts and events in the future. The re-construction efforts by the NSW Government is planning a “futuristic” 45,000-seat stadium that breathes new life into the Moore Park area.
When in service, Allianz Stadium is Sydney’s premier rectangular field venue for:
- Rugby League
- Rugby Union
Plus, Allianz Stadium has also been the host of musical events including concerts featuring superstars Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Sia and U2.
Keep up with the latest updates about the redevelopment of the Sydney Football Stadium/Allianz Stadium here.
Where to Buy Tickets to Allianz Stadium Events
There are a few ways to buy tickets to events happening at Allianz Stadium including:
- At the front gates of Allianz stadium or on the Allianz Stadium website
- Through the event producer or on the event website
- Through a third party provider such as Ticketmaster
Generally speaking, it’s advised to buy your tickets to Allianz Stadium events in advance versus buying tickets at the gate.
Where to Eat Around Allianz Stadium
Finding a place to eat near Allianz Stadium won’t be an issue. There are heaps of restaurants and bars sprinkled all around the area.
If you’re staying at Sydney Lodges Potts Point, check out one of our favourite restaurants or head to one of the countless bars in Potts Point.
Or if you’ve got a room at Sydney Lodges Randwick, classic fish and chips are always a hit for the whole family.
Explore our “See Local” section to find other amazing food options around Allianz Stadium or ask our friendly staff at reception for local suggestions.
How to Get to Allianz Stadium
When staying with us Sydney Lodges, Allianz Stadium is only 2.5km from both our Randwick and Potts Point accommodation.
Walk, drive or take the Light Rail which has a station across the road from Sydney Lodges Randwick.
- Walk: About 25 minutes
- Uber/Taxi: About 5-10 minutes
- Sydney-Randwick Light Railway L2: 4 stops to the Sydney Cricket Ground/Sydney Football Stadium stop
Allianz Stadium Location: Driver Ave, Moore Park NSW 2021
Where to Stay Near Allianz Stadium
The best place to stay near Allianz Stadium is at Sydney Lodges. We have two locations within walking distance of the venue, one in Randwick and the other in Potts Point.
Whether you’re in town for a concert or the cricket, book your room at Sydney Lodges for Sydney accommodation near Allianz Stadium.