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Citizens Business Bank Arena Adds New Patio

Citizens Business Bank Construction

Extending the main concourse for a better guest experience

Ontario, Ca – Citizens Business Bank Arena officials have announced a major upgrade and capital improvement to the venue.  The all new northern Patio will extend the main concourse space to provide an indoor / outdoor guest experience.  “We realized there was a need for more space to accommodate the larger audiences we are now hosting due to the improved show content at Citizens Business Bank Arena.” said Michael K. Krouse, President & CEO.  “Now we will have a beautiful new outdoor space for more food and beverage offerings plus an opportunity to enjoy our Southern California evenings before an event or at intermission.” HMC Architects were challenged with the task to match aesthetics of the existing ten-year old venue.  In addition to the new patio a new drop off / pick up area was incorporated with the design due to the popularity of ride share and shuttle bus options.

The new patio located on the north side of Citizens Business Bank Arena is set to open within a few weeks. The enclosed patio is roughly 10,000 sq. ft. with a louvered trellis. The Patio will accommodate about 1,200 guests. The mobile bar, under a solid portion of trellis, will have 4-6 point of sales.  This will replace and become the new north east entrance point for ticket holders to enter the venue and is conveniently located near the Box Office.

About Citizens Business Bank Arena

Citizens Business Bank Arena, built and owned by the City of Ontario, includes 9,500 fixed seats with additional “portable” seating risers to accommodate capacities of 11,089 for concerts, 9,736 for ice hockey or arena football and 10,832 for basketball. The 225,000 square foot venue features 36 luxury suites located on two levels and a continuous concourse hosting a variety of refreshment stands, merchandise kiosks, a VIP club and other fan amenities. Citizens Business Bank Arena hosts ice hockey, soccer, and a variety of other sporting competitions, concerts, family shows, special events, conventions, school and community activities as well as private events.  The Arena is home to Ontario Reign, an AHL Hockey Team, and Ontario Fury, a MASL Soccer Team.   Citizens Business Bank Arena is the biggest and most modern arena within the Inland Empire, an area with over 4.2 million people. It is located in the City of Ontario, California, on a 37-acre parcel located between Haven Avenue and Milliken Avenue, Fourth Street and the I-10 Freeway.  For more information visit

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