Coleman Coliseum Information
- Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
- Address: Paul W. Bryant Dr, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487
- Capacity: 15,043
- Year Opened: 1968
- Former Name: Memorial Coliseum
- Parking: Parking is limited around the coliseum, parking fees may apply.
- Occupants: Alabama Crimson Tide Basketball
Coleman Coliseum is an indoor multi-purpose arena on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The arena is home to the University of Alabama Crimson Tide men’s and women’s basketball programs, as well as the university’s volleyball and gymnastics teams. Named for famous Alabama alumni Jefferson Jackson Coleman, Coleman Coliseum is a special venue for any event. Visitors will remember the coliseum’s striped ceiling and unique baseline scoreboards, as well as the feverish support of the Alabama fans.
Coleman Coliseum was opened in 1968 and has been used most notably for Alabama Crimson Tide basketball. The arena has also been host to concerts, commencements, alumni events, ballets, and political speeches. The Coleman Coliseum has also hosted three NCAA Tournaments and was even the setting for a Travis Tritt video. Past performers at Coleman Coliseum include Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Tom Petty, Jay Leno, Reba McIntyre, and Hank Williams Jr. Coleman Coliseum has a seating capacity of more than 15,000 for basketball games and 16,000 for concerts and other events. A visit to Coleman Arena is an unforgettable experience. Visitors will be struck by the classically styled entrance, the Coleman Facility art gallery, the luxury of the club level, and the rich tradition on display in the E.M. Newton Recruiting Room. Buy Coleman Coliseum tickets today and never miss an event at Coleman Coliseum!