Löfbergs Lila Arena
|Löfbergs Lila Arena|
|Location||Norra Infarten 78
651 08 Karlstad
|Opened||September 15, 2001|
|Architect||Ulf Bergfjord, Bergfjord & Ivarsson Arkiteter Karlstad|
|Capacity||8,647 (ice hockey)
|Färjestad BK (SEL)|
Löfbergs Lila Arena is an arena in Karlstad, Sweden, situated just above the river delta of Klarälven. It is primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of Färjestad BK. It opened in 2001 following a complete overhaul and major expansion of the previously existing arena. It has a capacity of 8,647 people. It replaced Färjestads Ishall as the home of Färjestad.
In 2004 and 2006 Löfbergs Lila Arena hosted a semi-final of Melodifestivalen. Other notable music artists and groups who have performed at the arena include Elton John, Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, Bryan Adams, Dolly Parton, Rod Stewart, Motörhead and Judas Priest.
Löfbergs Lila Arena was named the host of the 2010 Men's World Inline Hockey Championships.
The arena was also named the host of the 2012 European Curling Championships.
The name of the arena comes from the coffee roastery Löfbergs Lila.
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