Cross Insurance Arena, which is owned by Cumberland County and professionally managed by Spectra, is a 6.200 seat arena that opened in 1977 and renovated in 2012. The arena hosts the ECHL's Maine Mariners , minor league affiliate to the New York Rangers. The Cross Insurance Arena also hosts the MPA Class AA state championships.
In addition to sporting events, Cross Insurance Arena hosts world-class entertainers. Recent artists who have played Cross Insurance Arena include Elton John, Kevin Hart, Alan Jackson and Panic! At the Disco. The arena also hosts family shows, including Disney On Ice, the Harlem Globetrotters, Maine Motorsports Xtreme International Ice Racing Championships and others. The Cross Insurance Arena also shines a spotlight on the several high school and college graduates that walk across the stage.
A committed group of inspired people continue Cross Insurance Arena's important mission. From our exceptional staff and volunteer Board of Trustees to the generous support of our naming rights partner Cross Insurance, and our first Founding Partners, the Libra Foundation and On Target Utilities, we are working harder than ever to position Cross Insurance Arena for continued success.