Here at the Stadium of Light, fans come to watch those in red and white under Tony Mowbray compete in the 2nd division of English football from August to May. A normal price for an adult ticket at Stadium of Light, Sunderland is £35. Click here to book tickets. 

How accessible is the Stadium of Light? 

Two different sensory rooms are located in the West Stand, they are ideal for children and young people, and can accommodate 3 people at a time. The sensory rooms need to be reserved in advance due to demand. The sensory rooms are accessible via lift.

Any supporter wishing to access the sensory room for a match should contact the ticket office. The email is  Contact should be made once the fixture is on general sale, a few weeks before the date. 

Stadium of Light Sunderland, sensory room tickets are priced £7.50 for under 16’s and £20 for an adult. 

Disabled supporters needing to book for a stadium parking permit should contact to arrange availability.  There is a fee of £11, or for additional home fixtures, the fee will be more. 

There are four accessible entrances at either 62A, 32A, 46A and 54A. The Black Cats Bar, and all corporate areas in the West Stand, are fully accessible through a lift also.

For other key facilities such as toilets for those with wheelchair, these are dotted around the stadium with some having a hoist but none are classed as Changing Places. 

Concerts at the Stadium of Light

It has seen multiple performers for the last two decades with names such as Pink, Take That and Elton John have all enjoyed being at the North East venue. 

Additionally, US superstars Beyonce and Pink are scheduled to perform in 2023.

For information on booking, see Ticketmaster for alerts on when performances are confirmed on what dates.

See here for separate costs and packages for a executive box. 

What is nearby?

The Hilton Garden Inn hotel is very close to the Stadium of Light, for those who would rather stay near the venue. It has a 4 star rating on TripAdvisor including 91 excellent ratings. Contact them for your stay details and any additional information on 0191 500 9494. 

After the concert or match, getting back is quite simple with Seaburn deemed a 10-15 minute walk from the stadium. For those who need the Metro, use St Peters Station. Moreover, the journey from the stadium is not far, however overcrowding on the platform could be an issue due to capacity numbers reaching sometimes 30,000 or 40,000 sometimes. 

Consequently, there is a system where travel to Northbound (i.e. towards Newcastle) is at an alternate stop with St Peters used for the opposite direction, such as back into Sunderland. 

Whilst in Sunderland why not check out the National Glass Centre. A fascinating museum where interactive workshops and events are held.  

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