BB&T Center is known for its several names like National Car Rental Center, Office Depot Center and Bank Atlantic Center. It is an indoor arena situated in the town of Sunrise, Florida. It is main home court for the Florida Panthers of National Hockey League. The center was completed in 1998 and cost about $185 million. The funds are entirely coming from the public. The center is featuring about 70 suites and can seat about 2000 people. In 1992, an NHL franchise was obtained which is known to be the Florida Panthers. The team practiced with the Miami Arena. The Sunrise local government solicited for the construction of the arena. It was done in 26 months and ready for the NHL season. The first concert held was performed by Celine Dion.
The BB&T Center is close to towns of Lauderhill and Oakland Park. Coral Springs Aquatic Complex is a world-class facility offering training ground for swimming competition. It is located just east of Sawgrass Expressway. Everglades Holiday Park is both wildlife preserve and park. It is 29 acres of wetland situated in Fort Lauderdale. Plantation Heritage Park is a park that features a lake in the middle. It features fitness trails and golf courses. DoubleTree at Sunrise Sawgrass Mills is one of the best hotels in the downtown area. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Sunrise Sawgrass Mills is another accommodation that can enhance travel to the Sunrise area. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Sunrise is a modern hotel and walking distance to the beach.
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Weather Forecast for BB&T Center, Sunrise, Florida
If you planning to travel to BB&T Center, Sunrise, Florida, here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 12:07 PM.
The temperature feels like 50.45 with a humidity level of 43 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 23 percent with visibility at 5.9 percent.
Today’s UV index is 2, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling northwest at a speed of 13 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 11:04 PM.
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