Poland: 2023 - "Year of Stadiums"

source: StadiumDB.com; author: Paulina Skóra

Poland: 2023 - One of the key trends that emerged in Poland in 2023 was a noticeable increase in Polish spending on entertainment. However, this doesn't refer to concerts or other major music or art-related events. Poles are increasingly eager to participate in sports events.


Lucky thirteen

Data published on the Bankier.pl portal regarding ticket sales through eBilet.pl indicates that this year has been dubbed the year of stadiums. According to these figures, entertainment expenditures in 2023 increased by 34% compared to the previous year. The highest sales growth, a staggering 29%, was recorded for sports events. Compared to the previous year, the audience is even more willing to attend music and sports events. In sports, the most tickets were sold for the XTB KSW Colosseum II gala, the Drift Masters European Championship 2023 final, and the qualification tournament of Polish volleyball players for the Olympic Games in Paris, FIVB Road To Paris Volleyball Qualifier 2023, said Bartek Torański, Vice President of eBilet, quoted in the press release. eBilet closed the year 2023 with 13 stadium events. In addition to the aforementioned events, fans were also treated to excitement at the Silesia Kamila Skolimowska Memorial at Stadion Śląski and the Usyk vs. Dubois fight at Tarczyński Arena Wrocław.

Stadion Śląski© Grzegorz Kaliciak

Record-breaking PGE Narodowy

Last year was undoubtedly a record year for PGE Narodowy. The stadium hosted 30 of the most spectacular and interesting all-stadium events in the country, attracting over 1.3 million fans to the arena. 2023 is a year that will undoubtedly go down in the history of PGE Narodowy, reads the stadium's press release.

"National Athletics" also with record

It is also worth noting that the 14th Kamila Skolimowska Memorial was chosen as the Sports Event of 2023 during a gala of Przegląd Sportowy, the leading sports newspaper in Poland . Last year's Diamond League left a significant mark in history, boasting an attendance of nearly 25,000 spectators and the best sports lineup globally. The event featured over 90 Olympic and World Championship medalists.

PGE Narodowy© Grzegorz Kaliciak