Parken Stadium

  • FC Copenhagen
  • Games of the Danish national football team
  • Final of the Danish Football Cup (from 1955 to 1990, since 1993)
  • Finals in the European Cup Winners' Cup 1993/94
  • Finals in the UEFA Cup 1999/2000
  • Euro Vision Song Contest 2001
  • Round of the Speedway 's singles World Cup since 2003
  • Royal Copenhagen Tennis Cup 2002
  • Final of the Danish talent show The X Factor 2010
  • Monster Truck Race 2010 (Monster Jam )
  • Volleyball European Championship Men 2013
  • Concerts
  • Boxing matches

The parking is a football stadium with a closable roof in the Danish capital Copenhagen. It is the largest stadium in the country and the National Stadium. Both the Danish national football team and FC Copenhagen take advantage of the sports facility was completed in 1992 for their home games. In addition find various other events are held there.

  • 2.1 Concerts
  • 2.2 Other Events


Københavns Idrætspark

The history of the stadium began on 25 May 1911. On this day, the Københavns was inaugurated Idrætspark. The opening played a team from the Kjøbenhavns Boldklub and B.93 Copenhagen against Sheffield Wednesday (2:3) from England. It was at that time the football team as a venue. From 1955 to 1990, the final of the Danish Cup was held in Idrætspark. It had a capacity of up to 52 377 spectators; usually in a stadium vorfanden standing. The last international match ( qualifying for the European Championship 1992) took place on November 14, 1990 between Denmark and Yugoslavia ( 0-2) in the stadium. After that, it was torn down for new construction.


On September 9, 1992, the newly built stadium called Parking with the friendly match against Denmark was opened in Germany (1:2). The stadium offers on its four individual stands currently 38 076 seats. For concerts, even up to 55,000 spaces are available; the example arrived in the parking at a concert of Justin Timberlake on June 23, 2007.

In time for the Euro Vision Song Contest 2001 on May 12, the folding fabric roof, the venue has been completed. It consists of 12 textile membrane cushions each with 92 x 7 meters. The membrane cushions on a steel framework construction are inflated with special blowers when the roof is closed. It has an area of 8,000 square meters. Within thirty minutes, can open or close the roof and the interior is fully heated and air-conditioned. The playing field consists of a natural grass with artificial grass fibers interwoven in order to withstand the high stress of the square by the Event.

In 2009, the stadium received a new northern grandstand with 4,000 VIP seats. After the demolition of the old grandstand a provisional outer wall was built, so the stadium could still be used. The lower part of the stand can be moved back in front and to create more interior space.

Inside the stadium, there are large rooms that can be rented for conferences, banquets or other celebrations. The official fan shop of FC Copenhagen FC called København Megastore is also at the stadium in Copenhagen.

Concerts and Events


Since the opening of parking is a regular venue for concerts.

A selection of artists and groups:

Other Events

So far, two European Cup finals were held in Copenhagen stadium. 1994 met in the final of the European Cup Winners' Cup successive Arsenal and AC Parma ( 1-0). 2000 beat Galatasaray Arsenal 4-1 on penalties in the UEFA Cup final. Because of the lack of necessary capacity but can take place there no UEFA Champions League finals. Since 1993 it has hosted the Danish Cup Finals.

On 13 October 2001, the Dane Brian Nielsen punched against Mike Tyson and also on October 15, 2006, a big boxing night with the fight Mikkel Kessler against the German Markus Beyer in front of 20,000 spectators in the closed arena instead. Since 2003, a run of the Speedway 's singles World Cup is held annually at the ground and will remain until at least 2013 venue. The Tennis Tournament Royal Copenhagen Cup 2002 was held in the parking.

Most users ever at an international match ( qualifying for the 2006 World Cup ) was established on 8 October 2005 in the game against Greece with 42 099 visitors. In a game of club teams, the record is 41 641 spectators at the cup final on 21 May 1998 between Brøndby IF and FC Copenhagen.

On 2 June 2007, there was a particular incident in the qualifier for the 2008 European Championship between Denmark and Sweden. After a 3-0 lead of Sweden Denmark equalized in the 75th minute. In the 89th minute a Danish fan stormed the pitch after referee Herbert Fandel had the Danish player Christian Poulsen provided by the court. He had beaten the Swedes Markus Rosenberg in the penalty area with his fist in the stomach. There was also a penalty for Sweden. The fan attacked Fandel then physically assaulted and the referee stopped the game. Afterwards, the game was scored 3-0 for Sweden, Poulsen got three game suspension. The Danish Association DBU had to pay a fine of 50,000 Swiss francs, and the next two games had at least 140 kilometers from Copenhagen take place away.

The by the 2012 championship qualified for the Champions League FC Nordsjælland denied his three group home games also in parking. This was achieved with a 1-1 draw against Juventus and two defeats. The group opponents next Juventus were Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk.

The parking is provided as one of six venues of the European Volleyball Championship Men, 2013, which is played in Denmark (Copenhagen, Odense, Aarhus, Herning ) and Poland ( Gdynia, Gdansk / Sopot ). It should also be Endspielort.