Milwaukee Bucks increase fan capacity at Fiserv Forum to 16,500 for remainder of playoffs
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --- The Milwaukee Bucks announced they will increase capacity at Fiserv Forum to 16,500 fans for the remainder of the 2021 NBA Playoffs beginning June 1 for a potential Game 5.
Officials made the announcement Wednesday, May 26. Previously, Fiserv Forum had been approved to host 9,100 fans for the playoffs. Officials also said on Wednesday that Fiserv Forum’s full capacity is considered to be 16,500 due to the change in courtside configuration that has been put in place during the playoffs.
Seating will no longer be in pods or staggered in the area bowl. Fans, however, will still be required to wear face masks.
Doors will open an hour prior to tip off, instead of 90 minutes.
Officials say capacity limits on the plaza at Fiserv Forum and locations within Deer District will also be removed for the remainder of the postseason.
“We are excited to have our homecourt advantage return in an even bigger way and we thank Bucks fans for their continued support,” said Bucks and Fiserv Forum President Peter Feigin. “This is another positive step in our return to normal.”