The Florida Panthers play their home games at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. Sunrise is a town just west of Ft. Lauderdale and just north of Miami. A part of Broward County, Sunrise is conveniently located at the center of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. It is also easily accessible via  595, 75, 95 and the Sawgrass Expressway.

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Sunrise, Florida is…..

• 7.2 Miles from Coral Springs, FL

• 13 Miles from Ft. Lauderdale Beach

• 14 Miles from Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

• 16.02 Miles from Boca Raton, FL

• 34 Miles from South Beach, Miami

• 40 Miles from West Palm Beach, FL

• 53.9 Miles from Palm Beach, FL

• 96.7 Miles from Naples, FL

• 181 Miles from Key West (Southernmost point of US)

• 198 Miles from the Kennedy Space Center

• 215 Miles from Cinderella’s Castle

• 1,068 Miles from New York City

• 1,388 Miles from Montreal, Canada

• 1,489 Miles from Minneapolis, Minnesota (Nick Bjugstad’s hometown)

4879 Miles from North Pole, Alaska

• 5,085 Miles from Tampere, Finland (Aleksander Barkov’s hometown)

Sunrise Facts:

• Sunrise was originally known as Sunrise Golf Village, and was incorporated in 1961 by Norman Johnson

• Johnson was appointed mayor by Governor Farris Bryant even though at that point, there were no residents in the village

• Norman Johnson used the “Upside Down House” as a way to attracted buyers to the area

• The name, Sunrise Golf Village was shortened to the more succinct Sunrise in 1971

• Sunrise has the distinct honor of having Florida’s first Ikea

• Sawgrass Mills Mall is the 7th largest mall in the US (2,383,906 sq. ft.) and also the largest single story mall in the US.

• The Mall is also kind of shaped like an alligator which is very fitting considering Sunrise’s proximity to the Everglades

• Sunrise hosts a number of special events every year including the Harvest Festival every October and a ‘Woodstock’ event in December.

• The annual Sunrise Fourth of July Celebration is hosted at the BB&T Center and features live music and fireworks. is the official Web site of the Florida Panthers. Florida Panthers and are trademarks of the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, Ltd. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks and NHL Draft name and logo are trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2016 Florida Panthers Hockey Club, Ltd and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.