WWE Summerslam 2020 will take place in Boston, Massachusetts, according to The Boston Globe.
The show will be held at the TD Garden on August 23, 2020, with the company bringing Smackdown to the city on 8/21, NXT TakeOver: Boston on 8/22 and Monday Night Raw the night after the PPV on 8/24.
Boston has never hosted Summerslam and hasn’t hosted a WWE pay-per-view since Survivor Series in 2013.
Below is the official press release:
STAMFORD, Conn., August 8, 2019 – WWE®(NYSE: WWE) today announced that Boston will host SummerSlamWeek in August 2020 with SummerSlam, SmackDown® Live, Monday Night Raw® and NXT® taking place at TD Garden over four consecutive nights.
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SummerSlam is more than just a one-day event, it’s a multi-day celebration, as WWE will host a series of activities including autograph signings and community outreach programs designed to leave a lasting impact throughout the New England region.
“We are thrilled to bring WWE’s biggest event of the summer to Boston in 2020,” said John P. Saboor, WWE Executive Vice President, Special Events. “We are grateful to Mayor Walsh, Governor Baker and our partners at TD Garden and look forward to working with them to welcome the world to one of America’s great sports and entertainment cities.”
“On behalf of the City of Boston, we are excited to once again host WWE SummerSlam at TD Garden,” said Mayor Martin J. Walsh. “SummerSlam attracts fans from all across the world, and we are excited to welcome them all to our city for this hallmark WWE event.”
“We have an incredible history with WWE and are honored that they have once again selected TD Garden as the home of SummerSlam”, said Amy Latimer, president of TD Garden. “We’ve dramatically enhanced the arena experience with the addition of The Hub on Causeway and recent arena expansion, and we are thrilled to showcase these tremendous upgrades with fans for one of WWE’s biggest marquee events.”
Additional details, including ticket availability and travel packages, will be announced in the near future.