Location Gävle, Sweden
Owner Gävle Municipality
Capacity 6,500
Surface Artificial turf
Broke ground April 2014
Built 2014–2015
Opened May 20th, 2015
Construction cost 130 million SEK
Gefle IF (from 2015)

Gavlevallen is a association football stadium in Gävle, Sweden. The project was initiated by Allsvenskan side Gefle IF and Gävle Municipality to build a new 6,500 capacity stadium in the Sätraåsen area of Gävle, Sweden.[1]


A new stadium in Gävle had been discussed for four years prior to the announcement that Gefle IF and Gävle Municipality had agreed. The main reason for building a new stadium is the new stadium criteria by the Swedish Football Association which went into effect in 2014.[1] The new stadium will replace Strömvallen. The stadium was given its name on 30 November 2014 after a public vote initiated by Gävle Municipality had taken place.[2] The first game at Gavlevallen was played on May 20th, 2015 when Gefle IF won against GIF Sundsvall (3-1).[3]


  1. 1 2 "Pressmeddelande: Förenat framtidsfokus för fotbollen!". (in Swedish). Gefle IF. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 30 May 2013.
  2. "Här är namnet på Gefle IF:s nya fotbollsarena". (in Swedish). Gefle Dagblad. 30 November 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.

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Coordinates: 60°41′32″N 17°08′07″E / 60.692153°N 17.135373°E / 60.692153; 17.135373

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