Xcel Energy Center is located in downtown Saint Paul, just a short drive from Minneapolis. It opened in 1990 on the former site of the Saint Paul Civic Center. Xcel Energy Center is home to the Minnesota Wild hockey team. The multipurpose sports and entertainment facility hosts 150 events and over 1.5 million visitors each year. Special hockey displays throughout the arena pay tribute to Minnesota's official sport. Fans appreciate Xcel Energy Center's extra-wide concourses and free, venue-wide Wi-Fi. The facility has hosted numerous best-selling musical artists, including Adele, Pink and Bruce Springsteen. Each year, Xcel Energy Center hosts several of Minnesota's high school sports competitions, including the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Boys' Hockey Tournament. StubHub is the place to get tickets to all Xcel Energy Center events.
What is the Xcel Energy Center's seating capacity?
The arena can seat more than 20,000 people on four levels. It also offers 74 executive suites with 12 on the main concourse and 62 on the Bremer Bank Suite Level.
Is Xcel Energy Center accessible by public transportation?
Metro Transit is a quick and easy way to get to Xcel Energy Center from anywhere in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul metro area. Multiple bus routes stop in front of the arena. If you're planning to take the light rail, the nearest Green Line stop is just a few blocks away.
Is there on-site parking?
Many fans with Xcel Energy Center tickets choose to park in the RiverCentre Parking Ramp. This ramp is located directly across the street from the arena and has a skyway connection for easy access. You'll find additional parking areas in the blocks surrounding the venue.
What are the food and drink offerings at Xcel Energy Center?
Whether you're looking for a full meal or a quick snack, the numerous dining options at this venue have you covered. Relax in premium comfort and enjoy a meal before the event at the Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 Club inside the arena. Sports bar fans will enjoy the Mich Golden Light Fan Zone restaurant at section 120 (Gate 4). Concession stands throughout the arena offer traditional fare along with specialty items and local favorites.
Is Xcel Energy Center a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Xcel Energy Center is fully wheelchair accessible. The facility provides a wheelchair escort service for guests who would like help getting to and from their seats. Guest services can store wheelchairs during an event if requested. Accessible/disabled seating is available on all levels of the arena. Guests can use the accessible drop-off area at the southeast entrance (Gate 1).Back to Top
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