The University of Maryland Terrapins men's and women's basketball teams call XFINITY Center home. The men's team is a top contender in the Big 10. When it opened in 2002, XFINITY Center, located on the north end of the university's campus in College Park, Md., replaced Cole Field House. The seating capacity for XFINITY Center College Park, the largest arena in the state, tops out at 17,950. The first season saw an average of 17,566 seats filled, making basketball tickets a hot item. The venue also hosts graduations, concerts, ice shows and other special events. Concert seating capacity is nearly 19,000. XFINITY Center's 1,500-seat gymnasium hosts wrestling, volleyball and women's gymnastics. Heritage Hall, a 400-seat multipurpose room, serves as a pregame restaurant suite overlooking the arena's seating bowl. Grab your tickets for XFINITY Center College Park events at StubHub.
What is the XFINITY Center parking situation on game days?
Venue management encourages basketball fans to purchase game-day parking permits in advance for access to any of eight parking lots and three garages available for attendees. If you arrive on game day without a parking permit, you will only be able to purchase parking at Stadium Drive Garage or park for free in Lot 1. A single game permit costs $17 and may only be purchased with a credit or debit card. Shuttle services are available from Lot 1 and Stadium Drive. Shuttle services are available from both these lots.
When do the gates open at XFINITY Center College Park?
For those holding XFINITY Center tickets, the gates open one and a half hours before the start of a scheduled game for both the general public and students. For all other circumstances, XFINITY Center's opening is unique, so it's a good idea to check prior to the event.
What is the bag or purse policy at the XFINITY Center?
Clear-bag rules allow PVC, vinyl or clear plastic bags no larger than 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches. One-gallon plastic freezer bags and small clutches measuring to 4.5 inches by 6.5 inches are also permissible in the venue. No other bags or purses are allowed, and all containers are subject to search multiple times within the arena.
What is the alcohol policy at XFINITY Center College Park?
Bringing alcohol into the arena is a violation of regulations and results in denied admission as well as possible arrest, ejection or ticket revocation. Patrons under 21 in possession of alcohol and those who are obviously intoxicated may be ejected. National-brand beers and Maryland Craft are available at concession stands within the venue. You need to be ready to show a valid ID. The sale of beer ceases at the end of the third quarter for women's basketball games and 10 minutes before for men's basketball events.
What are the amenities for those with special needs at XFINITY Center events?
The XFINITY Center College Park's design creates a disability-friendly environment with power-assisted doors, restrooms, water fountains, ATMs and parking. Closed-caption and specialized seating areas are also part of the XFINITY Center's structure.
What is the video and photography policy at XFINITY Center?
Video cameras are not permitted. No storage is available for prohibited items. Cameras are permitted; however, flash photography and the sale of photos are not.Back to Top
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