Parking at Xcel Energy Center for the Minnesota Wild
Xcel Energy Center is home to the NHL Minnesota Wild team out in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota. The arena’s address sits at 199 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102. In addition to hockey games, Xcel Energy Center hosts many concerts and events year round too.
Here are the parking tips and more at Xcel Energy Center.
How Much is Xcel Energy Center Parking?
If you plan to park in the Xcel Energy Center parking lots, you can expect to pay $35. Depending on how far you are willing to walk, you can score some great parking deals. Check out the SpotHero deals above to find great parking deals for your next event.
Also, it is worth nothing that playoff hockey games will result in higher parking space pricing than a regular season game.
Xcel Energy Center Handicap Parking Spots
ADA parking spaces are available at the RiverCentre Parking Ramp for fans to use at Xcel Energy Center. Fans will need to present a valid placard and license plate to leave their cars in the handicap spaces. Handicap parking can fill up quickly for events, so fans should use SpotHero above to reserve a parking space before driving to the venue. Finally, fans can use Gate 1 to pick up and drop off fans at the arena. The official drop off area at the stadium is on 175 West Kellogg Boulevard.
Can you Tailgate at the Stadium?
There is no tailgating at the venue’s parking lots, but there are plenty of bars nearby to visit before a game. Some bars include The Liffey Irish Pub, Maharaja’s Gifts, and Patrick McGovern’s Pub. Finally, fans also visit Tom Reid’s Hockey City Pub, The Lobby Bar, Parlour Bar St. Paul, and Original Coney Island before and after a game.
Check out the Xcel Energy Center Food guide before your next visit! Along with that, visit the Xcel Energy Center Bag Policy guide to see what bags can’t come into the venue with fans.
Should I Take Public Transportation?
Fans looking to take public transportation to the venue can use the Metro Transit Bus. The Metro Transit Bus Lines services the Saint Paul downtown area, so it’s easy to move around. In addition to the bus, fans can use a rideshare program like Uber and Lyft to get to the venue.
Popular NHL Matches for the Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild games are exciting to catch if you are in the area. Expect more fan interest when the New York Islanders, Vegas Golden Knights, Tampa Bay Lightning, St. Louis Blues, Arizona Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche, and Carolina Hurricanes visit. Other popular games include the Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins Buffalo Sabres, Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, and Columbus Blue Jackets. Finally, preseason games against the Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers, Detroit Red Wings, Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, and Ottawa Senators visit have strong fan interest too.
Popular Xcel Energy Center Upcoming Events
In addition to hockey games, Xcel Energy Center hosts many concerts and events for fans to enjoy. Some concerts include Jingle Ball, KISS, The Lumineers, and the Eagles. Some activities at the arena include Oprah, Disney on Ice Worlds of Enchantment, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo.
Finally, Minnesota is also home to professional baseball, football, and basketball. Baseball games take place at Target Field , football games are at U.S Bank Stadium, and basketball games are at Target Center. If you are looking for Target Field parking, U.S Bank Stadium parking, or Target Center parking, you can visit those links.