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About

Xcel Energy Center is regarded as one of the finest arenas in the world. The one-of-a-kind, multi-purpose facility is home to more than 150 sporting and entertainment events and approximately 1.7 million visitors each year.

  • Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA – Located on six acres in downtown Saint Paul on the former site of the St. Paul Civic Center
  • Owner: City of Saint Paul
  • Operator: Saint Paul Arena Company (SPAC), an affiliate of Minnesota Sports & Entertainment (MSE)
  • Architectural Firm: HOK Sports Facilities Group
  • Construction Cost: $170 million
  • Opened: September 2000
  • Home Teams: NHL’s Minnesota Wild
  • First Event: Minnesota Wild vs. Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (3-1 win, preseason) – Sept. 29, 2000
  • Largest Concert Crowd: 20,554 – Shania Twain – Oct. 28, 2003
  • Most Sellouts By An Artist: 3 – Prince – June 16-18, 2004, Taylor Swift – September 11-13, 2015

Notable Events

2016 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, 2014 Big Ten Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament, 2011 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four, 2011 NHL Entry Draft, 2011 Visa Championships, 2008 Republican National Convention, 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, 2006 Visa Gymnastics Championships, 2004 NHL All-Star Weekend, 2004 International Ice Hockey Federation World Cup of Hockey and the 2002 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four

Size & Capacity

Xcel Energy Center encompasses 650,000 square feet with four separate concourses and four seating levels plus a press level. It provides configuration capabilities to accommodate more than 20,000 guests.

  • Event Floor Level
  • Lower Seating Level
  • Bremer Bank Suite Level
  • RBC Wealth Management Club Level
  • Upper Seating Level
  • Al Shaver Press Box Level

Upcoming Events

Saturday | Dec 16, 2017

Minnesota Wild vs. Edmonton

Event Starts 1:00 PM
Wednesday | Dec 27, 2017

Minnesota Wild vs. Dallas

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Friday | Dec 29, 2017

Minnesota Wild vs. Nashville

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Saturday | Dec 30, 2017

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Event Starts 3:30 PM
Tuesday | Jan 2, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Florida

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Thursday | Jan 4, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Buffalo

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Tuesday | Jan 9, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Calgary

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Saturday | Jan 13, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Winnipeg

Event Starts 6:00 PM
Sunday | Jan 14, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver

Event Starts 6:00 PM
Wednesday | Jan 17, 2018

The Killers

Event Starts 8:00 PM
Saturday | Jan 20, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Tampa Bay

Event Starts 8:00 PM
Monday | Jan 22, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Ottawa

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Monday | Jan 29, 2018

Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled by Gatorade

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Friday | Feb 2, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Vegas

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Saturday | Feb 3, 2018

The Night Before - Dave Matthews Band

Event Starts 7:30 PM
Thursday | Feb 8, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Arizona

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Saturday | Feb 10, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Tuesday | Feb 13, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. N.Y. Rangers

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Thursday | Feb 15, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Washington

Event Starts 7:00 PM

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