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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 In A Row 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 Gymnastics 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

Wednesday | Aug 1, 2018

Drake

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Wednesday | Aug 8, 2018

Charlie Puth

Event Starts 7:30 PM
Tuesday | Aug 14, 2018

Sam Smith

Event Starts 8:00 PM
Wednesday | Aug 15, 2018

Rod Stewart

Event Starts 7:30 PM
Sunday | Aug 19, 2018

The Smashing Pumpkins

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Tuesday | Sep 18, 2018

Maroon 5

Event Starts 7:30 PM
Wednesday | Sep 19, 2018

USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Thursday | Sep 20, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Dallas

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Saturday | Sep 22, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Colorado

Event Starts 5:00 PM
Wednesday | Sep 26, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Winnipeg

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Friday | Oct 5, 2018

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Saturday | Oct 6, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Vegas

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Sunday | Oct 7, 2018

Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!

Event Starts 1:00 PM
Thursday | Oct 11, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago

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

Minnesota Wild vs. Carolina

Event Starts 5:00 PM
Tuesday | Oct 16, 2018

Minnesota Wild vs. Arizona

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Thursday | Oct 18, 2018

Foo Fighters

Event Starts 7:30 PM

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