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About Us

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

Saturday | Dec 4, 2021

Minnesota Wild vs. Toronto

Event Starts 6:00 PM
Monday | Dec 6, 2021

101.3 KDWB’s Jingle Ball

Event Starts 7:30 PM
Monday | Dec 13, 2021

WWE Monday Night RAW

Event Starts 6:30 PM
Tuesday | Dec 14, 2021

Minnesota Wild vs. Carolina

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Thursday | Dec 16, 2021

Minnesota Wild vs. Buffalo

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Saturday | Dec 18, 2021

Minnesota Wild vs. Florida

Event Starts 1:00 PM
Monday | Dec 20, 2021

U.S. Women's National Team vs. Canada

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Thursday | Dec 23, 2021

Minnesota Wild vs. Detroit

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Monday | Dec 27, 2021

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Event Starts 3:00 PM
Friday | Dec 31, 2021

Thomas Rhett

Winter Classic New Year's Eve Bash

Event Starts 8:30 PM
Saturday | Jan 8, 2022

Minnesota Wild vs. Washington

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Friday | Jan 14, 2022

Minnesota Wild vs. Anaheim

Event Starts 7:00 PM
Wednesday | Jan 19, 2022

Kacey Musgraves

Event Starts 8:00 PM
Friday | Jan 21, 2022

Canceled - The Weeknd

Saturday | Jan 22, 2022

Minnesota Wild vs. Chicago

Event Starts 8:00 PM
Monday | Jan 24, 2022

Minnesota Wild vs. Montreal

Event Starts 7:00 PM

Calendar

Dec 2021

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