Xcel Energy Center Travel Guide - Stadium Scene

Xcel Energy Center Travel Guide

Home of the Minnesota Wild

Last Updated: 08-19-2023

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Address:

199 W Kellogg Blvd

St Paul, MN 55102 USA

Stadium Directions

Seating Capacity:

Hockey: 17954

Event Tickets:

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Stadium Information

About Xcel Energy Center:

Oddly enough, professional hockey disappeared from Minnesota for seven years. When the Wild were added as an expansion team, a new stadium was needed and opened in 2000.

Tour Info:

Public and group tours are available. Please visit for tour information.

Security Screenings:

Like almost all US and Canadian Stadiums, you will need to enter through a metal detector before entering the stadium.  Be sure to give yourself extra time and don't bring any weapons or devices that could be seen as a weapon inside.  Pat down searches may be required.

Bag Policy:

All large bags such as backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, etc. will be prohibited from entry into the arena.  All bags are subject to inspection before entry.

Note: Bag and security policy listed above are for typical sporting events. Special events, concerts, and other situations may result in variation to the policy. Please check event website for any changes or variation.

Parking & Transportation

Parking Options

The RiverCentre and Kellogg parking ramps are connected directly to the stadium complex. There are several additional parking ramps nearby, so parking will not be a problem here.

We're setting up a partnership with a new parking company. Stay tuned for more details!

Bus Service:

There are several potential bus routes connected to the stadium. Please visit Metro Transit to plan your trip.

Rail Service:

The Central Station Platform on the Green Line is the closest stop to the stadium. Please visit Metro Transit to plan your trip.

Taxi & Rideshare Service:

The taxi stand is located on Kellogg Blvd on the south side of the stadium.

Closest Major Airport: Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP)


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Konner M.


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Great place to catch a hockey game, whether professional Minnesota Wild or the high school hockey state tournament. Although the Xcel is beginning to show...


Posted On: 2024-05-11 08:58:06

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Erica R.


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Was in Minneapolis in time for the final Minnesota Wild hockey game of the season. They were playing the Seattle Kraken... and since Seattle is my 2nd home...


Posted On: 2024-04-23 13:22:20

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Lauren B.


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I went here for the DU/BC game and the venue is gorgeous! All of the staff was super friendly - lots of wonderful food and alcohol options. None of the...


Posted On: 2024-04-16 12:00:43

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