SAP Center at San Jose

is a multi purpose arena, located in San Jose, California and is best known as the home of the San Jose Sharks of the NHL. The arena is also commonly called The Shark Tank or The Tank. It is also the venue for the annual SAP Open men’s tennis tournament. The facility has also been home to the HP Pavilion at San Jose, San Jose CAGolden State Warriors during reconstruction of the Oakland Coliseum.

SAP CenterĀ hosts an average of 190 events a year, many of which are non-sporting events. In 2006, the HP Pavilion sold the most tickets to non-sporting events of any venue in the Western United States, and the fourth highest total in the world, after Madison Square Garden in New York City, the Manchester Evening News Arena in Manchester UK, and the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

Location: 525 West Santa Clara Street, San Jose, California 95113

Opened: 1993

Capacity: Hockey – 17,562; Basketball – 18,549; Concerts – 19,190; Tennis – 11,386

 

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HP Pavilion at San Jose Hockey Seating Chart

HP Pavilion at San Jose Hockey Seating Chart

 

HP Pavilion at San Jose Basketball Seating Chart

HP Pavilion at San Jose Basketball Seating Chart

 

HP Pavilion at San Jose Basketball Seating Chart

HP Pavilion at San Jose Basketball Seating Chart

 

HP Pavilion at San Jose Center Stage Seating Chart

HP Pavilion at San Jose Center Stage Seating Chart

 

HP Pavilion at San Jose Tennis Seating Chart

HP Pavilion at San Jose Tennis Seating Chart




SAP Center at San Jose General Venue Information

Directions

Southbound 280:
* Exit at Bird Avenue.
* Turn left onto Bird Avenue and continue as it becomes Autumn Street.

Northbound 280:
* Exit onto Route 87 (Guadalupe Pkwy) northbound.
* Exit either at Santa Clara Street or Julian Street.

Southbound R.87:
* Exit at Julian Street.

Northbound R.87:
* Exit either at Santa Clara Street or Julian Street.

Southbound 101:
* Exit onto R.87 (Guadalupe Pkwy)
* then exit at Julian Street.

Northbound 101:
* Exit onto Interstate 280 northbound.
* Then exit onto R.87 (Guadalupe Pkwy) northbound.
* Exit either Santa Clara Street or Julian Street.

Southbound 680:
* Southbound 680 becomes Interstate 280 northbound.
* Then exit onto Route 87 (Guadalupe Pkwy) northbound.
* Exit either Santa Clara Street or Julian Street.

Southbound 880:
* Exit at Coleman Avenue.
* Turn left onto Coleman Avenue (crossing over the freeway).
* Proceed on Coleman Avenue to Julian or Market Street.

Northbound 17:
* Exit onto Interstate 280 southbound and exit at Bird Avenue.
* Turn left onto Bird Avenue and continue as it becomes Autumn Street.

Parking

There are a limited number of parking spaces available on site. The prices vary from $15.00 to $25.00. There are also many public and private lots situated near the Arena. The attendants accept only cash. Parking is also available outside of the Arena.
Sorry, no RV parking available.

Public Transportation
BY:
The Bus – The following transportation agency bus routes offer convenient service to and from the arena: (Call (408) 321-2300 for Info.)
* Route 22 (Eastridge-Palo Alto)
* Route 64 (San Jose-Almaden Expwy)
* Express Route 180 (Fremont Bart-San Jose)
* Route 68 (Gilroy via Monterey Hwy)
* All buses offer disabled access *

* Light Rail – Take light rail to the Santa Clara St. station and you can walk to the arena. Extra light rail trains will be added for major arena events. Call (409) 321-2300 for more information.

* Bart – Take express bus route 180 from the Fremont bus station for direct service to and from the arena. Call (408) 321-2300 for info.

* Caltrain – Service from any Caltrain station between S.F. and San Jose (The San Jose Diridon Station) is available before and after all Sharks home games and other events. Call 1-800-660-4287 for exact departure and arrival times. For more information visit the Caltrain website at www.caltrain.com.

Box Office Numbers

The ticket office can be reached at (408) 287-9200 during business hours.

Box Office Hours

The Box Office is located at the South East corner of the Arena, on the corner of Santa Clara St and Autumn St.

Box Office hours are as follows:
Mon – Fri ………. 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Saturday & Sunday …. Closed

Types of Payment Accepted

The Box Office accepts Cash , Visa , Mastercard and American Express as methods of payment.

Will Call

Will call is available two hours prior to the start of the event.

Will call is part of the South Ticket Office, on Autumn St near Santa Clara St.

Customers must present the actual credit card used for the purchase, a photo ID and the Ticketmaster confirmation number in order to receive their tickets.

General Rules

***UPDATE ***
ENHANCED SECURITY MEASURES!

The HP Pavilion at San Jose, Silicon Valley Sports & Entertainment, law enforcement agencies and the NHL have announced changes in Security measures for all Guests attending events at HP Pavilion.

All Guests will be subject to search, which may include the use of Electronic devices, pat downs and inspections of bags.
Only small purses and baby bags will be permitted in the Building.
Guests are discouraged from bringing unnecessary items to HP Pavilion Events.

* Shoes & shirts are required at all times within the building.
* No audio or video recorders are allowed in the arena for any event.
* There is no smoking allowed anywhere inside the arena. There are designated smoking sections provided outside of the arena.

Children Rules

All ages are welcome.

For most events no ticket is required for ages 0-23 months, as long as they do not require a seat of their own.

For events such as “Sesame Street”, “Barney”, or “Dragon Tales” a ticket is required for anyone 12 months or older.

Miscellaneous

Doors open one hour before event time.

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