Smoothie King Center
is a multi purpose arena located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is best known as the home of the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA , and also is the occasional home of the Tulane University men’s basketball team. The arena sits adjacent to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Smoothie King Center is also used for concerts, WWE, boxing, MMA, ice and children’s shows and professional bull riding.
Location: 1501 Girod Street, New Orleans, LA 70113
Capacity: Basketball – 18,500; Concerts – 19,000
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General Venue Information
From the West: Take I-10 East to the Superdome Exit
From the East: Take I-10 West to the Superdome Exit
Follow the signs from the exit to the Superdome
Parking is available in the Superdome and nearby parking garages. Charges vary.
Superdome Parking Info: (504) 587-3805
RTA Transit System (busses) and Taxicabs are available
Box Office Numbers
Box Office Phone: (504) 587-3822 – General
(504) 587-3805 – Parking
Box Office Hours
Monday – Friday 9:00am-4:30pm
The box office is located at the Arena (Girod Street) ground level
Types of Payment Accepted
The Box Office accepts Cash, Visa, Mastercard and American Express.This may vary on some events.
Location: Box Office (Girod Street) Ground Level
How Soon: 2 hours prior to showtime.
New Orleans Hornets:
90 mins prior to tip-off.
The customer must present actual credit card, picture ID, and confirmation number.
Click Accessible link to request.
Items not allowed: NO Video cameras, Audio recorders NO Weapons
NO Outside food, cans or bottles
Smoking is ONLY allowed on the North and East smoking balcony
NO SMOKING is allowed in the seating areas !!
Lost/Stolen Tickets: There is NO replacement for LOST tickets.
Stolen ticket replacement requests MUST
be accompanied by a police report
There is no age limit for events at the Arena.
Children UNDER 2 years old are admitted free without occupying
a seat. This may vary on some events.
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