Staples Center

is a multi-purpose sports arena in Downtown Los Angeles CA. The arena is home to the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Kings, and the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA. Staples Center is also host to over 250 events and nearly 4,000,000 visitors a year.

The arena opened in October 1999, with a concert by Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band. Since its opening day, it has hosted seven NBA Finals with the Lakers, three WNBA Finals, Staples Center, Los Angeles CAthe 2000 Democratic National Convention, the 2002 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, the 52nd NHL All-Star game, two NBA All-Star Games (in 2004 and 2011), the Pac-10 Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, the WTA Tour Championships, UFC 60 in 2006, UFC 104 in 2009, the inaugural Latin Grammy Awards in 2000, the annual Grammy Awards the 2009 World Figure Skating Championships, the Summer X Games indoor competitions, as well as numerous concerts and Boxing matches.

Michael Jackson rehearsed for his “This Is It” concerts at the arena, before his death. On July 7, 2009, a public memorial for Michael Jackson was held at Staples Center.

During the late summer of 2010, modifications were made to the arena, including refurbished locker rooms for the Clippers, Kings, and Lakers and the installation of a new high-definition center-hung video scoreboard, replacing the original one that had been in place since the building opened in 1999.

Location: 1111 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California, 90015 Opened: 1999 Capacity: Basketball 19,079, Hockey 18,118, Concerts 20,000, Boxing/Wrestling 21,000

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Staples Center Basketball Seating Chart

Staples Center Basketball Seating Chart

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Staples Center Hockey Seating Chart

Staples Center End Stage Seating Chart

Staples Center End Stage Seating Chart

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Staples Center Parking Map

Staples Center Parking Map

Staples Center General Venue Information


Driving Directions To The STAPLES Center/Nokia Theatre/L.A. LIVE-West Garage:

101 Fwy southbound from San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys to 110 Fwy southbound (Harbor Fwy/San Pedro) from Burband, Glendale, Pasadena

* 110 Fwy southbound
* exit Olympic Blvd. and turn left at end of ramp
* at 11th Street turn left
* continue on 11th Street past Cherry Street
* turn left into the West Garage

10 Fwy westbound from San Bernardino, Riverside, Pomona, Ontario, etc.

* 10 Fwy westbound (towards Los Angeles)
* 110 Fwy northbound exit then take the Pico Blvd. off ramp
* continue north past Pico Blvd. (on Cherry St.) to 11th Street
* at 11th Street turn right
* turn left into the West Garage

405 Fwy southbound from Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, etc. to 10 Fwy eastbound from Westside

* 10 Fwy eastbound
* exit Hoover Street, turn left and continue to Alvarado St
* turn right at Pico Blvd.
* continue on Pico Blvd. to Cherry Street
* turn left into the West Garage

405 Fwy northbound from San Diego, Orange County, Anaheim, etc

* 405 Fwy norht to 110 Fwy north (Harbor Fwy/Los Angeles)
* take 110 Fwy north and transition to the 10 Fwy West
* take the Pico Blvd. off ramp
* continue north past Pico Blvd. (on Cherry Street) to 11th Street
* at 11th Street turn right
* turn left into the West Garage.


Parking for Guests with Disabilities:
Designated parking is available in LOT W and LOT 7 for guests with disabilities at STAPLES Center, including van accessible spaces. These spaces are designated for vehicles displaying a current State-issued disability placard or license plate, and can be accessed 2 ½ hour prior to show time, general parking fees apply. Parking Passes for Guests with Disabilities can be purchased 10 days prior to the day of the event through STAPLES Center Parking Department. Please call 213-765-6815 for further information.
Limousines may drop guests off on 11th Street (Figueroa between Chick Hearn Court and 12th Street). Parking for Limousines is in Lot # 7 and the parking rate is $50.00.(Rate may increase depending on the Size of the Limousine). Limousines will not have access to the 11th street drop-off and may not drop off or pick up on Chick Hearn Court. Clients will need to walk across Figueroa St into Lot # 7 to their limousines.
STAPLES Center Parking Office: 213-765-6815

Box Office Numbers


Box Office Hours

Box office is located on North side of building at 11th and
South Figueroa.
Box office hours are 9am to 6pm, Monday through Saturday.
It is open extended hours on event day.
Phone: 213-742-7340

Closed Saturdays and Sundays unless there is an event, the box office will open at 9am on Saturdays or 10am on Sundays only if there is an event. The box office will have extended hours on all event days.

Will Call

STAPLES Center does not accept Will Call drop off.

Alternate Will Call Procedure (Alternate Pick Up)
If a person (other than the person ordering and paying for the tickets) is picking up a Will Call order, the Alternate Pick-Up’s name MUST be on the account. To add the name of an alternate pick-up to the account, the original purchaser must contact Ticketmaster Customer Service at 1-800-745-3000, verify their account information and request the addition an alternate pick-up.

General Rules

No Bottles, Cans, Or Coolers.
No Smoking In Arena.
No Cameras Or Recording Devices At Concerts!
Cameras w/No Flash Allowed For Sporting Events Only!

Children Rules

Some events require all attendees, regardless of age, to present a ticket for entry. Please check the event ticket policies at the time of purchase.

Children age three (3) and above require a ticket for Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Kings and Los Angeles Sparks games.

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