Barclays Center Guide: Events, Nearby Hotels & Restaurants, Tips

Venue: Barclays Center
Home to: Brooklyn Nets (NBA), and New York Islanders (NHL)
Capacity: Basketball: 17,732 Ice hockey: 15,795 Concerts: 17,000 Boxing/wrestling/MMA: 16,000
Roof: Closed
Address: 620 Atlantic Avenue
Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Barclays Center Guide: Events, Parking, Nearby Hotels & Restaurants, Tips

Welcome to the best Barclays Center guide on the internet. We have tons of information below including upcoming events, parking information, nearby hotels and restaurants, attractions, seating maps, venue tips, interesting facts, and more.

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Plan your next vacation to Brooklyn with our Barclays Center guide! Below you will find official links to buy tickets to upcoming events at Barclays Center, nearby hotel deals to check out, parking and more. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute concert news and information!

Barclays Center Summary

Barclays Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Brooklyn, New York. The arena is home to the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). The arena also hosts many concerts, conventions and other events. Barclays Center opened on September 21st, 2012. The Barclays Center contains a ton of amenities for fans to check out, including:

  • Multiple concession stands located throughout the arena that offer a wide variety of food and beverage items.
  • Brooklyn Nets merchandise can be found in the team shop located near the Geico Atrium. Nets and Islanders merchandise is also sold in front of the EmblemHealth Dean Entrance, EmblemHealth Atlantic Entrance and on the East side of the MetroPCS Upper Pavillion.
  • Billboard Lounge is an exclusive lounge designed to enhance your entertainment experience while at an event at Barclays Center. Benefits includes live performances throughout the year, 10% discount on all drinks purchased at the bar during the regular season, private bars, private restrooms and much more!
  • The Suite Level is home to Barclays Center’s premier restaurant and largest clubs. The 40/40 Club & Restaurant presented by American Express features upscale traditional American sports bar cuisine, done with a Brooklyn twist.
  • Loft, Brownstone and Party Suites available to enjoy the game just 26 rows from the arena floor, holding between 10-64 people.

Upcoming Barclays Center Events

Upcoming concert events at Barclays Center in Brooklyn are listed below. Click on the 'Buy Tickets' link to be redirected right to Ticketmaster where you can buy tickets! Click on the links in the event name to check out our full guide for that event.

Date Name Tickets Starting At Tickets Link
October 02- 2019Sandy e Junior$59.50
October 05- 2019The Avett Brothers with special guests Lake Street Dive$52.50
October 11- 2019Bon Iver$29.50
October 15- 2019The Black Keys - Let's Rock Tour$39.50
October 17- 2019The Chainsmokers/5 Seconds of Summer/Lennon Stella: World War Joy Tour$70.50
October 19- 2019MANÁ: Rayando El Sol Tour 2019$51.00
October 26- 2019Igor Krutoy$55.00
November 02- 2019Marc Anthony Opus Tour 2019$67.00
November 08- 2019Logic: The Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Tour$31.00
November 12- 2019Ariana Grande: Sweetener World Tour$59.95
November 19- 2019Tool$65.00
November 23- 2019Jonas Brothers: Happiness Begins Tour$39.95
December 06- 2019Bad Bunny X 100Pre Tour$57.00
December 10- 2019Dimash Qudaibergen$46.00
December 12- 2019Anuel AA: Emmanuel World Tour$55.00
December 31- 2019The Strokes$59.50
February 13- 2020The Lumineers - III: The World Tour$39.00
February 14- 2020The Lumineers - III: The World Tour$39.00
February 28- 2020Celine Dion: Courage World Tour$101.00
February 29- 2020Celine Dion: Courage World Tour$101.00
April 10- 2020Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road$69.50
April 11- 2020Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road$69.50

Barclays Center Nearby Parking

Grab an awesome parking spot before you head to the stadium! Use the SpotHero widget below to select your event, view nearby parking to the stadium, and purchase your parking pass in advance.


Barclays Center Seating Chart & Tips

Check out the standard Barclays Center seating charts for basketball, hockey, and concerts below:


Barclays Center Nearby Hotels To Stay At

There are two clusters of hotels near the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Located to the west along Atlantic Avenue is a number of hotels including the Hilton, Holiday Inn, and the EVEN. Located south in between 3rd and 4th avenue and Union Street is the Fairfield Inn, Gowanus Inn, and another Holiday Inn.

Both clusters are roughly equal distance to the Barclays Center, however the Union Street location is more central to other amenities and activities in the area.

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Listed below are all of the hotels around Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Enter your dates and the map will automatically update with live hotel prices for your stay!

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Restaurants Near Barclays Center

Immediately south of the Barclays Center one block is a giant cluster of food options within the Pacific Park neighbourhood. There is everything from fast food options like Shake Shack and Buffalo Wild Wings up to premium dining like the 40/40 Club and Convivium Osterium.



Listed below are the top five rated restaurants in Brooklyn within 2 miles (3.2km) of Barclays Center according to Yelp.

Name Rating Price Address More Info
Panzerotti Bites5 / 5$$235 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(718) 488-9300
Frenchy's Food Truck5 / 5$341 Eastern Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(646) 468-2861
Baba's Pierogies4.5 / 5$$295 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 222-0777
Sushi Lin4.5 / 5$$$335 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(347) 627-6027
Tava Turkish Mediterranean4.5 / 5$$318 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 499-5600

Nearby Attractions in Brooklyn

Brooklyn and the rest of the 5 boroughs are home to some of the biggest attractions in the world, including:

  • Times Square
  • Top of the Rock
  • Central Park
  • One World Trade Center
  • Coney Island
  • Empire State Building
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art

One of the most popular things to do if it is your first time in Brooklyn is to buy the New York CityPass. You get access to some of the biggest attractions in New York City at a highly discounted rate!


Buy tickets to the most popular attractions near Barclays Center below. Click on the name to learn more. All purchases are 100% guaranteed and are perfect for any visitor looking for Barclays Center guide details!

Other Barclays Center Information

Barclays Center Fun Facts

  1. Attached to the Barclays Center is the Billboard Lounge, an intimate 300-person venue which often hosts smaller acts and after parties.
  2. All food vendors inside of the Barclays Center are local New York City vendors.
  3. Though British banking chain Barclays bought the naming rights for 20 years at $200 million dollars, they have no US presence.
  4. The Barclays Center was not originally built for hockey, so over 1,500 seats have an obstructed view during Islander games.
  5. There are elevators installed in the venue to accommodate tour buses.
  6. Parking around the arena is discouraged and can cost upwards of $90 per event.

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