Wells Fargo Center Visitors Guide: Philadelphia, PA

Venue: Wells Fargo Center
Home to: Philadelphia Flyers (NHL), Philadelphia 76ers (NBA), Villanova Wildcats (NCAA), Philadelphia Soul (AFL), Philadelphia Wings (NLL)
Capacity: Basketball: 20,478 Hockey: 19,543 Pro Wrestling: 19,514 Arena football: 17,597 Concerts: 19,500
Roof: Closed
Address: 3601 South Broad Street
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Wells Fargo Center Guide: Events, Parking, Nearby Hotels & Restaurants, Tips


Welcome to the best Wells Fargo 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.

But that's not all..

Plan your next vacation to Philadelphia with our Wells Fargo Center guide! Below you will find official links to buy tickets to upcoming events at Wells Fargo 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!


Wells Fargo Center Summary

The Wells Fargo Center is the biggest stadium in the city of Philadelphia. It is home to major leagues teams for hockey, basketball, lacrosse, and arena football. It originally opened in 1996 and replaced the old Spectrum arena, the former major venue in Philadelphia.

The stadium has gone through a view different name changes over the years. Well Fargo Center has been the name since 2010, when the Wells Fargo bank merged with Wachovia (who used to own the naming rights).

Location wise, the Wells Fargo Center is located on the south side of Philadelphia. It shares parking and nearby amenities with Lincoln Financial Field (NFL) and Citizens Bank Park (MLB)

Check out the full Wells Fargo Center visitors guide below, which includes things like upcoming events, recommended nearby amentities, and tips to make your trip to Philadelphia awesome.




Upcoming Wells Fargo Center Events

Upcoming concert events at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia 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
November 21- 2019Luke Combs w/ Morgan Wallen
December 06- 2019Cher: Here We Go Again Tour
December 06- 2019Cher: Here We Go Again Tour
December 11- 2019Jingle Ball
December 14- 2019The Original Misfits
December 14- 2019The Original Misfits
December 15- 2019Trans-Siberian Orchestra
December 15- 2019Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2019 Presented By Hallmark Channel
December 15- 2019Trans-Siberian Orchestra
December 15- 2019Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2019 Presented By Hallmark Channel
February 19- 2020Chance The Rapper: The Big Day - Plus Special Guests
February 19- 2020Chance The Rapper: The Big Tour
February 21- 2020Post Malone - Runaway Tour
February 21- 2020Post Malone - Runaway Tour
February 26- 2020Celine Dion
March 12- 2020Dan and Shay
March 13- 2020Billie Eilish
March 13- 2020BILLIE EILISH - WHERE DO WE GO WORLD TOUR
May 02- 2020Niall Horan: Nice To Meet Ya Tour
May 02- 2020Niall Horan: Nice To Meet Ya Tour
June 26- 2020Harry Styles w/ Jenny Lewis
June 26- 2020Harry Styles: Love On Tour
September 15- 2020Camila Cabello


Wells Fargo 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.

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Wells Fargo Center Seating Chart & Tips

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Wells Fargo Center Seating Center Stage

 

Wells Fargo Center NHL Seating Chart

 

Wells Fargo Center NBA Seating Chart



Wells Fargo Center Nearby Hotels To Stay At

The Wells Fargo Center is located in the industrial area of Packer Park. There is not a whole lot of selection for walkable hotels near the arena.

In fact, there are only two hotels near the Wells Fargo Center:

  1. Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia South
  2. Penrose Hotel

The Marriott comes with a high price premium, so budget-conscience travellers should look elsewhere.

West of the stadium down the I-95 a few miles is the Philadelphia International Airport, which has an abundance of hotels to check out.

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

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Restaurants Near Wells Fargo Center

The three stadiums in the area share parking lots between them. Nestled in between them is a single restaurants to grab a bite to eat before or after the game.

1100 Social serves up Mexican and Asian Fusion and is the number one spot to check out.

South of the stadium near the Marriott hotel is Bar Amis, a casual Italian spot to check out.

Fans heading from the stadium back to the Penrose Hotel (about 1.4 miles) will pass a few casual spots along the way on Packer Avenue to check out.

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

Name Rating Price Address More Info
L'Angolo Ristorante4.5 / 5$$1415 W Porter St
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 389-4252
San Miguelito Mexican Cuisine4.5 / 5$2654 S Sixth St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 773-8440
Los Gallos Mexican Taqueria4.5 / 5$951 Wolf St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 551-1245
The Black Cat Tavern On 12th5 / 5$$2654 S 12th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 519-3574
Vegan Commissary4.5 / 5$$1429 Wolf St
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 964-3232


Nearby Attractions in Philadelphia

The main attractions near Wells Fargo Center are the NFL Football and MLB Baseball stadiums we mentioned above. All three share parking lots between them.

Philadelphia itself is home to the Philadelphia Zoo, the Liberty Bell, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art where the infamous “Rocky steps” are located.

One of the top underrated attractions in Philadelphia is the Duck Tours – an interactive tour around the city of Philadelphia. It includes an up close and person look at some of the city’s iconic features and tradition including the Mint, the first American Flag, and more.



Other Wells Fargo Center Information

Wells Fargo Center Fun Facts

  1. Billy Joel has performed a record 18 times at the venue.
  2. It takes just over 2 hours to change the floor from hockey to basketball and vice-versa.
  3. 4 and 3/8 laps around the main concourse is equal to 1 mile.
  4. There are 5 separate concourses in the arena.
  5. There are 18 public restroom facilities.
  6. There are 18 box office ticket windows in the arena.
  7. There are over 3500 Xfinity wireless access points in the arena for full wi-fi.
  8. There are 32 permanent concession stands in the arena, mostly featuring local food options.



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