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



Wells Fargo Center Tips: Events, Parking, Best Seats, Guide


This Wells Fargo Center tips guide will help you plan your next visit to Philadelphia. We have tons of information below including:

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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.

DateNameTickets Starting AtTickets Link
October 27- 2021J. Cole with 21 Savage: The Off-Season Tour
October 27- 2021J. Cole with 21 Savage: The Off-Season Tour
October 29- 2021Power 99 FM Presents - Powerhouse
October 29- 2021Power 99 FM Presents - Powerhouse
December 13- 2021Jingle Ball
December 17- 2021Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Christmas Eve & Other Stories
December 17- 2021Trans-Siberian Orchestra-Christmas Eve & Other Stories
December 17- 2021Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Christmas Eve & Other Stories
December 17- 2021Trans-Siberian Orchestra-Christmas Eve & Other Stories
February 13- 2022Billie Eilish: Happier Than Ever, The World Tour
February 18- 2022John Mayer - Sob Rock Tour 2022
February 19- 2022Dua Lipa: The Future Nostalgia Tour
February 19- 2022Dua Lipa: The Future Nostalgia Tour
February 20- 2022Tool
February 20- 2022Tool
March 06- 2022Tyler the Creator w/ Kali Uchis
March 16- 2022Bad Bunny
April 01- 20222CELLOS The Dedicated Tour
April 01- 20222CELLOS The Dedicated Tour
June 16- 2022Justin Bieber
June 29- 2022New Kids On The Block: The Mixtape Tour 2022
June 29- 2022New Kids On The Block: The Mixtape Tour 2022
August 02- 2022Shawn Mendes
August 05- 2022Roger Waters
August 05- 2022Roger Waters: This Is Not a Drill
August 06- 2022Roger Waters
August 06- 2022Roger Waters: This Is Not a Drill
August 29- 2022My Chemical Romance
August 29- 2022My Chemical Romance


Wells Fargo Center Parking Tips

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

Wells Fargo Center Seating End Stage

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.

NameRatingPriceAddressMore Info
The Black Cat Tavern On 12th5 / 5$$2654 S 12th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 519-3574
San Miguelito Mexican Cuisine4.5 / 5$2654 S Sixth St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 773-8440
Pastificio4.5 / 5$1528 Packer Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 467-1111
SouthHouse4.5 / 5$$2535 S 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 314-5937
La Canasta Mexican Food5 / 52341 S 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 639-4060


Best 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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