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 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
June 03- 2024Melanie Martinez: The Trilogy Tour$49.50
June 06- 2024FEID - FerxxoCalipsis Tour 2024$44.99
June 18- 2024A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie: Better Off Alone Tour$39.50
June 20- 2024Tim McGraw: Standing Room Only Tour 2024$39.50
June 20- 2024Carly Pearce - Pre-Show Performance Upgrade
June 25- 2024Jhené Aiko: The Magic Hour Tour$99.50
June 26- 2024Janet Jackson: Together Again$59.95
June 27- 2024Chris Brown - The 11:11 Tour$59.50
June 29- 2024Chris Brown - The 11:11 Tour$59.50
July 19- 2024Olivia Rodrigo - GUTS world tour$49.50
July 25- 2024AJR - The Maybe Man Tour$49.50
July 26- 2024blink-182 - ONE MORE TIME$18.20
August 05- 2024Missy Elliott - OUT OF THIS WORLD - THE EXPERIENCE$79.50
August 13- 2024Jennifer Lopez: This Is Me...Live$54.95
August 14- 2024Future & Metro Boomin - We Trust You Tour$49.50
August 21- 2024Childish Gambino - The New World Tour$59.50
August 27- 2024INCUBUS - Performing MORNING VIEW In Its Entirety + The Hits$39.50
August 30- 2024USHER: Past Present Future$49.50
August 31- 2024USHER: Past Present Future$49.50
September 03- 2024Cigarettes After Sex - X's World Tour$29.50
September 04- 2024Nicki Minaj Presents: Pink Friday 2 World Tour$59.50
September 06- 2024Kirk Franklin - REUNION TOUR 2024$49.50
September 07- 2024Pearl Jam - Dark Matter World Tour 2024$156.00
September 09- 2024Pearl Jam - Dark Matter World Tour 2024$156.00
September 13- 2024Weezer: Voyage To The Blue Planet Tour 2024$39.50
September 14- 2024Twenty One Pilots - The Clancy World Tour$59.50
September 19- 2024$uicideboy$ - Grey Day Tour 2024$50.50
September 20- 2024Jeff Lynne's ELO - The Over And Out Tour 2024$54.50
September 21- 2024Jeff Lynne's ELO - The Over And Out Tour 2024$54.50

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.


Wells Fargo Center Seating Chart & Tips

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Wells Fargo Center NHL Seating Chart


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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
168 Chinese Kitchen5 / 5$633 W Oregon Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 463-1698
La Canasta Mexican Food4.9 / 52341 S 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 639-4060
$5 Fresh Burger Stop4.9 / 52100 W Oregon Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Pho Viet Huong4.8 / 52715 S Front St
Ste 3
(267) 534-3959
Southeast Asian Market4.8 / 51500 Pattison Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19145

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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