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Minnesota Swarm | Xcel Energy Center

Xcel Energy Center is regarded as one of the finest arenas in the world. The one-of-a-kind, multi-purpose facility is home to more than 150 sporting and entertainment events and approximately 1.7 million visitors each year.

Location Saint Paul, Minnesota USA – Located on six-acres in downtown Saint Paul on the former site of the Saint Paul Civic Center Arena
Owner City of Saint Paul
Operator Saint Paul Arena Company (SPAC), an affiliate of Minnesota Sports & Entertainment (MSE)
Architectural Firm HOK Sports Facilities Group
Construction Cost $170 million
Opened September 2000
Home Teams NHL’s Minnesota Wild and NLL’s Minnesota Swarm
First Event Minnesota Wild vs. Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (3-1 win, preseason) – Sept. 29, 2000
Largest Concert Crowd 20,554 – Shania Twain – Oct. 28, 2003
Most Sellouts By An Artist 3 – Prince – June 16-18, 2004


2011 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four, 2011 NHL Entry Draft, 2011 Visa Championships, 2008 Republican National Convention, 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, 2006 Visa Gymnastics Championships, 2004 NHL All-Star Weekend, 2004 International Ice Hockey Federation World Cup of Hockey and the 2002 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four


Xcel Energy Center encompasses 650,000 square feet with four separate concourses and four seating levels plus a press level. It provides configuration capabilities to accommodate more than 20,000 guests.

Address: 199 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55102
Phone: (651) 265-4800

Box Office


199 West Kellogg Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN 55102
651-726-8240 (This number is only for event information and cannot process ticket orders.)

Box Office Hours of Operation

Regular Box Office Hours (September – April):
Monday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday: Closed, except for events (opens 4 hours prior to the event start time) and on sales (open for on sale time only)

Summer Box Office Hours (May – August):
Monday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday: Closed, except for events (opens 4 hours prior to the event start time) and on sales (open for on sale time only)

Based on the Xcel Energy Center event schedule, closing times may be extended. The box office may be closed on holidays.

Will Call Information & Policies

Will call is located in the main lobby of Gate 1 at Xcel Energy Center. Will call windows open 90 minutes prior to the scheduled event and will generally remain open through the start of the third period for Minnesota Wild games and through the second period for Minnesota Swarm games. Will call for concerts and other events will vary based on the specific performance. Once the box office has closed during an event, all unclaimed tickets are taken to security at the main entrance for the convenience of late arrivers.
Will call tickets will only be released to the person whose name appears on the will call envelope or whose name was provided in the Ticketmaster transaction. No person will be given tickets designated for another person without prior authorization. Proper photo identification is required (valid driver’s license or passport) in order to claim your tickets. Your order confirmation number and purchasing credit card may also be required, if applicable. A signature from the person authorized to pick up the tickets will be obtained at the time will call tickets are claimed. Signatures will remain on file for future reference. Name changes will not be accepted via the telephone and information regarding will call tickets will not be given out over the phone.