Wells Fargo Center is the home of the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA and Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL, and was opened in 1996. The venue also plays host to the Villanova Wildcats men's college basketball team, and Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League. Those four teams have combined to create a venue with plenty of championship caliber sports happening in it on a regular basis.
Philadelphia's basketball history is a storied one, and that legacy has lived through the Wells Fargo Center with the 76ers and Villanova. The Sixers reached the NBA Finals in the 2001 season, where the Sixers lost to the Los Angeles Lakers. However, the performances of Allen Iverson were iconic, as the diminutive guard carried Philly to just a step away from an NBA championship. The best in the NBA also gathered in Philly in 2002 for the NBA All-Star Game.
In college basketball, Villanova has played plenty of big games in Wells Fargo Center as a part-time occupant of the arena. When a game demands more seats than their on-campus facility has to offer, the team plays at the Wells Fargo Center. This generally means that the best opponents Villanova plays at home will play them at this arena, in the most important games of the year.
Off the basketball court, the Wells Fargo Center has been the home of high-level hockey thanks to the Flyers. The Flyers took part in the 1997 Stanley Cup Final, as well as the 2010 Final, with the Flyers finishing runner-up in the NHL in both years, losing in four games to the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and to the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010.
Perhaps the most prolific champions to play in Wells Fargo Center are the Philadelphia Soul, who have won several Arena Football League titles while calling the Wells Fargo Center home.
The arena is also no stranger to high-profile concert and arts events, as it features some of the best shows the city has to offer.
Frequently Asked Questions About Wells Fargo Center Events and Tickets
What events are at Wells Fargo Center?
Wells Fargo Center is primarily used as the home of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers and NHL's Philadelphia Flyers. However, Wells Fargo Center does host a number of other concerts and events. See full Wells Fargo Center schedule above.
How much are tickets at Wells Fargo Center?
Wells Fargo Center ticket prices on the secondary market can vary depending on a number of factors. Typically, Wells Fargo Center tickets can be found for as low as $23.00, with an average price of $159.00 but can vary depending on the event.
What is Wells Fargo Center's address?
Wells Fargo Center is located at 3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
What city is Wells Fargo Center in?
Wells Fargo Center is located in Philadelphia
What is the capacity of Wells Fargo Center?
Wells Fargo Center has a capacity of roughly 20478, though it will depend somewhat on the event type.
When was Wells Fargo Center opened?
Wells Fargo Center was opened in 1996
Can you purchase tickets at the Wells Fargo Center box office?
Yes, you can purchase tickets at the box office. Please visit the official box office site for more details.
What is the phone number for Wells Fargo Center?
Wells Fargo Center's phone number is 800-298-4200
Does Wells Fargo Center offer concessions for sale?
Yes, you can purchase concessions at Wells Fargo Center. Please visit the official site for more details.
Where can I find details on will call?
You can find details about will call on the Wells Fargo Center's official site.
When do gates open?
It depends on the event but gates at Wells Fargo Center will typically open 1-1.5 hour(s) before the event.
Are bags allowed at Wells Fargo Center?
No, bags are generally not allowed at Wells Fargo Center but we urge you to visit the official Wells Fargo Center site for the latest details.
Are cameras allowed at Wells Fargo Center?
No, cameras are not allowed at Wells Fargo Center but we recommend visiting the venue's official site for more details.
Can I bring outside food to Wells Fargo Center?
No, outside food is not allowed at Wells Fargo Center but we recommend visiting the venue's official site for more details.
Are outside drinks allowed at Wells Fargo Center?
No, outside drinks are not allowed at Wells Fargo Center but we recommend visiting the venue's official site for more details.
Are animals allowed at Wells Fargo Center?
Only service animals are allowed at Wells Fargo Center
At what age do you need a ticket to enter Wells Fargo Center?
Wells Fargo Center requires a ticket for any child who is 3 or above. Please visit the official site for more details.
What is the phone number for disabled services at Wells Fargo Center?
Does Wells Fargo Center offer sign language services?
Yes, Wells Fargo Center offers sign language services for most events. Please contact the venue at 215-389-9571 to check whether they will be offered for your event.
Does Wells Fargo Center offer assisted listening devices?
Yes, Wells Fargo Center offers assisted listening devices (ALDs). Please contact the venue at 215-389-9571 to learn more.
Does Wells Fargo Center have parking?
Yes, Wells Fargo Center has parking.
How much does parking at Wells Fargo Center cost?
The cheapest parking near Wells Fargo Center is usually at least $20