Capital One Arena - Washington, DC

A premier sports and entertainment facility located in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C., Capital One Arena is the home of the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the AFL’s Washington Valor, the NFL’s Washington Capitals, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, and the NCAA’s Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team. Since opening in 1997, the arena has welcomed more than 47 million visitors and has hosted nearly 4,000 events. It’s one the top venues in the world, according to Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today.

Events that have been held at Capital One Arena include world-class sporting events, trade shows, family shows and concerts from headliners including Madonna, The Who, Ariana Grande, Alicia Keys, Fleetwood Mac and Beyoncé. Doors typically open an hour before events. Only small, still camera equipment with a three-inch lens or smaller may be brought in. Although outside food and beverages are not allowed, there are many concessions scattered throughout the arena for hungry fans.

Situated just a few blocks north of the National Mall, Capital One Arena is surrounded by many of D.C.’s most popular attractions. There are thousands of parking spaces within several blocks of the arena, and the Metro is conveniently located directly underneath the venue, making commuting a breeze. Dozens of restaurants, bars and hotels are nearby, as well as attractions including the International Spy Museum, the Newseum and the Smithsonian museums.

Who is playing at Capital One Arena this weekend?

Scroll through upcoming basketball games and concerts at Capital One Arena to find out who will be playing near you this weekend in Washington.

Who is playing at Capital One Arena tonight?

You can shop last minute tickets for games and concerts happening at Capital One Arena tonight or scroll to view the full schedule.

What time do doors open at Capital One Arena?

Doors typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at Capital One Arena. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.

What time do games end at Capital One Arena?

Every NBA game and concert will typically end at a different time. Set times and ending times for Capital One Arena are usually not established.

Who plays at Capital One Arena?

The Washington Wizards are the home team at the Capital One Arena.
Tue
Feb 25, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Capitals vs. Winnipeg Jets
Washington, DC
Wed
Feb 26, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. Brooklyn Nets
Washington, DC
Thu
Feb 27, 2020
8:00 PM
Post Malone
Washington, DC
Fri
Feb 28, 2020
7:00 PM
The Lumineers
Washington, DC
Sun
Mar 1, 2020
2:00 PM
Georgetown Hoyas vs. Xavier Musketeers
Washington, DC
Tue
Mar 3, 2020
8:00 PM
Aventura
Washington, DC
Wed
Mar 4, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Capitals vs. Philadelphia Flyers
Washington, DC
Thu
Mar 5, 2020
8:00 PM
Aventura
Washington, DC
Fri
Mar 6, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. Atlanta Hawks
Washington, DC
Sat
Mar 7, 2020
12:00 PM
Georgetown Hoyas vs. Villanova Wildcats
Washington, DC
Sun
Mar 8, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. Miami Heat
Washington, DC
Mon
Mar 9, 2020
7:30 PM
WWE: Raw
Washington, DC
Tue
Mar 10, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. New York Knicks
Washington, DC
Wed
Mar 11, 2020
7:30 PM
Celine Dion
Washington, DC
Thu
Mar 12, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Capitals vs. Detroit Red Wings
Washington, DC
Fri
Mar 13, 2020
8:30 PM
Wild n Out
Washington, DC
Sat
Mar 14, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Capitals vs. Chicago Blackhawks
Washington, DC
Sun
Mar 15, 2020
6:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Washington, DC
Mon
Mar 16, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Capitals vs. Edmonton Oilers
Washington, DC
Wed
Mar 18, 2020
7:30 PM
Billie Eilish
Washington, DC
Fri
Mar 20, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Capitals vs. Ottawa Senators
Washington, DC
Sat
Mar 21, 2020
1:00 PM
The Harlem Globetrotters
Washington, DC
Sat
Mar 21, 2020
8:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Washington, DC
Mon
Mar 23, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics
Washington, DC
Tue
Mar 24, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Capitals vs. St. Louis Blues
Washington, DC
Wed
Mar 25, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. Phoenix Suns
Washington, DC
Thu
Mar 26, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Capitals vs. New York Rangers
Washington, DC
Sat
Mar 28, 2020
8:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. Los Angeles Lakers
Washington, DC
Tue
Mar 31, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
Washington, DC
Wed
Apr 1, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. New Orleans Pelicans
Washington, DC
Thu
Apr 2, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Capitals vs. Minnesota Wild
Washington, DC
Fri
Apr 3, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Washington, DC
Tue
Apr 7, 2020
7:00 PM
Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors
Washington, DC
Wed
Apr 8, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference First Round: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Fri
Apr 10, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference First Round: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Wed
Apr 15, 2020
7:30 PM
Washington Wizards vs. Indiana Pacers
Washington, DC
Thu
Apr 16, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference First Round: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Mon
Apr 20, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference First Round: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Wed
Apr 22, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference Second Round: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Fri
Apr 24, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference Second Round: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Mon
Apr 27, 2020
7:00 PM
Niall Horan
Washington, DC
Thu
Apr 30, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference Second Round: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Mon
May 4, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference Second Round: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Wed
May 6, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Fri
May 8, 2020
7:00 PM
JoJo Siwa
Washington, DC
Sat
May 9, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Thu
May 14, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Mon
May 18, 2020
TBD
NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Fri
May 22, 2020
TBD
NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Sun
May 24, 2020
TBD
NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Mon
Jun 1, 2020
TBD
NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Fri
Jun 5, 2020
7:00 PM
Dude Perfect
Washington, DC
Sat
Jun 6, 2020
8:00 PM
Tame Impala
Washington, DC
Sun
Jun 7, 2020
TBD
NHL Stanley Cup Finals: Washington Capitals vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Washington, DC
Sun
Jun 28, 2020
8:00 PM
Harry Styles & Jenny Lewis
Washington, DC
Tue
Jul 7, 2020
8:00 PM
Janet Jackson
Washington, DC
Wed
Jul 8, 2020
11:30 AM
Washington Mystics vs. New York Liberty
Washington, DC
Sat
Jul 11, 2020
TBD
Big3 Basketball
Washington, DC
Mon
Jul 13, 2020
7:00 PM
The Weeknd, Sabrina Claudio & Don Toliver
Washington, DC
Sat
Jul 25, 2020
7:30 PM
Bon Jovi & Bryan Adams
Washington, DC
Thu
Jul 30, 2020
8:00 PM
Roger Waters
Washington, DC
Tue
Aug 4, 2020
8:00 PM
Rage Against The Machine & Run The Jewels
Washington, DC
Wed
Aug 5, 2020
8:00 PM
Rage Against The Machine & Run The Jewels
Washington, DC
Wed
Sep 16, 2020
7:00 PM
Camila Cabello
Washington, DC
Thu
Sep 24, 2020
7:00 PM
Dan And Shay
Washington, DC
Useful Event Info
Venue Address:
601 F Streets Nw, Washington, DC
History & Traditions:
Capacity:
20,308 Basketball

18,506 Hockey

Past Names:
MCI Center

Verizon Center

Date/Year Built/Opened:
1997