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Golden 1 Center Seating Charts

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Golden 1 Center - Jennifer Lopez 2024 Seating Map

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Golden 1 Center - Tim McGraw Seating Map

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Golden 1 Center - Twenty One Pilots Seating Map

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Buy Tickets to Golden 1 Center

Tickets to Golden 1 Center events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Golden 1 Center shows are difficult to come by. But, Event Tickets Center has a variety of tickets available for the next several events at the venue. Prices start at $38, but can range all the way up to $8325. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Golden 1 Center event, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about the venue. Check out insider information about parking, concessions, seating, rideshare, public transportation, bag policy, amenities, and more! Find the event you want to attend in the event list above, so you can purchase your tickets to go see your next Golden 1 Center event live!

About Golden 1 Center

Located in Sacramento, California, Golden 1 Center is an arena that first opened its doors in 2016. Currently, it’s under the ownership of the City of Sacramento.


Golden 1 Center Seating

Golden 1 Center has a total capacity of 17,608. However, this number can vary for events with unique venue configurations. Also known as G1C and The G1, it is an enclosed venue with a hardwood playing surface.


Teams and Events at Golden 1 Center

Golden 1 Center is the home to the Sacramento Kings (NBA). The venue serves as the stage for basketball, concert, wrestling, mixed martial arts, rodeo and children / family events, along with the ability to host many other functions.


Getting into Golden 1 Center

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Golden 1 Center? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at Golden 1 Center

Security at Golden 1 Center is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Golden 1 Center has a strict bag policy.


Golden 1 Center Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Bags exceeding 8" x 6" x 1" in size are prohibited. Any bags designated as medical bags are allowed but must be inspected and tagged by a security supervisor for acceptance.


What to Bring to Golden 1 Center

When you come to an event at Golden 1 Center, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


Is Golden 1 Center ADA Accessible?

Golden 1 Center is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and so is sensory accessibility. The venue is ADA compliant, too. Typically, Golden 1 Center has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


The Golden 1 Center Experience

Your experience at Golden 1 Center extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at Golden 1 Center

Plenty of concessions are available at Golden 1 Center. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, hard seltzer, mixed drinks and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at Golden 1 Center

Golden 1 Center primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Golden 1 Center accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


Are There Phone Charging Stations at Golden 1 Center?

Yes, Golden 1 Center is equipped with phone charging stations throughout. They are usually located in the concourse. However, it’s important to note that these charging stations may require a small fee, so we suggest fully charging your device before arriving at the venue.


Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.


How to Get to Golden 1 Center

Golden 1 Center is located at 500 David J. Stern Walk, Sacramento, California, 95814. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


Golden 1 Center Parking Details

Golden 1 Center has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for Golden 1 Center visitors. They are Plaza Five Fifty Five, Bank of America, 555 Parking, SP+ Parking and Macy's.


How Early Should I Get to Golden 1 Center?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Golden 1 Center, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at the east side of 4th Street between L Street and Capitol Mall, the north side of J Street between 3rd and 5th Street, and I Street between 7th and 8th Street. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to Golden 1 Center

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at L St. at 5th St.


Closest Train Stop to Golden 1 Center

You can find the nearest train/metro station at St. Rose of Lima Park (Green, Gold and Blue lines). This station is located 0.4 mi from the venue. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.


Golden 1 Center Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from Golden 1 Center, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.


Nearby Restaurants to Golden 1 Center

Golden 1 Center is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: The Firehouse Restaurant, Il Fornaio Sacramento, Ella Dining Room & Bar, Fox & Goose Public House and Rio City Cafe.

Envisioned to be the premier sports and entertainment center in Sacramento, California, Golden 1 Center opened in 2016 primarily to be the home of the NBA’s Sacramento Kings. Team owner Vivek Ranadivé promised the NBA that he would build the Kings a new stadium in Sacramento before the 2017 NBA season, which was fulfilled a year ahead of schedule. The Kings played their first game at the arena on October 10, 2016, against the Maccabi Haifa B.C. in a preseason game. Since then, Golden 1 Center has hosted a number of sports and entertainment events including the Kings home games, the first WWE pay-per-view event, Mixed Martial Arts competitions, some of the games of 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, and live music concerts. Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Blake Shelton and The Chainsmokers are among the music luminaries who have graced its stage.

Conceptualized as the perfect example of a “21st Century Coliseum,” Golden 1 Center is impressive inside and out. It reflects the heart and core of Northern California by utilizing regionally sourced materials that are endemic to the region. The center’s rooftop was installed with solar power, making it the most technologically advanced arena in the country. The stadium boasts 1,000 Wi-Fi access points for its seating capacity of 17,500. The network can handle over 500,000 Snapchat posts per second, and guests can order food from their seats through the team’s official app. The entire venue is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology including the largest screens in the NBA, over 1,500 feet of LED ribbon boards installed throughout the arena bowl, and a rooftop platform with light pipes, providing visually engaging light shows. There are more than 13,500 parking spaces within a half-mile radius, and the venue is accessible by public transportation.

Golden Center 1 is located right in the heart of Sacramento. As such, it is just minutes away from the city’s attractions including the California State Railroad Museum, Tower Bridge, Wells Fargo History Museum Old Sacramento, California State Capitol and Museum, Sutter’s Fort, Sacramento Zoo and Old Sacramento. The city is also known for its nightlife, with a wide range of wine bars, breweries and clubs to enjoy.

Golden 1 Center Seating Information

Explore a variety of seating sections at the Golden 1 Center, each offering unique benefits to ensure an enjoyable experience for all attendees:

Courtside Seats

Widely regarded as the best seats for a Kings game, Courtside Seats at Golden 1 Center take you as close to the action as you can get. Offering a close-up perspective, these seats make you feel like an integral part of the event.

Club Seats

On the Golden 1 Center seating chart, Club Seats are located in the first ten rows of sideline sections. These seats provide a premium viewing experience, allowing attendees to enjoy the event in a comfortable and relaxed setting.

Floor Seats for Concerts

Floor seats, like those in Floor 1, are among the most sought-after tickets. Sections Floor 1, Floor 2, Floor 3, and Floor 4 offer some of the closest views of the performers.

Head-on to the Stage

Seats directly across from the stage, like those in Section 112, Section 113, Section 114, and Section 115, provide the most comfortable looks of the performance. Even upper-level sections offer unobstructed sightlines.

Each seating section at the Golden 1 Center is meticulously designed to provide a unique and memorable experience. Whether you prefer the immersive feel of Courtside Seats or the exclusivity of a Club Seat, the Golden 1 Center has the perfect seat for you.



Top Hotels Near Golden 1 Center in Sacramento

For your upcoming visit to Sacramento, particularly if you're attending an event at the Golden 1 Center, you'll want a convenient place to stay close to the action. Here, we'll recommend two hotels that provide an excellent stay near the arena.

Hyatt Regency Sacramento

The Hyatt Regency Sacramento is an upscale hotel just a few blocks from or a 9-minute walk from the Golden 1 Center. This hotel offers spacious, modern rooms and an on-site restaurant and fitness center. Guests can also enjoy the outdoor pool and hot tub during their stay, making it a comfortable and convenient choice for event-goers.

Kimpton Sawyer Hotel

The Kimpton Sawyer Hotel is a trendy establishment directly across from the Golden 1 Center, making it the closest hotel to the arena. With stylish rooms that feature floor-to-ceiling windows, an on-site restaurant, and a rooftop bar, this hotel offers modern amenities. Guests can also use the fitness center and outdoor pool, providing an exceptional stay experience right by the event venue.

FAQs about Golden 1 Center

What time do doors open at Golden 1 Center?

Doors typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at Golden 1 Center. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.


Who plays at Golden 1 Center?

The Sacramento Kings are the home team at the Golden 1 Center.

Facts about Golden 1 Center

Capacity:

17,608


Past Names/Nicknames:

None


Date/Year Built/Opened:

Sept. 30, 2016

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
NF - Nate Feuerstein Jun 8, 2024 From $43 858
Janet Jackson Jun 11, 2024 From $38 2,959
Panter Belico Jun 22, 2024 From $95 1,118
Tim McGraw Jun 29, 2024 From $83 933
California Classic Jul 6, 2024 From $211 8
California Classic Jul 6, 2024 From $83 28
California Classic Jul 9, 2024 From $82 28
Jennifer Lopez Jul 17, 2024 From $52 2,751
Pepe Aguilar Jul 20, 2024 From $38 3,757
Chris Brown Jul 30, 2024 From $159 1,885