Joe Louis Arena

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  • Location:

    Joe Louis Arena 600 Civic Center Dr , Detroit Michigan
  • HOME TEAM::

    Detroit Red Wings
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Joe Louis Arena
Address

The Joe Louis Arena is located at 19 Steve Yzerman Drive in Detroit, Michigan.

Capacity

For hockey games, the venue has a capacity of 20,066. For basketball games, it holds 20,153. For professional wrestling events, it has a capacity of 18,735. For concerts, it holds 21,666.

Year Built

Ground broke in May of 1977, with the venue officially opening on December 12, 1979.

Home Team

The Joe Louis Arena is home to the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL.

Directions

From Pontiac/Troy/Flint and Northern Suburbs via I-375

Take I-75 South to I-375/Civic Center until it ends. Head West on Jefferson and stay in the left lane. Drive underneath Cobo Center and take the West Jefferson Exit. This will position you directly in front of the Joe Louis Garage.

From Southwest Detroit/Toledo and Downtown River Suburbs via I-75 and M-10

Take I-75 North to the Lodge Freeway (M-10) South. Continue on the Lodge Freeway South until the West Jefferson/Joe Louis Arena Exit. This will position you directly in front of the Joe Louis Garage.

From Mt. Clemens/Grosse Pointe/Port Huron and Eastern Suburbs via I-96 and M-10:

Take I-96 East to the Lodge Freeway (M-10) /Civic Center Exit. Follow the Lodge Freeway South to the West Jefferson/Joe Louis Arena Exit. This will position you directly in front of the Joe Louis Garage.

From Ann Arbor/Dearborn/Inkster and Wayne via I-94 and M-10:

Follow I-94 East (Ford Freeway) to the Lodge Freeway (M-10) South. Continue on the Lodge Freeway South until the West Jefferson/Joe Louis Arena Exit. This will position you directly in front of the Joe Louis Garage.

Parking

Parking for Red Wings games are sponsored by Olympia Entertainment and manages two main garages near Joe Louis Arena The Joe Louis Garage is located on West Jefferson while the Riverfront Executive Lot is located next to the People Mover on Yzerman Drive. When parking at the Joe Louis Garage, general admission per vehicle is $20.

Gate Locations and openings

There are two main entrances into Joe Louis Arena. The East Gate is located in the eastern section of the arena and best accommodates sections 108-221. The West Gate is located in the western section of the arena and best accommodates sections 107-222. All gates and doors open 90 minutes prior to game time.

Bag Policy

Guests may only carry clear plastic or vinyl bags that do not exceed the size of 12 inches x 6 inches x 12 inches. One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziploc) will be permitted as well as small handbags and purses. Staff personnel have the right to check all bags at random before guests enter the arena. Failure to comply with staff will result in being denied access into Joe Louis Arena.