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SAP Center (formerly HP Pavilion)

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  • Location:

    SAP Center (formerly HP Pavilion) 525 W. Santa Clara St. , San Jose California
  • HOME TEAM::

    San Jose Sharks
  • Seat View:

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SAP Center (formerly HP Pavilion)
  • Address: SAP Center at San Jose is located at 525 W Santa Clara St in San Jose, California 95113.
  • Capacity: The indoor arena has a seating capacity of 19,190 for concert events, 18,549 for basketball games, 18,300 for wrestling events, 17,562 for hockey games, and 11,386 for tennis events.
  • History: SAP Center at San Jose first broke ground in June of 1990 and initially opened in September of 1993 at a construction cost of $162.5 million. The Center is home to the NHL's San Jose Sharks.
  • Directions: (Car Only)

    Southbound 280:

  • Exit at Bird Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Bird Avenue and continue as it becomes Autumn Street.
  • Northbound 280:

  • Exit onto Route 87 (Guadalupe Pkwy) northbound.
  • Exit either at Santa Clara Street or Julian Street.
  • Southbound R.87:

  • Exit at Julian Street.
  • Northbound R.87:

  • Exit either at Santa Clara Street or Julian Street.
  • Southbound 101:

  • Exit onto R.87 (Guadalupe Pkwy).
  • Exit at Julian Street.
  • Northbound 101:

  • Exit onto Interstate 280 northbound.
  • Exit onto R.87 (Guadalupe Pkwy) northbound.
  • Exit either Santa Clara Street or Julian Street.
  • Southbound 680:

  • Southbound 680 becomes Interstate 280 northbound.
  • Then exit onto Route 87 (Guadalupe Pkwy) northbound.
  • Exit either Santa Clara Street or Julian Street.
  • Southbound 880:

  • Exit at Coleman Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Coleman Avenue (crossing over the freeway).
  • Proceed on Coleman Avenue to Julian or Market Street.
  • Northbound 17:

  • Exit onto Interstate 280 southbound and exit at Bird Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Bird Avenue and continue as it becomes Autumn Street.
  • Parking:

  • There are only a limited amount of parking spaces available around the arena.
  • The parking prices will vary from $15 to $25.
  • There are also many public and private lots situated near the arena.
  • Gates and Openings:

    Doors open at SAP Center about 75 minutes prior to the start of Sharks games and 60 minutes for other events. There are four public entrances located at the North, South, East, and West ends of the venue.

    Bag Policy:

    Normal size bags are allowed entry in the arena after a search is performed, but oversize bags may not enter and have to be return to your vehicle.