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Xcel Energy Center

199 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1200
+1 651-265-4800
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Great place to view hockey!!

This is a venue that is built for hockey. There didn't seem to be a bad seat in the house. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rex m
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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Great acoustics for concerts, even better hockey!

If you go to a concert in Minnesota, this is the place to go. Aside from small venues such as the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eric O
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hockey game” (53 reviews)
“wild game” (49 reviews)
“great venue” (57 reviews)
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199 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1200
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+1 651-265-4800
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a venue that is built for hockey. There didn't seem to be a bad seat in the house. We came to see the USA women's hockey team compete vs the Canadians. It was a fun exhibition. There did seem to be a long...More

Thank rex m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go to a concert in Minnesota, this is the place to go. Aside from small venues such as the State Theater, the sound and seating in the XCEL is the vest in town.

Thank Eric O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went for a show, and have been here for hockey games. I prefer the lower bowl for seating. some of the upper bowl areas can be a little steep to get down to your seats.

Thank Daveptaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at Xcel recently for an event and also for a concert. Both were great. Easy to park, easy to enter the Xcel and go through security, easy to locate seats, no blocked views. I really wish the MN State Dance Competition would move...More

Thank europewithKellynRyan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad seat in this house. Every wild game is electric and the fans are outstanding. If you go there for a concert the acoustics are by far the best arena I’ve ever been in.

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The facility is easy to move around in, concessions offerings are good. The seats are a little tight (but I think that's typical of stadium seating), and the sound system was a little distorted (that could be improved upon). But, the facility is nice and...More

Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you are a hockey fan in any way, shape, form... They you must get to this venue before you die !!! If you are not a hockey fan then read some reviews regarding concerts held in this building, I heard they are great.

Thank Indiana H. P
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Attended a Minnesota Wild hockey game here. Arrive early and just wander around the inside of the building. Great attraction. Great food. Lines weren't too long for food or beverage. I think every seat in the arena gives a great view of the game.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

9 of us attended a recent Wild game, had a great time as usual, food is ok, drink are expensive but service is great!

Thank beth674
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Have attended the X for a number of years since the Wild started here after the void of the North Stars left for Dallas. I’ve sat on the upper decks, private club level, lower bowl, and on the glass. Based on what you pay for...More

Thank RedSoxsFanMan
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Julie M
10 December 2017|
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Response from 181lori | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We were there for a Buno Mars concert. Everyone had seats. I think that for the most part, concerts have seating.
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MatthewP275
6 January 2017|
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Response from pnygaard1 | Reviewed this property |
Xcel center
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Lass1212
13 December 2016|
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Response from Marie V | Reviewed this property |
I was left of stage, section 105 for the TSO concert. I liked it because the lights and lasers weren't directly in my face. Also because I wasn't in front of the speakers. Easier on my ears.
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