Home of the Dallas Stars and Dallas Mavericks, the American Airlines Center is located in Victory Park near downtown Dallas. Because of the stadium’s central location, parking can be overwhelming if you don’t plan ahead.
This guide will give you everything you need to know in order to find the best parking there is. We’ll also give you the how-to on the entire parking process, from getting to the stadium, parking rates, and loads of other resources! We’ll make sure parking is hassle-free and easy, so you can enjoy yourself.
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Best Parking Near American Airlines Center
If you know where to look, finding cheap parking spaces at the American Airlines Center is easy! Parking further away from the arena and walking just a few blocks can save you over $10 as opposed to the official parking options offered by the venue itself. The table below highlights some of the best deals in the area. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest parking available, or a convenient space close to the arena, you’ll find what you’re in search of. Reserve a parking space ahead of time to lock in a guaranteed space, as well as save time and money!
|Lot Name||Rate||Walking Time||Reserve Parking||Distance to Gate|
|1333 N Stemmons Fwy.||$5||Book Now!||0.6 mi||12 mins|
|2000 McKinney Ave. – Garage||$10||Book Now!||0.6 mi||13 mins|
|1100 McKinney Ave. – Lot||$10||Book Now!||0.4 mi||8 mins|
|16 M Garage||$6||Book Now!||0.4 mi||8 mins|
|1515 Arapahoe Garage||$7||Book Now!||0.5 mi||10 mins|
|500 Wazee St (Weekends Only)||$5||Book Now!||.6 mi||11 Mins|
|The Confluence – Valet Garage||$10||Book Now!||.5 mi||10 mins|
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Official American Airlines Center Parking Locations
American Airlines Center is well suited for an influx of drivers attending events at the venue. Over 5,000 parking spaces are located within a quick walk of the arena, and many of them are located at the arena’s eight official parking lots or garage surrounding the arena. Official parking is reasonably priced, starting at just $15 for both Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars games. These lots open 2 hours before the start of the event, and prohibit tailgating. Both cash and credit cards are accepted at the lots.
|Lot Name||Stars Rate||Mavericks Rate||Other Events Rate||Distance to Gate|
|The Lexus Garage||Permit or $25||Permit or $25||$20-$30||0.6 mi|
|Silver Garage||$25||$25||$20-$25||0.6 mi|
|Lot A||Players Reserved Lot||Pass Only Lot||$30-$40||0.6 mi|
|Lot M||$15||$15||$15-$20||0.6 mi|
|Lot F||$15||$15||$15-$20||0.6 mi|
|Lot E||Pass Only Lot||Pass Only Lot||$15-$20||0.6 mi|
|Lot K||Pass Only Lot||Pass Only Lot||$15-$20||0.6 mi|
|D Garage||$20||$20||$20-$25||0.6 mi|
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Grilling, open flames, food preparation, and consumption of alcoholic beverages are not permitted in any parking areas at any time.
There are specialty bars in the the arena, including: Jack Daniels Old No.7 Club, The Dump Lounge, El Jimador Tequila Bar, and a non-alcoholic Dr. Pepper Bottling Plant for the kids.
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Service to Victory Station at American Airlines Center
- Green Line: every 10-30 minutes, 7 days a week
- Red Line or Blue Line: Ride to the West End Station and transfer to a westbound Green Line Train
- Prior to select American Airlines Center events, Red and Blue line trains go directly to Victory Station. Keep a look-out for overhead destination signs that read, “Victory Station.”
Trinity Railway Express (TRE)
For all events take the TRE to Victory Station from any station between Fort Worth’s T&P Station and Dallas’ Union Station (no Sunday service.) Check schedule information.
Bus Route 49
From Rosa Parks Plaza at Elm and Lamar (near the West End Station on the Green, Blue and Red Light Rail Line), board Route 49 and ride to the Houston at Payne bus stop. Route operates seven days a week.
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Handicap Parking located in Lot F, a Blue Lot, and AudiPark with a pre-paid parking pass or with cash.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) offers transportation services for guests with disabilities through the Paratransit Division. For information concerning these services, contact DART at 214-515-7272
Click “Directions” in the top left of the map for the quickest route to the American Airlines Center
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