The Golden 1 Center is Sacramento’s new state of the art sporting and entertainment venue that was completed and opened in the fall of 2016. The City of Sacramento has gone to great lengths to make getting to their great new venue easier, and that begins with every driver’s least favorite thing to do: finding a parking spot. The city’s SacPark online parking reservation system was launched with the intentions of allowing visitors to secure cheap, convenient parking spaces downtown before they even get in their car.
There are over a dozen parking facilities within an easy walking distance of the Golden 1 Center. Our parking guide will break down how much each one costs, where they’re located, and the easiest way to pay for them. Read on for more information about finding easy parking near the Golden 1 Center!
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Golden 1 Center Online Parking Reservations
Explore parking options near the Golden 1 Center and use Parking Panda to reserve a space in advance!
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Best Parking Near Golden 1 Center
There are over a dozen parking facilities within easy walking distance of the Golden Center. Generally speaking, the further way you park from the arena, the less that you’ll pay. You can save over $10 by parking at a garage that is under a 10-minute walk from the arena as compared to some of the closest parking options. On the other hand, you can find extremely convenient Golden 1 Center parking for less than $20. The table below outlines some of the best options available and enables you to compare them based on cost and distance to the venue:
Nearby Public Parking Lots and Garages
|Lot/Garage Name||Price Range||Reserve Parking?||Distance to Gate||Walking Time|
|Plaza 555 Garage||$17.75||Book Now!||.1 Mi||2 Mins|
|520 Capital Mall Garage||$15||Book Now!||.2 Mi||5 Mins|
|770 L St Garage – Valet||$15||Book Now!||.3 Mi||5 Mins|
|Old Sacramento Garage||$11.25||Book Now!||.2 Mi||4 Mins|
|The Emerald Tower||$13||Book Now!||.3 Mi||6 Mins|
|Wells Fargo Center||$15||Book Now!||.2 Mi||4 Mins|
|Sac County Public Garage||$7.50||Book Now!||.3 Mi||6 Mins|
|City Hall Garage||$5||Book Now!||.4 Mi||8 Mins|
|Capitol Garage||$11.25||Book Now!||.2 Mi||4 Mins|
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Official Sacramento Kings Parking
The Golden 1 Center recommends that fans headed to the arena visit the City of Sacramento’s SacPark website to purchase pre-paid parking before they head to the arena. Compare prices and choose from over a dozen nearby off-street parking locations before reserving a guaranteed space in advance. You will receive your parking pass via email and your space will be saved at your parking location of choice even if the garage otherwise fills up. Simply print out your reservation or pull it up on your smart phone to redeem it on-site.
Parking garages associated with the Golden 1 Center open two hours prior to the start of the event.
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Public Transit to Golden 1 Center
SacRT is Sacramento’s light rail and bus transportation system, and contains multiple stations within a one block walk the Golden 1 Center. Visit the SacRT website for more information about how to get to the game via public transit.
Directions to Golden 1 Center
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Golden 1 Center Parking Resources
Official Golden 1 Center Parking Page > Learn everything you might need to know about Golden 1 Center parking, straight from the source.
Parking Panda > Compare parking options near the Golden 1 Center and book cheap spaces in advance with this online parking reservation service.
SacPark > Visit the City of Sacramento’s initiative to make finding parking downtown easier!