Miami-Dade Arena (formerly FTX Arena and American Airlines Arena) is home to the Miami Heat of the NBA. Miami-Dade Arena also hosts a handful of major events throughout the year. Parking lots can fill up quickly—so book a spot in advance and get to the event on time!
Public Parking Near Miami-Dade Arena
Finding cheap parking near Miami-Dade Arena is easy if you know where to look. If you’re willing to walk just a short distance you can save over $20 as compared to some of the closest locations to the venue. We’ve put together a list of some of the best deals in the area so that you can outsmart the crowd and save a few bucks.
Book a space ahead of time so that you know exactly where you’re going to park, how much you’ll pay, and that a space will be waiting for you at the other end of your journey. This is the easiest way to make sure that things go smoothly on game day and remove the potential stress from your NRG Stadium parking experience.
|Lot Name||Rate||Reserve Parking||Distance to Gate||Walking Time|
|601 NE 1st Ave – Lot||$24||Book Now!||0.3 mi||7 mins|
|906 NE 1st Ave. – Lot||$24||Book Now!||0.3 mi||7 mins|
|127 NE 11th St – Lot||$24||Book Now!||0.4 mi||9 mins|
|54 NE 2nd St. – Lot||$15||Book Now!||0.7 mi||14 mins|
Official Miami-Dade Arena Parking
The Miami-Dade Arena recommends a few parking garages and lots on its website that are within easy walking distance of the venue. There is a parking garage attached to the venue, and fans can purchase premium parking spaces at the garage on the Miami-Dade Arena website. The garage is valet only, meaning someone else will park your car, and parking costs $40 per game. Other recommended parking options, and their prices, can be found below.
Miami-Dade Arena Parking Prices
|Miami-Dade Arena Parking Garage – Valet||601 Biscayne Blvd||$40|
|Bayside Marketplace Garage||401 Biscayne Blvd||$25|
|Annex Garage||255 NE 1st St||$25|
|College Garage – Miami Parking Authority||190 NE 3rd St||$25|
|Omni Garage – Park N’ Ride||1645 Biscayne Blvd||$20|
There are 5,900 public, private, and on-street parking spaces. Not including retail and hotel parking areas, there are 8,200 business and vacant lot spaces available.
Tailgating at Miami-Dade Arena
- Tailgating is prohibited in all lots prior to a Miami Heat basketball game.
- There’s plenty of fun to be had in the restaurants and bars in South Beach both before and after a game.
Public Transit to Miami-Dade Arena
MetroRail & MetroMover
Park anywhere along the Miami-Dade Metrorail system and take the MetroRail to Government Center Station. Transfer to MetroMover’s Omni Loop and take it to Park West Station. Walk East, cross the intersection of Biscayne Blvd and Port Blvd to get to the Arena.
The cost is $2.25 each way.
Miami-Dade Arena Accessible Parking
Parking for disabled guests is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the P2 Parking Garage underneath the arena.
Parking spaces are adjacent to Elevators 1&2, 3&4, and 7&8. Overheight parking for vans is also available on a first-come, first-served basis in the P1 garage.
Game/event parking fees will apply.
Miami-Dade Arena Parking Resources
Official Miami-Dade Arena Parking Page Check out the official page for parking at the Miami-Dade Arena. Here you’ll find parking info, as well as transportation tips.
Miami-Dade Arena Yelp Page Hear it from the people! The Miami-Dade Arena Yelp page has reviews from fans like you, with some useful info about parking and the surrounding area.
SpotHero Compare parking options near Miami-Dade Arena and book a space ahead of time with this online parking reservation service.
Official Miami-Dade Arena A – Z Guide The Miami-Dade Arena A – Z guide from their official website will give you all of the info you need!
Stadium Journey Check out Stadium Journey for user reviews and helpful info about parking, the stadium, and more!