Prudential Center, affectionately known as “The Rock” (in reference to the logo used by Prudential Financial), stands in downtown Newark, New Jersey, and is home to the NHL’s New Jersey Devils and NCAA basketball’s Seton Hall Pirates. There are over 3,500 parking spaces within just a few blocks walk of the arena, making the arena easily accessible to any visitor who chooses to drive to the venue. With so many choices, choosing the best Prudential Center parking can be overwhelming!
Reserving a parking space online can be a great solution for finding the perfect parking solution before they even get in the car. Our Prudential Center Parking Guide helps to break down the best parking deals, tips, and tricks so that every fan can get into the arena with a few extra dollars in their wallet and a smile on their face.
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Prudential Center Online Parking Reservations
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Best Public Parking Options Near Prudential Center
Finding cheap parking near the Prudential Center is possible if you know where to look. If you’re willing to walk just a few blocks you can save up to $20 on parking versus the official options offered by the arena. View the table below to stake out some of the best deals in the area, or hop on SpotHero to compare prices and find the perfect space for you!
|Lot Name||Price Range||Reserve Parking?||Distance to Gate||Walking Time|
|246 Market St – Valet!||$30||Book Now!||0.1 mi||2 mins|
|111 Mulberry St – Garage||$30||Book Now!||0.2 mi||3 mins|
|134 Edison Pl – Valet!||$15||Book Now!||0.2 mi||5 mins|
|103 Mulberry St – Lot||$20||Book Now!||0.2 mi||4 mins|
|165 Halsey St||$10||Book Now!||0.3 mi||6 mins|
|1160 Raymond Blvd||$17||Book Now!||0.3 mi||5 mins|
|106 Commerce St||$11||Book Now!||0.3 mi||6 Mins|
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The Prudential Center boasts that there are over 3,500 parking spaces available within two blocks distance of the venue. The arena also has over 10 official parking lots and garages that are made available for advanced purchase on their website. The official options are split between five color coordinated zones, orange, purple, yellow, blue, and green. If you’re looking for a convenient parking experience and not concerned with cost, the Yellow 10 lot is perfect for you. Prices generally hover between $35 and $40 depending on the event that you’re headed to. For more information visit the Prudential Center website, or take a look at the map and table of options below.
Lot Name Price Range Distance to Gate Walking Time Yellow 10 $38.50 0.0 mi 0 mins Green 3-4 $38.50 0.0 mi 0 mins Green 6,7,8 $38.50 0.2 mi 4 mins
Parking spaces are also available for purchase in advance. Visit Prudential Center’s parking page on their website for more information.
Prudential Center Parking Map
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Prudential Center complies fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Contact the Prudential Center Box Office at 800-745-3000 for more details or visit the arena’s ADA information page.
Designated handicap parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis for vehicles which display the state-issued disability placard or license plate. Handicap spaces can also be purchased in advance online.
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Tailgating is not allowed around or near the Prudential Center for hockey games or any other live events. City ordinances prohibit both grilling on sidewalks and open bottles and/or liquor containers. However, the Prudential Center and everything within it is always open 90 minutes before the start of every event, and this includes the popular Bud Lite Goal Bar, Fire Lounge, Ice Lounge, and a 350-seat restaurant.
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- NJ TRANSIT offers over two dozen bus routes and six rail lines to Newark, as well as the Newark Light Rail system.
- NEWARK PENN STATION is only two blocks from Prudential Center, which is also connected to the Newark Broad Street Station by both bus and Light Rail services.
- PATH offers 24-7 rail transportation which connects Newark with Harrison, Hoboken, Jersey City and Manhattan, New York. With thirteen total stations, PATH’s Newark terminal is only a short walk from Prudential Center and can be reached from any of the other stations. PATH also works with Prudential Center to accommodate guests returning from events late at night.
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Click “Directions” in the top left of the window below for the quickest route to the Prudential Center
From New Jersey Turnpike North: Take Exit 14 toward I-78 and take the center ramp after the toll booth toward US-1-9. Continue on US-1-9 for about three miles and exit on the right onto RT-21 McCarter Hwy. Take the Broad Street exit on the right and continue northbound on Broad Street, and then turn right onto Lafayette Street. Prudential Center will be on the left.
From New Jersey Turnpike South: Take Exit 15W onto I-280 westbound and turn right on Exit 15A towards Route 21 South. Turn right onto Rector Street and then turn left onto Broad Street. Continue southbound on Broad Street and turn left onto Lafayette Street. Prudential Center will be on the left.
From New York City: From the Lincoln Tunnel or George Washington Bridge, follow signs for New Jersey Turnpike South and take Exit 15W onto I-280 westbound. From here, directions are same as from New Jersey Turnpike South.
From Newark Liberty International Airport: Follow signs for US 1 N / US 9 N / US-22. Continue northbound on US-1-9 and exit on the left toward RT-21 Newark Downtown, and then take the Broad Street exit on the right. Continue northbound on Broad Street and turn right onto Lafayette Street. Prudential Center will be on the left.
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Official Prudential Center Page > Official page for the Prudential Center.
SpotHero > Compare parking options near Prudential Center and book a cheap space with this online parking reservation service.
Prudential Center Parking Page > Official parking information and directions.
Prudential Center at Ticketmaster > Find tickets and upcoming event information for concerts, sports and more.