What to Know Before Visiting State Farm Arena in Atlanta

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State Farm Arena currently serves as the home arena for the Atlanta Hawks. There are certain policies and procedures you will want to be aware of beforehand, as well as arena gate and parking lot locations for easy entrance.

In this article we will discuss:

  • What to bring to State Farm Arena for a Game
  • Can You Buy Tickets at State Farm Arena?
  • State Farm Arena Gate Information
  • How to Park at State Farm Arena
  • Does State Farm Arena Take Cash?

What to Bring to State Farm Arena for a Game

If you are going to an NBA game, planning ahead is always important. Below is a list of things you might need to bring, and you will want to make sure you are complying with any security protocols the stadium has:

  • Reserved Parking – Purchasing a parking pass in advance can help reduce hassle on gameday. However, there are parking options near the arena that allow you to pay on site. This is where you can learn more about parking options.
  • Stadium Approved Bag – If you have a bag, make sure it is approved. Most types of bags are not approved. There are exceptions for small bags that meet certain size requirements, and there are also exceptions for certain types of medical and parental bags. This is where you can read more about approved bags for State Farm Arena.
  • Cashless Payment – State Farm Arena does not accept cash inside the arena, so you will need to bring an alternate form of payment (learn more).
  • Noise-Canceling Headphones – Stadiums can get very loud, and noise-canceling headphones may be needed.

State Farm Arena Ticket Information

Tickets can be purchased online by visiting the State Farm Arena ticket page (click here). If the event is sold-out, you will need to use online ticket brokers like Ticketmaster, StubHub, or Vivid Seats to purchase tickets.

If you wish to visit the box office in person, you can go to the main ticket office at the State Farm Arena located near gate 2 on the south side of the stadium along Centennial Olympic Park Drive (view this area).

To learn more, visit our ticket resources linked below:

State Farm Arena Mobile Tickets

As of this year, State Farm Arena uses digital, mobile tickets for events. If you do not have a smartphone, it would be best to contact the ticket office and let them advise you on how to proceed. This is where you can view the contact information for State Farm Arena.

If you use digital tickets, be sure to have your phone fully charged when you leave for the game. It’s also important to download your tickets in advance of the game (if possible) in case there is limited cellular service in the vicinity of arena.

Downloading the State Farm Arena mobile app can help with digital ticketing needs (learn more).

State Farm Arena Gate Information

The State Farm Arena has many public gates and one main VIP entrance around the exterior of the arena. Below we have listed the location of some of the most popular public entry points (click on the gate to learn more).

To read more about State Farm Arena Gates (including VIP entry), visit our State Farm Arena Entrance Guide.

How to Park at State Farm Arena

These are some of the most popular ways to purchase a parking pass for State Farm Arena:

  • Purchase a parking pass from StateFarmArena.com using ParkMobile.
  • Buy a Parking Pass from online ticket brokers like StubHub and Vivid Seats.
  • Use a parking app like ParkWhiz or SpotHero to reserve a parking spot.

State Farm Arena doesn’t operate any of the nearby parking garages or lots, but they do partner with ParkMobile that offers parking to several lots and garages nearby. ParkMobile, along other third party apps and brokers, usually offer a wide range of parking options, but you have to know the rules for each area.

To read more, visit our article that discusses parking at State Farm Arena.

Does State Farm Arena Accept Cash Inside the Arena?

As of this year, State Farm Arena does not accept cash inside the arena. Credit cards, debit cards and digital payment methods are the preferred payment options used inside the arena.

You can find out more here on the State Farm Arena policy page.

State Farm Arena Contact Info

This website (sportsfanfocus.com) has no affiliation with the State Farm Arena, the Atlanta Hawks, the NBA, or any of the events hosted at this facility.

Any information is provided “as is” with no guarantee of completeness, meaning much of this information is subject to change, and although we do our best to keep these guides updated, we can’t guarantee accuracy at all times. For all official information, we urge you to contact State Farm Arena staff. Contact information is below:

Joshua Lloyd

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