What to Know Before Visiting Little Caesars Arena in Detroit

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Little Caesars Arena currently serves as the home arena for the Detroit Pistons and Detroit Red Wings. 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 Little Caesars Arena for a Game
  • Can You Buy Tickets at Little Caesars Arena?
  • Little Caesars Arena Gate Information
  • How to Park at Little Caesars Arena
  • Does Little Caesars Arena Take Cash?

What to Bring to Little Caesars Arena for a Game

If you are going to an NBA or NHL 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:

  • 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 Little Caesars Arena.
  • 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.
  • Cashless Payment – Little Caesars 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.

Little Caesars Arena Ticket Information

Tickets can be purchased online by visiting the Little Caesars 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, the main ticket office at the Little Caesars Arena is located on Woodward Avenue, close to the Chevrolet Northeast Entry (view this area).

To learn more, visit our ticket resources linked below:

Little Caesars Arena Mobile Tickets

As of this year, Little Caesars Arena uses digital, mobile tickets for most 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 Little Caesars 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.

Little Caesars Arena Gate Information

Little Caesars Arena has several public gates around the exterior of the stadium. 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 Little Caesars Arena Gates (including VIP entry points), visit our Little Caesars Arena Gate Guide.

How to Park at Little Caesars Arena

Little Caesars Arena has over 7,000 spaces available for you to park that are within walking distance. One thing you will need to keep in mind is Little Caesars Arena shares parking with Comerica Park and Ford Field. So if there is an event going on at one of or both of those stadiums, parking can get limited.

These are the most common ways to get parking for Little Caesars Arena games:

  • Purchase a parking spot on parking sites like ParkWhiz or SpotHero. Little Caesars Arena partners with ParkWhiz (click here to learn more).
  • Purchase a parking pass from an online ticket broker site like Ticketmaster, StubHub, or Vivid Seats (click here to learn more).
  • Pay for parking on site in one of the public parking garages near the arena.
  • Use Public Transportation or Rideshare. Little Caesars Arena has a designated Uber Zone located near the arena.

There are numerous garages and lots that are within walking distance of the arena, but Little Caesars Arena Garage is attached to the stadium via a walking bridge. Depending on the event, most parking ranges from $10-$65. You can get a pass ahead of time (recommended) or some lots allow for paying on site. Click here to learn how to reserve a spot in advance.

To read more, visit our parking guides listed below:

  • Detroit Pistons Parking Info
  • Detroit Red Wings Parking Info

Does Little Caesars Arena Accept Cash Inside the Arena?

As of this year, Little Caesars Arena does not accept cash inside the arena (source). Credit/debit cards and contactless payment through smartphone apps will be the only form of payment that will be accepted at concessions, retail locations, and vendors. Little Caesars Arena also has several cash to card kiosks where you can convert your cash to cards that are accepted throughout the arena.

Little Caesars Arena Parking Contact Info

This website (sportsfanfocus.com) has no affiliation with the Little Caesars Arena, the Detroit Pistons, the Detroit Red Wings, the NBA, the NHL, 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 Little Caesars Arena staff. Contact information is below:

Joshua Lloyd

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