Located in the Central Business District and home to the New Orleans Hornets beginning in 2002, the Smoothie King Center sits next to the Louisiana Superdome. Providing fans with approximately 18,500 seats for basketball games, this arena also hosts college basketball and other special events. Buy your tickets for all events at Smoothie King Center today!
Opening in 1999, this venue can also host concerts and arena football. There are over 50 luxury suites. For trade shows and conventions the arena features 17,000 square feet of space. ADA seating is available on all levels. There is a 360-Halo Board, and center and end LED boards that display commercials, live action and even instant replays in color.
After Hurricane Katrina, the arena was used as a medical facility. It weathered the storm well enough that it was able to reopen just one month after the hurricane hit.
There is plenty to do in the Big Easy, and the Smoothie King Center has plenty of sports and entertainment action year round for you and the whole family!