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Madison Square Garden Events

4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001 US

Madison Square Garden

Capacity: 19,812

Home Teams: New York Knicks (NBA), New York Rangers (NHL), St. John’s Red Storm (NCAA College Basketball)

Madison Square Garden Events

Madison Square Garden (MSG), located smack in the middle of Manhattan, is the grand ol’ man of North American arenas these days as the longest-serving venue in both the NBA and NHL. Since it opened in 1968, the Garden has hosted some of the Big Apple’s most memorable sporting events, including the legendary first Muhammad Ali -Joe Frazier boxing match, the NHL’s New York Rangers1994 Stanley Cup victory (their first since 1940), and (believe it or not) two NBA Championships for the New York Knicks way back in the early 1970s. Currently, Madison Square Garden hosts all regular season and playoff Knicks and Rangers home games, as well as numerous concerts, cultural festivals, and other sporting competitions. The St. John’s Red Storm men's college basketball team of the NCAA also play some of their home games at MSG. Anyone who’s anyone has performed at least once at the Garden! Madison Square Garden offers a huge range of dining options that reflect the diverse cuisines of the city, everything from deli sandwiches and pizza to sushi and tacos. A variety of team and event merchandise can also be purchased in the venue’s many shops and kiosks.

Madison Square Garden Seating Chart

Madison Square Garden has many different seating options available to visitors for games and events. Premium seating areas like floor seats or luxury boxes cater to those in search of an exclusive experience, while plentiful mid-range and cheaper general seating offers the chance to be a part of the crowd. All seats have excellent views of the action. Search for available tickets for your game or event at Madison Square Garden on TicketX along with our handy seating chart that outlines different seating options.

Getting to Madison Square Garden (Transportation and Parking)

Visitors can access Madison Square Garden via public transportation or driving their own vehicle.

Getting to Madison Square Garden via public transportation

Public transportation is the best option for traveling to Madison Square Garden, as the arena is located immediately above Penn Station and just one block from 34th Street/Herald Square, both of which connect to multiple lines of the New York subway system. If traveling in from New Jersey, take the PATH train to 33rd Street/Avenue of the Americas and then walk to Madison Square Garden. Visit Madison Square Garden's official website for clear public transportation directions. In classic Big Apple fashion, you could also catch a yellow cab to the venue.

Getting to Madison Square Garden by car

While it is possible to drive your own vehicle to Madison Square Garden, the traffic in Manhattan is famously unpredictable, frequently grinding to a standstill on days featuring games or big events. Tunnels and bridges are particularly susceptible to traffic jams. Plan to arrive at Madison Square Garden early to avoid missing your event. Madison Square Garden's official website provides a link to a map with driving directions.

Does Madison Square Garden have on-site parking?

Madison Square Garden does not have on-site parking but there are many parking lots within easy walking distance. It is highly recommended that you reserve prepaid parking in advance using SpotHero or other similar online parking services.

How much does Madison Square Garden parking cost?

During games and events, parking lots near Madison Square Garden tend to charge $30-40. To learn more about parking options near the stadium, check out Madison Square Garden's official website or use SpotHero to find cheaper parking rates and make prepaid parking reservations.