How Much Does It Cost to Attend a New Orleans Pelicans Game?

If you’re thinking about attending a New Orleans Pelicans game this season, but are concerned about the prices, you’ll be happy to know that it really doesn’t cost that much to go have the time of your life while watching your favorite team play. We’ve put together the average costs that an average fan attending the game at Smoothie King Center pay to catch a live game.

The ticket prices aren’t that bad

The prices for tickets for the New Orleans Pelicans really do come in a wide range of prices, depending on the seating section that your reservation is for. The absolute lowest price we’ve seen a ticket go for this year is a special $3 admission, and the most are $6,800 and better. The average fan pays $42.50 for a ticket to watch the Pelicans play basketball. When you think about it, this is really a reasonable price to attend such an exciting live event. It’s lower than what most NFL fans pay to watch their teams play football.

The parking is fairly reasonable too

When you’re making your plans and budgeting for your game night, you’ll also need to figure in the cost of parking. The most reasonable parking rates are in the various parking lots that are distributed within a few miles of the stadium. In general, the rule of thumb is that the further away from the Center you are, the cheaper the parking rates are going to be. Here is an example of what you can expect to pay and the walking distance away from the game. The lot at 782 Loyola Ave. is $5 and is .5 Mi 10 Mins walking distance. The Girod Garage is $15.50 and is a .3 Mi 6 Mins walking distance. 1001 Loyola Ave is $7 and is .6 Mi 11 Mins walking distance from the game. 1250 Poydras St – Hyatt House lot is $10 and is .5 Mi 9 Mins walking distance. 650 O’Keefe Ave – Garage is $11 and is .5 Mi 10 Mins walking distance. Also, 1074 Baronne St – Lot is $5 and it’s .9 Mi 8 Mins

There are also plenty of places that you can park at Smoothie King Center, but we recommend if you choose this option that you either call or go online and reserve your spot in advance or drive there a few hours early to make sure that you get a spot. The prices range between $30 and $50, depending on which lot you choose.

The cost of food isn’t that bad either

Of course, you have to expect that the cost of food and beverages is going to be higher at a stadium or center, but it’s not too terrible. While there are tons of foods available ranging from standard hot dog and stadium fare to gourmet meals, some of them are a little on the expensive side, but they do offer some more reasonably priced foods to satisfy your hunger. You can get a hot dog for about $6.95 each. The price of beer is $9.50 a cup. The average fan spends about $15 on food and $20 on beverages. The average cost of a sandwich is around $8.95 and a burger can range between $12 and $15 depending on which vendor that you choose to buy from. You’ll pay around $6 for soft drinks or water. We have to warn you though, that the food smells so tantalizingly good that it’s hard to resist some of their tempting offerings so if you’re going to splurge, this is a great place to do it.

When all is said and done, the average cost of attending a New Orleans Pelicans basketball game is going to cost you $42.50 for the ticket, about $30 for the parking and if you eat a meal and have two beers, about $35 for food. This brings the average total to about $107.50. Of course, if you want to splurge you can spend a lot more on premium seats which go up dramatically during the playoffs season. If you’re a big-time beer drinker, it will cost more for your brews and if you’re a big eater you may want to bring a little extra cash to compensate for that.

If you’re not a big spender, however, some ways to save a few bucks are to carpool with a buddy and split the parking fee, cut back to a beer and a dog and you’ll be amazed at how cheaply you can see the Pelicans play live.


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