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Xcel Energy Center

Map199 W Kellogg Blvd
St Paul, MN 55102


The Xcel Energy Center, home to the Minnesota Wild, is a premier venue for concerts and sports, regularly hosting more than 20,000 guests. Xcel Energy Center—a nine-time nominee for Arena of the Year by Pollstar and the No. 3 Stadium Experience according to ESPN—has seen huge events such as the 2008 and 2016 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, the Republican National Convention (2008) and the Frozen Four (2002, 2011), which will return in 2018. Not content with setting the gold standard for NHL Arenas (and earning countless accolades to prove it), the “X” recently became the first arena in the world to be certified to three major international sustainability standards: LEED, Green Globes and APEX/ASTM.

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Category: Concert & Event Venues
Sports Venues
Location: Downtown St. Paul

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Minnesota Monthly's Attractions Directory is a comprehensive listing of the best and most iconic attractions in the state. Whether you're looking for something new or don't want to miss Minnesota's most iconic landmarks while visiting, you'll find the best of the best right here.

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