Honda Center (Anaheim Ducks Stadium)

The Honda Center, home to the 2006-07 Stanley Cup champions, the Anaheim Ducks, opened its doors on June 19th, 1993 after approximately two and a half years of construction at the cost of $123 million.  Honda took over the naming rights in 2006 and have since renewed through 2030. The arena has been the Ducks’ home ice since their founding in 1993.  The Honda Center kicked off it’s tenure as an NHL venue and the Ducks’ franchise with a $450,000 pre-game show.   

When founded, the team was owned by the Walt Disney Company and named the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, after the 1992 film.  The team was sold and the name was shortened prior to the 2006-07 season.  Coincidentally, the Ducks won their single Stanley Cup that year.  The Ducks have had other runs at glory during their history, winning six Division titles along the way.  They have developed rivalries with their nearby neighbor the Los Angeles Kings, as well as the San Jose Sharks, as two other California-based teams. 

How many seats are in Honda Center

The Honda Center seats: 17,174 Ducks’ fans for hockey games and that number bumps up for basketball to 18,336 and a few more for concerts at 18,900.  In addition to several levels of regular seating, the Honda Center offers luxury suites, club seating, and Ducks Party suites.  

Directions – How to get to Honda Center

The Honda Center is located at 2695 East Katella, in Anaheim, California and is easily accessible from Orange Freeway (Route 57) and Interstate 5.  From Route 57, fans should take the Ball Road exit traveling in either direction and the Disney Way exit off of I-5 south.  There are also public transportation options including bus and commuter rail provided by ARCTIC. 

Where to Park near Honda Center?

There are several parking lots surrounding the Honda Center and directions off of the highway and onto Ball Road or Douglass Road will lead fans directly to the entrances.  Parking for Ducks’ games is quoted as follows on the Honda Center website:  General Parking $20,

Preferred Parking (lots 1 and 2) $35, and Bus/RV Parking: $40.  There are privately operated lots located in close proximity to the venue, too.

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Other Honda Center FAQs

Are fans allowed at Anaheim Ducks games?

Yes, the Honda Center, home of the Anaheim Ducks, is welcoming fans back for the 2021-22 NHL season with health and safety rules and regulations in place. 

Where are the Anaheim Ducks?

The Anaheim Ducks, who are members of the NHL’s Western Conference, Pacific Division, play their home games at the Honda Center, located at 2695 East Katella Avenue in Anaheim, California. 

What is the Honda Center Health & Safety Information? (related to COVID)

According to the Honda Center website, to start the NHL season and until at least November 1st, 2021, in accordance with California Department of Public Health mandate for indoor mega events, all guests (ages 3 and up) attending events at Honda Center are required to show proof that they are either fully vaccinated (at least two weeks after the last dose) or received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to the event start time.

How much is an Anaheim Ducks hockey ticket?

As with many franchises, ticket prices have crept up in the post-COVID no fans in attendance era.  An average ticket to a Ducks’ game goes for approximately $165.  However, scanning the primary and secondar markets, for most games there are a lot of tickets available from $19 to $29 in the 400 section of the building.  

What hockey teams play at the Honda Center?

The Honda Center is the home ice for the Anaheim Ducks, who are members of the NHL’s Western Conference, Pacific Division.

Who owns the Honda Center?

The Honda Center is owned by the City of Anaheim and is operated by Anaheim Arena Management.


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