The Ultimate Guide to Capital One Arena Parking + More

Headed to Capital One Arena? SpotHero is here to help with everything you need to know to make your trip as easy and fun as possible!


Capital One Arena is located at 601 F Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. It is the home of the Washington Wizards, the Washington Capitals, and the Georgetown Hoyas, plus plays host to numerous special events throughout the year. The venue has a capacity of up to 20,000 people.

Getting to Capital One Arena

Worried about not having a place to park? Never fear, SpotHero has partnered with Capital One Arena to ensure that drivers are given the right of way when headed to their next event. When you reserve parking in advance with SpotHero, you are guaranteed a spot! Download the SpotHero app on iOS or Android for easy parking reservations.

Public Transportation to Capital One Arena

The DC Metro Red, Yellow, and Green lines all connect to Gallery Place-Chinatown station, which is located beneath Capital One Arena. Judiciary Square, Metro Center, and Archives-Navy Memorial Penn Quarter are also located within a short walking distance of Capital One Arena.

Plan your Visit: Tips, Tricks, and On-site Policies

Event tickets are delivered digitally via email, and can be scanned on your mobile device upon arrival. Printed tickets, screenshots, and PDFs are not accepted. Tickets can also be accessed via the direct link or Ticketmaster App. We strongly recommend downloading the app and logging in before you arrive at the venue to ensure you can access your tickets with ease upon arrival.

Capital One Arena has multiple entrances to ensure visitors can enter and exit in a timely manner. Check your ticket to find the entrance that is most convenient for your seats.You can view venue seating maps here.

Capital One Arena is a cashless venue. They accept all major credit and debit cards, as well as cashless payments via mobile devices.

Hungry? Outside food or beverages are not permitted inside the arena. Clear, plastic, empty water bottles are allowed. There are numerous on-site concession options to choose from! You can find a full list of concessions vendors here.

Capital One Arena Bag Policy

Large bags are not allowed in Capital One arena, and bags of any type are discouraged. Small purses, clutches, and fanny packs are permitted and must be 5’’ x 7’’, roughly the size of your hand. All items are subject to search. More details of arena policies are available here.

Have fun and Happy Parking!