Smoothie King Center Seating Chart

Smoothie King Center is a multi-purpose arena. Which means that it has several different arrangements that can be adjusted to meet the needs of the events of the day. And while official capacity numbers may vary depending on the show, here’s what you can expect from most events.

Capacity per Event

  • 17,805 for concerts
  • 16,867 for Pelicans games
  • 18,500 for college basketball and Pelicans playoff games
  • 16,900 for ice hockey and arena football
  • 7,500 for half-stage show concerts
  • 17,221 for end-stage show concerts
  • 17,805 for a center-stage show concerts

This seating includes 2,800 club seats and 56 luxury suites. The arena as a concert venue can seat 7,500 for half-stage shows,

All seating is arena style seating with comfortable seats offering the best possible sightlines to the show. 

Wheelchair accessible seating, semi-ambulatory seating and removable armrest seating are located in various sections and levels throughout the Smoothie King Center. When requesting tickets, please identify your needs and/or if you need a seating location that is accessible for a standard-sized wheelchair, larger scooter, or other mobility device. Guests purchasing a ticket for an accessible seat may also purchase companion seats.

If you have purchased a ticket that is not designated as an accessible seating location (ASL/ADA) but you are in need of such, please visit the ADA Relocation Booth located across from the section 108 entrance on event day. Please note that there may be limited inventory.

The Smoothie King Center Box Office is a walk-up service only. For more information please call 504-587-3822.

New Orleans Pelicans ticket inquiries should be directed to (504) 525-HOOP.

NOTE: The above seating map can be subject to change. This depends on the type of event. Always check the seating map when selecting your tickets for each individual event.

Grab your tickets today and reserve your desired seats! View the Smoothie King Center schedule to see all the upcoming events.

To read more about the ticket and refund policies, check out the ticket information page.