About Target Center
In the Great White North of Minnesota, there’s one shining beacon of civilization: Minneapolis. There, nestled in the corner of 6th Street and 1st Ave stands the last bastion of fun and games in this barren, frozen wasteland. The Target Center, a 20,0000-seat indoor multi-purpose arena that hosts the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves, keeps the winter doldrums at bay for the city’s more than 400,000 freezing inhabitants, praying desperately for climate change to thaw out their home and bring them some relief from the Minnesota cold.
History of the Target Center
Shortly after Minneapolis won its bid for an NBA expansion team, construction on Target Center began to serve as a permanent home for the Timberwolves. The indoor arena opened in 1990 as a result. In 2004 the indoor arena underwent some major renovations to make it friendlier to fans; another reno project in 2015 buffed up Target Center even more by future-proofing it.
What Makes Target Center Events So Special?
Target Center events are fantastic because of how much care and resources venue owners have poured into this little venue over the years. New seating, fan-friendly LED screens, and even a green roof make this venue one to remember. Not only that, but other amenities like multiple restaurants on the inside and touches like well-thought-out disability access make Target Center stand head-and-shoulders above other regional venues in the best way possible.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Target Center located?
Target Center is located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
What kind of events does Target Center host?
The arena is a popular venue that has hosted many concerts, including artists like Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, Justin Bieber, Elton John, and Katy Perry, to name a few. Aside from concerts, Target Center events include basketball, ice hockey, MMA, and other events.
Which team is playing at Target Center?
The arena is home to the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves and the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx.
Where can I park for free at Target Center?
Although parking is well laid out, it can fill up fast. There are three parking ramps located across the street from the venue. These ramps offer a convenient parking solution for those who desire proximity to the arena - prices range between $9-$15 depending on the Target Center event. If you’re on the hunt for even cheaper parking, then there are almost 25,000 parking spaces within a quick walk of the Target Center. Book your space ahead of time to secure your spot.
What is the seating capacity of Target Center?
Seating over 20,000 for a Target Center concerts can seat over 20,000 fans, whereas, other sporting events can seat just over 18,000 people.
Who owns Target Center?
Target Center is owned by the City of Minneapolis.
How do I get to Target Center using public transport?
Fans wishing to save a few bucks can hop on the Metro. The Metro Transit’s Downtown Zone is inexpensive, and you can reach Target Center events in the Warehouse District on the Downtown Zone fare. Busses and the light rail also provide fans with easy access to the venue, as they drop you off one block the Warehouse District Light Rail Station.