New Orleans Arena New Orleans, LA

Stadium Review
History
The New Orleans Arena opened on October 19, 1999. The Charlotte Hornets moved to New Orleans for the 2002-03 season and played their first game at the arena on October 30, 2002.

The most famous event the arena hosted was the 2008 NBA All-Star Game. The arena also hosted the 2004 NCAA Womenís Basketball Final Four, 2008 NCAA Womenís Basketball Tournament South Regional, 2007 and 2010 NCAA Menís Basketball Tournament and the AFLís ArenaBowl XXI and XXII.

In addition, on September 9, 2000 the arena hosted the light heavyweight title fight between Roy Jones, Jr. and Eric Harding.

Parking
There are multiple parking lots located around the New Orleans Arena. If you are planning to go out before or after the game there are plenty of independent lots located around the stadium.

Location of Ticket Scalpers
Scalpers can be found all around New Orleans Arena but most ticket scalpers hang out on the bridge between the New Orleans Arena and the Superdome.

Directions
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Destination Address: 1601 Girod Street, New Orleans, Louisiana

Teams
Recommended Restaurants
A. Allegro Bistro 1100 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70163, (504) 582-2350
B. Acme Oyster House 724 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, (504) 522-5973
C. Drago's Seafood Restaurant 2 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, (504) 584-3911
D. Mother's Restaurant 401 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, (504) 523-9656
E. The Rib Room 621 St. Louis Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, (504) 529-7045
Recommended Bars
F. Johnny White's Sports Bar 720 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, (504) 524-4909
G. Mango Mango 201 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-524-0114
Multiple Locations along Bourbon St. This one is the closest to the Superdome.
H. Pat O'Brien's Bar 718 Saint Peter Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, (504) 525-4823

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