California Office of Transportation Safety

Directions and Parking




We recommend purchasing pre-paid parking passes online for both Golden 1 Center events and Kings games through the City of Sacramento via the SacPark website. Parking garages associated with Golden 1 Center are scheduled to open two (2) hours prior to the start of the event or tipoff.

Light Rail

Sit back, relax and let SacRT do the driving. With multiple light rail stations within a block of the arena, SacRT is your family-friendly way to get to Golden 1 Center events and Kings games. Click here for information on light rail and bus transportation to and from Golden 1 Center.

SacRT Light Rail Rider Alert: The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is modernizing their light rail system, which means scheduled weekend construction along the Gold Line. If you plan to take light rail to a game or event at G1C, make sure to check the construction schedule on SacRT's website at

Game Day Express

Make Roseville Transit part of your game plan and ride the Game Day Express. Join fellow Kings fans on non-stop service from Roseville to games at the Golden 1 Center.  Learn more and buy your tickets online here.


How will the parking passes be delivered?

Physically printed parking passes will not be distributed. Print at home or mobile parking passes can be accessed via the SacPark website by logging in with account information.

Will there be an opportunity to reserve a specific spot or floor of a garage, or is it all General Admission?

Parking spaces are not assigned but first-come, first-served. Ability to pre-purchase for specific parking garages is subject to availability and is not guaranteed.

What times/hours are the passes eligible for?

Flat rate pricing begins two (2) hours prior to a Golden 1 Center event up to the end of the event. Pre-purchased passes will be allowed into a garage two (2) hours prior to and good until two (2) hours after the event.

What safety measures will be in place for the fans walking to and from the parking lots?

The safety of our fans is of utmost importance. Security officers, downtown guides, city personnel, and city police will all be a part of our overall Golden 1 Center security plan both on fan ingress and egress.

Will any sort of shuttle service be available from more distant parking lots?

Shuttle service will not be available from the downtown garages.

Will tailgating be allowed?

Tailgating is not allowed in any city parking garages.

What if someone has a pass in a downtown lot for work? Can they stay, do they need to exit and re-enter?

In city garages, monthly customers can stay in their respective parking structures without an additional fee for Golden 1 Center events. Contact the garage operator for more information.

What are the details on street parking/meter prices?

Please visit the SacPark website for information on street and meter parking.

Who do I call if I have questions about parking and the SacPark website?

Help with SacPark is available through the City of Sacramento by calling (916) 264-5011.

How will I get from the parking structure to the arena?

Pedestrian walkways to Golden 1 Center are available via 5th & J Street, 7th & K Street, and 5th & L Street.

Bike Valet

The Sacramento Area Bike Association (SABA) offers complimentary bike valet at 555 Capitol for all Golden 1 Center events.  As of March 20th, the location will change to Ali Yousseffi Square located at 7th & K St.  Valet will be open two hours prior to major events and ½ hour after.