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The 2023-24 season has arrived for the Philadelphia 76ers. Thousands of fans will head to the Wells Fargo Center this season, but there are things to know before attending a game.

Last season didn’t end the way Sixers fans wanted it to, but they still have a chance to build on the franchise’s proud tradition. Watch Joel Embiid and company looking to get over the hump to the NBA Finals.

Philadelphia 76ers

The reigning NBA MVP provides a luxury that most franchises don’t have. The Sixers still must prove they have enough good players around Embiid, but they have their centerpiece in place.

Tyrese Maxey is also looking to take another step toward NBA stardom under first-year head coach Nick Nurse. 

Kate Scott joined The John Kincade Show to talk about Nurse’s first season in Philadelphia.

“Don’t question the fact that he had lots of offers this offseason. He chose to come here because he’s intrigued by the pieces and the passion of this sports city.” -Kate Scott

Despite the negativity of six consecutive years of heartbreaking playoff exits, the Sixers hired a qualified head coach who has the motivation to lead them over the hump into the Eastern Conference Finals and to the ultimate goal of winning their first championship since 1983.

Sixers Games at the Wells Fargo Center

The newly renovated Wells Fargo Center provides a great game day experience for the fans. The excitement of live NBA action supersedes so many experiences in professional sports.

The opportunity to watch 7-footers charge up and down the court is a display of athleticism you can’t get anywhere else. 

If you’re a lifelong diehard headed to the Wells Fargo Center, refresh yourself and see what’s changing in 2023-24. You might be in for a few surprises at the new-look arena.

If you’re a rookie NBA fan, gear up for memories of exhilarating live action that can drive a crowd wild.

Here are 9 things you need to know before going to a Philadelphia 76ers game.

  • Who Will They Be Playing?

    Things To Know Before a Philadelphia 76ers Game

    It’s not always a no-brainer. You’ll have your Sixers gear on, but make sure a jacket, a hat, or any other clothes you wear don’t rep the visiting colors. Don’t risk getting stuck wearing green if it’s a matchup against the Boston Celtics.

  • Where Is A Good Place To Park?

    Things To Know Before a Philadelphia 76ers Game

    Eight parking lots surround the Wells Fargo Center. Availability changes depending on your arrival time, but the F, E, and D lots between Xfinity Live and the Wells Fargo Center are typically the easiest to access. The arena lots no longer accept cash.

    If you’d rather take public transportation to the game, NRG Station is the terminal stop on the Broad Street Line (Orange Line). It lets riders out at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue, just a quick walk from the Wells Fargo Center.

  • What Time Can You Get In?

    Things To Know Before a Philadelphia 76ers Game

    The entrances typically open 1.5 hours before most home games. Concession stands and merchandise locations around the main concourse typically open at the same time. The Sixers don’t allow reentry.

  • How Will The Fan Screening Process Work?

    Things To Know Before a Philadelphia 76ers Game

    Limit what you bring into the stadium to make the screening process simpler. Fans cannot bring any outside food and beverage items inside. The Sixers have made improvements to keep lines at the stadium entrance moving quickly.

  • How Do You Access Your Tickets?

    A booth attendant plays a video game on a smartphone

    Digital access has become the easiest way to enter the arena, and the Wells Fargo Center offers digital options through their official box office. The Ticket Transfer app has also made it easier for people to exchange tickets before the game.

  • What Time Does The Game Begin?

    Things To Know Before a Philadelphia 76ers Game

    Weeknight games begin at 7pm most of the time. However, the Sixers play some afternoon games at home. Plus, any nationally televised games can change the typical schedule. Make sure you check before heading to the game.

  • Where Can You Get The Best Eats?

    Philly Cheesesteak

    You could go with a cheesesteak, and crab fries from Chickie’s and Pete’s should be on the table. You can even get a milkshake at Toothsome inside the Wells Fargo Center now. There are plenty of options at a 76ers game. Many fans will be interested in a cold drink too. Just make sure to avoid cash payments at concession stands also.

  • Is There Anything Special Happening?

    Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers

    The Sixers have plenty of great theme nights lined up for the 2023-24 season. WWE Night, Military Appreciation Night, and Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations will be some of the highlights this season. Check their promotional calendar for all upcoming events.

  • Where Are the Best Places To Go After the Game?

    Things To Know Before a Philadelphia 76ers Game

    If you’re looking for a night out after the game, head right over to Xfinity Live. The sports complex’s favorite bar offers specials after many games for fans who leave the arena. South Philly has plenty of other bars close to the stadium, including Chickie’s and Pete’s and Philadium.

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