The Washington Wizards, Washington DC’s National Basketball Association (NBA) team plays at the Verizon Center from October through April. The Washington Wizards began as the Chicago Packers in 1961, spent 10 seasons in Baltimore and then moved to Washington DC as the Capital Bullets in 1973-74. The team was renamed the Washington Bullets in 1975. In 1997, the team moved to Landover, Maryland and officially became the Washington Wizards.
Today, they play at the Capital One Arena in Washington DC.
Ways to purchase tickets for Washington Wizards games:
1. By telephone at 800-745-3000 (individual tickets) 202-661-5050 (season tickets)
2. At the Capital One Arena Box Office located at 601 F Street NW. Washington, DC. See a map
3. Through Ticketmaster.com
Fans can purchase a variety of ticket plans including the Wizards ‘Family’ Pack Season Ticket package starting at $399.
2017 Wizards Friday Night Concert Series
Fans can attend the postgame concerts free of charge with the purchase of a game ticket for that night’s Wizards game. For ticket information call 202-661-5050 or visit www.washingtonwizards.com/concertseries.
- Dec. 30 vs. Brooklyn Nets: Four-time Grammy Award nominated artist Tank and DJ Quicksilva will tipoff the concert series with a performance that will also feature a special guest appearance by four-time Grammy Award nominee Johnny Gill of New Edition.
- Jan. 6 vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: Go-go night with local artists Backyard Band, Team Familiar and DJ Ricowill entertain the crowd after the game.
- Mar. 17 vs. Chicago Bulls: Grammy-nominated group Bell Biv Devoe will take it back to the 90’s alongside DJ Money.
- Mar. 24: vs. Brooklyn Nets: The series will conclude with gospel singer Erica Campbell of the three-time Grammy Award-winning duo Mary Mary, along with DJ Enya.
About the Capital One Arena
TheCapital One Areana is a 20,000-seat arena, located at 601 F Street, NW Washington, DC. The closest Metro Station is Gallery Place/Chinatown. The neighborhood surrounding the Capital One Arena is a popular destination with many restaurants, shops and attractions.
Monumental Sports & Entertainment, one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country, owns and operates the Washington Wizards, as well as NHL's Washington Capitals and WNBA's Washington Mystics. The group also owns and operates Capital One Arena, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, DC. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals (located in Arlington, VA) and George Mason University's Patriot Center (located in Fairfax, VA). In January 2013 Monumental Sports & Entertainment launched Monumental Network, a digital platform that serves as the hub for the region’s sports and entertainment news. For more information, visit MonumentalSports.com.
In 2013, Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation was created to support the charitable efforts of the Washington Capitals, Mystics and Wizards.
The organization is committed engaging with the local community and focusing on youth basketball and hockey, education and scholarship, pediatric health and fitness, military and veterans' affairs and hunger and homelessness.
Plans are underway to build a new state-of-the-art entertainment and sports arena to serve as a practice facility for the city's professional basketball teams: the Washington Wizards and the Washington Mystics. Read more about the Arena.
Official Website: www.nba.com/wizards