• Orlando Solar Bears fan guide

    By: Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    The Orlando Solar Bears are a professional ice hockey team. Here's what you need to know about the Orlando Solar Bears before going to a game.

    The Orlando Solar Bears are an ECHL professional hockey team that will be the AA affiliate for the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning as they enter their seventh season in October 2018. The team was previously associated with the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and Minnesota Wild as well as the AHL's Houston Aeros.

    Team information
    For the most up-to-date game day information, current standings, official team stats, player stats, a full roster and the season's complete schedule visit orlandosolarbearshockey.com.

    Home arena
    The team plays at Orlando's Amway Center, which is located at 400 W. Church St.

    There are several types of tickets available, including single-game tickets, season tickets and half season tickets. Group tickets and premium suite options are also available. Tickets can be purchased online on the team's official website or at the arena's box office, which is located on Church Street. There is 15-minute short-term parking available outside the arena (except for during games). Tickets cannot be purchased over the phone. Children under the age of 2 are free and do not need tickets.

    Tickets go on sale for upcoming seasons in August. To help choose your seats, click here to see an interactive seating chart.

    Fan gear
    There are several places to purchase Solar Bears gear in the Amway Center on game days, including merchandise tables located at Section 108 and 113. Gear can also be purchased from the online team store.

    Directions to the Amway Center 
    From the north:
    Take I-4 W to Exit 82B Anderson Street
    Turn right on Anderson Street
    Turn right on Division Street
    Turn right on Church Street
    The Amway Center will be on your right

    From the east:
    Take FL-408W to Exit 11A toward Rosalind Avenue
    Turn left at FL-15E/E. South Street
    Turn right onto S. Division Avenue
    Then right onto Church Street
    The Amway Center will be on your right

    From the south:
    Follow I-4 E to Exit 82B South Street
    Continue straight
    Turn left on Church Street
    The Amway Center will be on your left

    From the west:
    Take FL-408E to Exit 9 toward US-92/US-17/US-441
    Merge onto Carter Street
    Turn left at S. Orange Blossom Trail/US-17/US-92
    Turn right on W. Church Street
    Drive straight and the Amway Center will be on your right

    Parking at Amway Center
    Game day parking is easy and convenient with several parking spaces, lots and garages nearby. The most convenient place to park is the GEICO Garage, which is directly adjacent to the Amway Center and has almost 2,000 spaces available. There are 13 other lots and garages that include the following:

    Church Street Garage
    Orange Lot
    Gold Lot
    55 West Garage
    Garland Avenue Lot
    Central Boulevard Garage
    Blue Lot
    Robinson Lot
    City Commons Garage
    Lincoln Plaza Garage
    SunTrust Center Garage

    Parking fees vary between garages, but typically cost between $10-$20. Some garages have prepaid parking spots available via Ticketmaster.

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