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Hornets games are more exciting when you bring along friends and family. Invite a group to a Hornets game and share in the excitement with one of our Fan Experience Packages! Book a Group and Save!

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Fan Experiences & Performance
Court of Dreams

Challenge another team in your league, play a tournament, or exhibition game. No matter how you choose to use the floor, Court of Dreams provides one of the most memorable and unique experiences the Hornets have to offer.

Behind the Scenes

Enter into the arena an hour before the general public and get close to the pros! Watch the Hornets from lower bowl seats and cheer them on during warm-ups!

Pregame Recognition

Honor a deserving individual or group at center court, prior to tip-off and is shown up on the jumbotron.


Sit on the Hornets bench and watch the teams warm-ups

Honorary Captains

Participate in the referee meeting with the Hornets captain, visiting team captain and NBA Officials at center court before tip-off and have their name read over Hornets PA.

High 5 Squad

Kids can high-five the Hornets or visiting team players as they take the court.

National Anthem

Perform the National Anthem for thousands of Hornets fans. Performers, school and church choirs of all ages are welcome.

Color Guard

Perform the honorary color guard duties prior to the game and present our flag during the National Anthem.

Anthem Buddies

Kids can stand next to their favorite players during the singing of the National Anthem.

Flag Holder

Hold the giant American Flag on court during the National Anthem.

Halftime Performance

Perform live on court in front of thousands of fans during halftime.

Postgame Shot on Court

Bring your group to the court after the game to take a free throw.

Postgame Picture

Commemorate your great experience with a postgame photo of your group on the court.

Youth Basketball

Learn more about how your league can join the Jr. Hornets program - Learn More

Corporate and Hospitality
Suite Rentals

Create an upscale memorable experience for a birthday, celebration, employee outing and more. Customizable catering and dedicated hospitality staff will take care of all the details for you. Private VIP entrance available for all suite attendees. Choose from 16, 30 or 40-person suite options.

Royal Boxes

Spend quality time in these semi-private boxes with clients, employees, family and friends. Available in 2, 4, 6 & 8 seat options. Dinner in our Flight Deck, fine dining restaurant.

Meeting Space

Create new excitement around that new product or initiative launch or quarterly meeting by using meeting space at Spectrum Center prior to a game. We can customize your layout, provide catering and a/v capabilities for all needs. Choose from our Technocom space or the Flight Deck Hangar.

Flight Deck Hanger

Host a meeting, private dinner, networking event, presentation, party and more in our unique, customizable Flight Deck Hanger. Whatever your vision, we can accommodate with upscale dining, customized catering, a/v setup and more.

Craft Beer Garden

One of the most unique spaces in the arena offers indoor or outdoor hospitality space for networking events, parties, meeting and more. Choose from a catering package or customize based on your needs. Covered outdoor space available all season with patio heaters. Contact groups at 704.688.9047 or

Fundraising & Nonprofits
Ally Community Corner Nonprofit of the Night

The Hornets Nonprofit of the Night program is a unique platform designed to benefit nonprofit organizations focused in the areas of education, wellness, hunger and military care, as well as other eligible nonprofit organizations. This fundraising opportunity offers you and your group the opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled night at the Hive and earn access to the Ally Community Corner during the game.

Spend $2,000
  • One kiosk at the Community Corner with space to accommodate up to five volunteers
  • Access to the TV located at the Community Corner for photos/video or slideshow
  • Up to two pop-up signs are allowed
  • Autographed item for an auction
  • Ability to collect donations at the Community Corner
  • Spotlight on
  • Social media mention via Hornets social media channels in game
  • Ten access passes for a pregame fan experience (based on availability)
Spend $4,000
  • All of the above, plus...
  • Ten Hornets gift bags that include a Hornets hat, shirt and water bottle
  • Interview at the Community Corner with Hornets TV
  • One :30 advertisement on sideboards during each quarter (four total)
  • Pregame :30 PSA and welcome as Nonprofit of the Night
  • Twenty access passes for a pregame fan experience (total, based on availability)

Frequently Asked Questions

Discounts start at 10 people but the best discounts are for 15 or more of your friends, family, co-workers, teammates, etc. Block seating, welcome messages and fan experiences are all perks for buying as a group.

Orders received by:

Phone: 704-688-9047
Mail: Charlotte Hornets
Attn: Group Sales
333 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Online: Click Here

All groups are encouraged to use mobile ticketing. Please download the Hornets app and pull up your tickets in advance of attending your event.

If you’d like to pick up tickets from the Box Office please let your ticket representative know and plan to arrive 20 minutes early. The Box Office is located on East Trade Street facing the light rail and is open 5 hours prior to a Hornets game.

Doors open for Hornets game 60-minutes prior to tip. Select games throughout the year will open 90-minutes prior to tip. Please contact Group Sales for a list of select games.

All buses can park on 5th and Caldwell street beginning 90-minutes prior to tip. If you are coming for a special event prior to a game, please contact your sales representative for bus parking and payment information.

For cars, there are more than 30,000 parking spaces in both garages, lots and parking decks within a 15-minute walk of the arena. Most lots are cash only for games and start at $15. No car parking can be arranged through the Hornets.

We also encourage use of the Light Rail that drops you off just steps from the arena. For more information on the Light Rail Click Here

Spectrum center has a strict no backpack policy. Please do not bring in any backpacks and duffle bags larger than 14”X14”X6” as well as any size suitcase. Tote bags, diaper bags and purses, smaller than 14”X14”X^” will be allowed. Please be advised that we DO NOT offer on-site storage for any type of bag.

Cameras with lens of 6” or less permitted. No audio or video recording equipment or lenses larger than 6” will be permitted. Umbrellas are not permitted in the arena.

For a full list of prohibited items please visit

Accessible seating is available for purchase on a first come basis and is limited by price code. 1 accessible seat and up to 3 companion seats can be purchased. When ordering accessible tickets, please indicate the type of accessible seating that you require.(wheelchair seating, etc.)

To purchase as part of your group outing please contact group sales at 704-688-9047 or

Select non-Hornets events will offer luxury seating and group discounts. For more information, contact Group Sales at 704-688-9047 or

There is no designated area for you to watch the fan experiences or performances from and we kindly ask that you return to your seats after bringing your child/children to the experience. All group leaders will receive pictures of the fan experience and participants within 24 business hours of the experience. All performances will receive a video within 2 weeks of the performance.