BACKGROUND

The Santander Arena is owned by the Berks County Convention Center Authority, a municipal authority formed by the County of Berks to oversee the Santander Arena and renovated Santander Performing Arts Center, formally the Rajah Shrine Temple. SMG has been chosen to manage the facilities under the Berks County Convention Center Authority.

Headquartered in Conshohocken, PA, SMG provides facility services to over 170 venues, in 41 States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Europe, manages more than nine million square feet of exhibit space and controls over 1.46 million entertainment seats worldwide. SMG manages 49 convention centers such as The Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Reliant Center in Houston, Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu and the Atlantic City Convention Center.

Santander Arena
700 Penn Street
Reading, PA 19602
610-898-SHOW (7469)

DIRECTIONS

From ALLENTOWN (using Penn Street exit)

Take I-78 West to 222 South toward Reading. Continue on 222 South towards Lebanon/Lancaster. Take 422 East towards Pottstown. Proceed to the Penn Street exit. The Santander Arena is located at 7th and Penn Streets. Parking garages are available on Franklin or Court Street.

From PHILADELPHIA (using Penn Street exit)

Take 676 West to I-76 West towards Valley Forge. Follow 76 West to the 422 West exit in King of Prussia. Follow 422 West for approximately 40 miles until  you reach the exit for Penn Street. Take the exit, and the Santander Arena is located at 7th and Penn Streets. Parking garages are available on Franklin or Court Street.

From BALTIMORE (using Penn Street exit)

Take I-95 to Baltimore Beltway (I-695W), then to I-83 North to York, PA. From there take Route 30 East, to Lancaster, then 222 North to Reading. Merge on to 422 East towards Pottstown. Take Penn Street exit, the second exit after the North Wyomissing Blvd. exit. The Santander Arena is located at 7th and Penn Streets. Parking garages are available on Franklin or Court Street.

From HARRISBURG (using Penn Street exit)

Take the PA Turnpike East to Reading exit 286. Continue on 222 North to Reading. Merge on to 422 East towards Pottstown. Take the Penn Street exit, the second exit after the North Wyomissing Blvd. exit. The Santander Arena is located at 7th and Penn Streets. Parking garages are available on Franklin or Court Street.

PARKING

WHERE IS WILL CALL?

There is a will call window at the Santander Arena box office. Will Call allows patrons to pick their tickets up the night of the game at the box office. Will Call is usually used when purchasing tickets over the internet or if you need to leave tickets for family, friends or associates.

WHEN DO DOORS OPEN?

Doors will open one hour prior to the game time. Season Tickets Holders can enter the arena 15 minutes early at the Season Ticket Holder Entrance located next to the Lion’s Den Team Store. Please be aware that game dates and times are subject to change at any time, so check back to our site often for updates on any special rules or regulations that may have been put in place for specific games.