Parking is available for purchase prior to events via Ticketmaster. All parking can be accessed via the Cross Island Parkway (cars only) exits 26A, 26B, and 26D.

Purchasing parking ahead of time is preferred for all UBS Arena events. Pre-paid parking is on sale up to two hours before the event start time. General paid parking is available on event days at Emerald Parking, located off of the Cross Island Parkway Exit 26D. For concerts, prices will increase $5 – 10 when purchased at the arena parking lots.

Pending availability, arena guests have access to 5 parking areas:

  • Emerald Parking Car access only via Cross Island Parkway exit 26D
  • Belmont Park Garage Car access only via Cross Island Parkway exit 26A
  • Silver Parking Car access only via Cross Island Parkway exit 26B (Hempstead Turnpike East)
  • Diamond Parking Car access only via Cross Island Parkway exit 26B (Hempstead Turnpike East)
  • Ruby Parking Car access only via Cross Island Parkway exit 26B (Hempstead Turnpike East)

Please note that access to UBS Arena via Cross Island Parkway Exit 26B (Hempstead Turnpike East) is only available for pre-paid Diamond, Ruby, & Silver Parking pass holders.

To expedite guest arrivals, please pre-purchase parking and utilize the proper Cross Island Parkway exit to parking lots (see above list).

UBS Arena recommends arriving with enough time to avoid lines and traffic. We encourage guests who are driving to input their lot into GPS for the best experience. Type in the following into your GPS:

“UBS Arena Emerald Parking”
“UBS Arena Belmont Park Garage”
“UBS Arena Silver Parking”
“UBS Arena Diamond Parking”
“UBS Arena Ruby Parking”


The following vehicles are not permitted to occupy lined parking spaces:

  • Limousines
  • Buses
  • Taxis/black car services/ride share drop-offs and pickups

The lease with Empire State Development prohibits tailgating at UBS Arena.

Charter buses, limousines, and oversized vehicles should email [email protected] for arrival coordination and information, no less than 72 hours prior to an event.


Parking opens 2 hours prior to events and closes 90 minutes after events, unless otherwise stated. For New York Islanders games, parking opens 3.5 hours prior to doors opening.


  • We have designated parking available for guests with disabilities in all of our parking areas. We encourage guests to purchase parking in advance online. 
  • ADA-accessible shuttles will run on a regular schedule while parking areas are open.
  • Please note that all guests with disabilities who park in the accessible parking spots must have a valid disabled parking permit and/or plate on their vehicle. 
  • For additional needs, please contact [email protected] or call the UBS Arena Accessibility Hotline at 516-460-8598. You may also text the UBS Arena Helpline on event days at 202-UBS-HELP (205-827-4357).

For New York Islanders games, BMW is offering BMW owners, who arrive in their BMW, complimentary access on a first come, first served basis in Emerald Parking only. No action is required ahead of time to take advantage of this offer.


Rideshare drop off and pick up location, in addition to the general drop off and pick up location, is accessed via Cross Island Parkway Exit 26D only and is located on the north side of the arena.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions or concerns.

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