Gila River Arena is located at 9400 W Maryland Avenue in Glendale, Arizona. Located West of historic downtown Glendale and Northwest of Sky Harbor Airport, Gila River Arena has convenient access from Loop 101, which is accessible from Interstate 10.
Access Tips:Traffic is most congested 20-30 minutes before the start of an event. Event patrons are encouraged to arrive early to avoid traffic congestion.
Pre-purchasing your parking permit is as easy as 1, 2, 3 and will provide the quickest entry to our Arena Parking Locations. For detailed information on that please go to Parking Locations. The pre-purchased parking pass it will give you direct driving directions to arrive at your assigned parking location. Please have your barcode parking permit printed and ready upon entry for the lot attendants to quickly scan.
If you do not pre-purchase a parking pass, please exit the Loop 101 at Glendale Ave and proceed to the East on Glendale Ave to 93rd Ave (2nd traffic signal East of Loop 101). Turn Right on 93rd Ave and follow the digital signage on the roadway for quickest entry. Parking fee acceptance will be cash or credit card upon entry of the parking location.
Departure Tips:After events, the ramp from Glendale Avenue onto Northbound Loop 101 is usually congested. Event patrons are encouraged to access northbound Loop 101 from Northern Avenue or Bethany Home Road to avoid traffic congestion.
To access Loop 101 from Northern Avenue, go North on 91st Avenue and turn Left on Northern Avenue.
To access Loop 101 from Bethany Home Road, go South on 91st Avenue and turn Right on Bethany Home Road.