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Parking and Directions

 
Parking Info
Gila River Arena is home to the NHL Arizona Coyotes and has earned its distinction as “Arizona’s must play” venues for premiere sports and entertainment events.  For the quickest and easiest parking experience, pre-purchase an arena parking permit:
 
As easy as 1, 2, 3.
 
Go online to pre-purchase your permit on TicketMaster and print off the barcode parking permit.
Follow the directions on your parking permit to your assigned parking location.
Upon Entry of your designated parking location please present your parking permit to the lot attendant.
 
**Pre-purchased parking permit rates in most locations will be cheaper than day of event parking rates.
 
 
 
Tailgating Guidelines
 
The following are the guidelines for tailgating at Gila River Arena to allow for a
great experience both inside and outside the venue.
 
Tailgating is ONLY allowed in the following parking lots for Gila River Arena Events: Lot A, Lot B, Lot E/F, Lot G, Lot J, Lot K,  and Yellow Lot. Some of these lots may be restricted to permit parking only depending on the event. Tailgating is NOT allowed in any Westgate Parking Lot.
Arena parking lots open two and one half (2.5) hours prior to the event. 
Tailgating in the parking lots is limited to the area directly in front of or behind the vehicle. Tailgating equipment such as chairs, tents, propane/natural gas grills and other items, cannot block additional spaces, drive aisles for vehicles or sidewalks for guest access.
Guests are permitted to bring up to a 10’X10’ shade tent.
Natural gas or propane grills are permitted. Charcoal grills are not permitted.
Glass containers are not permitted in any parking areas.
Please remember to throw away any trash to assist in keeping the area safe of trip hazards and debris.
Any violation of these policies can result in revocation of parking rights and
removal from the parking lot.
 
Guidelines are subject to change at any time without notice. 
 
VALET PARKING SERVICES: 
 
FULL VALET
Full Valet is your typical valet service. A Valet Attendant will greet you in your vehicle in Lot E and at the end of the event your car is retrieved by a valet back to that same location in Lot E outside Gate 1.  Access into the Gila River Arena will be located at Gate 1 on the South West Corner.  
 
 
PREMIUM PARKING:
 
PREMIUM LOT G
Premium Lot G is a self-parking service located directly adjacent to the Gila River Arena on the east side.  This location allows for easy in and easy out of the parking lot.  Access into the Gila River Arena will be located at Gate 4 on the North Side for all events.  Larger events you will access the arena at Gate 7 on the South East Corner of the Arena.   
 
PREMIUM GARAGE PARKING
Premium Garage Parking is a self-parking service located directly adjacent to the Gila River Arena on the west side. This location allows for easy in and easy out of the parking lot. Access into Gila River Arena will be located at Gate 4 on the North Side for all events. Larger events you will access the arena at Gate 1 on the South West Corner of the Arena. PREMIUM GARAGE PARKING must be pre-purchased.
 
West Side Parking Locations (Limited Availability): Enter from Glendale Ave/95th Ave
 
Lots A & B
These two parking locations are directly east of 95th Ave at Hanna Lane on the west side of the facility.  There is very limited parking available in both these locations and they tend to fill early on event days.  
 
Lots J & K
These two parking locations are directly west of 93rd Ave at Hanna Lane on the east side of the facility.  There is limited parking available in both these locations and they tend to fill early on event days.  
 
Yellow Lot
Our largest parking location is located directly west of 91st Ave between Maryland Ave and Bethany Home Road.
 
Any unsold pre-paid spaces will be considered a "first come, first served" at the entry of the lot starting 2 hours prior to the start of the event at the fees listed above due upon entry.  Day of events sales accepted payments are CASH or CREDIT CARD.
  
Frequently Asked Parking Questions 
 
Why should I pre-purchase a parking permit?
A pre-purchased parking permit guarantees a parking space and comes with direct route driving instructions printed on the permit.  Also, where applicable you can avoid day of event pricing with a pre-purchased parking permit.
 
If I pre-purchase a parking permit will I be guaranteed a parking space?
Your parking permit will guarantee you a parking space in your designated parking location up until 30 minutes after the event begins. 
 
If I have a disabled plate or placard do I have to pay the parking fee?
Yes, all of the arena parking location price points will have ADA parking available.  Those ADA spaces within each location will be first come first served with an ADA Plate or Placard.
 
When do the Arena parking lots open?
For most of the events arena parking lots will open 2.5 hours prior to the start of that event.  During some select events, the lots may open earlier. 
 
When does Arena valet open?
Valet will open 2 ½ hours prior to the start of the event and will remain open up to 1-1/2 hours after the event.  **Valet may not be available for all events.
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

H2X Extreme Water Show - Postponed

August 26, 2017 |  7:30 PM

9.11 Tower Challenge

September 8, 2017 |  8:00 AM

WWE Smackdown LIVE

September 26, 2017 |  4:45 PM

Red Hot Chili Peppers

October 18, 2017 |  8:00 PM

Winter Jam Tour Spectacular 2017

November 10, 2017 |  7:00 PM

 
 

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