Taylor Swift Reputation Tour in Arizona: What you need to know

Posted at 12:20 PM, May 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-08 22:18:26-04

More than 55,000 fans will make their way to the University of Phoenix Stadium Tuesday for the launch of Taylor Swift's much-anticipated "Reputation" tour.

It seems Swift is ready for her tour too! 

"Fact: I’ve never been more excited about a tour than I am about this one.," she wrote in an Instagram post on Monday, while posed next to a cactus.

She's also been giving fans a sneak peek at her wardrobe via Instagram stories the past few days. She will be joined by former Fifth Harmony member Camila Cabello, and Charli XCX.

Her tour kicks off tonight at University of Phoenix Stadium. Before you go, here is everything you need to know.


  • 3 p.m. - Parking lots open at University of Phoenix Stadium
  • 5 p.m. - Main gates open
  • 7 p.m. - Concert starts

Check ABC15 traffic map to see which roads are slowest and if there are any crashes in the area.


The parking lots at the University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive - Glendale, AZ 85305, open at 3 p.m. Parking is $20 per vehicle and can be paid with cash or credit.

The stadium recommends arriving between 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Uber and Lyft pick-up and drop-off, as well as parent pick-up and drop-off, will be in the Orange Lot with is on the southwest side of the stadium near Loop 101 and Bethany Home Road.

Road closure: Bethany Home Road is closed between 91st and 95th avenues. Officials say traffic near the Loop 101 and Bethany Home Road exit will be heavy. Other routes include Glendale or Maryland avenues, and Camelback Road.


There is a clear-bag policy at the University of Phoenix Stadium. That means all bags must be clear and no larger than 12" x 6" x 12", or the size of a standard gallon plastic bag.

Officials recommend bringing no bags into the stadium.

A small clutch or wallet is allowed as long as it is not larger than 4.5" x 6.5".

All bags will be searched and all concert-goers will go through a metal detector.

Prohibited items: lights of any kind, posters and signs larger than 11" x 17", battery packs, studded jewelry, glow sticks, balloons and laser pointers. View complete list here


There are no paper tickets for Taylor Swift's concerts. They will have to be downloaded onto a mobile phone, so make sure to have it charged.

Two ways to check:


Yes! At last check on Ticketmaster's website, tickets were still available in the lower bowl of the stadium and on the floor. Tickets ranged between $107.50-$275.

We found tickets on StubHub and Vivid Seats, though they were high in the rafters, for $50-$60. As always, make sure to do your research when purchasing tickets.


Those will field-level seats, or floor seats, will need to enter the stadium through Gate 2. From there, you will be given a wristband, according to a news release.