Talking Stick Resort Arena serves as host for sports and entertainment events in downtown Phoenix. The arena is currently the home of the NBA's Phoenix Suns and the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. It was also home to three of the 1993 NBA Finals games between the Phoenix Suns and Chicago Bulls as well as three of the 1998 WNBA Finals games. Since its opening in 1992, the arena has played host to many big acts and legendary performers, including Frank Sinatra and Bon Jovi. The venue is unique as its architecture features a 16,000-square-foot atrium that's glass enclosed and designed to keep visitors cool while they're waiting in line to pick up tickets or attend performances. You can get your Talking Stick Resort Arena tickets at StubHub.
What is the Talking Stick Resort Arena seating capacity?
The maximum seating capacity for the arena is 18,422 people.
Is the venue accessible by public transportation?
Talking Stick Resort Arena is accessible by public transportation. Visitors who purchase a ticket to an event or performance can ride the METRO light rail to the venue for no extra charge on the day of the event.
Is the venue wheelchair-friendly?
Talking Stick Resort Arena is wheelchair-friendly, offering wheelchair-accessible parking on a first-come, first-served basis as well as wheelchair-accessible and companion seating and wheelchair storage. Visitors requiring accommodations are encouraged to contact the venue in advance to make arrangements.
Can I bring my sign or banner into the arena?
Talking Stick Resort Arena does permit signs and banners into the arena as long as they're made from a material that's flame retardant and are less than 8 by 11 inches. To ensure that all guests are able to see and enjoy the show or performance, visitors with signs or banners are prohibited from displaying them in a manner that would obstruct the line of sight for others. Banners and signs must not project obscenities or promote a business. Individuals who don't adhere to the sign and banner policy will be required to remove their materials.
Can I photograph or record the performance?
The use of professional cameras with detachable lenses as well as audio and recording devices is strictly prohibited during Talking Stick Resort Arena events. The use of personal, still cameras is determined by the performance or event. Visitors unsure of whether photography is allowed during their event should contact the venue directly to inquire.Back to Top
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