Gila River Arena
Gila River Arena is located at 9400 West Maryland Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona 85305.
Gila River Arena has a capacity of 19,000.
Ground broke in April of 2002, with the venue officially opening on December 26, 2003. Gila River Arena is home to the Arizona Coyotes of the NHL.
From the North via I-17 South
Take I-17 South to AZ-101 Loop West and use Exit 7 (Glendale Avenue).Turn left on Glendale Avenue and go East to 93rd Avenue. Turn right onto 93rd Avenue and follow signs for arena parking.
From the South via I-10 East
Take I-10 East to AZ-101 Loop North and then take Exit 133B. Following this exit, take Exit 7 (Glendale Avenue) and turn right. Go East on 93rd Avenue and turn right to follow signs for arena parking.
From the East via US-60 West, and I-10 West
Take US-60 West to I-10 West and drive through Downtown Phoenix. Take the AZ-101 Loop North and then take Exit 133B. Go North and use Exit 7 (Glendale Avenue) and turn right. Go East on 93rd Avenue and turn right to follow signs for arena parking.
From the West via I-10 East
Take I-10 East to AZ-101 Loop North and then take Exit 133 B. Exit at Glendale Avenue and turn right. Go East to 93rd Avenue and follow signs for arena parking.
Parking lots typically open 2.5 hours prior to the start of an event.
Day of event parking lots accept cash or credit cards upon arriving to gates.
Overnight parking is prohibited by the City of Glendale Ordinance.
Tailgating is permitted two (2) hours prior to the start of an event.
Gates and Openings
There are six (6) main gates located around the Gila River Arena labeled numerically from 1-7, with the exception of a Gate 4. Gate 1 is located in the southeast section of the venue and additional gates run clockwise around the arena, ending with Gate 7 in the northeast section. For Coyotes games, doors typically open one (1) hour prior to puck drop.
In accordance with the NHL bag policy, guests may only carry clear plastic or vinyl bags that do not exceed the size of 12 x 6 x 12.One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziploc) will be permitted as well as small handbags and purses. Staff personnel have the right to check all bags at random before guests enter the arena. Failure to comply with staff will result in being denied access into the Gila River Arena.