Getting Here: Directions & Parking

Discover the best way to get to the action at State Farm Stadium! For hassle-free parking, we recommend purchasing your spot in advance through, our trusted ticketing partner.

Nestled in the vibrant Glendale Sports & Entertainment District, our stadium is conveniently situated off the Arizona Loop 101 Freeway, between Cardinals Way and Glendale Avenue. Hosting the NFL's Arizona Cardinals, the annual Fiesta Bowl, and a myriad of major events, our venue is easily accessible, just 30 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Plus, with thousands of hotel rooms nearby in the Westgate Entertainment District, you'll find accommodations aplenty.

For those opting for rideshare services, our preferred drop-off and pickup spot is the Black Lot located south of State Farm Stadium. 

Parking Maps

Event Day General Parking

General Parking (blue), access points are available via Glendale Avenue or Cardinals Way from Loop 101 as well as from surface streets including 91st and 99th Avenues. Upon nearing the stadium, follow the guidance provided by messaging boards and parking staff. Our parking operations team directs vehicles into lots according to capacity and traffic flow. To ensure smooth parking and to be directed to the closest available lot to State Farm Stadium, kindly adhere to the directions and instructions provided by Glendale police and our parking staff.

Event Day Preferred Parking

Preferred Parking (red) can only be accessed by entering the lot at Maryland Avenue and 95th Avenue. From the south, fans should exit Loop 101 at Cardinals Way. From the north, fans should exit Loop 101 at Glendale Avenue, turning west to 99th Avenue, and turning east onto Maryland Avenue. Please plan your route accordingly for the quickest and easiest route into the Preferred Parking lots.

ARRIVAL ASSISTANCE TIP: Search Red Lot - State Farm Stadium on WAZE to be guided to Red Preferred entry. 

Arizona Cardinals Pre-Sold Permits & Single-Game Parking

Parking at Sportsman's Park is available for both pre-sold permit holders and single-game visitors. Refer to your permit for the designated lot entry point for a smooth parking experience. The Black Lot is designated for day-of parking convenience for visitors without pre-sold permits.


Cashless Venue

State Farm Stadium is a cashless venue, accepting only credit cards in parking areas. Please have your credit card ready for payment.

Parking Lot Opening Times

  • Cardinals Gameday: Parking Lots open four (4) hours prior to kickoff.   
  • Other Major Events: Please visit the event’s detail page prior to the event for the most up-to-date information.  

ADA Parking

At Sportsman’s Park, every parking area includes designated ADA spaces. Remember to display a valid state-issued hangtag or license plate. If you need assistance, simply inform the parking attendant upon arrival.

Drop Off, Pick Up, Rideshare

The drop-off and pick-up area for Rideshare/Family and Friends is situated south of the stadium in the Black Lot. For any updates, please check the event’s detail page.


  • Tailgating activities are allowed in carparks upon opening.
  • Respect other fans by occupying one parking stall and keeping tailgating activities behind your vehicle.
  • Use above-ground weights for tents and avoid blocking walkways or other stalls.
  • Saving parking spaces is not permitted; fans must arrive together.
  • Carparks close one (1) hour after the event.

Tailgating Rules for Cardinals Games:
Tailgating in Sportsman's Park is intended for game day ticket members only. For detailed guidelines, refer to Page 4 of the Arizona Cardinals A-Z Guide.