Desert Financial Arena
Desert Financial Arena Tickets
Built in 1974, the Desert Financial Arena is located on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe, just east of Phoenix. It is home to the Arizona State University Sun Devils men's and women's basketball and women's volleyball teams as well as their gymnastics and wrestling teams. It has also served as the location of the ASU Women's Basketball Classic tournament. Recent additions to the arena include a center-hung scoreboard with four 4-by-12-foot display screens. The venue also hosts yearly commencement ceremonies for its graduating students as well as concerts and performances. For the past few years, the arena has hosted InfernoFest, featuring artists like The All American Rejects, Foster the People and Kesha. The Desert Financial Arena is one of ASU's staple performance areas and provides entertainment for students and guests all year long. Grab your tickets to Desert Financial Arena events at StubHub.
What is the Desert Financial Arena seating capacity?
There are 14,100 seats at the Desert Financial Arena, located within five different sections including floor central, floor east and west, lower, upper and suite boxes.
Where are the best seats at the arena?
If you want to be in the middle of the action during games, the best Desert Financial Arena seating is in the floor sections. For a good overall view of the entire court, the lower rows of the lower section are best. The box suites are great for small groups that want to socialize as well as watch the game.
Is on-site parking available?
Free parking is available, although limited, at the different campus venues. Be sure to park only in areas that do not require a permit.
Is the Desert Financial Arena accessible by public transportation?
Yes, there are METRO Light Rail stops at both Veterans Way/College Avenue and University Drive/Rural Road. These stops are equidistant from the arena.
What food and beverage options are available at the arena?
Multiple concessions located along the concourse offer standard favorites like hot dogs, nachos and soft drinks. There is also a food court with tacos, burritos, hamburgers and pizza for sale. You will also find tables here, so you don't have to take your food back to your seat.
What other entertainment options are available nearby?
Located right next to the arena is Sun Devil Stadium. Catch a football game or simply check out the landscape. Head over to Tempe Beach Park on Tempe Town Lake, where you can rent a paddle board or kayak. Check out Mill Avenue where you will find a large selection of restaurants including The Mellow Mushroom, Varsity Tavern and Pedal Haus Brewery. End your day with a nightcap at Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row lounge.
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