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Rice Eccles Stadium - Football 2 Seating Map

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Rice Eccles Stadium - George Strait Seating Map

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Rice Eccles Stadium - Luke Combs Seating Map

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Buy Tickets to the Next Rice-Eccles Stadium Event

Tickets to Rice-Eccles Stadium events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Rice-Eccles Stadium shows are difficult to come by. But, Event Tickets Center has a variety of tickets available for the next several events at the venue. Prices start at $52, but can range all the way up to $4699. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Rice-Eccles Stadium event, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about the venue. Check out insider information about parking, concessions, seating, rideshare, public transportation, bag policy, amenities, and more! Find the event you want to attend in the event list above, so you can purchase your tickets to go see your next Rice-Eccles Stadium event live!

About Rice Eccles Stadium

Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, Rice Eccles Stadium is a stadium that first opened its doors in 1998. Currently, it’s under the ownership of the University of Utah.


Rice Eccles Stadium Seating

Rice Eccles Stadium has a total capacity of 51,444. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Before the venue was named Rice Eccles Stadium, it was also known as Rice–Eccles Olympic Stadium.


Teams and Events at Rice Eccles Stadium

Rice Eccles Stadium is the home to the Utah Utes football team (NCAA). The venue serves as the stage for football, Olympic and concert events, along with the ability to host many other functions.


Getting into Rice Eccles Stadium

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Rice Eccles Stadium? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at Rice Eccles Stadium

Security at Rice Eccles Stadium is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Rice Eccles Stadium has a strict bag policy.


Rice Eccles Stadium Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

The University of Utah has implemented a Clear Bag Policy to enhance public safety and streamline stadium access. Fans can bring one clear bag, no larger than 12" x 6" x 12", or a 1-gallon plastic storage bag. Each ticketed guest can also carry one large clear bag and a small clutch purse for privacy. Prohibited bags will not be allowed inside the venue, and guests must return them to their vehicle and transfer their belongings to an approved clear plastic bag before entering. Bags are subject to inspection, and the stadium retains the right to search and confiscate any packages or items deemed impermissible. Other prohibited items include:

  • Alcohol
  • Aluminum cans
  • Artificial noisemakers
  • Coolers, ice chests, thermoses
  • Cameras & Video Recorders
  • Drones
  • Face Coverings (specifically those masks that cover more than just the mouth and nose)
  • Fireworks
  • Glass bottles
  • Large stadium seats
  • Outside food and drink
  • Personal heaters
  • Umbrellas
  • Weapons (except as expressly permitted by state law)


What to Bring to Rice Eccles Stadium

When you come to an event at Rice Eccles Stadium, make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you intend to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also some cash. Because this is an outdoor venue, it can get a little cold during the winter months (and sometimes year round), so we recommend checking the weather report to consider bringing extra layers and maybe even a blanket. Plus, it might be worth it to carry a rain jacket or poncho just in case the weather changes.


Rice Eccles Stadium Experience

Your experience at Rice Eccles Stadium extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Payment Methods Accepted at Rice Eccles Stadium

Rice Eccles Stadium primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Rice Eccles Stadium accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.


How to Get to Rice Eccles Stadium

Rice Eccles Stadium is located at 451 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84112. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


How Early Should I Get to Rice Eccles Stadium?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.

If you plan on tailgating, we recommend getting to Rice Eccles Stadium even earlier, so you can enjoy the full pregame experience!


Can You Tailgate at Rice Eccles Stadium?

Rice Eccles Stadium permits tailgating. However, the regulations concerning open flames, grills, and open containers can differ depending on local laws. Specific events may also have different rules, so reviewing the venue's particular guidelines is always wise when planning your tailgate. Remember that the goal is to create an enjoyable and safe environment for all event attendees.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Rice Eccles Stadium, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at 1300 East starting by the S.J. Quinney College of Law and stretching to Presidents Circle; there's also a designated Lyft pick-up area on 500 South, southwest of the stadium. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to Rice Eccles Stadium

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Stadium Station (EB).


Closest Train Stop to Rice Eccles Stadium

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Stadium Station. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.

Rice-Eccles Stadium is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and serves as the home field for the University of Utah Utes football team. This venue became quite popular in 2002 when it held the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2002 Winter Olympics. As you can imagine, this is a thrill that most stadiums never get to enjoy.

Rice-Eccles Stadium opened in 1927. From 1927 to 1972, the venue was known as Ute Stadium. Then from 1972 to 1998 it was known simply as Rice Stadium. Finally, Rice-Eccles Stadium became the name.

The seating capacity at Rice-Eccles Stadium is 45,634. This is plenty big enough to give the Utes a huge home field advantage. And with modern updates, Rice-Eccles Stadium has a lot to offer fans.

All in all, Rice-Eccles Stadium has a rich history, but has also been updated many times over the years. For this reason, it is one of the best in the Mountain West Conference.

FAQs about Rice Eccles Stadium

What time do doors open at Rice-Eccles Stadium?

Doors typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.


Are VIP Packages or Accessible Seating offered at Rice-Eccles Stadium?

Rice-Eccles Stadium VIP seating packages and accessible seating section locations may vary per event. Please click the seating chart below or contact our customer service department to discuss options for accessible seating or VIP package purchases.


Who plays at Rice-Eccles Stadium?

The TEAM are the home team at the Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Facts about Rice Eccles Stadium

Capacity:

51,444


Date Opened:

September 12, 1998

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
Luke Combs Jun 7, 2024 From $66 781
Luke Combs Jun 7, 2024 From $52 4,048
Luke Combs Jun 8, 2024 From $82 3,750
George Strait Jun 29, 2024 From $211 2,384
Utah Utes Football Aug 28, 2024 From $760 25
Utah Utes Football Aug 29, 2024 From $66 476
Utah Utes Football Sep 7, 2024 From $106 473
Utah Utes Football Sep 28, 2024 From $97 442
Utah Utes Football Oct 19, 2024 From $113 335
Utah Utes Football Nov 9, 2024 From $211 351