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Buy Tickets to Save Mart Center

Tickets to Save Mart Center events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Save Mart Center 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 $22, but can range all the way up to $3083. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Save Mart Center 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 Save Mart Center event live!

About Save Mart Center

Located in Fresno, California, Save Mart Center is an arena that first opened its doors in 2003. Currently, it’s under the ownership of California State University, Fresno.


Save Mart Center Seating

Save Mart Center has a total capacity of 18,000. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.


Teams and Events at Save Mart Center

Save Mart Center is the home to the Fresno State Bulldogs (NCAA). The venue serves as the stage for basketball, boxing, concert, hockey, rodeo and wrestling events, along with the ability to host many other functions.


Getting into Save Mart Center

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


Security at Save Mart Center

Security at Save Mart Center 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 Save Mart Center has a strict bag policy.


Save Mart Center Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Only the following bags are permitted for entry into the Save Mart Center:

  • Clear bags, which should not exceed dimensions of 12" x 6" x 12" inches.
  • Non-clear small clutches, with a size limit of 4.5" x 6.5" x 2" inches.
Necessary medical items are an exception, but they will be inspected before allowing entry to Save Mart Center.


What to Bring to Save Mart Center

When you come to an event at Save Mart Center, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


Is Save Mart Center ADA Accessible?

Save Mart Center is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and so is sensory accessibility. The venue is ADA compliant, too. Typically, Save Mart Center has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


Save Mart Center Experience

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


Food and Beverage at Save Mart Center

Plenty of concessions are available at Save Mart Center. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer and mixed drinks.


Payment Methods Accepted at Save Mart Center

Save Mart Center 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 Save Mart Center 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.


How to Get to Save Mart Center

Save Mart Center is located at 2650 East Shaw Ave, Fresno, California, 93710. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


How Early Should I Get to Save Mart Center?

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 Save Mart Center even earlier, so you can enjoy the full pregame experience!


Can You Tailgate at Save Mart Center?

Save Mart Center 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 Save Mart Center, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at the south side of the building along Shaw Avenue, between Chestnut and Woodrow Avenues. Note that these vehicles will not have access to Lot 51. 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 Save Mart Center

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at NW Shaw - Chestnut.

Located on the California State University, Fresno campus, Save Mart Center boasts a unique design highlighted by the 93-foot-tall Larry A. Shehadey Clock Tower. The structure was named for the founder of Producers Dairy Foods, who generously donated to the construction of the venue. While it serves as the official home of Fresno State basketball and volleyball, Save Mart Center boasts a rich roster of sporting and music events each year as well.

The first concert performance at the arena featured opera tenor Andrea Bocelli, and national touring acts including the Rolling Stones, Metallica and Miranda Lambert have graced its stage since then. Events like WWE wrestling and the Harlem Globetrotters have also entertained audiences of all ages over the years.

Located on the outskirts of Fresno, Save Mart Center is easily accessible via State Route 168 and just a short drive from Fresno Yosemite International Airport. The arena offers more than 2,900 parking spaces onsite, and additional parking is offered in campus lots, depending on the event. Tailgating is prohibited in the parking lots surrounding the venue, so visitors are encouraged to leave coolers at home. Doors open a minimum of one hour before events, and attendees will be subject to a security check upon entering the venue.

Outside food and drink are prohibited inside Save Mart Center, as are laser pointers and large bags. Once inside, there are plenty of concessions for purchase, including local Fresno favorites from the Guadalajara Cantina.

FAQs about Save Mart Center

What time do doors open at Save Mart Center?

Doors typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at Save Mart Center. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.


Who plays at Save Mart Center?

The Fresno State Bulldogs are the home team at the Save Mart Center.

Facts about Save Mart Center

Capacity:

16,182


Date/Year Built/Opened:

November 27, 2003

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
Fuerza Regida Jul 7, 2024 From $118 1,694
Blink-182 Jul 8, 2024 From $43 1,495
Summer Jam Jul 12, 2024 From $106 2,161
Cole Swindell Jul 13, 2024 From $22 4,138
Santa Fe Klan Aug 9, 2024 From $75 4,997
Monster Jam Aug 24, 2024 From $44 3,708
Monster Jam Aug 24, 2024 From $43 3,346
Monster Jam Aug 25, 2024 From $44 3,582
Chayanne Sep 5, 2024 From $45 3,878
Junior H Sep 6, 2024 From $136 1,651