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The Van Buren - End Stage Seating Map

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The Van Buren - Endstage GC Seating Map

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The Van Buren - Endstage Reserved Seating Map

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The Van Buren - Endstage Reserved 2 Seating Map

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The Van Buren - GA Floor Seating Map

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The Van Buren - GA Floor 2 Seating Map

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The Van Buren - General Admission Seating Map

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Buy Tickets to the Next The Van Buren Event

Tickets to The Van Buren events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, The Van Buren 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 $45, but can range all the way up to $590. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a The Van Buren 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 The Van Buren event live!

About The Van Buren

Located in Phoenix, Arizona, The Van Buren is a theater that first opened its doors in 1930. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Live Nation.


The Van Buren Seating

The Van Buren has a total capacity of 1,900. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Before the venue was named The Van Buren, it was also known as Phoenix Motor Company building.


Events at The Van Buren

The Van Buren is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for concert and comedy events, in addition to hosting other functions.


Getting into The Van Buren

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


Security at The Van Buren

Security at The Van Buren 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 The Van Buren has a strict bag policy.


The Van Buren Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Only bags up to the dimensions of 12" x 6" x 12" are permitted inside the venue (no backpacks allowed). Every bag will undergo a security check before entry, with non-clear bags subjected to extra scrutiny.

    Prohibited items include:
  • Firearms, knives, weapons, pepper spray, or any items that could cause harm to others
  • Replicas of any weapon type
  • Drugs, drug paraphernalia, or any illegal substances
  • Outside food or drinks
  • Personal video equipment like cameras, Go-Pros, selfie sticks, drones, masks, or laser pointers
  • Professional-grade recording equipment, including detachable lenses, tripods, zooms, or commercial-use rigs (unless accompanied by a photo pass)
  • Containers of unsealed liquids or gels of any kind
  • Attire or accessories that might be harmful, including spikes of any kind
  • Stuffed animals or toys
Please note that this list of banned items may change according to the discretion of the venue management.


What to Bring to The Van Buren

When you come to an event at The Van Buren, 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.


The Van Buren Experience

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


Food and Beverage at The Van Buren

Plenty of concessions are available at The Van Buren. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, hard seltzer, liquor, mixed drinks and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at The Van Buren

The Van Buren 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 The Van Buren 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.


Can I Smoke at The Van Buren?

Yes, The Van Buren has designated smoking areas located throughout the venue. In these areas, cigarettes, vapes, and e-cigarettes are permitted. However, it should be noted that smoking in the seating area is generally not permitted.


How to Get to The Van Buren

The Van Buren is located at 401 W Van Buren St, Phoenix, Arizona, 85003. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


The Van Buren Parking Details

The Van Buren has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for The Van Buren visitors. They are 447 W Van Buren St Parking, 4th Ave Lot, LAZ Parking, Parking Lot and 322 N 2nd Ave Parking.


How Early Should I Get to The Van Buren?

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.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At The Van Buren, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at 5th Ave, at the venue's main entrance. 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 The Van Buren

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Van Buren St & 5th Av.


Closest Train Stop to The Van Buren

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Van Buren/1st Ave (Light Rail). 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.


The Van Buren Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from The Van Buren, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.


Nearby Restaurants to The Van Buren

The Van Buren is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails, Pizzeria Bianco, CIBO, Hanny's and Pita Jungle - Downtown Phoenix.

The Van Buren is the newest music and arts venue in Phoenix, Arizona, offering a unique space for concerts, plays, dance performances, and more. With its sophisticated sound system and dedicated team of professionals making sure every performance runs smoothly, it is a historic live music venue that opened its doors in the heart of downtown Phoenix in 1939. It has been host to an impressive lineup of nationally recognized performers from all different genres, ranging from indie rock to reggae to hip hop and more. The unique location provides exciting visuals by day and night, featuring a 2nd-story outdoor patio as well as great sound quality due to its custom-designed acoustics. With limited seating available, this venue offers an intimate performance setting that creates an unforgettable experience for guests attending shows. The Valley of the Sun is a bustling city with much to offer vacationers and visitors alike. Explore the downtown area's vibrant arts district and galleries, dine in some of Arizona's best restaurants, or take in a show at one of the many nearby venues. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking up Camelback Mountain, paddleboarding on Tempe Town Lake, or strolling along the canal paths and lakesides around South Mountain Park. Don't forget to soak up some sun while playing golf at one of more than 200 courses located throughout Greater Phoenix — you won't want to miss out on world-class challenging golfing opportunities! Finally, don't forget to check out Phoenix's eclectic music scene - from local gems like Tucson's vibrant Rialto Theatre to international acts at Talking Stick Resort Arena — music fans are sure to find something that suits their taste! The Van Buren is the perfect place to experience Phoenix's vibrant music and arts scene. With its proximity to the Phoenix Convention Center, auto-centric history, and versatile event spaces that can accommodate 25 - 1,500 guests, The Van Buren offers an unparalleled venue for any occasion. Don't miss your chance to check it out!

Facts about The Van Buren

Capacity:

1,800


Date/Year Built/Opened:

2017

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
Our Last Night Apr 19, 2024 From $62 25
Chicano Batman Apr 20, 2024 From $72 12
Set It Off Apr 22, 2024 From $52 19
Connor Price Apr 25, 2024 From $54 17
Kai Wachi Apr 26, 2024 From $86 16
INZO Apr 27, 2024 From $149 16
Slowdive Apr 28, 2024 From $96 16
XAVI - Artist May 1, 2024 From $158 95
Club 90s May 3, 2024 From $45 49
K-Pop Club Night May 4, 2024 From $55 30