Please be aware that there are NO power outlets and we encourage fans to bring their own generators.
An eight-acre expanse of grass surrounded by sycamore trees, the Great Lawn extends west from 95th Avenue to the Loop 101. The lawn stretches over 1,000 feet and is designed for use by fans while tailgating at games or to use during other activities outside the stadium. Surrounding the Great Lawn is a 50-foot wide promenade. Adjoining the path are three rows of sycamore trees, and ample lighting which illuminates the area during the evening hours. This region also includes seating areas and drinking fountains throughout. In addition to the uninterrupted expanse of grass, the Great Lawn includes areas for vendors and musicians.
MidFirst Bank Tailgater of the Game
Each week during the regular season, the Cardinals and MidFirst Bank award one lucky tailgate fan the MidFirst Bank Tailgater of the Game. The award is presented to fans that display the best tailgate area based on food, decorations and team spirit. The winning fans received a special prize each week before kickoff and have the opportunity to win “Tailgater of the Year” .
Great Lawn Stage
Each week during the regular season a different local band is featured on the great Lawn Stage.
The Arizona Cardinals and Westgate Entertainment District have teamed up again this season to host a Cardinals fan-friendly, pre-game party before every home game at Westgate's WaterDance Plaza, adjacent to the Bellagio-esque dancing fountains.
The pre-game festivities will begin three hours before kick-off and will include live music, free Cardinals Cheerleaders autograph sessions, Cardinals-themed inflatables, photo boards and other fan-friendly and interactive experiences. The Cardinals will also provide an outdoor beer garden on the plaza as another venue for fans to enjoy the pre-game atmosphere before walking over to University of Phoenix Stadium.
The Arizona Cardinals Flight Deck is located on the north plaza of University of Phoenix Stadium and opens three hours and fifteen minutes before kick-off. The Flight Deck is open to fans with a game ticket and features autographs by the Cardinals Cheerleaders, a Kids Combine, a Plaza Lounge (shaded structure providing seating, cooling towers and an LED video wall for enjoying early NFL games) and other fan-friendly and interactive experiences. The Cardinals will also have food and beverage options available for purchase that fans can enjoy and take into the stadium.
This season the Arizona Cardinals are introducing a new way to enjoy game day. Visit the new Big Red Brew Haus inside Gate 2 at University of Phoenix Stadium. Opening 3.25 hours prior to game time, your game ticket is your entry into our new brew haus themed experience that features great food, an assortment of beers for purchase, wooden farm style picnic table seating, pool tables, and great flat screens to watch the early games all in the comfort of air conditioning inside University of Phoenix Stadium.