Bad Bunny concert in Phoenix: What you need to know before you go to Footprint Center

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Bad Bunny made history in 2023 as the first Spanish-language artist to headline Coachella, where as Billboard noted, "he was received as the icon that he is."

Promising fans an unparalleled spectacle, the Most Wanted Tour is among the most anticipated live events of 2024.

The tour is in support of “Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va a Pasar Mañana,” which topped the Billboard album chart in mid-October, his third consecutive release to do so.

The Puerto Rican hitmaker is doing two performances at Footprint Center in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 27 and 28.

This marks the global icon’s first metro Phoenix appearance since September 2022, when he played Chase Field.

Here’s everything you need to know before you go to the Most Wanted Tour in Phoenix, including where to park, the clear bag policy and whether tickets are available.

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Where is the Bad Bunny concert in Phoenix?

Bad Bunny will play Footprint Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., in downtown Phoenix, on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb 27-28.

Bad Bunny Phoenix tickets

A week out from the concerts, verified resale tickets were available for both performances at Footprint Center on Ticketmaster's website.

How much are Bad Bunny tickets in Phoenix?

As of Feb. 19, verified resale tickets for the Bad Bunny concert Tuesday, Feb. 27, at Footprint Center ranged from $155-$2,000 at

Verified resale tickets started at $156 for the second night.

What time should I arrive for Bad Bunny's Phoenix concert?

Doors open at 7 p.m.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Can I bring water or food to Footprint Center?

No outside food, beverages, coolers, bottles or cans may be brought into Footprint Center, although one sealed plastic water bottle is allowed per guest for Suns, Mercury and Rattlers games. Sealed water bottles may be prohibited for select concerts.

Children's items such as baby bottles and formula will be allowed.

Is Footprint Center heated?

According to its website, Footprint Center "maintains certain temperatures during all events." These temperatures are determined event by event.

Footprint Center bag policy: Can you bring a purse or backpack?

Standard backpacks are not permitted inside Footprint Center.

Single-compartment drawstring bags, purses and diaper bags that have the appearance of a standard backpack and media backpacks are allowed as long as they meet the NBA bag-size requirements of 14 by 14 by 6 inches.

Guests with bags larger than 4 inches by 6 inches are required to be screened through X-ray machines. Guests with no bags or clutches smaller than 4 inches by 6 inches can use Evolv express entry lanes for the quickest entry.

What is prohibited at Footprint Center for concerts?

The following items are not allowed inside Footprint Center for concerts:

  • Backpacks (with the exception of single-compartment drawstring bags that meet the NBA bag-size requirements and media backpacks that have been screened at the media entrance. Purses and diaper bags are allowed provided that they meet the size requirements.

  • Bottles, cans and coolers.

  • Video and recording devices including Go Pros & Google glasses.

  • Fireworks.

  • Illegal substances.

  • Laser pointers.

  • Outside food and beverages.

  • Whistles, horns or other noise makers.

  • Weapons of any kind (no knives or mace/pepper spray of any size).

  • Computers and laptops.

  • Halloween-style masks may not be worn upon entry and in concourses but will be permitted when guests are in seats.

  • Selfie sticks.

  • Offensive clothing or masks.

Footprint Center reserves the right to amend the above list without notice.

Can I bring a sign to let Bad Bunny know how much I love him?

Banners and signs are allowed at Footprint Center; they must be constructed of flame-retardant material. Signs must be made of a soft material that can be folded (e.g. poster board or cloth). Banners or signs may not be commercial in nature, obscene or cause any disturbance to other fans.

Banners and signs must be hand-held and may not obstruct the view of other guests, Footprint Center advertising signage or be temporarily or permanently affixed to the building structure. Footprint Center reserves the right to remove any banner or sign. Signs should not be larger than 11 by 17 inches.

Footprint Center is a cashless venue

Cash is not accepted at Footprint Center. Use Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover during your visit.

You can convert cash onto a preloaded Mastercard by visiting one of the venue's reverse ATMs near the Ticket Office or Section 218.

Footprint Center smoking policy

Footprint Center is a smoke-free facility with no designated smoking area outside. Smoking of all kinds, including e-cigarettes, is prohibited. Guests who fail to comply will be asked to stop. Those continuing to violate the policy will be ejected, so you do not want to take it to that limit.

Footprint Center reentry policy

Reentry is not available for any games, concerts or events at Footprint Center.

Footprint Center lost and found

Contact a Footprint Center staff member for assistance. Found items may be turned in to the Guest Services Office. Guests may also call the Footprint Center security department at 602-379-2055.

First aid at the Bad Bunny concert

In the event of an emergency, notify any Footprint Center representative or uniformed police officer to ensure that emergency personnel are notified.

Paramedics and EMTs are present during all events at Footprint Center. First aid is on the main concourse across from Section 116.

Footprint Center parking

Footprint Center has more than 700 parking spaces, including parking for guests with disabilities. Parking prices vary by event. Call the Footprint Center Parking Office at 602-379-2003 for specific information.

You can purchase parking at Footprint Center and nearby lots in advance at

Footprint Center driving directions

Footprint Center is at 201 E. Jefferson St. in downtown Phoenix.

If you're coming from north Phoenix/Scottsdale:

Take State Route 51 south to Interstate 10 East interchange. Exit I-10 at Washington/Jefferson Street. Turn right on Washington Street to Third Street. Turn left on Third Street to Footprint Center.

If you're coming from west/southwest Phoenix:

Take Interstate 10 East to the Seventh Avenue exit. Turn right on Seventh Avenue to Jefferson Street. Turn left on Jefferson Street to First Street. Footprint Center is on the corner of Jefferson Street and 1st Street.

If you're coming from east Phoenix:

Take Loop 202 west to I-10 west. Take I-10 west to Seventh Street exit. Turn left on Seventh Street to Washington Street. Turn right on Washington Street to Third Street. Turn left on Third Street to Footprint Center.

If you're coming from northwest Phoenix/ Glendale:

Take Interstate 17 south to Jefferson Street. Turn left on Jefferson Street to First Street. Footprint is on the corner of Jefferson Street and First Street.

If you're coming from the East Valley:

Take I-10 west to Washington/Jefferson Street. Turn left on Washington Street to Third Street. Turn left on Third Street to Footprint Center.

Valley Metro light rail to Footprint Center

In partnership with Valley Metro light rail, Footprint Center and the Phoenix Suns have established the Rail Ride Event program, which allows guests who purchase a ticket to an event at Footprint Center to ride Valley Metro light rail at no additional cost on the day of the event.

Valley Metro will recognize Footprint Center event tickets as valid light rail fare on the day of the event for four hours prior to the start of the event through the end of the transit day.

Two important things to know:

  • You must have your event ticket on your person when riding the light rail and must show your ticket to a fare inspector upon request. Failure to show a valid ticket can result in fines ranging from $50 to $500.

  • Footprint Center event tickets are good for light rail only; they are not valid as bus fare.

Is park and ride available?

Here's a list of Valley Metro park and ride lots:

Phoenix: 19th and Dunlap avenues, 19th and Montebello avenues, 19th Avenue and Camelback Road, Seventh Avenue and Camelback Road, Central Avenue and Camelback Road and 38th and Washington streets.

Tempe: Dorsey Lane and Apache Boulevard, McClintock Drive and Apache Boulevard, Loop 101 and Apache Boulevard.

Mesa: Sycamore and Main Street; Mesa Drive and Main Street; Gilbert Road and Main Street.

Where are Uber and Lyft at Footprint Center?

There are four recommended pickup/dropoff spots for ride shares: First and Jefferson streets (Footprint Center Plaza); Second Street (The Ryan); Third Street (Phoenix Convention Center) and Jefferson Street (Hotel Palomar/Arrogant Butcher).

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This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Bad Bunny Phoenix concert 2024: Tickets, bag policy, parking and more