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Got game? Well, Glendale does!

For up-to-date information on how the city of Glendale is preparing for the upcoming major sporting events, please visit

Summary of Stadium Features

Design Elements
Although roll-out natural grass playing fields have been used successfully in venues across Europe and Asia, Glendale's combination retractable roof and roll-out field was the first of its kind in North America. In addition, the stadium is aligned along a slight northwest to southeast axis to offer the maximum sun exposure for the grass field and maximum shade for stadium patrons.

Retractable Roof
The facility has two large panels that retract to uncover the entire playing field and has been designed to provide the right balance of sun on the field and shade in the seats. An open roof will allow fans to take advantage of Arizona's world famous climate and clear blue skies, but when closed will allow the building to host large conventions, trade shows, concerts, as well as other indoor events.

Roll Out Field
The stadium’s natural grass field rolls out of the facility where it resides most of the year to get its nourishment, maintenance and grooming. The field tray is 234 feet wide by 403 feet long and takes approximately 65 minutes to move into/out of the stadium. The 152,000-square-foot concrete stadium floor has a utility grid embedded in it so as to easily accommodate various events.

Seating Options
The facility has more than 63,000 permanent seats and capacity can be expanded to 73,000 for events such as the Fiesta Bowl and future Super Bowls. Seating options include:

Total of 88 luxury suites on two levels (seating for approx. 1,500 patrons)

  • Club seating for 7,000 with access to private club lounge areas
  • Lower bowl seating to accommodate 29,000 patrons
  • Upper deck seating for approximately 26,000 patrons
  • ALL SEATS are individual chairs with arm rests and cup holders

Improved Amenities - for the comfort of patrons:

  • All spaces are air conditioned
  • Sharp increases in the number of concession points and the number of toilets per person
  • Large concourses and escalators to efficiently move patrons through the facility

The exterior design of the stadium, provided by renowned architect Peter Eisenman, along with HOK Sport, is very unique, making this a signature facility for Arizona. The basic form of the design takes its cue from barrel cactus and offers alternating vertical slots with smooth panels. In addition, light can penetrate the fabric roof allowing the stadium to have an open, airy feel even when the roof is closed.

Getting There

Address: 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale AZ, 85305


  • From the south:
    Take AZ loop 101 Freeway North.  Exit at Bethany Home and make a right off the exit.  Make a left on 95th and the Stadium will be on your right.
  • From the North:
    Take the AZ loop 101 South.  Exit at Glendale Avenue and make a right onto Glendale Avenue.  Make a left onto 99th and then a left onto Maryland Ave.  Stadium will be on your right.
  • From the East (Near the Stadium):
    Take Glendale Avenue West towards 91st Avenue.  Turn left onto 91st Avenue and follow it to Maryland Ave.  Enter into Stadium parking lots.
  • From the I-10 (East):
    Head West towards L.A. Take the AZ loop 101 Freeway North.  Exit at Bethany Home and make a right off the exit.  Make a left on 95th and the Stadium will be on your right.
  • From the West:
    Take Glendale Avenue East to 95th Avenue.  Turn right on 95th Avenue and follow it past Cardinals Stadium, on the left, and in to the stadium parking lots.

Our Home Team - The Arizona Cardinals

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