Seats in the main arena are accessed through four entry gates. The exact number of entry gates open for each event will vary, dependent upon the size of the event.
Always enter via the gate on your ticket.
Mobility impaired patrons, please contact us to find out details about our wheelchair access and seating areas as they can change for each event.
Generally, the following applies:
- Concerts: Dedicated wheelchair area in the Upper East Stand (enter through Gate C).
- Rugby league and rugby games: Dedicated wheelchair areas in the Upper East Stand and at ground level in the West Stand (enter through Gate C for both areas).
Accesible car parking is available for all events. For large events and concerts please contact us for more information on where to park. A valid parking permit will need to be presented on entry.
There is NO PUBLIC PARKING at the stadium for concerts.
Parking for function attendees during non event periods is via O'Rorke Road.
Free parking is available on the streets surrounding Mt Smart Stadium (if not subjected to road closure for the delivery of an event) and local businesses often open their premises for event parking for a fee.
There is public parking at the stadium for athletics events. Stadium parking entry is accessed from O'Rorke Road.
Public transport options to the Stadium include bus and train. Visit the Auckland Transport website for information.
For large events special event bus and train services are in place. Check the event page for details.
Food & Beverage
Food and Beverage outlets are located throughout the Stadium within close proximity to patron seating. Depending on the size of the event, the Stadium outlets may be supplemented with mobile concession outlets.
The majority of outlets accept cash with a select number accepting EFTPOS.
You are welcome to bring in small amounts of non commercially prepared food such as sandwiches, baking, fruit etc. You may also bring a sealed bottle of water (up to 1 litre) however please be advised that the lid will be removed and discarded on arrival. Free water stations are also available throughout the venue.
The main Merchandise outlet is located in the East Stand and normally accepts either cash or EFTPOS payments. For some large events additional Merchandise outlets may also be available at various locations throughout the venue.
ATM/cash out facilities
ATM and cash out facilities are available at most events however we strongly recommend coming prepared with sufficient cash just in case.
Public toilet facilities are located throughout the venue. Refer to the event specific venue map for their locations.
During events First Aid stations are located at various points around the stadium. If urgent assistance is required, patrons are advised to immediately contact any of the Event Security personnel, ushers or event staff on duty at the event.
Conditions of Entry
Conditions of entry differ from event to event so please refer to the event page for specific conditions of entry related to that event. However as a standard, these conditions will always apply.