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Talking Sticks Resort Arena

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Address: 201 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2412 (Formerly America West Arena)
Phone Number: +1 602-379-2000

This arena is the home of the Phoenix Suns.

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Talking Stick Arena

Well lit, food from vendors is so so. The noise level is deafening...we don't need to be entertained every minute! Clean restrooms.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well lit, food from vendors is so so. The noise level is deafening...we don't need to be entertained every minute! Clean restrooms.

Thank MartiMurtha
Scottsdale, Arizona
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have attended concerts, games, and fundraisers at this arena. Parking easily accessible around the easily located building and the entrance is impressive, clean, and easily navigable. Acoustics great. We attended an Adele concert on the floor which was incredible and a Bocelli concert in the nosebleed section - be careful of vertigo up there!

Thank SecondSeat
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great stadium in the downtown. All the area is good to see during the evening in the week end. Lot of bar and pub eve is quite difficult to find a car park

Thank Enrico P
Nampa, Idaho
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We watched the Suns play the Denver Nuggets it was a great game. Try to get on The lower level. We parked in the Jefferson Street Car Park. After the game we Were on our way without delay.

Thank partsgerald
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to many concerts at indoor venues and this was one of my better experiences. We were on the floor about 25 rows back and the sound was strong and clear (how can you go wrong with Adele). The ushers and staff was very helpful and friendly. Did not eat there so can't comment on the food and walked... More 

Thank David R
Cary, North Carolina
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice venue for concert. Good sound, comfortable seats, lots of food choices and pleasant staff.

Thank Carolinaguy1
Phoenix, Arizona
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71 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always a nice easy venue to find and get in and out of. They keep this facility up to date, clean and well staffed. Snack foods, drinks and stuff still way pricey but all the arenas seem to be. Sound was good and seating even being high were still good views.

Thank jrleen
Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We see many concerts in Phoenix and they are usually at Talking Stick! This time we had Adele tickets, I wish we had been lower,but we were lucky to even score seats. The sound was great, she can sing!!! Parking was easy, we managed to get a spot at a parking meter and it was only $5.00 instead of the... More 

Thank Shannon M
Surprise, Arizona
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97 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended the concert last evening. Seating in the arena was relocated upon arrival. Paid for 2nd row seats, 1,2 & 3. Relocated to side view, seats 5,6 & 7. Had to go down 18 steps for seating in the Sun arena! I was told I could be taken to my seat and wheelchair removed. NO THAT DID NOT HAPPEN. Seats... More 

Thank 73Elaine73
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to talking stick arena for the Toruk performance.the arena is pretty easy to get to on the corner of 3rd and jefferson.There are parking ramps close by including one under ground across the street beneath the Arrogant butcher restaurant.The toruk performance was awesome,a feast for the eyes as are all the cirquedusoleils.

Thank greglen

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