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Long lines to get in and too hot in siummer

First, at will call the lady took forever to get off the phone and was very unfriendly. Then, the... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
John W
Horrible Security

I have attended several concerts at this establishment. One, in particular, my husband bought me... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
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23 Jul 2018
“Long lines to get in and too hot in siummer”
18 Jun 2018
“Horrible Security”
The nearly 5,000-seat Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater (AVA) has become a hot-spot of Southern Arizona, taking the entertainment world by storm, selling out shows with such acts like Van Halen, Daddy Yankee, Toby Keith, Gwen Stefani, Alejandro...more
5655 W Valencia Rd, Casino Del Sol Resort, Tucson, AZ 85757-9714
+1 520-838-6400
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

First, at will call the lady took forever to get off the phone and was very unfriendly. Then, the lines to get in were terrible. One moved very quickly, security didnt seem to matter at that one. Our line took forever. They didnt care at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

I have attended several concerts at this establishment. One, in particular, my husband bought me front row seats to my favorite band. Right when the concert started a lady came and stood right in front of us. I asked her if she could move and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank MARNI A
Reviewed October 29, 2017

saw the comic fluffy there this is a great small place has a small section of seats and a lawn area it is an outdoor venue and can be hot in the summer months or chilly in the "off season" you can bring blankets to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Jc F
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Our group of friends recently attended the Journey concert at AVA Amphitheater and sat in the lawn. Love the lawn ! Brought our blanket and an unopened bottle of water - better off not bringing any bags/purses. Check their website for entry rules - alot...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank VailAZTraveler
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Set in a desert atmosphere of Casino Del Sol, this amphitheater is a very nice venue for a concert or show. The offered beer, popcorn, hotdogs, etc. The place was clean and large enough so you weren't being crowded out by others. The only problem...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank RosieTucson_AZ_
Reviewed September 7, 2016

I went to the AVA Amphitheater last weekend to see Alice Cooper, and my experience was absolutely incredible. Before going, I read many reviews of the venue online so I could get an idea of what to expect, and I was preparing myself for the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank SteelRocker
Reviewed June 15, 2016

We saw Sammy Hagar on Friday night at the Ava Amphitheater and I loved every minute of it! It was super easy to get into the Casino Del Sol parking and easy to park. A short walk to the gate and long but quick line...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Heidi S
Reviewed November 1, 2015

I have attended concerts at this venue many times and last night as well. It is a very relaxed atmosphere and there are two types of seats - under the pavillion wth an assigned seat and out on the lawn. By far, the pavillion seats...More

Date of experience: October 2015
5  Thank Jillibean516
Reviewed October 29, 2015

I have seen some amazing acts perform at the AVA Amphitheater in the last 12 years. Unfortunately they are not up to par when it comes to bands that are not multi-million dollar sell outs. The RockFest on October 23, 2015 was a bust. When...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Pizazzle
Reviewed November 3, 2014

They keep this place clean. The facilities are plentiful. Parking is easy. Sight lines form seats and lawn are great. I've seen a few shows here and am always happy with the security, vendors, sound. Drinks are pricey but what can you do? Maybe win...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank cstarrr
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August 1, 2017|
Response from brownd3max |
Blanket is recommended. Don't know if they allow chairs brought in.
DeAnna S
March 29, 2017|
Response from brownd3max |
So you want to stand in front of the reserved seats? Prepare to be pelted!