BOISE — With country music megastar Garth Brooks returning to Boise this weekend for the first time in more than twenty years -- with two shows – one Friday, one Saturday -- at Albertsons Stadium, Boise State University officials have released a “Fan Guide” to help ensure concert-goers have an enjoyable experience.
BSU advises people attending the shows to review the following concert information carefully.
DOORS OPEN: 5:00 PM
SHOW TIME: 7:00 PM
No re-entry will be allowed.
INFORMATION BOOTHS: Information booths will be staffed from 2-8 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Staff will be on hand to give general directions to campus locations, parking options, stadium policies and also have maps of key campus locations. These booths will be located at the Alumni and Friends Center Patio, the Cycle Learning Center (Lincoln Garage) and the B Plaza on University Drive.
FLOOR ENTRANCE: Guests with floor tickets are encouraged to enter through the truck bay on the west side of Albertsons Stadium, or via the floor access stairwell near, Gates L/M, and receive a wristband. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and allow extra time for security procedures.
BAG POLICY: This is a Clear Bag Policy event. Only bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” will be permitted into the stadium. Small clutch bags that are 4.5" x 6.5" with or without a handle or strap, may be carried into the stadium along with one of the clear bag options. Bag checks will be available inside the lobby of the Caven-Williams Indoor Sports Complex at the northwest corner of Albertsons Stadium, or at the bag check tent on the east side of Albertsons Stadium.
TICKETS: Please double-check ticket/order confirmation to ensure attendance of the correct date and show time. To get started, log in to your Ticketmaster account and locate your order to confirm the event date and time. If you have any questions regarding your mobile ticket, you can call Ticketmaster at 800-653-8000.
WILL CALL: A photo ID is required at the ticket office to pick up will call tickets. The ticket office will open at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 19, and at noon on Saturday, July 20.
PARKING: Day of show public parking will be limited on campus the day of the concerts. Carpooling, Taxi/Lyft/Uber is recommended, as well as parking downtown and riding the free shuttle. Plan ahead, carpool and arrive early to minimize your traffic concerns.
Riding the FREE shuttle downtown takes the hassle out of stadium parking and traffic. Downtown Boise's public parking garages offer safe, convenient parking for concert attendees, with multiple shuttle pickup and drop off locations to get you to and from Albertsons Stadium. The free shuttle starts at 3 p.m. and runs until one hour after the concert ends.
Euclid Ave., just south of Albertsons Stadium, will be the designated Taxi, Lyft, Uber drop-off and pick-up location. Close proximity and recommended to avoid traffic on campus.
Pre-sold parking for Stadium lots (sold out) open to the public at noon. Limited remaining $30.00 day of event parking opens at 2 p.m. throughout campus, including the Lincoln Garage and the west side of campus.
Accessible parking stalls in the stadium lots are available on a first come-first served basis for $75 at noon, or Lincoln Garage and Engineering Tech lot beginning at 2 p.m. for $30.
Free Boise State shuttles provided outside Boise State University's Lincoln and Brady Garages begin at 3 p.m.
BIKE CORRALS: Temporary event bicycle parking is provided from 2 p.m. until one hour after the concert on Bronco Circle between Kinesiology and Bronco Gym. Please lock your bike on the existing racks provided. Additional bicycle racks are also available around the Student Union Building.
CAMERA POLICY: No commercial or flash photography of any kind is permitted. Guest are welcome to use still cameras for personal use at Albertsons Stadium. Tripods, mono pods, “selfie sticks” and cameras with a lens longer than 4-inch (detachable or non-detachable) will NOT be permitted into the stadium. Video cameras and video recording of events with other devices is prohibited.
SECURITY POLICY: Weapons of any kind including concealed carry weapons, knives (including pocket knives), mace (pepper spray and keychain pepper spray), blades, and tools are prohibited. Large belt buckles will need to be removed during the security screening process. For a full list of prohibited items, please visit BroncoSports.com. Anything deemed hazardous by security staff will not be permitted inside the venue.
TRISHA’S TAILGATE: Saturday’s concert will feature Trisha’s Tailgate, a pre-party opportunity from 3-6 p.m. at the Caven-Williams Indoor Sports Complex, located at the northwest corner of Albertsons Stadium. Admission includes two drink vouchers per person and unlimited tailgate bites. Tickets are $65 per person and must be purchased in advance online at universe.com. Diaper bags and signs are not permitted, and all policies for the concert apply to the Trisha’s Tailgate event.
TAILGATING: Tailgating in approved areas will be permitted from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Alcoholic beverages are allowed in opaque plastic cups for individuals 21-and-older. Glass containers, beer cans, and type of liquor bottle and cups with alcoholic labeling are not allowed.
OUTSIDE FOOD AND BEVERAGE: Patrons are not allowed to bring outside food or beverage into the stadium.
SMOKING: Albertsons Stadium is a completely non-smoking facility. All guests are prohibited from smoking (including electronic cigarettes, vaporizers or similar products) inside of the stadium and outside of the stadium within the security perimeter anytime.