America First Stadium Travel Guide - Stadium Scene

America First Stadium Travel Guide

Home of the Real Salt Lake

Last Updated: 12-09-2023

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Address:

9256 State St

Sandy, UT 84070 USA

Stadium Directions

Seating Capacity:

Soccer: 20213

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Stadium Information

About America First Stadium:

Before opening in 2008 there was much doubt if this stadium would ever get built. After a few years playing at Rice-Eccles Stadium on the campus of the University of Utah, they finally came to an agreement to build the stadium and avoid having the team relocate.

Tour Info:

A virtual tour is available on the RSL website.

Security Screenings:

Like almost all US and Canadian Stadiums, you will need to enter through a metal detector before entering the stadium.  Be sure to give yourself extra time and don't bring any weapons or devices that could be seen as a weapon inside.  Pat down searches may be required.

Bag Policy:

All bags larger than 14"x14"x6" such as backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, etc. will be prohibited from entry into the arena.  All bags are subject to inspection before entry.

Note: Bag and security policy listed above are for typical sporting events. Special events, concerts, and other situations may result in variation to the policy. Please check event website for any changes or variation.

Parking & Transportation

Parking Options

There are a variety of public and private lots available. If you plan on parking close to the stadium, it's recommended to purchase parking in advance. A parking map can be found on the RSL website.

We're setting up a partnership with a new parking company. Stay tuned for more details!

Bus Service:

State St @ 9345 S is located just outside the southeast portion of the stadium. For more information or to plan your trip, please visit the Utah Transit Authority.

Rail Service:

TRAX stations are available to the east of the stadium: Sandy Station, the Sandy Expo Station,and the Sandy Civic Center Station. Please visit the TRAX website for additional information or to plan your trip.

Taxi & Rideshare Service:

There does not appear to be an official taxi stand on the stadium property.

Closest Major Airport: Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)


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Megan L.


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Pretty fun stadium to watch an RSL game. I did get hit in the head with a soccer ball. Probably got a concussion.


Posted On: 2023-08-25 23:44:20

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Lamont T.


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The seats are comfy and views are really good. Family all had a great time at the Real game. Concerts great there too.


Posted On: 2023-05-31 19:39:28

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Dallas A.


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Rio Tinto Stadium is a great venue with a fantastic atmosphere to watch a soccer game. Known by Real Salt Lake fans as "The RioT," Rio Tinto Stadium also...


Posted On: 2021-09-07 10:29:17

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