Tickets for Beyoncé’s shows at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood next month are sold out, but the Beyhive is still able to find seats in the stadium’s parking lot. At least for now.
SoFi is surrounded by eight huge color-coded parking zones, most of which still have space available through the stadium’s parking partner. Arrival’s ParkWhiz. An exception is the nearby yellow zone, which runs along the east side of the stadium. For seats there, you must purchase from a ticket broker or reseller.
Some of the other zones are sold out ParkWhiz website, however, as they all did on Taylor Swift’s Eras tour. So if you want to avoid the higher prices on resale sites, it’s better to act sooner rather than later.
There is also parking within a mile or two of the stadium which can be found through ParkWhiz or a number of independent parking lots.
Here’s a guide on where to look and how much you’re likely to pay.
How to find parking spaces on the SoFi site
To park in one of the SoFi zones, the easiest and cheapest way is to go to sofistadium.comclick on the stadium menu and select “parking and transportationThere you will find a link that says “Buy Parking Here” which will take you to ParkWhiz’s SoFi website.
ParkWhiz charges $55-$66 (including fees) for spots in the Blue, Green, Brown, Orange, Purple, or Pink zones. (The red zone, which is for oversized vehicles, will cost you $275.) You don’t reserve a specific seat, just a seat anywhere in that zone; This is how SoFi does it.
According to a SoFi spokesman, parking spaces are not sold at the gates and must be reserved in advance.
A number of ticket sellers, brokers and resellers also offer parking reservations for the SoFi zones, but you will pay more if you choose this route. And be careful: The final price for a place there is higher than the price indicated because of the higher prices Weighty Fees are charged at the end of the transaction.
For example, a $65 spot in the pink zone cost $92 after fees SeatGeek.com. The same space is $55 through ParkWhiz.
Resellers seem to be the only source of SoFi yellow zone seats, and the prices for these seats were about 10 times the fees for any other zone. Prices in the yellow zone at Vividseats.comfor example, started at $779 on Friday after fees were included.
The stadium parking zones will open at 4:30 p.m The show is scheduled to start at 8am and tickets will close 90 minutes after the show ends.
How about parking outside of SoFi?
Like many of the people who attend major events at Crypto.com Arena or BMO Stadium, you turn your nose up at the on-site premises or peripheral lots that have “special event prizes.” Instead, plan to drive around for half an hour or more, looking for a spot on a nearby street.
This is probably not a winning strategy for SoFi Stadium, where parking is either prohibited on the surrounding streets or restricted to cars with a permit you don’t own.
If you’re looking for a parking space that costs less than your pre-concert meal, consult an online parking space finder. ParkWhiz’s SoFi site includes more than a dozen properties that are arguably within walking distance of SoFi—that is, within a two-mile radius. For the September 1 show, most off-site lots were priced at $40-$60, although you could find a spot for as little as $14.
Other locations that offer parking in and around Inglewood include: Way.com, SpotHero.com And ParkMobile.com. There are also pricked, which connects people with homeowners who offer a spot or two in their driveway for special occasions. (It bills itself as “the Airbnb for parking.”)
ticketmaster is offering seats in the Kia Forum next to SoFi on September 2nd for $71.50. The same space reserved through ParkWhiz will cost you $52.50.
Can I take Uber or Lyft to the show?
Yes you can. You can also hire a taxi, limousine or other means of transportation.
You could even drive to a cheap parking lot a few miles from SoFi and take a ride to the stadium. If you do, you will be dropped off and picked up at Kareem Court, which is located on the north side of the stadium between Pincay Drive and Manchester Blvd.
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