Thousands of Swifties are getting ready for Taylor Swift’s performance on Saturday and Sunday. Here’s what you need to know before attending.
SEATTLE — Here’s what you need to know when Swift fans arrive in Seattle.
When does Taylor Swift perform at Lumen Field?
- Saturday, July 22 at 6:30pm
- Sunday, July 23 at 6:30 pm
Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Based on the tour so far, Swift will be on stage around 7:50 p.m. Her performances have been over three hours long and feature about 44 songs, so fans Grave should plan for Swift to take place in about 11 hours. :30 pm
What is the timeline for concert dates at Lumen Field?
6 a.m.: Lumen Field Garage is open for pre-purchased parking tickets (Sold Out)
10 am: NW Box Office opens for customers; no tickets for sale
12 noon: Merch Trucks open for sale
1:30 pm: The event center box office is open for customers; no tickets for sale
6:30 p.m.: Concert starts
How much will a Taylor Swift ticket cost?
Swift’s tour caused chaos on Ticketmaster’s website when ticket registrations began in November. The tour broke the record for ticket sales for one artist in a single day.
Ticketmaster sold more than 2 million tickets in the Verified Fan pre-sale, an unprecedented demand that has sparked outrage among fans and even some government officials.
Who will open for Taylor Swift in Seattle?
Swift’s special guests at her Seattle concerts will be HAIM and Gracie Abrams.
Can I tail each other outside for Taylor Swift in Seattle?
Based on the site’s websiteLumen Field does not allow tailgating in on-site parking lots.
When can I purchase Taylor Swift merchandise?
At each stop on the tour, a delivery truck has been set up outside the stadium but brace yourself for the hundreds of fans lining up to buy. Fans in most cities waited for hours to make their purchases.
Trucks open for sale at noon on both concert days. The vans will also be open the day before the concert on Friday.
The trucks will be located outside the northwest and southwest corners of Lumen Field.
What will traffic in SODO for Taylor Swift look like?
If you’re heading to SODO for a concert, expect crowds and heavy traffic. Other events, including Mariners games on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, are expected to draw more people to the area. Traffic is expected to be heaviest as Mariners fans leave T-Mobile Park after the game, which begins at 1:10 p.m. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive before or after the game ends to avoid overlapping traffic.
Some closed routes could affect concertgoers even more. State Route 520 will be closed from Seattle to Bellevue on concert weekend. Highway 18 will also be closed between Issaquah Hobart Road and I-90 from Friday night through Sunday noon.
Where can I park Taylor Swift?
On-site parking at Lumen Field is sold out. Fans will not be able to purchase parking days in the Lumen Field Garage or the North Lot.
Parking is available at other lots in the area, according to ParkWhiz . consumer parking app. As of July 18, parking rates for bookable spots start at $65 for garages within a half-mile radius of Lumen Field.
Where is the drop-off point and the show?
If spectators arrive at the stadium by private vehicle, the Lumen Field drop-off area is located across from the Lumen Field Pro Shop on South Charles Street, just west of Occidental Avenue.
Carpool drivers can drop off passengers for Lumen Field events at two locations: King Street and Occidental Avenue or Royal Brougham Road and Occidental Avenue.
What are the best transit options for Taylor Swift?
The Seattle Department of Transportation urges people to use public transit or ride a bike to the concert to avoid traffic jams. Public transit agencies across King County will expand service to help people get home from a concert.
Metro’s free shuttle will also travel along Alaskan Road and Third and Fourth Avenues to help people get from Lumen Field to downtown Seattle and Pier 50, where water taxis run. The shuttle will pick up passengers north on First Avenue South near South Charles Street. View the shuttle route map This.
The light rail link will run until 1:40 a.m. each concert night. The water taxi will depart at 11:45 p.m. and depart at 12:15 a.m. to West Seattle. Metro and Sound Transit bus lines 545, 550 and 554 and RapidRide Lines C, D and H will have additional trips after the concert. The Sounder train will run on July 22, departing from Lakewood at 3:11 p.m. and Everett at 3:45 p.m. The trains will leave King Street Station 35 minutes after the concert ends.
Use Metro’s Trip Planner to help you find the best path.
What kind of wallet can you bring to a Taylor Swift concert?
Lumen Field enforces a clear bag policy. Small clutch bags or purses no larger than 6.5 inches by 4.5 inches are allowed.
Other approved bags include clear tote bags or clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC backpacks and do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″. Backpacks may contain no more than two pockets. The grave can also use a one-gallon transparent bag.
Medically necessary bags such as diaper bags are allowed, but must be checked at one of the following entrances: NE VIP Gate, NW VIP Gate, SW VIP Gate, Club Entrance (Gateway) Car 5th Floor and Suite Entrance (6th Floor Garage).
Are friendship bracelets allowed?
Yes, spectators can bring friendship bracelets. However, lights and batteries are not allowed.
What items are not allowed to be brought into the Seattle Taylor Swift concert?
- No sign larger than 11 inches by 17 inches
- No lights of any kind, even on clothes
- No water tank, thermos or stainless steel thermos
- No professional cameras, including any with a detachable lens
- No camera accessories like GoPro, case or tripod
- No professional video or audio recording equipment
RELATED: Full list of prohibited items
What songs will Taylor Swift play in Seattle?
The Eras Tour is Swift’s sixth standout tour. The concert will feature songs from all 10 of her studio albums. She hasn’t toured for the studio albums Lover, Folklore, and Forever due to COVID-19. This tour will also feature songs from her latest album, Midnights, which will be released in October 2022.
While Swift is known for changing things from city to city, Swifties can expect a show that lasts more than three hours with at least 44 songs. In each city, Swift will pull two songs from her catalog to play acoustically. One song will be played on the guitar and one song will be played on the piano. These songs were a secret until the moment she performed them.
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