Visitor Information

Mt Smart Stadium is only open when events are taking place. The Box Office operates from Gate B the day before and the day of events. 

Mt Smart Stadium is managed by Auckland Stadiums. For more information, visit

Practical info

Mt Smart Stadium is on Church Street and Maurice Road, close to the Penrose railway station.

Ticketmaster manages most events at Mount Smart Stadium, though there are exceptions. Tickets to Warriors games are sold through Ticketek. Tickets can be purchased online. 

There are covered and uncovered seating options in the East and West Stands. You'll find the Corporate Lounges in the East Stand, while the Corporate Boxes are in the West Stand. Capacity varies depending on the event, but the stadium can hold up to 40,000 people. There are often standing areas available at concerts - perfect if you want to dance!

Public Transport

There is no public parking at Mt Smart Stadium for large events and concerts - so we highly recommend using public transport.

Penrose train station is just 10-15 mins walk from the Stadium, and for most large events there are special event buses and trains put on to assist the public with their transport needs. Free public transport is often available for big concert events.

Find out more about these at the Auckland Transport website.

Find out more about regular public transport options.


Corporate parking during non-event periods is via O'Rorke Road. 

There is public parking at the stadium for athletics events. Access to this parking is via O'Rorke Road.

There are permanent food and drink outlets throughout the stadium. These operate on event days only. For larger events, there can also be mobile food and drink sellers.

There are hospitality options for the Corporate Lounges and Corporate Boxes at most large events. Contact Auckland Stadiums for more information. 

Smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in this venue is prohibited.

Mount Smart Stadium is managed by Auckland Stadiums.

Accessible car parking is available for events, but the number of parks and their location can vary.  Please see Auckland Stadiums accessibility page for more information.

Mobility seating is available at events but this varies depending on the event.  Ticketmaster is the main ticketing provider and will work out the best options for you. 

Companion seats are available for those booking wheelchair spaces and guide dogs are welcome at our venues.  See Ticketmaster's Help page for more information. 

Disabled toilets are available throughout the venue.



About the Venue

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Mt Smart Stadium has a proud history of sport and live shows. It was the main venue of the 1990 Commonwealth Games, and the main arena has been the home ground of the Vodafone Warriors for over 20 years. As well as rugby league, the stadium boasts an international standard athletics facility, and three additional natural sports fields. 

It's not just about the sport here!

Mt Smart Stadium is also New Zealand’s premier outdoor concert venue with a history of attracting some of the world’s biggest acts. Depending on staging, the venue can hold nearly 40,000 people for unforgettable nights – as seen with two recent packed shows by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band that each lasted three-and-a-half hours.  Other artists who have performed epic gigs at Mt Smart Stadium include Fleetwood Mac, the Foo Fighters, Coldplay, the Eagles, Ed Sheeran, U2 and rock gods Queen and Adam Lambert.



Hire this Venue

Auckland Conventions, Venues & Events

If you are looking to hire Mt Smart Stadium for events such as a convention, conference, exhibition, gala dinner or awards ceremony please get in touch with the team at Auckland Conventions, Venues & Events by emailing

Auckland Stadiums

Mount Smart Stadium a premier outdoor venue hired for sporting events, concerts and festivals. It also features multi-purpose internal function spaces, training fields, and an international standard athletics track, all of which can be hired. Mt Smart is home to the Vodafone Warriors, Auckland Football Federation, and Athletics Auckland.

To hire Mt Smart Stadium for a outdoor event, contact the Stadium team at