What You Need to Know for Garth Brooks’ Concert at the Dome at America’s Center

Tuesday March 5, 2019

By Explore St. Louis Guest


Contact: Anthony Paraino, 314.992.0654,

or aparaino@explorestlouis.com

For Immediate Release

What You Need to Know for Garth Brooks' Concert at the Dome at America's Center

More than 70,000 Fans to See Largest Concert in History of Venue

ST. LOUIS (March 5, 2019) – Superstar Garth Brooks’ will kick off his STADIUM TOUR on Saturday, March 9 at The Dome at America’s Center. This sold out show will be the largest concert ever held in the venue, and officials want to provide those attending the show some helpful hints to make sure they enjoy what is sure to be a memorable night for Garth fans.

“We are looking forward to hosting Garth and all his fans at The Dome,” said Matthew Dewey, Senior Vice President and General Manager for America’s Center. “This is going to be a special evening, and we want to make the experience as convenient and enjoyable as possible for everyone heading to the show.”

Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. for the general public with the show scheduled to start at 7 p.m.  Tickets for the Garth Brooks Stadium Tour are sold out.  For questions surrounding purchased tickets, contact The Dome at America’s Center Box Office at (314) 342-5000. The will call window is located at the main box office at 901 North Broadway between Cole and Convention Plaza.  Tickets held at will call can only be claimed by the individual whose name appears on the will call ticket envelope. A state or government picture ID is required.  Even though the show is sold out, tickets still remain for Trisha’s Tailgate show in Baer Plaza (directly across the street from The Dome), prior to Garth Brooks’ show.  Tickets are $95 per person and are available at Eventbrite and includes unlimited food and two drink tickets. The event runs from 2-5 p.m.


PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY.  With more than 70,000 fans in attendance, there will be significant demand for parking in downtown garages and surface lots and patrons should expect heavy vehicular traffic both prior to and after the conclusion of the show.  It is recommended concert goers plan accordingly.  Fans are also encouraged to visit www.getaroundstl.com for potential parking options.

Street Closures, Passenger Drop Off

  • Convention Plaza - Broadway Ave. to 7th; 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 until 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 10
  • Cole Street - Broadway Ave. to 7th; 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 until 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 10
  • 6th - Carr St. to Cole St.; 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 until 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 10
  • Passenger drop off and pickup will be permitted on the west lane of Broadway.  Vehicle standing or parking prohibited.


  • Everyone must have a ticket for entrance. There are 4 main entrances located on each corner of The Dome at America’s Center.  Gate A (7th and Convention Plaza), Gate B (Broadway and Convention Plaza), Gate C (Broadway and Cole) and Gate D (Cole and 6th).
  • Accessible entrances are located at the Courtyard Entrance(Gate A) and Broadway Central Entrance (located between Cole and Convention Plaza).
  • Floor Access: Please use Gates A and B. You can still access the floor seating from other entrances but Gates A and B have direct access. Guests accessing the floor seats must have both a Floor ticket and Floor wristband.
  • Please note that the St Louis Home and Garden Show (March 7-9) will also be taking place in the Convention Center.

Security Procedures, Photo Policy, Signs

  • All fans will be subject to security screening prior to entry into The Dome at America’s Center.
  • A clear bag policy will be in effect. Approved bags include: clear plastic bags no larger than 12″ x 6″ x 12″, standard one gallon disposable zip-top bags, or a small clutch, with or without a handle, no larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″. Any bags outside of the above will not be allowed into the venue.  All bags are subject to search.
  • PROHIBITED: Professional cameras (meaning cameras with removable lens…cameras must be able to fit into a shirt pocket), video cameras, Go Pros, iPads, audio equipment and selfie sticks.
  • The event does allow signs as long as they fit the following criteria:
    • Signs cannot be larger than 28”x 22”
    • Signs cannot display profanity or objectionable images
    • Signs cannot contain political wording/images, additionally wording/images must be in good taste
    • Signs cannot be on sticks/poles and security personnel does have the permission to ask guests with signs to lower their signs that are obstructing the view of other guests.

Prohibited Items, include:

Large bags; weapons; food not dispensed by The Dome’s concessionaires; glass containers (of any kind); beverages; alcoholic beverages; chains (of any kind); bottles; cans; coolers; containers; thermoses; strollers; glitter or confetti; peanuts in the shell; projectiles (i.e. Frisbees, footballs or beach balls); poles or sticks of any kind; laser pens or laser pointers; laptop computers; animals or pets (not including service animals); artificial noisemakers of any kind (i.e. cowbells or air horns); illegal drugs or substances; fireworks; candles; flares; balloons; firearms; knives; missiles and weapons of any kind; mace and pepper gas; any item that could obstruct a guest’s view of the event; any other item deemed dangerous or inappropriate by management; and any other item(s) deemed to be offensive or of risk.

General Tips

  • Report a problem immediately. If you need assistance, please contact a uniformed Dome staff member or police officer.
  • For your safety, standing on the seats or blocking aisles is prohibited. The aisles must remain clear to allow for unobstructed passage by others.
  • Bring essentials including emergency phone numbers and a list of any medical information.
  • Use the buddy system. Stay with your friends when moving throughout the Dome.
  • Pick a place to meet up.  Please identify a place inside and outside of the Dome to meet up in the event you become separated from your group.
  • More tips on the show can be found at https://explorestlouis.com/meetings-conventions/dome-at-americas-center/garth-brooks-in-st-louis/.

Explore St. Louis is the driving force behind St. Louis’ $5.8 billion convention and tourism industry, the official destination marketing organization of St. Louis City and County and operator of the America’s Center Convention Complex.

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