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2024 NCAA Men's Final Four® in Phoenix

Welcome to Greater Phoenix, home of the Final Four. The semifinals and championship games will be hosted at State Farm Stadium  in Glendale Arizona – the home stadium of the Arizona Cardinals  — on Apr. 6 and Apr. 8, 2024. 

With heightened anticipation, we wait for it all year — the NCAA Final Four. In 2024 all the elite hoopin’ will shake out in Phoenix, Arizona. With amazing April weather, so many captivating things to do and see, and the apex of the NCAA Men's Basketball season, the City of Phoenix is the place to be.

For more information on the event, visit Final Four's website.

Countdown to Final Four 2024

Don't miss a second of the unreal crossovers, crowd-roaring dunks, and hanging-on-a-prayer buzzer beaters as the Final Four descends on the desert.

The lead up to the Championship unfolds on April 6 with the Semifinals where the Final Four teams go head-to-head to determine which two teams will face off on April 8 during the Championship at State Farm Stadium. The stadium is a short 20-minute drive from downtown Phoenix in nearby Glendale.

Whether you're arriving from the East Valley or West Valley or approaching from the North or South, State Farm Stadium's website has detailed directions and parking options available.

State Farm Stadium

Visitor Center

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If you’re looking for information on what to do while you’re visiting Greater Phoenix for the game, please reach out to one of our Destination Experts.

While you’re in Phoenix, stop by our Visitor Center that is located on the sixth floor of the One Arizona Center building in the Arizona Center.

You’ll find information and advice about what you can see and do, and some special goodies made for the Final Four. The Visitor Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Festivities

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NCAA Final Four Fan Fest 2017

March Madness Music Fest 2017 
 
Upcoming Men's Final Four events include:
MEN’S FINAL FOUR FAN FEST® PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE

Come Ready to Play! If the games weren’t exciting enough, the Men’s Final Four is bringing a weekend jam-packed with events around the Valley for residents and visitors of all ages. Sports fans, college students, families, music junkies: there is something for everyone!

Tip-off your weekend with a trip to the Men’s Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One. As you take your first steps through the doors, you’ll be greeted by a sports wonderland of interactive games, special celebrity and athlete appearances, autograph signings, and much more!


MARCH MADNESS MUSIC FESTIVAL® PRESENTED BY AT&T, CAPITAL ONE AND COCA-COLA

Both local and big-name national acts hit the stage at this FREE, 3-day music festival on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday over Men’s Final Four Weekend! Past artists performing have included Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Megan Thee Stallion, Maroon 5, Katy Perry, The Chainsmokers, Bruce Springsteen, Panic at the Disco!, Flo Rida, Miley Cyrus and many others. The event is brought to you by NCAA Corporate Champions: AT&T, Capital One and Coca-Cola.


REESE’S MEN’S FINAL FOUR FRIDAY®

Filled with interactive activities and entertainment for fans of all ages, this free public event includes open team practices for the participating Men’s Final Four teams as well as the Reese’s NABC All-Star Game, featuring top senior student-athletes from around the country playing on the Men’s Final Four court. It’s an incredible opportunity to see the teams and players up close and be in the venue that will host the Semifinal and Championship games.


MEN’S FINAL FOUR DRIBBLE® PRESENTED BY BUICK

At the Dribble, thousands of youth ages 18 and under dribble a one-mile course with their very own, one-of-a-kind NCAA Men’s Final Four Dribble Wilson basketball, and outfitted in a branded t-shirt. The course will lead children and their guardians directly to the Men’s Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One, which Dribble participants can access free of charge.


MEN’S FINAL FOUR TIP-OFF TAILGATE® PRESENTED BY NISSAN

Semifinal and National Championship game ticket holders are encouraged to stop by the Men’s Final Four Tip-off Tailgate presented by Nissan on their way to the games at State Farm Stadium, and we encourage those attending Reese’s Final Four Friday to stop by to take part in all the festivities!

Fans can enjoy free team pep rallies, musical performances, basketball-themed games, plus food and beverage.

 

Things to do

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While you’re in town, don’t miss out on all the action Phoenix has to offer. Between games, here are some memorable things to do in Phoenix, Arizona.

 

Majerle's Sports Grill

While in Phoenix, especially for basketball, a trip to Majerle's Sports Grill is a must. Owned by Phoenix Suns legend and one of the Valley's favorite all-time stars, Dan Majerle, the grill has flatscreens everywhere, sports memorabilia, and a laid-back vibe any sports fan will appreciate.

 

Musical Instrument Museum

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) showcases over 6,800 musical instruments from around the world, helping us discover different cultures and their music. While at MIM, make sure to pop into the Experience Gallery, where you can make some cool sounds on even cooler instruments.

 

PopStroke

You’re here for basketball, but that doesn’t mean you can’t pay tribute to one of the greatest athletes of all time — Tiger Woods — by visiting PopStroke, where he’s one of the owners. Less than a mile from State Farm Stadium, PopStroke pairs an interactive golf experience with casual dining. There’s a rooftop bar, an impressive mini-golf course, ice cream, and more.

 

Chicken N Pickle

Pickeball has quickly become one of the most popular sports in the country. Chicken N Pickle is the perfect place to bond with friends and family over a friendly game of pickleball and topped off with a delicious menu of items. As an added plus, Chicken N Pickle is located only minutes away from State Farm Stadium.

 

First Friday

If you're coming in a day early before the Final Four semifinals on Apr. 6, you cannot miss Phoenix's First Friday Art Walk.The First Friday Art Walk  is the ultimate way to experience Phoenix's culture, arts, flavor, and overall vibe.

 

Phoenix Suns

The Devin Booker-led Suns featuring Kevin Durant and Bradley Beal are one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. Catch a Suns game at the renovated Footprint Center in downtown Phoenix during your visit. 

 

Palma

Engulfied in a nursery of palm trees, Palma is your own private gathering place in the heart of downtown Phoenix. Retreat in the cozy and chill ambiance of the patio for brunch, happy hour at dusk, or dinner near the fire pits. Located in downtown's Roosevelt Row district, you'll have plenty of walkable places to check out nearby, from art galleries to coffeeshops to boutiques to breweries.

 

Pizzeria Bianco

You can't visit Phoenix without trying out the James Beard award-winning pizza at Pizzeria Bianco in downtown's Heritage Square. After you take a bite of the Rosa or Sonny Boy, go on a leisurely stroll through Heritage Square and learn about the history of downtown Phoenix. 

Explore the Sonoran Desert through hikes, saguaro cactus and more, as well as some of our favorite places to go and local gifts in between all that Final Four fun.

Places to Stay

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As the fifth largest city in the country, there is no shortage of hotel options in PhoeniNorth, that will keep you comfortable and close to the tournament.

 

Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa

0.5 miles from State Farm Stadium

This upscale, full-service hotel and spa is a half mile from your favorite teams battling it out, is pet friendly, and features an industry-leading spa with a tempting menu of relaxing services. Parking is available for a fee.

 

Aloft Hotel Glendale at Westgate

0.7 miles from State Farm Stadium

Aloft Hotel Glendale at Westgate is a design-forward establishment less than a mile from the 2024 Final Four. Pet friendly with a ton of social spaces, a gym, and a splash pool, you can’t go wrong at Aloft. Parking is available for a fee.

 

Holiday Inn Glendale - Stadium & Entertainment District

1.0 miles from State Farm Stadium

The Holiday Inn Glendale provides the comforting stay you know and love from the Holiday Inn brand, all within a short distance from the State Farm Stadium and Entertainment District. Accommodations include free wifi, a pool, and on-site restaurants, providing the perfect launch pad for your Final Four experience.

 

Looking for a comfy spot during your Final Four trip? Check out some of the best hotels and resorts in Greater Phoenix, as well as exclusive deals and discounts for your stay.

Transportation

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Visitors are encouraged to take public transportation and or ride share during their time here in Greater Phoenix. 

For more information on where to park and to prepare for getting around, visit the Final Four website

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