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AVA Amphitheater

5655 W Valencia Rd, Casino Del Sol Resort, Tucson, AZ 85757-9714
+1 520-838-6400
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Beautiful concert or theater setting.

Set in a desert atmosphere of Casino Del Sol, this amphitheater is a very nice venue for a concert... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Tucson, AZ.
Best Concert Experience EVER!

I went to the AVA Amphitheater last weekend to see Alice Cooper, and my experience was absolutely... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Avondale, Arizona
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The nearly 5,000-seat Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater (AVA) has become a hot-spot of Southern Arizona, taking the entertainment world by storm, selling out shows with such acts like Van Halen, Daddy Yankee, Toby Keith, Gwen Stefani, Alejandro Fernandez, Luis Miguel and The Scorpions.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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5655 W Valencia Rd, Casino Del Sol Resort, Tucson, AZ 85757-9714
+1 520-838-6400
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Set in a desert atmosphere of Casino Del Sol, this amphitheater is a very nice venue for a concert or show. The offered beer, popcorn, hotdogs, etc. The place was clean and large enough so you weren't being crowded out by others. The only problem...More

Thank RosieTucson_AZ_
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I went to the AVA Amphitheater last weekend to see Alice Cooper, and my experience was absolutely incredible. Before going, I read many reviews of the venue online so I could get an idea of what to expect, and I was preparing myself for the...More

1  Thank SteelRocker
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We saw Sammy Hagar on Friday night at the Ava Amphitheater and I loved every minute of it! It was super easy to get into the Casino Del Sol parking and easy to park. A short walk to the gate and long but quick line...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I have attended concerts at this venue many times and last night as well. It is a very relaxed atmosphere and there are two types of seats - under the pavillion wth an assigned seat and out on the lawn. By far, the pavillion seats...More

4  Thank Jillibean516
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I have seen some amazing acts perform at the AVA Amphitheater in the last 12 years. Unfortunately they are not up to par when it comes to bands that are not multi-million dollar sell outs. The RockFest on October 23, 2015 was a bust. When...More

1  Thank Pizazzle
Reviewed 4 November 2014

They keep this place clean. The facilities are plentiful. Parking is easy. Sight lines form seats and lawn are great. I've seen a few shows here and am always happy with the security, vendors, sound. Drinks are pricey but what can you do? Maybe win...More

1  Thank cstarrr
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Security was a joke! While stopping people with cameras(THEIR WEBSITE SAID THEY WERE PERMITTED)miniscule pocket knives and bug spray, Smartphones ,DVD cameras went on through. Paid some serious money for VIP tickets, no merchandise as yet and once the show started nothing but peoples backs...More

2  Thank 476jimk
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I've been here many times coming down for shows from Phoenix because sometimes a show doesn't make it to my town, sometimes i prefer an outdoor venue (yes despite the heat) and sometimes because the pricing was so much better than in Phoenix like this...More

2  Thank northernk
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I purchased two Meet and Greet VIP tickets for this show for 710.00 dollars. While the performance of these two great bands was really good the VIP was NOT worth the money! My photo with ZZ Top was taken by a less than amateur photographer....More

Thank Wade G
Reviewed 24 July 2014

If the weather is good the lawn is a nice option- the stage isn't so far away that you won't be able to see anything. The last time I came we got VIP Box tickets which are pretty nice. The main issue with the box...More

1  Thank phoenixwan
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DeAnna S
29 March 2017|
Response from brownd3max2016 |
So you want to stand in front of the reserved seats? Prepare to be pelted!