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Vystar Arena Bag Policy And Seating Chart

By Bishow Adhikari / 29 November 2023 03:24 AM

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Vystar Arena bag policy prohibits bags with sizes greater than 12" x 6" x 12". Medical devices larger than the bag size are inspected before entry.

Visitors should be ready to open all of their bags for security personnel. The staff may request the patrons to take specific items out of their bags to be examined more closely. The area reserves the right to inspect all the bags or items upon entry.

The arena bears the name of the Jacksonville-based financial institution VyStar Credit Union. Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena was the original name of the arena but was later renamed in 2019 after VyStar acquired the naming rights to the facility.

Jacksonville, Florida is home to the multipurpose Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena. Depending on the event, the arena can accommodate up to 15,000 people.

Besides, the ABA Jacksonville Giants, NAL Jacksonville Sharks and ECHL Jacksonville Icemen all call the arena their home.

Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena Purse Rules

The Purse rules for the area are also well as those things that are acceptable inside the area are:

  • Clear bags 12" x 6" x 12" or smaller, diaper bags, purses and small personal bags are permitted.
  • Carriers of medical devices larger than the allowed bag size are allowed but they will be examined.
  • Items that are misplaced, stolen, damaged or left behind are not the responsibility of Arena.
  • Dogs that assist guests with disabilities, guide, sign and signal dogs are allowed.
  • Guests who are hard of hearing can borrow assistive listening devices from Guest Services Centers. 
  • For the convenience of the visitors, diaper-changing stations are installed in every public restroom.

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Prohibited Items

The prohibited items are listed below: 

  • Outside food or beverage except for medical-related food or beverage.
  • Cans, bottles, coolers, other containers.
  • Video cameras and audio recording devices and streaming.
  • Tablets and iPads, Go Pros
  • Professional cameras with lenses bigger than 6 inches
  • Standard Digital Cameras
  • Laser pens and pointers
  • Noise creating devices
  • Any kind of Projectiles
  • Larger than 8.5”x 11 signs or any other signs that management finds to be offensive or in the way will be seized.
  • Stickers of any kind, Sticks or poles or selfie sticks.
  • Skateboards, skates or scooters
  • Helium-filled balloons
  • Illegal substances
  • Fireworks and any other inflammable items.
  • Strollers - permitted with a proper inspection by the security personnel.
  • Drones
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Item considered unacceptable by Arena Management.

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There is also a strict Camera Policy which is:

  • The arena policy allows small, personal cameras but forbids any audio and video recording devices or professional cameras with lenses longer than 6".

The arena gate will open one hour before the event, so it is advisable that companies arrive early to guarantee entry and locate seats on time.

Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena Seating Chart

There are three levels of seating available at Vystar Veterans Memorial Stadium that are lower, upper and suites.

100-level seats are another name for lower-level sections. There are 20 rows of seats in the sideline sections and 30 rows in the end sections. Each section front row or row A has concourse access at the top.

Floor and Courtside sections are added behind the baskets and along the sides for basketball games. Floor Seats are areas that are added close to the stage for concerts.

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Seats in the 300s are referred to as Upper-Level seats. With an entrance at the top row, most sections have ten to fourteen rows. The arena also has a number of ADA-accessible seating options.

The home and visitor benches for the basketball game are:

  • Home Bench: The players from the home team sit in front of Section 115 and Floor 115 during the majority of basketball games.
  • Visitor Bench: The group arriving is seated in front of Floor 113 and Section 113.

Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena capacity offers the best possible event experience in its 36 luxurious Executive Suites.

Situated just 23 rows above the main floor every private suite comes with 16 tickets to all arena events that require tickets as well as 3 Premium Partner parking passes.

The suites feature private bathrooms at suite level an entrance away from the crowds and excellent premium food and beverage options with attentive suite attendants to attend to all of your needs.

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Best Seats For a Concert at Vystar Arena.

On the floor: The floor seats in Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 provide some of the closest views of the performers. Floor sections are frequently added or removed for concerts. The floor plan and the views from each section of the floor may change as performer-specific modifications.

Aside from the stage: Seats in Sections 102, 103 and 114 to the side of the stage offer up close views of the stage at a slight elevation. While many of the seats are closer to the stage offer better elevation and are actual stadium seats the view is not as direct as it would be on the floor.

Directly Toward the Stage: The seats in the Vystar Arena seating chart of the sections 108, 109, 311 and 312 that are directly across from the stage offer the most comfortable views of the show. 

Hotels Near Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena

Some hotels near VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Downtown Jacksonville are:

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  • Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
  • Southbank Hotel Jacksonville Riverwalk
  • Hampton Inn Jacksonville-Downtown-I-95
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
  • Wyndham Garden Hotel - Jacksonville
  • Tricove Inn & Suites
  • Southbank Hotel by Marriott Jacksonville Riverwalk
  • Marriott Jacksonville Downtown
  • Scottish Inns
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Jacksonville Butler Blvd

With a total of 1618 hotels guest can choose their type. The lowest price began from 71 dollars with the highest one being 990 dollars as per the hotel and its facility. Some of the popular hotels are listed above.

Vystar Veterans Arena Parking

The VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena offers a variety of parking options for its guests. They are:

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On-site parking:

The nearest parking lot to the arena is the Arena Garage which is situated at 963 E. Adams St.

Lot X is a short stroll from the arena and can be found at 799 E. Bay St.

Lot Z is just a short stroll from the arena and can be found at 918 E. Beaver St.

Surface lots:

Church Lot (1038 E. Duval St.)

Sports Complex Garage (539 Lafayette St.)

Jax Historical Lot (314 Palmetto St.)

Lot P (1300 E. Duval St.)

Some of the key points to keep in mind while parking are:

  • When making plans to attend an event be sure to check the exact cost of parking as it varies per event.
  • Credit cards can be used to make payments.
  • There are spaces set aside for parking trucks and buses making it simple to access highways and make pickups.
  • The lowest parking fee is $5 for an hour.
  • For a more convenient experience, parking spaces are also available nearby.
  • Using Park Whiz so that one can reserve a parking spot in advance.

Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena Events

The events are listed below:

  • November 29, 2023: Jacksonville Icemen vs Orlando Solar Bears
  • December 1, 2023: Jacksonville Icemen vs Orlando Solar Bears
  • December 2, 2023: Jacksonville Icemen vs Trois-Rivieres Lions
  • December 16, 2023: Jacksonville Icemen vs South Carolina Stingrays
  • December 18, 2023: Rod Wave - Nostalgia Tour
  • December 20, 2023: Jacksonville Icemen vs Florida Everblades
  • December 21, 2023: Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve
  • December 22, 2023: Jacksonville Icemen vs South Carolina Stingrays
  • December 30, 2023: Nardo Wick: Birthday Bash
  • January 5, 2024: Jacksonville Icemen vs Savannah Ghost Pirates

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Ticketmaster offers tickets to VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. The smaller Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Coliseum was demolished and replaced by the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, which opened for business on November 28, 2003.

When the venue first opened Elton John gave the first performance. Since then, stars Rihanna and Ariana Grande, among many other top pop and rock musicians have stopped by this Jacksonville venue as part of their tours.

Tickets for sporting events like the WWE and NCAA men's basketball tournaments have also been sold at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.

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The cost of tickets will vary based on the event and the location of your seats. Attending a live event at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena typically costs $116.00. The least expensive seats are always those in the back of the venue where tickets can go for as little as $15.

A seat close to the action can cost as much as $2793.00 for premium seating with unimpeded views of the event.

Rod Wave Concert

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The well-known rapper Rod Wave is currently traveling the country with his Nostalgia Tour stops in different cities. The tour will end at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville on December 18 beginning on October 19 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. 

The TD Garden in Boston, the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. and many more locations are among the upcoming tour dates.

Tickets for Rod Wave range in price from $98 to $390 on average.