Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe
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Sun Devil Stadium is an outdoor football stadium located on the campus of Arizona State University, in Tempe, Arizona, United States. It is home to the Arizona State Sun Devils of the Pac-12 Conference. The stadium's current seating capacity is 64,248 and the playing surface is natural grass. Although the stadium is called Sun Devil Stadium, in 1996 the gridiron within the stadium was named Frank Kush Field in honor of the former coach of the ASU football team. The stadium is also sometimes referred to as the House of Heat. Frank Kush Field is currently undergoing a $256 million renovation set to be completed in time for the 2017 Season.Sun Devil Stadium has previously been the home of the NFL's Arizona Cardinals, from 1988 to 2005 and was the annual site of the Fiesta Bowl, from 1971 to 2006 and the Cactus Bowl since then.Construction and upgradesBuilt in 1958, the stadium's original capacity was 30,000. The first addition in 1976 substantially raised the capacity to 57,722. Seating was added to the south end of the stadium, along with press and sky boxes. A year later, in 1977, the upper tier was completed to bring seating to 70,311. In 1988, 1,700 more seats were added to bring the facility to its current capacity. During that time the Carson Student Athlete Center was added to the south end. The building is the home of the ASU Athletic Department.Add Sun Devil Stadium to your Tempe travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tempe travel itinerary maker.
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Went for the ASU-UCLA game. This stadium is iconic in a way, sandwiched between two mountains at ASU. The field is oriented north-south. The west side of the stadium has proper seats with backs, the e... read more »
We like to go to at least one away game each season so this time chose the Arizona - Cal Bears Game on September 24. It was a night game and we had purchased 40 yard line seats a few rows up from the ... read more »
Great atmosphere! We sat in section 31 Which is behind the visiting teams bench. I didn't know that that side of the stadium were bleacher seats. It made for a very uncomfortable game. I would make su... read more »
One of my favorite stadiums, the Sun Devil Stadium sits next to the notorious A Mountain and the Tempe Town Lake, surrounded by beautiful industrial buildings. The view from the stadium is astounding, especially when seen at sunset when the sun disappears from view. Inside the stadium is an amazing jumbotron with other screens that display the game up close and features during the game. The seats are numerous, but every viewing angle is perfect. The field is a perfect green throughout the season and is great to see the players playing on this turf. The fans at this stadium are wild and you are guaranteed to have a good time watching the game with them. The snacks and beverages are expensive, but so is any other stadium food. All in all, Sun Devil Stadium is one of ASU's best creations and it will definitely show with this year's refresh and more to come.
Great venue for the best school in the nation! Easy to maneuver, you're guaranteed to have a good time!
Such a great venue for Sun Devil football. The new renovations are awesome. Love what the new North end zone area is going to offer when the stadium is finished! #GoDevils!
Such a fun place to see a game. I love the atmosphere. Can't wait to come back to see it finished!
Love all the team spirit!
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