Everything you need to know if you are heading to U2 at Mt Smart Arena

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After months of waiting, U2 are finally in the country to perform two epic shows in Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium.

The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 kicks off in Auckland on 8th November, followed by a show on the 9th and will go on to visit Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, before moving on to Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul.

Here is everything you need to know if you are attending one of the two NZ U2 shows.

Gates Open:

Gates open at 5pm.

Supporting Acts:

Special guest Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds is confirmed as support for  the dates in New Zealand and Australia.


Mt Smart Stadium encourages ticketholders to take advantage of public transport as there are no general parking facilities onsite for concerts.

Mobility Parking
Onsite mobility parking is strictly available for patrons who hold a current mobility parking permit.  To register for mobility parking please send your valid mobility permit number to bookings@aucklandstadiums.co.nz. You will need to present your mobility permit to traffic control staff for access - no exceptions.

Drop Off Point
Recommended drop off/pick up point is Church Street (west of Maurice Rd).

Public Transport:

Travel on trains and special event buses to U2's concerts at Mt Smart Stadium is included with your concert ticket.

Traffic and public transport will be busier than normal, please plan your journey in advance and allow extra time. Your concert ticket includes your trip to and from the event on trains, the Northern Express (NX1/2), and special event buses. Make sure you save your ticket for the ride home!

Food & Beverage:

A variety of food and beverage outlets with bar service will be located throughout the venue.

Anyone under 25 years of age will be ID'd when purchasing alcohol.

Eftpos is available at most food and beverage outlets

You are welcome to bring in small quantities of non commercially prepared food such as sandwiches, fruit or baking. You may also bring a sealed plastic bottle of water (up to 750ml) however please note that the lid will be removed and discarded on entry. Alternatively, you can bring an empty plastic bottle without the lid (up to 750ml) to use at free water stations.

Stadium Layout:

For more information, head to the Auckland Stadiums website.