Know Before You Go

Get Your Final Four Game Plan!

Whether you’re travelling to cheer on your favorite team or local enjoying the 2024 Men’s Final Four in your backyard, we’ve put together all you need to know before you go to make your experience a win!

Please note: All NCAA Men’s Final Four events have strict clear bag policy. Learn more.


It’s not only the temperature which will be heating up April 6-8, but Downtown Phoenix will be hot with college basketball fan events!

The Men’s Final Four® Fan Fest presented by Capital One will take over the Phoenix Convention Center on April 5-8. Hance Park will host the March Madness Music Festivalcheck out the incredible artist lineup from Friday to Sunday during Final Four® weekend. And Men’s Final Four® Dribble™ presented by Buick is sure to be full of action as over 3,000 youth “dribble” from Heritage Square to Fan Fest on Sunday, April 8.

There’s something for everyone and we’ve got your trip covered.


The Semifinals will tip-off at State Farm Stadium in Glendale on April 6 but before the Final Four® teams can go after their “one shining moment,” they’ll take to the court for a FREE open practice during Reese’s® Men’s Final Four® Friday.

This event boasts a ‘first look’ for fans of the Final Four® teams before the action gets started on Saturday. Those attending Reese’s® Men’s Final Four Friday® can also attend the Men’s Final Four® Tip-Off Tailgate presented by Nissan, it is a pregame celebration that you will not want to miss taking place on Friday, Saturday and Monday of Final Four® weekend.

And, of course, the long awaited Championship game will tip-off on Monday, April 8 with the final two teams competing to see who will be crowned national champion.


Located in the beautify Sonoran Desert, Phoenix is America’s sixth-largest city and the center of diverse metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. Every year, millions of visitors flock to Arizona to bask in its warm, dry climate and enjoy the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon, Sedona and Monument Valley. Whether it’s a spa day at an iconic resort, a round of gold on a championship course, or a hike on urban mountain trails, there’s something for everyone in Phoenix.