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Rose Bowl Stadium Club Seats & Premium Areas

  • Club Seats - On the Rose Bowl seating chart, Club Seats are the sections found at the top of the stadium on the West side of the field. These include 100 Level Clu...
  • Suites and Loge Boxes - Loge Boxes Rose Bowl Stadium Loge Boxes are located on the first level of the premium seating addition at the top of the west sideline. Loge Box...

Best Seats For a Concert at Rose Bowl Stadium

The most common seating layout at Rose Bowl Stadium for concerts is an end-stage setup with the stage located near sections Section 1, Section 2 and Section 21. For many concerts there are also slight variations to the layout, which may include General Admission seats, fan pits and B-stages.

Field seats, like those in Field B6 are among the most sought-after tickets

On the Field: Sections Field A1, Field A2, Field A3 and Field A4 are Field Seats, which offer some of the closest views of the performers. For many concerts, field sections are added or removed. These performer-specific adjustments may alter the field layout and the views from each field section.

To the Side of the Stage: For close views of the stage with a little bit of elevation, consider seats to the side of the stage in Section 3, Section 4, Section 5 and Section 6. The view is not head-on like on the field, but many of the seats are closer to the stage, provide better elevation and are actual stadium seats.

Section 12 offers a comfortable head-on view for end-stage shows

Head-on to the Stage: Seats directly across from the stage, like those in Section 11, Section 12, Field A3 and Field A4 provide the most comfortable looks of the performance. Even upper level sections offer unobstructed sitelines. Just keep in mind that you won't be able to see as much detail from these seats as you would if you sat closer to the stage.

Consider the Following When Buying Concert Tickets

Seats behind the stage are occassionally sold: Unless your main objective is to just get in the building, you'll want to completely avoid anything behind the stage - like those in/near or above sections Section 1, Section 2, Section 21 and Section 22. It's unlikely the performer will turn around to salute you - and you're more likely to be completely blocked out from seeing the show.

If you're on the shorter side (or bringing kids), consider field seats only in the first few rows: The most common complaint amongst field ticketholders is that they can't see the stage because of taller people in front of them. As an alternative, consider side sections near the stage that will still have you close and high enough to see.

Lower level side sections are not created equal: While the side sections closest to the stage are top-notch, side sections farther from the stage may leave you with a cramp in your neck. Sections 7 and 16 are not well-angled towards the stage - leaving you to turn your head for an ideal view. Instead, consider head-on sections in the lower level or even close side seats in the upper level like Sections 102 and 103.

Field Seats for Concerts

  • Field Seats - The best seats for a Rose Bowl concert are Field Seats. These sections are located directly at field level and provide guests with the best overall co...

UCLA Sideline & Visitor Sideline

ucla sideline
Looking towards the front of sections 4 and 5 on the east sideline. This is known as the home side of the field, and is where the UCLA sideline is located.
Looking towards the west side of the stadium. The visiting team typically occupies this sideline.

UCLA Sideline - The UCLA sideline is in front of Section 17, Section 18, Section 19 and Section 20

Visitor Sideline - The visiting team sideline is in front of Section 3, Section 4, Section 5 and Section 6

Premium Seating

  • Premium Seating - Premium Seating at the Rose Bowl refers to a number of different seating areas. Some of these areas include special privileges and amenities, while ot...

Seats with Backs

  • Seats with Backs - One of the most desirable seating options at the Rose Bowl are seats with backs. About half of the stadium has chairback seats, while the other half i...

Student Section for UCLA Games

The student section at the Rose Bowl for UCLA games is typically in sections 6, 7, 8, and 9 near the visitor sideline. Student sections are notorious for their loud party atmospheres and UCLA is no exception.

Visitor Section for UCLA Games

  • Visitor Section - For UCLA football, there is visitor seating located in sections 26H and 27L. These sections are located near the visitor sideline. 

Rose Bowl Stadium Seat Views

Recommended Seats for Great Views

For Football: Rows 20-40 in Sections 4, 5, 18 and 19

  • Great 50 yard line views
  • Excellent seating height to see all areas of the field
  • Close to the section entry tunnels

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Recommended Seats for Partying and Socializing

For UCLA Games: Sections 13, 14 and 15

  • Designated student section
  • Great party atmosphere among rowdy students

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Rose Bowl Stadium Seating Reviews

  • "BCS National Championship " - - My wife and I went to the Rose Bowl for the BCS National Championship game. The stadium overall was...
    Section 11, Row N, Seats 5&6 / Football Review
  • "Great View-limited access" - - These seats are great for watching the game. Around the 25 yard line, no obstruction. Even though yo...
    Section 6, Row 76, Seat 22 / Football Review
  • "Endzone seats in front of the only video screen" - - My first time in the Rose Bowl and I learned a few things. The North tunnel, Section 12 is an end...
    Section 12, Row 62, Seat 14 / Football Review
  • "Don't watch the game, experience it." - - Section 9 Row M is the second row from the field. Row N is technically the first row, but we had no ...
    Section 9, Row M, Seat 107 / Football Review
  • "Great view of the game " - - but everything else was horrible. Access to seats is very limited. Concessions were slow and had l...
    Section 23, Row 24, Seats 1 and 2 / Football Review
  • "More than decent vantage for football" - - Not too high--not too low. Seat backs. These seats line up with the end line of the visiting team's ...
    Section 2, Row 43, Seats 17,18 / Football Review
  • "Close, but not close enough?" - - From my seat it was easier to see the members if they were performing on the main stage but harder t...
    Section 19, Row 13, Seat 117 / Concert Review
  • "Good enough but seats up close would’ve been much nicer" - - Pros: - has seat backs - able to get a good view of the entire stage - nothing is obstructing yo...
    Section 7, Row 54, Seat 114 / Concert Review
  • "Awesome view - but loud" - - The locations was awesome, the food good, limited selection, the staff were excellent and service ex...
    Section 103, Row B, Seats 3-4 / Football Review
  • "Not bad not great" - - For concerts these seats weren't the greatest. The problem is the rose bowl is so big. I wish artist...
    Section 5, Row 21, Seat 111 / Concert Review
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    Other Photos From Rose Bowl Stadium

    general seating view at Rose Bowl
    Looking towards corner sections 14 and 15 from section 1. Notice the landscape in the background.
    rose bowl field
    high low seat numbering
    Seats at the Rose Bowl are numbered in a high and low fashion. For example, seats 13-17 in the photo are in a different section from seats 115 and 116.
    low sections
    The seats in this photo are part of the low side of the section. The aisle splits the section down the middle with low number seats on the left (when facing the field) and high numbers on the right.
    west stands at rose bowl
    Looking towards the west stands at the Rose Bowl.
    Bench Seating in Last Row
    For some sections at the Rose Bowl Stadium the last row is bench-style seating, with the concrete offering some back support.

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