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98Rockfest 2023 Returns to Tampa: Event Guide 

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This April, one of Tampa’s favorite rock music fests is returning to Amalie Arena with an exciting lineup headlined by Breaking Benjamin. Got your tickets yet? Check out the event details to plan your weekend in Tampa now! And don’t forget to pre-book super cheap Amalie Arena parking online – we’ve found a few spots to save you time and money. 

Amalie Arena is hosting 98Rockfest 2023 on Friday, April 21, with some of Tampa’s favorite bands on the lineup. Tampa Bay radio station 98ROCK is the event organizer, and tickets are on sale now. Don’t miss the event if you look forward to an exciting spring-summer this year. Find out everything you need to know – get 98Rockfest 2023 ticket, venue, and parking details right here. 

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What is the 98Rockfest 2023 lineup? 

Breaking Benjamin is headlining 98Rockfest 2023 and will be joined by: 

  • Falling in Reverse 
  • The Pretty Reckless 
  • Beartooth 
  • Bad Wolves 
  • Dorothy 

Beartooth will also perform an acoustic set at the exclusive pre-show party at Firestix Lounge.  

The pre-show event at the plaza is free-entry. Fame of Fire, New Years Day, and more bands are performing, with 98ROCK’s Skratch N’Sniff hosting the show at the plaza.  

Note: 98Rockfest 2023 lineup, event times, and other rules are subject to change without notice. Check the official event website and social media feeds for up-to-date information. 

How much do 98Rockfest 2023 tickets cost? 

98Rockfest 2023 ticket rates start at $35. Depending on your seat preference, you’ll have to pay $35 – $95 for general admission. The best seats are reserved for the VIP tier and cost $225. 

VIP tickets also give you access to the 98ROCK pre-show party at the Firestix Lounge. Enjoy an exclusive acoustic performance by Beartooth, with hors d’oeuvres and drinks at the cash bar. The VIP experience includes early access to the main event and other perks. 

What time does the concert start? 

The VIP-only pre-show at the Firestix Lounge is from 4 pm to 6 pm. While the free pre-show at the plaza kicks off at 2 pm. 

The 98Rockfest main event begins at 6 pm on April 21, 2023. Gates open for VIP ticket holders at 4 pm, and others can enter via the main gate from 5 pm.  

Where is the 98Rockfest 2023 venue? 

98Rockfest 2023 is at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The address is 401 Channelside Drive, east of Downtown Tampa.  

Tampa Bay Convention Center, Tampa Bay History Center, Florida Aquarium, and Port Tampa Bay Cruise Terminal are also in the Channelside neighborhood. 

How to Reach Amalie Arena 

You can easily reach Amalie Arena events like 98Rockfest 2023 by car or public transportation. If you’d rather leave the car at a cheaper off-site lot and skip the lines for onsite parking, park downtown and take the free Tecno Line Streetcar. Cross Bay Ferry, Water Taxi, and Rideshare are the other options.  

If you must drive to the event, check for road closures near Amalie Arena, as the neighborhood is under development. Traffic could also be heavy during major events and concerts; allow enough time to reach before the show starts so that you can park without stress.  

Is there 98Rockfest 2023 parking at Amalie Arena? 

Parking for Amalie Arena events is available onsite and at downtown lots/garages nearby. Drive-up parking is available at most lots on a first-come, first-served basis, but card payments only. You can also pre-book Amalie Arena event parking online to save time and money.  

Which parking lot is closest to Amalie Arena? 

Teal Lot, Foundation Lots 1 & 2, and Pam Lorio Garage are closest to Amalie Arena entrances. Seven additional official parking facilities are available within a half-mile radius of the arena.  

Does Amalie Arena have ADA Parking? 

All Amalie Arena parking lots and garages have accessible parking spots available on a first-come, first-served basis. However, Pam Lorio Parking Garage is the most convenient – it is at the corner of Florid Avenue and Channelside Drive, with elevator access to the arena.  

Amalie Arena’s Florida Avenue entrance is the Accessible entrance. The ADA drop-off area is also located off Channelside Drive near this entrance.   

How much does parking for 98Rockfest 2023 cost? 

Pre-bookable Amalie Arena event parking for 98Rockfest 2023 is now available from $34 to $53 per spot. Use a parking app like Way to find cheaper deals – check out lots like 222 S 12th Street Parking for event parking rates as low as $25. 

Bike parking is free on the Ford Thunder Alley, near the Pam Lorio Parking Garage. 

Also See: Amalie Arena parking: Where to find the best spots and discounts 

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