Rio Tinto Stadium is a beautiful 25,000-seat stadium in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy, Utah and was built as a home for Salt Lake's Major League Soccer club, Real Salt Lake. Besides soccer, Rio Tinto hosts a variety of concerts and sports events.
- Opened in 2008
- Seats 20,000 for games, or 25,000 for concerts
- Cost $110 million
- Features 32 luxury suites, 900 club seats
- Natural grass field
- Biggest and most video display screens for a stadium its size
9256 South State
Sandy UT, 84070
From the north, take the 9000 South exit from I-15, travel east to State Street, then south on State Street to the stadium.
From the south, take the 10600 South exit from I-15, travel east to State Street, then north to the stadium.
The stadium is within walking distance from three TRAX light rail stations including the Historic Sandy Station (9000 S. and 200 E.), the Sandy Expo Station (at 9400 S. behind Jordan Commons) and the Sandy Civic Center Station (at 10000 S., behind Jordan High School).
Parking in stadium lots is limited to pass holders. Pass holders should check the stadium's website for directions to reserved lots.
General parking is provided in pay lots ($5-$10) and some free lots throughout the neighborhood, the largest of which is at the South Towne Expo Center.
Food and Drink
Rio Tinto Stadium offers a variety of food and drink options including stadium favorites such as hot dogs, sausages, popcorn, peanuts, sodas and beer, plus Mexican food, burgers, fries, pizza, ice cream and more.
Fans who have set up a Mangia account online can order food from their cell phones and have it delivered to their seats.