Your Trip to Phoenix: The Complete Guide SEE FULL GUIDE prev next Your Trip to Phoenix: The Complete Guide Best Time to Visit Weather & Climate Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Guide Neighborhoods to Know Public Transportation 48-Hour Itinerary Best Tours Day Trips From Phoenix Skiing Near Phoenix Top Things to Do Free Things to Do Things to Do With Kids Best Parks Top Museums Shopping in Phoenix Best Hikes Food to Try Best Restaurants Best Bars Top Breweries Nightlife Guide Your Trip to Phoenix: The Complete Guide close Overview United States Arizona Phoenix Talking Stick Resort Arena Map and Directions By Judy Hedding Judy Hedding Judy Hedding is a Phoenix resident and has written more than 1,000 articles about Greater Phoenix and Arizona since 2000. TripSavvy's editorial guidelines Updated on 09/14/19 Fact checked by Michelai Graham Fact checked by Michelai Graham Michigan State University American University Michelai Graham is a technology and business reporter who has written for The Urban Institute and Scoop News. She reports for AfroTech, Lifewire, and The Plug. TripSavvy's fact-checking Share Pin Email Google The Talking Stick Resort Arena (formerly US Airways Center and America West Arena) is in downtown Phoenix. It is the home of the Phoenix Suns basketball team, the Phoenix Mercury basketball team, the Arizona Rattlers arena football team, and many other events and concerts. The venue changed its name to Talking Stick Resort Arena in October 2015. If you need a place to stay in Downtown Phoenix, try one of these hotels. If those are not available, try a hotel anywhere on the METRO Light Rail line for cheap and easy transportation to the arena. This chart will help you to estimate how long it will take to get to downtown Phoenix from other cities and towns in Arizona. Warning: Do not confuse this location with Talking Stick Resort. The resort and casino are in Scottsdale, and there is a concert venue there. This is the large stadium in downtown Phoenix. Talking Stick Resort Arena Address 201 East Jefferson StreetPhoenix, Arizona 85004 Phone 602-379-2000 GPS 33.445953,-112.07145 Directions to Talking Stick Resort Arena Talking Stick Resort Arena is located on the southeast corner of Jefferson Street and First Street in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona.From North Phoenix/Scottsdale: Take the Piestewa Peak Parkway (SR 51) south to I-10. Exit I-10 at Washington/Jefferson Street. Turn right (west) on Washington Street to 3rd Street. Turn left (south) on 3rd Street to Talking Stick Resort Arena.From East Phoenix: Take Red Mountain Freeway (Loop 202) west which will merge with Interstate 10 west. Take I-10 west to 7th Street exit. Turn left (south) on 7th Street to Washington Street. Turn right (west) on Washington Street to 3rd Street. Turn left (south) on 3rd Street to Talking Stick Resort Arena.From West/Southwest Phoenix: Take I-10 east to 7th Avenue exit. Turn right (south) on 7th Avenue to Jefferson Street. Turn left (east) on Jefferson Street to 1st Street.From Northwest Phoenix/Glendale: Take I-17 south to Jefferson Street. Turn left (east) on Jefferson Street to First Street.From East Valley/Tempe: Take I-10 west to Washington/Jefferson Street. Turn left (west) on Washington Street to 3rd Street. Turn left (south) on 3rd Street to Talking Stick Resort Arena. By Valley Metro Rail Use the 3rd Street/Washington or 3rd Street/Jefferson station. This is a split station, so which station depends on which direction you are going. Here is a map of the Valley Metro light rail stations. Valley Metro and Talking Stick Resort Arena offer Rail Ride. When you buy a ticket to any event at Talking Stick Resort Arena, your Valley Metro Rail fare is included at no additional cost. The offer is good only on Valley Metro Rail, and only on the day if the event. You must have your event ticket or proof of ticket purchase ready to show a rail fare inspector. Other restrictions may apply. About the Map To see the image of the map above larger, simply temporarily increase the font size on your screen. If you are using a PC, the keystroke to us is the Ctrl + (the Ctrl key and the plus sign). On a MAC, it's Command+. You can see this location marked on a Google map. From there you can zoom in and out, get driving directions if you need more specifics than mentioned above, and see what else is nearby. Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit Use this Map to Get to the Phoenix Convention Center Where Are My Seats at Talking Stick Resort Arena? 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