Taylor Swift Eras Tour: The Concert Comes to MetLife in East Rutherford for Memorial Day Weekend

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (WABC) – Are you ready? Taylor Swift fans know Very good that his highly anticipated Eras Tour is coming to the tri-state area this weekend, with the first concert tonight.

Prior to the concerts kicking off, all fans will have the opportunity to purchase official tour merchandise Thursday at the MetLife Stadium Flagship Store.

The shows will take place on May 26, 27 and 28 at MetLife Stadium, but they have a message for fans to avoid everything bad blood: Tickets are required to enter the car park.

The post comes two weeks after around 20,000 fans who didn’t have tickets gathered in the parking lot of Lincoln Financial Stadium in Philadelphia to sing along to his songs.

“For the safety and enjoyment of everyone who has tickets to these shows, we strongly encourage those who do not have tickets not to come to MetLife Stadium on show days,” a statement read.

Officials warned that concert tickets are mandatory to access the car parks which will be at maximum capacity on show nights.

And the New Jersey State Police also advised against “Taylor-gating” for those without tickets.
Shows start at 6:30 p.m. each night, but parking lots will open at 12:30 p.m. and doors will open at 4:30 p.m.

Governor Phil Murphy warned Swifties to leave early for the show.

“We literally have three super bowls this weekend. What I would say to people is get there early, have fun, but do it responsibly,” he said.

Be warned, fans without tickets to the event will be turned away and tickets will not be sold at the stadium.

According to StubHub, the cheapest ticket available for Friday’s Taylor Swift concert is $1,454 and the most expensive ticket is $9,084. However, if you want to go with a friend and sit next to them, be sure to breathe because there are tickets at $143,753 each in section 6, row 11.

A clear bag policy is in effect. Banners and signs smaller than 11″ x 17″ are permitted.

For a list of prohibited items, visit the MetLife website.

To the lucky fans who snagged tickets to the show, be sure to shake and we hope it meets your wildest dreams.

And for those who can’t make it to any of the shows, you can still join in the festivities by sampling the state’s new official sandwich: a Taylor Swift Ham, Egg, and Cheese. Governor Phil Murphy declared the breakfast sandwich the official state sandwich in honor of the tour.

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