Top Budget Events Of The Weekend (3/13)

March 12, 2015

Spring is finally on it’s way and it’s a great time to get out to some great events this weekend. As always we’re looking out for your wallet and have picked out the top budget events of the weekend right here!


3/13 – NASCAR Toyota 120 at Phoenix International Raceway

Average Ticket Price: $13, Get-in Price: $11, Trend: Down 57%

If you’re looking to catch the fastest action around this weekend, your best bet is the Phoenix International Raceway. You’ll be able to see the Toyota 120 race of NASCAR’s touring series for as little as $11.


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3/13 – AAC Men’s Basketball Tournament – Session 2 at XL Center

Average Ticket Price: $19, Get-in Price: $5, Trend: Down 65% 

Session 2 of the AAC tournament is by far the cheapest session of any college basketball tournament this weekend. During Friday’s early session you can catch Temple vs Memphis and also see SMU in action vs the winner of Wednesday’s game. With a get-in price of just $5, it’s definitely worth taking a half day from work – or even just catching a half on your lunch break.


3/15 – Monster Jam at Reno Events Center

Average Ticket Price: $28, Get-in Price: $21, Trend: Down 22%

Sunday afternoon is a perfect time for some family bonding… and for monster trucks. Monster Jam’s visit to the Reno Events Center is the cheapest show of the weekend and ticket prices have trended downward 22% on the secondary market throughout the week. You can get in the door for as low as $21 on



3/14 – Chicago Fire vs Vancouver Whitecaps at Toyota Park

Average Ticket Price: $30, Get-in Price: $10, Trend: Down 20%

While Chicago may have some of the priciest tickets in the league for the NHL and NBA, that trend hasn’t continued to the MLS. The Chicago Fire’s home opener vs Vancouver is the cheapest MLS game this week as the Fire look to rebound from a 2-0 loss in LA last weekend. Tickets are currently as low as $10 on the resale market.


3/14 – Coal Chamber, Filter, Combichrist & American Head Charge at Knitting Factory Concert House

Average Ticket Price: $39, Get-in Price: $14, Trend: Down 11% 

One of hard rock’s most anticipated spring tours visits New Orleans this Saturday night as Coal Chamber and Filter headline the Knitting Factory Concert House. The two bands will be joined by Combichrist and American Head Charge on what’s the cheapest remaining date of tour with tickets currently below face price at $14.

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