How To Find The Cheapest Miami Heat Tickets + Face Value Options

August 24, 2021

Where to Buy Miami Heat Tickets

Primary market single-game tickets are available via Ticketmaster 

On the secondary market, TicketIQ has Fee-Free Miami Heat tickets tickets which also include a Refund Guarantee. Our Refund Guarantee states that if an event is canceled or deemed unfit for fans to attend, TicketIQ will refund ticket buyers in as soon as 15 days. That means that you can buy from TicketIQ worry-free. Customers on TicketIQ save between 15%-25% compared to other secondary market ticketing sites.

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How Much Are Miami Heat Tickets

Most NBA teams have two or three-level for their venues, with 100 levels being the most expensive and 200 levels less expensive. Upper-level seats along the baseline are usually cheaper than sideline seats. The closer to half court, the more expensive tickets get. The cheapest tickets for NBA teams start under $25 for lower-demand teams. Higher demand teams in major markets like have tickets that start from $100 to $200. The most expensive NBA tickets for all teams are in the first rows of every section, with tickets behind the team benches often the most expensive and can run into the thousands of dollars. Floor seats and courtside seats are the most expensive tickets for any team, and are often hard to find, as they're in very high demand. Major team rivalry games can also be 25-50% more than the average tickets for any team, and most teams have a couple major rivals that can impact prices.

How To Find Discounted Miami Heat Tickets

To find the cheapest Miami Heat tickets, it's important to check both the primary and secondary ticket markets. Based on the demand for a given even, resale marketplaces like TicketIQ may be more or less expensive than face value options available through primary ticketing platforms like Ticketmaster, AXS, and SeatGeek. Weekend rivalry games are typically the most expensive game, while weekday games against lesser opponents are the best way to get to a game for cheap. For sporting events that take place every year, it's important to know when the event is actually going on sale, which is typically the middle of the off-season. Teams often adjust prices dynamically in-season, which can impact both face-value and resale ticket prices. For fans willing to make a commitment by purchasing season tickets, prices are typically 10%-20% below single-game face value prices. 

Where Are The Cheapest Miami Heat Tickets

If you are looking for the cheapest Miami Heat tickets, the last 10 rows of the upper level are usually the least expensive for any game. Tickets at on the baselines are typically cheaper than sections on the sidelines. For most Miami Heat games tickets can be found for under $50, with some as low as $10 for the lowest-demand match-ups of the season. With that being said, at American Airlines Center there are no bad locations to view a game. Even the most inexpensive seats still provide fans with a very enjoyable game experience.

Where Are The Most Expensive Miami Heat Tickets

If you are looking for more expensive Miami Heat tickets, lower-level seats are the best place to look. Floor level seats on the sidelines will usually cost more than other ones in the arena. Tickets right at centercourt are often amongst the most expensive sections for NBA arenas. Additionally, club suites are considered some of the premier locations at American Airlines Center. Resale sites like TicketIQ and Stubhub often don't list suite options, which means you'll need to visit the team site directly to purchase those.

When Do Miami Heat Tickets Go On Sale

NBA schedules are released 2-3 months ahead of the next season, usually in mid-August. Tickets are immediately available on the secondary market via season-ticket holders, however, teams don't typically put face-value single-game tickets onsale until closer the season, usually in September. Promotional and theme night scheudles are released even closer to the start of the season, and teams will often wait to put other big games onsale until closer to the actual date of the game.

Miami Heat Season Tickets

Fans looking to become Miami Heat season ticket holders can request more information via the Heat website. 

The Heat also offer two half season plans, the Red Plan and the Black Plan. Prices for each range from $525 per ticket to $6,615 per ticket depending on the seat location. 

Miami Heat Mobile Ticketing

Fans can manage their Heat mobile tickets via the HEAT App, which can be downloaded for free on the App Store or Google Play store. In the app you can access your tickets, receive transfers, send transfer, or sell tickets.

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Where to Buy Miami Heat Playoff Tickets

Primary market single-game tickets for Heat home playoff games are available via Ticketmaster. 

On the secondary market, TicketIQ has Fee-Free Miami Heat Playoff tickets with a Refund Guarantee. Our Refund Guarantee states that if an event is canceled or deemed unfit for fans to attend, TicketIQ will refund ticket buyers in as soon as 15 days. That means that you can buy from TicketIQ worry-free.

How Much Are Miami Heat Playoff Tickets

Below is a look at the average and get-in prices for each game of the Heat first round match-up against the Milwaukee Bucks as well as the over series average, and home average prices for each team:

Game
Avg Get-In
Game 1 @ MIL $180 $76
Game 2 @ MIL $297 $70
Game 3 @ MIA $227 $49
Game 4 @ MIA $357 $49
Game 5 @ MIL $313 $97
Game 6 @ MIA $358 $52
Game 7 @ MIL $703 $141
Series Avg $348  
Bucks Avg $373  
Heat Avg $314

Miami Heat 2020-21 Playoff Schedule

First Round: (No. 3) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (No. 6) Miami Heat

  • Game 1: Saturday, May 22 | Miami at Milwaukee, 2 ET, ESPN
  • Game 2: Monday, May 24 | Miami at Milwaukee, 7:30 ET, TNT
  • Game 3: Thursday, May 27 | Milwaukee at Miami, 7:30 ET, TNT
  • Game 4: Saturday, May 29 | Milwaukee at Miami, 1:30 ET, TNT
  • Game 5: Tuesday, June 1 | Miami at Milwaukee, TBD, TBD (if necessary)
  • Game 6: Thursday, June 3 | Milwaukee at Miami, TBD, TBD (if necessary)
  • Game 7: Saturday, June 5 | Miami at Milwaukee, TBD, TBD (if necessary)

Miami Heat 2020-21 Playoff Attendance Policy

The Miami Heat are now allowing up to 15% of capacity (3,000 fans) to attend their 2021 playoff home games at FTX Arena. 

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Where to Buy 2020-21 Miami Heat Tickets

Primary market single-game tickets for the Heat second half schedule go on sale via Ticketmaster on Saturday, March 6th at 12 p.m. ET. 

On the secondary market, TicketIQ has Fee-Free Miami Heat tickets with a Refund Guarantee. Our Refund Guarantee states that if an event is canceled or deemed unfit for fans to attend, TicketIQ will refund ticket buyers in as soon as 15 days. That means that you can buy from TicketIQ worry-free.

Miami Heat 2020-21 Attendance Policy

The Miami Heat are now allowing up to 3,000 fans to attend their 2021 home games. 

FTX Arena COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols

  • All guests and teams employees will be screened by COVID-detection dogs prior to entering the arena. 
  • All guests over the age of 2 must always wear a face mask, and masks will be provided if needed.
  • All parties will be seated at least six feet apart.
  • Food and beverages must be consumed on the East Plaza.
  • No food or beverage will be allowed on the concourse or in the arena bowl.
  • All in-arena purchases will be cashless. 

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Where to Buy 2019-20 Miami Heat Tickets

Miami Heat tickets are in high demand. Primary market season tickets and single-game tickets are in limited supply -- according to the Heat website, less than 100 season "memberships" remain. 
 
Single-game tickets are available via primary market ticket partner Ticketmaster. Many of the higher-interest games are already sold out on the primary market.  The Heat offers digital tickets through its Miami HEAT Account for season tickets. Fans can access, sell or transfer tickets through the account.
 
The Heat are also offering a variety of premium seating options for the 2019-20 season. These include the American Airlines Lounge and Floor Seating, the American Airlines Lounge Junior seats, Center Court and Loge Level Suites, and individual game Party Suite rentals. More info on all of these can be found on the Heat website. 
 
On the secondary market TicketIQ has Low Price Guarantees on Miami Heat tickets for all sold out games on the 2019 schedule, in addition to a Low Price Guarantees on all NBA ticketsThat means that if you find a secondary market ticket for less on a site like StubHub or SeatGeek, we’ll give you 200% of the difference in ticket credit. TicketIQ customers save an average of 5%-20% compared to StubHub and SeatGeek.

How Much Are 2019-20 Miami Heat Tickets

Season tickets are available through the team website, and full-season ticket packages start at $2,200 for seats in the 300 sections and go up to $11,660 for premium seats. Some sections are already sold out. Season ticket holders have access to meet-and-greets with the players and staff, in-game experiences, discounts on concessions and merchandise, early entry, and other perks, including those listed below for half-season ticket holders.
 
The Heat offers two half-season memberships -- the Red Plan includes games against the Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Clippers, while the Black Plan includes games against the Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics. Both plans start at $500 for upper-level seating and $1,575 for lower-level seating and include 21 regular-season home games. Other benefits include access to presales for postseason and other events at FTX Arena and savings over individual game prices. 
 
For single-game tickets on the primary market most games start at under $20. Prices for higher demand games are a bit more expensive and start at around $25 per tickets, however the primary market get-in for games against the Warriors and Lakers jump to north of $60 per ticket. 
 
On the secondary market, Miami Heat tickets have maintained their $150 average list price from last season and are ranked No. 11 in terms of average asking price. A Heat home ticket was ranked No. 15 last season. The priciest ticket in the NBA is $473 for a Lakers home game. 
 
The average asking price is the third highest of the decade, behind $276 in 2013-14 and $242 in 2011-12. In 2013-14, the Heat advanced to its fourth consecutive NBA Finals, but lost to San Antonio. Miami won the first of two titles in 2011-12, beating Oklahoma City in five games.
 
As is the case across much of the league, the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors are commanding two of the ten highest average asking prices at Miami. Those two games are the only two on the schedule with average asking prices above $300. Below is a look at all ten Heat games with the highest average asking prices on the secondary market. 

December 13 vs. Los Angeles Lakers 🎟️

  • Secondary market average asking price: $387
  • Secondary market cheapest ticket: $131

November 29 vs. Golden State Warriors 🎟️

  • Secondary market average asking price: $307
  • Secondary market cheapest ticket: $85

December 28 vs. Philadelphia 76ers 🎟️

  • Secondary market average asking price: $260
  • Secondary market cheapest ticket: $67
 

January 24 vs. Los Angeles Clippers 🎟️

  • Secondary market average asking price: $210
  • Secondary market cheapest ticket: $55

November 3 vs. Houston Rockets 🎟️

  • Secondary market average asking price: $235
  • Secondary market cheapest ticket: $49 

January 28 vs. Boston Celtics ðŸŽŸï¸

  • Secondary market average asking price: $232
  • Secondary market cheapest ticket: $46 

February 3 vs. Philadelphia 76ers ðŸŽŸï¸

  • Secondary market average asking price: $228
  • Secondary market cheapest ticket: $45

April 11 vs. Boston Celtics🎟️

  • Secondary market average asking price: $225
  • Secondary market cheapest ticket: $43

November 16 vs. New Orleans Pelicans ðŸŽŸï¸

  • Secondary market average asking price: $221
  • Secondary market cheapest ticket: $40 

February 29 vs. Brooklyn Nets 🎟️

  • Secondary market average asking price: $215
  • Secondary market cheapest ticket: $38

TicketIQ is committed to the cheapest tickets possible, and we make much less on sold out tickets compared to other major marketplaces like StubHub and Vivid. That means ticket buyers save from up to 25% on TicketIQ on sports, music and theater. We're able to do this because we also work with teams, venues, and other ticket owners, to help them sell tickets at face price, directly to consumers like you, through Ticketmaster and AXS. For an overview of the 2019-20 NBA Ticket Buying landscape, and details on the cheapest way to get tickets for every team, visit the TicketIQ Blog.

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