The IIFA awards will take place at Raymond James Stadium on April 26, 2014. This is your chance to see the stars of Bollywood receive their equivalent of the Oscars.

Production & Event Day Information:

Starting today, production activity will begin for this marquee international event. Based on the magnitude of this live event, elevated noise levels will be present during various production tests, affecting the community surrounding Raymond James Stadium. These elevated noise levels may last until 11:00 p.m. nightly through Friday night, April 25th. At 11:00 p.m. nightly, IIFA organizers will reduce sound levels, but it may be possible that some audible sounds may still be heard adjacent to the stadium. Atmospheric conditions may increase the possibility for sound to travel further distances from the stadium.

On Saturday, April 26th- the Green Carpet arrivals begin at 4:30 p.m. on the south plaza of the venue. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and the awards gala is scheduled to run from 8:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Organizers would like to remind the community that this is a live event and the ending time is subject to change. The organizers ask for the public’s patience with noise and traffic issues as the Tampa Bay area hosts this once in a lifetime international event.

* No large bags, duffel bags, luggage or backpacks will be allowed into the stadium

Box office hours: 

The stadium box office is open from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. thru Friday, April 25th. The box office will open at 11:30 a.m. on event day, Saturday, April 26th. Tickets are also available thru Ticketmaster with the only remaining tickets priced at $500 and $1000.

Road Closures: 

Thursday, April 24th at 6 a.m., Tampa Bay Blvd will be closed between N. Dale Mabry Hwy. and N. Himes Ave. until Sunday, April 27th at 6 a.m.

Parking lots surrounding Raymond James Stadium will be open to the public beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26th.

Saturday, April 26th at 4 p.m., Himes Ave. between W. Columbus Dr. and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. will be closed to thru traffic. It will reopen immediately following the show and egress of event traffic. During that time, motorists will be detoured to N. Dale Mabry Hwy. To park after 4 p.m., motorists should enter the Raymond James parking area from N. Dale Mabry Hwy. or Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Contact: Bobby Silvest