Pearl Jam in Fort Worth: What to know about merch, bag policies, parking, show schedule

Fort Worth-area Pearl Jam fans, your wait is almost over. The rock band plays its first of two shows at Dickies Arena on Wednesday, Sept. 13. They will play again on Friday, Sept. 15. It’s the first time the band has ever played in Cowtown, despite playing shows in Dallas, Denton and other areas in North Texas.

The band recently released its list of merchandise available on its U.S. tour. Here’s what you need to know if you go.

Where can I park?

Parking is available at Dickies Arena in the yellow lots on Trail Drive. Cash and card are accepted; cost varies depending on the event. Click here for more information.

What time do the doors open at Dickies Arena?

Doors open at 6 p.m. Wednesday and Friday.

What is Dickies Arena’s bag policy?

Only bags that are 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches or smaller are allowed. Clear totes, small purses, and other types of small bags are allowed if they fit the size rule.

What merchandise is Pearl Jam selling?

Every night on the tour gets its own unique poster. Other items for sale on this Pearl Jam tour include T-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, hoodies, baseball caps, keychains, stickers, koozies, tote bags, a basketball and a gym bag.

On past tours, merchandise has typically been sold both outside and inside the venue. Fans can buy merch on Wednesday from noon until the end of the show; on Thursday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; and on again on Friday from noon until the end of the show. Both cash and cards are accepted.

If you’re going to wait in line for merch outside Dickies before the show starts on Wednesday, begin lining up now; past shows have been known for long lines. But who knows? You might make a friend while you’re doing all that waiting.

What time will the show start?

The show starts at 7 p.m. on both nights.

Who is opening for Pearl Jam?

Deep Sea Diver, a pop band from Seattle, will open for Pearl Jam on both nights.