With the Celtics and Bruins in the playoffs, the Red Sox hosting the Yankees and some of the most popular performing artists in the world making tour stops in Boston, live event tickets are absolutely on fire.
Multiple factors are at play to make Boston tickets so hot. Boston is the only market in the country with teams in both the NHL and NBA Playoffs. Red Sox tickets are the most coveted in Major League Baseball and the Yankees series is the biggest rivalry in sports (based on ticket demand).
Hottest tickets in Boston:
1. Lady Gaga tickets average $264 (July 1, 2)
2. Diana Ross tickets average $258 (May 15)
3. Patriots home game tickets average $235 for the eight home games
4. Yankees @ Red Sox tickets average $233 (May 7, 8, 9)
5. Jimmy Buffet tickets average $207 (June 17, 19)
6. Conan O’Brien tickets average $198 (June 4, 5)
7. Tim McGraw with Lady Antebellum tickets average $191 (July 17)
8. NHL Playoffs Game 1 & 2: Flyers @ Bruins tickets average $194 (May 1, 3)
9. Rihanna tickets average $187 (Aug.
10. NBA Playoffs Game 3 & 4: Cavaliers @ Celtics tickets average $185
Bruins tickets: NHL Eastern Conference Semifinals
May 1 - Game 1: Flyers @ Bruins: Tickets average $196
May 3 - Game 2: Flyers @ Bruins: Tickets average $192
FanSnap now shows fans the Best Value Tickets in popular areas of most arenas and stadiums. These are available tickets with asking prices substantially lower than comparable tickets being offered elsewhere in the venue. FanSnap searches dozens of trusted web sites, making it fast and easy to compare price and choices. Comparing tickets available for both Bruins home games, the Best Value Ticket is currently in Balcony 309 - Row: 13 for game 2. It’s listed at $95 or 64% lower than comparable seats on the open market.
Celtics tickets: NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals
Game 3: Cavaliers @ Celtics: Tickets average $184
Game 4: Cavaliers @ Celtics: Tickets average $186
Comparing tickets available for both Celtics home games, the Best Value Ticket is listed at
$64 (Balcony 321 - Row: 14 for game 4), 70% lower than comparable tickets on the open market.
Red Sox tickets to huge May home games:
May 3 – 6: Los Angeles Angels @ Red Sox: Tickets average $70
May 7 – 9: New York Yankees @ Red Sox: Tickets average $233
May 10 – 12: Toronto Blue Jays @ Red Sox: Tickets average $69
May 19 – 20: Minnesota Twins @ Red Sox: Tickets average $70
May 27 – 30: Kansas City Royals @ Red Sox: Tickets average $125
Comparing tickets available for the Red Sox – Yankees May series, the Best Value Ticket is listed at 56% lower than comparable tickets on the open market (Right Field Roof Box 35 Row: F for Sunday May 6), listed at $119.
Hottest Boston Concert Tickets found with FanSnap ticket search:
May 15 - Diana Ross tickets average $258
May 17 - Pearl Jam tickets average $ 173
June 4, 5 - Conan O’Brien tickets average $198
June 7, 8 - Dave Matthews Band (DMB) tickets average $176
June 17, 19 - Jimmy Buffet tickets average $207
June 19, 20 - James Taylor & Carole King tickets average $153
June 22 - Phish tickets average $95
July 1, 2 - Lady Gaga tickets average $264
July 10 - Jack Johnson tickets average $157
July 17 - Tim McGraw with Lady Antebellum tickets average $191
Aug. 3 - Black Eyed Peas tickets average $154
Aug. 8 - Rihanna tickets average $187
Aug. 16 - Green Day with AFI tickets average $119