Heading to The Eras Tour? This Swiftie is sharing her ‘pro tips’ 

As The Eras Tour continues to make its way across the United States, Swifties are offering words of wisdom for other concertgoers.

Sara Cummins (@sararosecummins) attended one of the Glendale, Arizona, shows. She’s since created a video sharing her “pro tips” for other Swifties.

“If you are going to see Taylor Swift at all, listen up,” she begins. “Things that we did right and things that I also would have done differently.”


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#1: Read up on your venue’s bag policy

First up? Read up on your venue’s bag policy to avoid “getting sent back” to your car.

“Number one is to check the bag policy at the venue that you’re going to,” she says. “We did this ahead of time, and it was great because there were people that were getting sent back to their cars to go put their bags away. Ours was clear bags. I don’t know if it’s going to be the same for every single venue, but make sure you look that up in advance.”

#2: Pockets, pockets, pockets

If possible, wear clothing with pockets.

“If you can have pockets, have pockets,” she says. “I had a dress with pockets in it, and it was a lifesaver because then I didn’t have to like dig through my bag to find the essentials, and I could just easily put my phone in and out of pocket.”

#3: Wear comfortable shoes

Another must? Comfortable shoes.

“If your shoes are not comfortable, if they’re not the kind of shoes that you can walk like two miles in, scrap them,” Sara says. “I saw so many girls carrying their shoes around, and they were walking all over gross floors. Like the floors at concerts get gross even in a nice stadium. People are just spilling stuff everywhere, like, it’s a mess.”

“I will say like a general rule is that if you would, like, dance all night at a wedding in those shoes, even if they’re heels, like, they’re probably comfortable enough to wear,” Sara adds.

#4: Save your parking spot

Lastly, Sara suggests fans keep track of where they parked.

“The last thing that we did correctly is that we saved a pin where we parked, and we also took a picture of, like, the general location,” she says. “This made it really easy for us to find our car once the show was over. When it’s like almost midnight, and you’re tired, and you’ve been standing around in a cute outfit all night, like, the last thing you want to be doing is wandering around in the cold with sore feet.”

In retrospect, Sara wishes she had done some things differently.

#5: Merch lines are long, so arrive hours in advance

Merch at The Eras Tour is a major commodity, so expect a long wait.

“The lines for merch are pretty insane, so if you know that you really want something, get there a few hours in advance,” she says. “The merch lines went from an hour and a half to about thirty minutes once the set started. So if you’re willing to miss a few songs, you can always do that too.”

#6: Fill your car with post-concert snacks

Swifties who’ve attended The Eras Tour claim that Taylor Swift’s set alone, with 44 songs, clocks in at over three hours long. With that in mind, Sara says fans should pack their cars with snacks.

“It’s a long show, and when it’s over, you’re probably going to be hungry. Do yourself a favor and leave some snacks in your car for when you’re done,” she says. “There weren’t like a ton of fast food options open, and the lines for the drive-thru were like ridiculous after the show.”

#7: Consider bringing a portable phone charger and hand sanitizer

If you intend on recording a ton of footage (we don’t blame you), a portable phone charger could be beneficial.

“Things that you could bring that I think would be helpful would be an external phone charger,” she says. “I kinda wish I would’ve had that for safety. Also, if you just don’t take a ton of video the whole time and you have your phone fully charged, you should be fine.”

“I would also highly recommend hand sanitizer or maybe even wet wipes,” she adds.

“i’ve decided imma just wear tennis shoes. it’s not like taylor is gonna see my feet anyways”

Fellow Swifties weighed in in the comments. Some even added their tips too.


“You can ask ‘Siri remember where I am parked. She will pin it. Then when come out ask ‘Siri where’s my car?’ She will show u a map,” someone suggested.

“i’ve decided imma just wear tennis shoes,” one fan wrote. “it’s not like taylor is gonna see my feet anyways.”

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