Taylor Swift performs during the first of her three sold-out Tampa shows on the Eras tour, at Raymond James Stadium, Thursday, April 13, 2023 in Tampa.

Taylor Swift in Tampa: See photos of the first night of the Eras Tour

Swift brings her tour to Tampa for three nights beginning Thursday at Raymond James Stadium.
Taylor Swift performs during the first of her three sold-out Tampa shows on the Eras tour, at Raymond James Stadium, Thursday, April 13, 2023 in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
 
Swift brings her tour to Tampa for three nights beginning Thursday at Raymond James Stadium.
Published April 14, 2023|Updated April 14, 2023

Swifties descended on Tampa from all over Florida on Thursday for the first local stop of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour. This is the first time Swift has performed in Tampa since the Reputation Stadium tour back in 2018. All shows have been sold out for months, with some fans paying upwards of $7,000 for pairs of tickets. The tour moves to Houston, Texas, for three nights on April 21.

Taylor Swift performs “Miss Americana and the Heartbreak Prince” to start the first of her three sold-out Tampa shows on the Eras tour, at Raymond James Stadium Thursday.
Taylor Swift performs “Miss Americana and the Heartbreak Prince” to start the first of her three sold-out Tampa shows on the Eras tour, at Raymond James Stadium Thursday. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Taylor Swift performs “Cruel Summer” Thursday in Tampa.
Taylor Swift performs “Cruel Summer” Thursday in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Fans cheer as Taylor Swift prepares to take the stage for the first of her three sold-out Tampa shows.
Fans cheer as Taylor Swift prepares to take the stage for the first of her three sold-out Tampa shows. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Taylor Swift performs during a sold-out show at Raymond James Stadium Thursday in Tampa.
Taylor Swift performs during a sold-out show at Raymond James Stadium Thursday in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Taylor Swift performs “The Man” during Thursday in Tampa.
Taylor Swift performs “The Man” during Thursday in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Taylor Swift performs Thursday in Tampa.
Taylor Swift performs Thursday in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Taylor Swift performs “The Man” at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.
Taylor Swift performs “The Man” at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Taylor Swift performs in Tampa.
Taylor Swift performs in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Taylor Swift performs “Miss Americana and the Heartbreak Prince” Thursday in Tampa.
Taylor Swift performs “Miss Americana and the Heartbreak Prince” Thursday in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
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Taylor Swift performs “The Man” in Tampa.
Taylor Swift performs “The Man” in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Shane Neukam adjusts his custom, “Taylor Swift 2024” flag while tailgating for Taylor Swift’s Eras tour Thursday in Tampa.
Shane Neukam adjusts his custom, “Taylor Swift 2024” flag while tailgating for Taylor Swift’s Eras tour Thursday in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Sisters, Lilly (left) and Annaleen Wofford, of Rhode Island, pose in front of a mirrored wall while tailgating outside Raymond James Stadium.
Sisters, Lilly (left) and Annaleen Wofford, of Rhode Island, pose in front of a mirrored wall while tailgating outside Raymond James Stadium. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Fans exchange friendship bracelets at Raymond James Stadium, Thursday in Tampa.
Fans exchange friendship bracelets at Raymond James Stadium, Thursday in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Sisters, (from left) Shanique, Ambyr and Lemara Hylton stand in line to enter the stadium for Taylor Swift’s Eras tour in Tampa.
Sisters, (from left) Shanique, Ambyr and Lemara Hylton stand in line to enter the stadium for Taylor Swift’s Eras tour in Tampa. [ MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE | Times ]
Fans wait in line to purchase merchandise ahead the Taylor Swift concert, Thursday in Tampa.
Fans wait in line to purchase merchandise ahead the Taylor Swift concert, Thursday in Tampa. [ JEFFEREE WOO | Times ]
Traffic builds near Raymond James Stadium prior to the Taylor Swift concert in Tampa.
Traffic builds near Raymond James Stadium prior to the Taylor Swift concert in Tampa. [ JEFFEREE WOO | Times ]
From left to right, Caroline Dillon, 20, of Bradley Beach, New Jersey, Maria Palonoba, 19, of Atlanta, Georgia, and Abby Fortuna, 20, of Long Island, New York, take a photo of their hand prior to the Taylor Swift concert Thursday in Tampa.
From left to right, Caroline Dillon, 20, of Bradley Beach, New Jersey, Maria Palonoba, 19, of Atlanta, Georgia, and Abby Fortuna, 20, of Long Island, New York, take a photo of their hand prior to the Taylor Swift concert Thursday in Tampa. [ JEFFEREE WOO | Times ]