Report: WWE Royal Rumble 2024 Earned $47,047,401 In Total Economic Impact On St. Petersburg, Florida

Royal Rumble 2024 had a big economic impact on St. Petersburg, Florida.

According to a new official report in St. Petersburg, Florida (via Fox 13), WWE Royal Rumble 2024 earned $47,047,401 in total economic impact. The report also calculated $28,337,038 in total direct spending and $2,923,664 in taxes.

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WWE announced an attendance of 48,044 for the event, which took place at Tropicana Field.

The following stats were also given:

  • The Imagine Museum reported a 25% increase in attendance the day after Royal Rumble;
  • Ferg's Sports Bar did 7x the business of a normal Saturday;
  • Green Bench reported a 10-15% increase from normal Saturday operations.
  • Sun Runner saw a 95% increase in ridership on the day of the event
  • $60,000 was donated to ARC Tampa Bay, Miracle by the Bay, Boys & Girls Club of St. Petersburg, and the Pinellas Education Foundation

WWE Royal Rumble 2024 was headlined by the men's and women's Royal Rumble matches and Roman Reigns defending the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship against AJ Styles, LA Knight, and Randy Orton.

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