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Coming to the Game? Here's What to Know

Posted Dec 10, 2017

Important things to know if you're coming to the game on Sunday

The Chiefs return to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take on the Oakland Raiders at 12:00 p.m. CT. Here's everything you need to know if you're coming to the game. 

National Anthem: Casi Joy, Nashville recording artist and a 2017 finalist on The Voice, will perform our National Anthem.

Color Guard: The United States Marine Corps Combat Logistics Regiment 4 Color Guard will present the American Flag.

Flyover: The flyover will consist of two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters at the conclusion of the national anthem (weather permitting).

Drum Ceremony: Pro Football Hall of Famer and 11-time Pro Bowler Willie Roaf, who played four seasons with the Chiefs from 2002-05, will lead the crowd in "The Chop."

Halftime: Gateway Percussion, a competitive drumline from St. Louis, will perform at halftime. They are an 11-time international finalist and are undefeated in 14 years of local competition.

Important Times

7:00 a.m. – Parking Lots Open  (Prepay for parking to save at the gate!)

8:00 a.m. – Fan Ford Experience Opens

9:30 a.m. – Scout Investments Club Level Opens (For Club Level Ticketed Guests Only). The Draft Room opens.

10:00 a.m. – All Stadium Gates Open

12:00 p.m. – Kickoff 

Parking and Tailgating 

Prepay: Fans are encouraged to prepay for parking to save money and time at the gate. Purchasing a pass in advance not only helps save time at the tollgates but also provides you with the lowest parking price. Click here to purchase your single game parking pass in advance for $35 (Ticketmaster fees apply). On event days, parking is only available for purchase at the gate for $60 cash ($100 for a Bus/RV).   

Arrive Early to park closest to the stadium. The parking lots open at 7:00 a.m. Guests that arrive later will be parked in the outer lots.

Set a Game Plan: Visit chiefs.com/parking to set your arrival game plan.

Tailgating: Arrowhead Stadium has a rich tailgate tradition. Before arriving, please review the following tailgate policies and the parking code of conduct.

Please note: Your prepaid parking pass will be accepted at most gates. Gate 1 is reserved for Platinum M and Bus/RV parking pass holders. Gate 7 is reserved for Platinum, Gold and Bus/RV parking pass holders.

Toys for Tots Collection Drive  

Sunday’s contest will mark the 52nd consecutive Chiefs Toys for Tots collection. In partnership with the Marine Corps, the Chiefs Toys for Tots collection is the longest-running drive of its kind between an NFL franchise and a military branch. Chiefs volunteers along with local service members will be accepting donations outside of all stadium gates. Fans are asked to donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls up to the age of 15. In particular, there is a high need for toys that older children can utilize. Monetary donations will be accepted as well. Last season, the Marines and the Chiefs collected 834 toys and nearly $12,000 in donations thanks to the generosity of Chiefs fans.

Fan Favorites

Ford Fan Experience Location: The Ford Fan Experience, located on the Founder’s Plaza on the north side of Arrowhead Stadium, will open at 8 a.m. The event will feature a DJ, face-painting, a field goal kicking inflatable, a Play 60 station and Chiefs-themed tailgate games. Click here to view a map of the stadium gates.

Be A Designated Driver: Visit the Ford Fan Experience or a Fans First booth to sign up for the designated driver program. By committing to be a designated driver you are pledging that you are 21 years of age or older, you will not be drinking alcoholic beverages at the game and you will provide responsible transportation for your group. Click here for more information.

Wi-Fi: Connect to "Arrowhead Wi-Fi" via your mobile device's Wi-Fi settings. No password is required. Click here to review the terms of use.

Chiefs Mobile: Once connected to "Arrowhead Wi-Fi" enhance your gameday experience with the Chiefs Mobile app featuring exclusive in-stadium access to NFL RedZone, live video feeds, video highlights, replays from every drive and much more.

50/50 Raffle: Sunday’s Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. Big Brothers Big Sisters is one of the oldest and largest youth mentoring organizations in the United States with a mission to create and support life-changing friendships for children. The 501(c)(3) non-profit organization’s goal is to help all children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with volunteer mentors. Fans can purchase three tickets for $5, 10 tickets for $10 and 60 tickets for $20. For more information on Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City, click here, and for information on the Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle, click here.

Stadium Policies 

1. All fans will walk through metal detectors.

2. The Clear Bag Policy is in effect. Fans will be able to carry the following style and size bag, package, or container at stadium plaza areas, stadium gates, or when approaching queue lines of fans awaiting entry into the stadium:

-Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12.” (Official Chiefs branded tote bags are available through club  merchandise outlets or    at shop.kcchiefs.com).

-One-gallon clear zip-seal bag (Ziploc bag or similar).

-Small clutch bags that do not exceed 4.5″ x 6.5,″ with or without a handle or strap, may be carried into the stadium along with one of  the clear bag options.

-An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.

3. Gameday parking is $60, make sure to purchase in advance to save. Prepaid parking is $35 (Ticketmaster fees apply).

4. Your tickets are accessible via the Chiefs Mobile app or printable through your online account.

Guest Assistance 

Call: 816-920-4237

Email: fanexperience@chiefs.com

Text: "Chiefs" "Your Location" and "Issue" to 69050

Tweet: @ArrowheadEvents

Visit: Any Fans First booth located throughout the stadium and in the parking lots.

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