The Kansas City Chiefs return to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take on the Oakland Raiders at 3:25 p.m. CT.
Here’s everything you need to know if you’re coming to the game.
Construction Surrounding Arrowhead: All fans are reminded that MoDOT has commenced a multi-year construction project on sections of I-435 and I-70. Please be advised that there will be detours on game day at the I-435 and I-70 Interchange for travelers on Southbound I-435 toward Arrowhead Stadium. Complete information regarding detours and construction plans can be found at modot.org/node/16145 and modot.org/i-435-and-i-70-interchange.
Toys for Tots Collection: A partnership in its 54th year, the Kansas City Chiefs, along with local members of the Marine Corps Combat Logistics Regiment 4 and local representatives of the Marine Corps League, are hosting the annual Toys for Tots collection at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday. Fans are encouraged to donate new and unwrapped toys for boys and girls up to the age of 15 as they enter the Arrowhead Stadium gates. United States Marines will also be accepting cash and check donations (made out to “Toys for Tots”) at these stadium collection points if fans prefer to make a monetary donation to support a local child in need this holiday season. To kick off the Toys for Tots drive, the Chiefs Red Coaters, with the help of DICK’S Sporting Goods, donated 70 youth bicycles to the collection. This drive is the longest of its kind between an NFL franchise and the Marine Corps.
Chiefs Recognize American Indian Heritage Month: The Chiefs will celebrate American Indian Heritage Month in a variety of ways this Sunday afternoon at Arrowhead Stadium. The day’s events will commence with a ceremonial Blessing of the Four Directions, conducted by Fred Thomas, a Spiritual Leader from the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas, followed by a Drum Blessing by Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe member Cody Hall, coinciding with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s group performance of a ceremonial drum honor song.
National Anthem: Singer/songwriter Tabitha Fair, native of the Chickasaw Nation, will perform our National Anthem.
Color Guard: The colors will be presented by the Kansas Native American Color Guard.
Lamar Hunt Legacy Seat Honoree: U.S. Air Force and Vietnam War veteran Jerry Tuckwin.
GEHA Drum Deck Honoree: Actor, comedian and Missouri native David Koechner will be Sunday’s Drum Honoree in the brand-new GEHA Drum Deck located below the west scoreboard on the upper level.
Tony DiPardo Spirit Leader: Special Olympian Bradley Tanner from the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma will serve as the game’s Tony DiPardo Spirit Leader. This will also take place on the new GEHA Drum Deck.
10:30 a.m. – Parking Lots Open (Prepay for parking to save at the gate!)
11:00 a.m. – Ford Tailgate District Opens
1:00 p.m. – CommunityAmerica Club Level Opens (For Club Level Ticketed Guests Only).
1:30 p.m. – All Stadium Gates Open
3:25 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 $40, which can be accessed via the Chiefs Mobile App. On game day, 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 10:30 a.m. Guests that arrive later will be parked in the outer lots.
Rideshare: Through an Arrowhead Events partnership with zTrip, Arrowhead Stadium guests have the opportunity to be dropped off and picked up within the Truman Sports Complex grounds. Guests taking the zTrip option will be dropped-off and picked-up on the east side of Arrowhead Stadium across from Lots A & B on Red Coat Drive. zTrip’s fleet includes a number of transportation options at various price ranges including local taxis, shuttles and limousines. To learn more or to book your zTrip, click here.
Guests and non-zTrip transportation vehicles, including other ride-sharing services, may drop off and pick up at the Missouri Welcome Center located between Gates 1 and 2 on Blue Ridge Cutoff at no charge.
Set a Game Plan: Visit chiefs.com/parking to set your arrival game plan.
Tailgating: Arrowhead Stadium has a rich tailgating tradition. Before arriving, please review the following tailgate policies and the parking code of conduct.
Mobile Ticketing: Don’t forget to access your mobile tickets and parking pass via the Chiefs Mobile App prior to Game Day. Have your tickets ready to be scanned prior to reaching stadium security.
To download the Chiefs Mobile App, visit either the Apple App Store or Google Play. Once downloaded, click the “Tickets” icon, select Chiefs vs. Raiders and click “View Barcode.” Click here for more information.
As a reminder, you are unable to print any tickets and/or parking for the game and no mobile screenshots will be valid for entry.
What’s Going on at Arrowhead?
Ford Tailgate District: The Ford Tailgate District is open to all fans before home games. This party zone is free to enter and features drink specials, food trucks, games, and live entertainment until kickoff. Be sure to check it out during pregame on the north side of the stadium right in front of the Chiefs Pro Shop.
It’s simply the place to be prior to kickoff. Click here for more information.
GEHA Drum Deck: New in 2019, the Chiefs are introducing an exciting new space to the Arrowhead Stadium gameday experience: the GEHA Drum Deck. Located below the west scoreboard in the upper level, the GEHA Drum Deck is a new, permanent site for two gameday traditions – the Drum Honoree and the Tony DiPardo Spirit Leader.
The new GEHA Drum Deck takes an exciting and important part of the gameday experience from the field level and elevates it to a more prominent position in the stadium, bringing fans in the upper level closer than ever before to a pair of special Arrowhead traditions.
Lamar Hunt Legacy Seat: To help celebrate the franchise’s 60th season, the Kansas City Chiefs introduced the Lamar Hunt Legacy Seat at Arrowhead Stadium. For each home game in the 2019 season, the Chiefs will select one honoree (plus one guest) who embodies the spirit of Lamar Hunt and represents the four pillars of the Chiefs Mission: Win with Character, Unite our Community, Inspire our Fans and Honor Tradition.
The two gold seats are located in Section 121 of the lower bowl, symbolically positioned under Lamar Hunt’s name in the team’s Ring of Honor. Sunday’s honoree is U.S. Air Force and Vietnam War veteran Jerry Tuckwin.
Following his service in the United States military, Tuckwin served as a coach and athletic department administrator, becoming a critical figure in the development of student-athletes navigating through their transition to college life. Tuckwin also continues to be an active figure in the operations of his tribal nation, the Prairie Band Potawatomi.
50/50 Raffle: The Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle will benefit City Year Kansas City on Sunday. Prices are set at three tickets for $5, 10 tickets for $10 and 60 tickets for $20.
City Year provides holistic support to students, classrooms and the whole school, helping ensure that students in under-resourced schools are prepared with the skills and mindsets to thrive and contribute to their communities. More information on City Year Kansas City can be found by clicking here. Chiefs President Mark Donovan will be making his way through the Arrowhead Stadium parking lots prior to kickoff on Sunday selling Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle tickets to benefit City Year.
Additionally, for the first time, the Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle will receive additional charitable support as Pat Cocherl and the Cocherl Family Foundation have committed to matching the total donation raised for City Year Kansas City, doubling the amount of money that the charity will receive from the HFF 50/50 Raffle. More information about the Cocherl Family Foundation can be found by clicking here.
The winning ticket will be announced during the fourth quarter of the game and winners do not need to be present to win. Raffle tickets will remain on sale through the end of the third quarter. To help make purchasing raffle tickets at Arrowhead Stadium more accessible, a credit card option is now available at kiosks located inside the stadium. The winner has 30 days to redeem their ticket. The winning ticket will be announced in-stadium and on this page.
NEW! For fans that can’t attend the game and are in the state of Missouri, raffle tickets can be purchased online*. To learn more about the 50/50 Raffle or to purchase your tickets, click here.
*some restrictions apply
Hometown Hero: Officer Jay Fleer, who has been involved in law enforcement for more than 20 years. Last March, Fleer was involved in an active shooter call near a grade school in Mission, Kansas. He and officers from surrounding units were able to respond quickly and contain the situation without loss of life. For his brave actions and dedication to his community, Fleer was awarded the Mission Police Department Gold Medal of Honor.
Salute to Service Honoree: Technical Sergeant Greg Jefferies, who is an instructor and evaluator flight engineer for the 1st Airborne Command and Control Squadron, 595 Command and Control Group stationed at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. Over the course of his career, Sergeant Jefferies has been awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Humanitarian Service Medal and both the Afghanistan and Iraq Campaign Medals.
Other Things to Know
Be A Designated Driver: Visit 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.
Chiefs Mobile App: Once connected to "Arrowhead Wi-Fi" enhance your game day 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. To download the Chiefs Mobile App, visit either the Apple App Store or Google Play.
1. All fans will walk through metal detectors. No divesting is needed, so keep things like your keys and wallet in your pockets.
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”.
-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.
-Backpacks of any kind (including clear plastic) are not permitted.
For more information on what items are permitted inside the stadium, click here.
Text: "Chiefs" "Your Location" and "Issue" to 69050
Visit: Any Fans First booth located throughout the stadium and in the parking lots.