The Kansas City Chiefs wrap up the regular season against the Oakland Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday afternoon at 3:25 p.m. CT. There’s plenty on the line, as a win would secure a third-straight AFC West title and the top seed in the conference.
Here’s everything you need to know if you’re coming to the game.
National Anthem: The Elders, a local Kansas City Celtic rock band, will perform our National Anthem
Color Guard: The colors will be presented by the Missouri National Guard
Flyover: The 22nd Air Refueling Wing out of McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kan. will fly over the stadium prior to kickoff (weather permitting)
Coca-Cola Coin Toss Captain: Brandon Woods
Game Ball Presentation: Elijah Lewis
Blue KC First Pass: Monica Roberts
Drum Ceremony Honoree: Bill Snyder, Kansas State’s legendary former football coach, will be Sunday’s Drum Ceremony Honoree
Halftime: Season 15 of “The Voice” winner Chevel Shepherd and semi-finalists Kennedy Holmes and Sarah Grace will perform at halftime
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. – Scout Investments 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 $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 10:30 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 tailgating tradition. Before arriving, please review the following tailgate policies and the parking code of conduct.
Mobile Ticketing: Don’t forget to add your tickets and/or parking pass to your mobile wallet on your phone via the Chiefs Mobile App for expedited entry.
To download the Chiefs Mobile App, visit either the Apple App Store or Google Play. Once downloaded, click “Manage My Tickets,” 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.
What’s Going on at Arrowhead?
50/50 Raffle: The Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle will benefit City Year Kansas City on Sunday. City Year Kansas City launched its pilot program in August 2015 with 16 AmeriCorps members serving as full-time tutors and mentors in two Kansas City public schools. Since the successful pilot year, City Year has now expanded to six partner schools with 58 AmeriCorps members. City Year AmeriCorps members serve full-time in the schools providing students with tutoring and in-class support, after-school programming, as well as organizing school-wide initiatives to increase academic achievement and student engagement. Fans can purchase three tickets for $5, 10 tickets for $10 and 60 tickets for $20. For more information on City Year Kansas City, click here, and for information on the Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle, click here.
High School Football State Champions: Members of the Saint Thomas Aquinas (KS), Bishop Miege (KS), Sabetha (KS) and Mound City (MO) high school football teams will be recognized during the second quarter. Leon Douglas, the head coach at North Kansas City High School and this year’s Chiefs Eric Driskell Coach of the Year, will be acknowledged prior to the game.
Hometown Hero Honoree: Petty Officer Nathaniel Batoon of the Independence Police Dept. will be honored in the second quarter
Salute to Service Honoree: Major Courtney Worden of the Air Force will be honored during the third quarter on Sunday
DiPardo Spirit Leader: Missouri Governor and Chiefs Season Ticket Member Mike Parson will be recognized in the fourth quarter
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.
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.
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" <space> "Your Location" and "Issue" to 69050
Visit: Any Fans First booth located throughout the stadium and in the parking lots.