Coming to Chiefs vs. Vikings? Here’s What to Know

The Kansas City Chiefs return to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take on the Minnesota Vikings at 12:00 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.

Salute to Service at Arrowhead, Presented by USAA: The Chiefs and USAA, Official Salute to Service Partner of the Chiefs, have partnered to embrace the NFL’s Salute to Service initiative by recognizing and supporting retired and active-duty military personnel before and during Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings.

All Arrowhead Stadium pro shops will have special Salute to Service products available for purchase, with proceeds going toward charitable contributions to the NFL’s nonprofit military partners. Groups such as the USO, the Pat Tillman Foundation and the Wounded Warrior Project are direct beneficiaries of the net proceeds, helping to empower and support retired and active-duty military personnel and their families.

The USAA family of companies provides insurance, banking, investments, retirement products and advice to 13 million current and former members of the U.S. military and their families. For more information about USAA, visit usaa.com.

National Anthem: United States Air Force and Afghanistan War veteran Mark Lindquist will perform our National Anthem.

Color Guard: The colors will be presented by the Naval Operations Support Center.

Flyover: A special flyover will be conducted by three F-18 Hornets operated by personnel from the Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia (weather permitting).

Lamar Hunt Legacy Seat Honoree: United States Marine Corps E-8 Master Sergeant and Leiomyosarcoma survivor Josh Parris, who retired following 20 years of dedicated service. Parris’ display of strength, character and determination as both a Servicemember and through his successful battle with cancer represent one of the core characteristics of the Chiefs’ organization, which is Winning with Character.

GEHA Drum Deck Honoree: Brigadier General and head of the Missouri National Guard Levon Cumpton will be Sunday’s Drum Honoree in the brand-new GEHA Drum Deck located below the west scoreboard on the upper level.

Halftime: A special rendition of “American Soldier” will be performed by Dexter Roberts, a finalist for both The Voice and American Idol, on the field as 60 Servicemembers from each branch of the United States military hold red, white and blue star flags.

Tony DiPardo Spirit Leader: Army Sergeant Joseph Corte-Real will serve as the game’s Tony DiPardo Spirit Leader. This will also take place on the new GEHA Drum Deck.

Important Times

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

7:30 a.m. – Ford Tailgate District Opens

9:30 a.m. – CommunityAmerica Club Level Opens (For Club Level Ticketed Guests Only).

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 $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 7:00 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. Vikings 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.

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Faith and Family Chapel presented by Church of the Resurrection: For the sixth consecutive year, the Kansas City Chiefs will offer a non-denominational pregame chapel service for fans at Arrowhead Stadium who may miss their normal Sunday worship opportunities due to Chiefs games. The service, which is held in the east side of the Pavilion on the south side of Arrowhead Stadium, will take place every week there is a noon home game. Every service will feature a message and supplemental worship beginning at 10 a.m.

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.

GEHA Drum Deck Honoree Whit Merrifield of the Kansas City Chiefs before the game between the game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans on October 13, 2019 at Arrowhead Stadium.

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 United States Marine Corps E-8 Master Sergeant and Leiomyosarcoma survivor Josh Parris.

Parris retired from the Marine Corps as a highly decorated Master Sergeant following 20 years of dedicated service. During his tenure as a member of the Marine Corps, Parris was diagnosed with Leiomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer. With a valiant fight through rounds of surgery and chemotherapy, Parris beat the diagnosis and has now been cancer free for 10 years. Parris’ display of strength, character and determination represent one of the core characteristics of the Kansas City Chiefs organization; Winning with Character. By conquering his diagnosis in the way that he did, Parris is a proud representative of the values portrayed by Chiefs Founder Lamar Hunt.

50/50 Raffle: The Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle will benefit the USO on Sunday in observance of this week’s Salute to Service game. Prices are set at three tickets for $5, 10 tickets for $10 and 60 tickets for $20.

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

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.

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 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.

Stadium Policies

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.

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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