The Kansas City Chiefs will host the first home game of the 2017 regular season on Sunday, September 17, as they take on the Philadelphia Eagles for a noon kickoff. Fans can find important information and reminders about Sunday's game below.
Make your game plan by visiting www.chiefs.com/parking. Parking lot gates for Sunday's game open at 7 a.m. Fans are encouraged to purchase their parking passes in advance to decrease the time spent at parking tollgates and help expedite the parking process for all gameday visitors. Parking passes can be purchased in advance for $35 at the Chiefs Ticket Office or online at www.chiefs.com/parking (with applicable Ticketmaster fees). Cash parking at the tollgate on gameday will be $60.
All Arrowhead Stadium gates will open at 10 a.m. for the noon kickoff. Gates for guests with tickets on the Scout Investments Club Level will open at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday's Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City. Also the beneficiary of Red Friday flag sales on Friday, September 15, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City helps keep families with sick children close to each other and the care and resources they need.
Ford Fan Experience
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.
Safety and Security
The NFL's clear bag policy is in place for all Chiefs games. Fans can visit www.nfl.com/allclear or www.chiefs.com/arrowhead/clearbagpolicy.html for important information on the clear bag policy and a complete list of permitted and prohibited items. If fans have questions or need assistance, they can contact Fan Experience at (816) 920-4237 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Beginning four hours prior to kickoff, fans can text "CHIEFS" YOUR LOCATION AND ISSUES to 69050 for assistance.
Faith and Family Chapel
For the fourth year in a row, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will join with the Kansas City Chiefs to 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 music beginning at 9:30 a.m. and concluding by 10:15 a.m. Sunday's service will be led by Jared Crabtree of Redeemer Fellowship and music will be performed by Marvin Mumford.
Honoring First Responders
In recognition of the 16th anniversary of 9/11 and in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Chiefs will honor area first responders during pregame and halftime activities for Sunday's game. A field-size American flag will be presented by 150 local law enforcement officers and firefighters during the National Anthem, which will be sung by Navy Veteran Generald Wilson. During halftime, the Kansas City St. Andrew Pipes and Drums will perform prior to Wilson's rendition of God Bless America.
Fans are encouraged to be in their seats early as the 509th Bomb Wing from Whiteman Air Force Base will conduct a flyover with a B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber, weather permitting.
Fans that are unable to attend Sunday's game at Arrowhead Stadium can tune into the game on WDAF (FOX4) locally where Kevin Burkhardt, Charles Davis and Pam Oliver will be on the broadcast. The game will also air on KCFX 101 The Fox, home of the Chiefs Radio Network, where "Voice of the Chiefs" Mitch Holthus, former Chiefs longsnapper Kendall Gammon and sideline reporter Dani Welniak will have the call. Tico Sports will also broadcast Thursday's game in Spanish on KCTO 1160 AM/100.5 FM with Enrique Morales, Oscar Monterroso and Leo Prieto calling the action. Once the game is over, fans can catch insights and all the highlights on the official postgame show, Chiefs Rewind, on KCTV5 at 10:30 p.m.