The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Oakland Raiders at 3:25 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30. 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 10:30 a.m. Fans are encouraged to purchase their parking passes in advance to save money and help expedite the parking process for all gameday visitors. All single-event parking passes are mobile entry and should be added to fans’ mobile wallet and ready to scan at the parking tollgates.
Parking passes can be purchased in advance for $35 online at www.chiefs.com/parking. Cash parking at the tollgate on gameday will be $60.
All Arrowhead Stadium gates will open at 1:30 p.m. for the 3:25 p.m. kickoff. Gates for guests with tickets on the Scout Investments Club Level will be open at 1 p.m. Those fans with mobile tickets should have their tickets added to their mobile wallet and ready to scan when they reach the stadium gates to expedite entry.
Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle
The beneficiary of this week’s Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle is City Year Kansas City. 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. Prices are set at three tickets for $5, 10 tickets for $10 and 60 tickets for $20. For more information on City Year Kansas City or the Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle, please visit www.cityyear.org/kansas-city and www.chiefs.com/5050-raffle.html.
Ford Tailgate District
The free Ford Tailgate District is open to all fans for game days this fall. This party area, located in Lot M near the Founder’s Plaza on the north side of the stadium, features free entry to all ages, drink specials, food trucks and live entertainment throughout pregame. The Ford Tailgate District will open at 11 a.m. and will remain open until kickoff.
National Anthem and Flyover
Sunday’s national anthem will be performed by The Elders, a local Kansas City Celtic rock band and the colors will be presented by the Missouri National Guard. The flyover will be performed by the 22nd Air Refueling Wing out of McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas.
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” <SPACE> YOUR LOCATION AND ISSUE to 69050 for assistance.
Fans that are unable to attend Sunday’s game at Arrowhead Stadium can tune in to the game on KCTV5 (CBS) locally where Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Bruce Arians and Melanie Collins 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 Sunday’s game in Spanish on KCTO 1160 AM/100.5 FM with Enrique Morales, Oscar Monterroso and Leo Prieto calling the action. Chiefs fans can tune in to the club’s official pregame show, Hy-Vee Chiefs Insider, on KCTV5 (CBS) at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. The club’s official postgame show, Chiefs Rewind presented by CommunityAmerica Credit Union, airs immediately following Sunday’s 10:30 p.m. news on KCTV.
Fans at Arrowhead Stadium and at home can check in with team reporter BJ Kissel for last minute updates prior to the game with Field Pass presented by Microsoft Surface. The 15-minute Facebook Live special broadcast begins approximately one hour prior to kickoff of every home and away game.
Pregame Timeline (all times p.m. unless otherwise noted)
- 10:30 a.m.—Parking Lots Open
- 11:00 a.m.—Ford Tailgate District Opens
- 1:00—Scout Investments Club Level Gates Open
- 1:30—All Stadium Gates Open
- 2:00—Players Take the Field; Warm-Ups Begin
- 3:16—Chiefs Player Introductions with Pyrotechnics
- 3:19—National Anthem
- 3:23—Coin Toss
- 3:24—Bill Snyder: Former Kansas State Head Coach