NFL Stadium Gate Times

Most stadiums open their gates 2 hours before kickoff, but there are a few exceptions.  Check out the list below and confirm with the venue if you’re in doubt.  Last Updated 11/2017, please refer to the venue for the latest official information.

  • Arizona Cardinals: The gates at University of Phoenix stadium open three hours and 15 minutes before kickoff for all club and loft ticket holders. Public entrances open 90 minutes before kickoff.
  • Atlanta Falcons: Gates at Mercedes-Benz Stadium open 90 minutes before kickoff.
  • Baltimore Ravens: All gates open for Ravens games two hours prior to kickoff.
  • Buffalo Bills: The gates at New Era Field are open 1.5 hours prior to kickoff for Bills games.>
  • Carolina Panthers: Gates open 2 hours before kickoff.
  • Chicago Bears: Gates open two hours prior to kickoff at Soldier Field.
  • Cincinnati Bengals: Gates open 2 hours before kickoff.
  • Cleveland Browns: FirstEnergy Stadium’s gates open two hours prior to kickoff for all Browns ticket holders.
  • Dallas Cowboys: The stadium plazas open three hours before kickoff and the concourses, clubs and suites open two hours prior to the start of the game.
  • Denver Broncos: Gates open at Broncos Stadium at Mile High two hours before kickoff.
  • Detroit Lions: Gates open 2 hours before kickoff.
  • Green Bay Packers: All gates open to the general public two hours before kickoff.
  • Houston Texans: The gates open to the public 1.5 hours before scheduled kickoff time.
  • Indianapolis Colts: Gates open 2 hours before kickoff.
  • Jacksonville Jaguars: TIAA Bank Field gates open two hours prior to kickoff for all Jaguars ticket holders. Fans can access the Fan Entertainment Zone three hours before kickoff by using the gates at the south end zone.
  • Kansas City Chiefs: Gates open 2 hours before kickoff.
  • Los Angeles Chargers: Gates open 2 hours before kickoff.
  • Los Angeles Rams: LA Coliseum gates open to tickets holders 90 minutes prior to kickoff for a Rams home game.
  • Miami Dolphins: Gates will open to the public two hours before kickoff if you’d like to get to the stadium early and beat the rush.
  • Minnesota Vikings: For NFL games, the gates to the stadium will open two and a half hours prior to the event.
  • New Orleans Saints: Gates open at the Superdome two hours before kickoff.
  • New York Giants: Gates at Metlife Stadium open for the general public two hours prior to kickoff.
  • New York Jets: Gates at Metlife Stadium open for the general public two hours prior to kickoff.
  • Oakland Raiders: Gates for parking open five hours prior to the start of games. Gates for club and suite ticket holders open three hours prior to kickoff, and two hours prior to game start for all other Raiders ticket holders.
  • Philadelphia Eagles: Gates open to the general public 90 minutes before kickoff.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers: Gates at Heinz Field open two hours before kickoff for the general public.
  • San Francisco 49ers: Gates open 2 hours before kickoff.
  • Seattle Seahawks: All gates at CenturyLink Field open 2 hours before kickoff.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers: For general admission tickets, gates open 90 minutes prior to the start of the event unless otherwise posted on the event page.
  • Tennessee Titans: Gates open to Tennessee Titans tickets holders two hours before the start of the game.
  • Washington Redskins: Stadium gates for Redskins games, Bud Light Party Pavilion and Merrill Lynch Touchdown Club open three (3) hours prior to kickoff, general stadium gates open two (2) hours prior to kickoff.