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Game 1 - Broncos vs Bears - Thursday August 10th, 7pm
Game 1 - Broncos vs Bears - Thursday August 10th, 7pm
Game 1 - Broncos vs Bears - Thursday August 10th, 7pm

Need to Know

Allow more travel time to drive to and from Bears games this season with many ongoing road construction projects around the stadium.
Click here for closures and alternate routes.

Tailgating will not be permitted in any of the parking lots post game.

Access the Chicago Bears 2017 A-Z Fan Guide for answers to all your Gameday questions.

Important Times

300pmParking lots open
430pmWill Call opens outside Gate 10
Day of Game ticket sales begin at Gate 2
Soldier Field gates open
700pmBroncos vs. Bears kickoff
1000pmAlcohol sales end in general seating area
1030pmAlcohol sales end in Midway and United Club
1100pmMidway and United Club closes
1130pmParking lots close

NFL Bag Policy

Important Reminder: NFL Bag Policy is in effect - no purses or backpacks allowed in the stadium.
Read more about the policy.

Gameday Giveaway

Bears/United Magnetic Schedule

Gameday Entertainment

Anthem: Jackie King

Color Guard: Macomb Police Department Honor Guard

Halftime: Jesse White Tumbling Team

Honorary Captains: Hometown Heroes

Soldier Field Traffic

Soldier Field Parking

As a reminder, for fans parking in McCormick Place Lot B (31st St. Lot), the lot opens 4 hours prior to kickoff, closes 2 hours after the game and tailgating during the game is prohibited.

Security Information

If you see something suspicious, notify stadium personnel immediately.

In an effort to ensure the safety of all guests, Soldier Field has enhanced security through the use of walk-through metal detectors at all gates. All carry-in items will be searched.

Don't Wait, Get to the Gate. The Game Starts with the Anthem. Enhanced screening may require more time to enter the stadium. Guests are encouraged to enter the stadium early. Our gates open two hours prior to kickoff.

Certain items are not permitted to be brought into the stadium. Click here to view the complete list.

Click here to view the Fan Conduct video.

Featured Food Item

Buona Beef Meatball Sub Homemade meatballs with marinara sauce on just-baked Italian bread – at all Windy City locations.

Notes & Alerts

For the most up to the minute Chicago traffic and weather on gameday, visit FOX Chicago's Traffic Center and Weather Center.

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Construction on I-55 and I-290 scheduled through the fall of 2017 will have an impact on traffic around Soldier Field on gamedays. Please follow the direction of traffic aides if alternative routes become necessary due to area road construction projects or traffic conditions. We strongly suggest leaving more time to drive to Bears games.

The Chicago Bears Official Mobile App has integrated with Waze to provide Bears fans with real-time driving directions to specific parking lots around Soldier Field.

Ticket Advisory: To avoid counterfeit tickets, we suggest that fans purchase tickets directly from the Chicago Bears Ticket Office or from Ticketmaster. The selling and purchasing of game tickets on Park District property is prohibited. Both the seller AND purchaser are subject to arrest.

Bringing a young fan to their first game? Visit a Fan Services booth for a FREE "My First Bears Game" certificate and have a memento from their first gameday experience. Also available, "It's My First Game!" or "It's My Birthday!" decals to proudly display while enjoying the game.

The Midway Presented By XFINITY: Access The Midway presented by XFINITY - open to the public during Preseason – for indoor hospitality, including specialty food stations, full service bars, dedicated restrooms, a live DJ and plenty of flat screen TVs. Open before, during, and after the game on the west side mezzanine level behind sections 136 and 138.

Chicago Bears PNC Visa Debit Card Holder In-Stadium Discounts

  • 20% off their merchandise purchase at all three Pro Shop locations (exclusions apply, discount not valid at portable merchandise trailers)
  • 20% off their entire concession purchase (excluding alcohol)
  • Visit for more details

Stadium displays are located outside and inside the stadium:

  • Comcast Xfinity Zone
  • Verizon Fan Zone
  • Live DJ
  • Face Painter

Miller Lite Chicago Bears Fan Zone:

  • Location: Stadium Green / SE Lawn
  • Dates: First six home games, two preseason and first four regular season home games
  • Time: Opens 2 1/2 hours prior to kickoff and closes 30 minutes prior to kickoff (9:30 am – 11:30 am Noon games)
  • Features: Live band "Mallrats," games, Bears alumni autographs 4:30 – 6:30 pm, Face painter, Staley and Drumline appearances, Video Game Trailer, Bears Football toss, Bears Mini Monster Zone, Comcast Xfinity inflatable field goal kick, Monster Squad brought to you by Dunkin’ Donuts giveaways, food & beverage for purchase and more.

Uber Designated Dropoff and Pickup Locations:

Pre-game dropoff locations:

  • McFetridge Drive turnaround east of Lake Shore Drive (LSD)
  • 18th Street turnaround west of LSD
  • At Balbo Drive and Columbus Drive

Post-game pickup locations:

  • At Balbo Drive and Columbus Drive