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Game 3 - Falcons vs Bears - Sunday September 10th, Noon
Game 3 - Falcons vs Bears - Sunday September 10th, Noon
Game 3 - Falcons vs Bears - Sunday September 10th, Noon

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.

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

Important Times

800amParking lots open
Will Call opens outside Gate 10
Miller Lite Bears Fan Zone opens
Day of Game ticket sales begin at Gate 2
Soldier Field gates open
Miller Lite Ultimate Tailgate opens
1200pmFalcons vs. Bears kickoff
END 3rd QTRAlcohol sales end in general seating area
400pmAlcohol sales end in United Club
500pmUnited Club closes
600pmParking 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/Dr Pepper Mustache Sunglasses

Gameday Entertainment

Anthem: Jim Cornelison

Color Guard: Chicago Police Department

Halftime: Chicago Bears Alumni Recognition

Flyover: B2-Stealth Bomber Squadron

Soldier Field Traffic

Soldier Field Parking

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 Meatballs Marinara & Monster Mary With homemade meatballs and marinara sauce served on just-baked Italian bread, Buona's Meatballs Marinara is a touchdown for any Game Day Fan. Follow it up with our signature Monster Mary in a souvenir Mason jar and you've got a guaranteed win!

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.

Due to an event in the McCormick Place, cash parking may be limited in the 31st Street Lot B.

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: Upgrade your experience with private access to The Midway presented by XFINITY including specialty food stations, full service bars, private 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. Single game passes available for purchase through the Bears Mobile App under Gameday.

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)
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Stadium displays are located outside and inside the stadium:

  • Air Brush Face Painting – Gate 5 (10:00AM – 2:00PM)
  • DJ – Dr Pepper Patio (10:00 AM – 2:00PM)
  • My First Bears Game (Gate 1)
  • Photo Booth (Gate 1)
  • Sign Making Station/Letters to Staley (Gate 3)
  • Size Me Up (Gates 2 – 4)
  • Vertical Jump Photo Op – Gate 4
  • Verizon Studio
  • Comcast Xfinity Zone - Midway

Miller Lite Bears Ultimate Tailgate
New for the 2017 season, the Miller Lite Bears Ultimate Tailgate will be located north of the stadium on the Field Museum Terrace. Opening two hours before kickoff, this area will feature Bears alumni photo opportunity* with Erik Kramer from 10:30 am to 11:30 am , DJ Marquee spinning from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, appearances by the Chicago Bears Drumline and the Monster Squad brought to you by Dunkin’ Donuts and more. It will remain open until one hour postgame.
*Subject to change

Miller Lite Chicago Bears Fan Zone
Join us in the Stadium Green – Southeast Lawn for the Miller Lite Bears Fan Zone, starting at 9:30 am. Enjoy Bears alumni autograph opportunities* with Mark Bradley and Roland Harper from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Also, Brass Buckle Band will perform from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. The State Farm RoadHouse is rolling in, featuring Bears memorabilia, Chicago-inspired food, and a visit from Bears great James “Big Cat” Williams. Come by and meet him between 10:00 and 11:00 am. Additional entertainment can be found here.
*Subject to change

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