Family Fest

Family Fest

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Join us for the 2021 Meijer Chicago Bears Family Fest on Tuesday, August 3. We are welcoming everyone back to Soldier Field to see your Chicago Bears practice for the first time this season. Festivities including Staley Da Bear, pony rides, petting zoo, live bands, inflatables, interactive games, and face painting start at 9:30am. Practice begins at 11:00am. Tickets are just $10 and will be available to the public beginning Tuesday, July 13 at 3:00pm CT.


Date: Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Location: Soldier Field - Chicago, IL


Parking lots open: 8:00am

Gates open / all activities begin (inside and outside): 9:30am*

Practice begins / outside activities end: 11:00am**

Stadium activities end: 12:30pm

Practice ends: 1:30pm

Event concludes: 2:00pm

Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the NFLPA is maintaining restrictions on player interactions and proximity to fans. As a result, there will be no fan autographs at Family Fest this year.

​Fully vaccinated fans and staff will not be required to wear a face covering, but it will be encouraged for those who are not fully vaccinated.

​​There is a no re-entry policy at Soldier Field. Fans are encouraged to plan accordingly.
*Practice times are subject to change and will be held weather permitting.


Presale Opportunities: Tuesday, July 13 at 10:00am

On-Sale Date: Tuesday, July 13 at 3:00pm

Price: $10 plus processing fees

Please note that tickets will be delivered via mobile device only. You must have a mobile device (smartphone) to access your tickets. Mobile ticketing will have both Android and Apple Wallet capabilities. Tickets must be presented on your mobile device (smartphone) for scanning upon entry. Printed tickets will not be provided.

Group of tickets of 20 or more can be purchased by calling the Chicago Bears Ticket Office at 847-615-BEAR (2327).

A paid ticket is required for children over 32" tall.

Parking: North Garage & Waldron Deck - Standard parking rates are $25.

NFL Bag Policy and Enhanced Screening Procedures will be in effect for Meijer Bears Family Fest. Review the policy. New this year, fans will not have to empty their pockets to go through magnetometers.

Tickets will also be available for purchase at the Soldier Field box office outside of Gate 10 starting at 7:30am.

More Information

AVOID WAIT TIMES by downloading the Chicago Bears Official App brought to you by Verizon, to sign your secure digital waiver. OR access it here if you already have the app. Waivers will be required for certain activities.


  • Family-friendly activities outside the stadium will be held from 9:30am-11:00am and include Staley Da Bear, Chicago Bears Drumline brought to you by The Pride Stores, Monster Squad, Kids Club Football Toss, pony rides, petting zoo, live band To the 9's, inflatables, interactive games, face painting and more.
  • Activities inside the stadium on the concourse will run from 9:30am-12:30pm and include a DJ Sasha on the Dr Pepper Patio, Staley's Corner (face painting, giant lite brite and Letters to Staley), caricaturist, interactive photo booth, videogame station, giant bobbleheads and the Mighty Matchup brought to you by Undeniably Dairy.

STROLLER CHECK: There will be two: NORTH east of Gate 47 on the grass area and SOUTH just south of the Waldron underpass on the grass area.

NURSING SUITE: The Nursing Suite, courtesy of Advocate Health Care will be available and located inside Soldier Field across from Gate 25.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE: Save up to 50% on regular hot dogs, small popcorn, 16oz soda and 20oz water at concessions stands inside the stadium. Discounts apply to concession stands only.

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