Mobile Ticket Guide

Mobile Ticket Guide

As part of a league-wide initiative, the Bears are replacing the print-at-home PDF ticket option with mobile ticketing. PDF tickets will no longer be valid for entry. Please use the guide below to learn more.

Allow more travel time to drive to and from Bears games this season with many ongoing road construction projects around the stadium.

Waldron Deck and South Lot parkers postgame may be directed to southbound Moe Dr. (through McCormick Place) to 31st St. To access I-55, turn left at 31st to northbound Lake Shore Drive or turn right on 31st to MLK Dr., turn right to I-55 or continue west on 31st St. to I-90/94.

Only Orange parking pass holders will be allowed to turn east on McFetridge to access the drop off at Lake Shore Drive. Uber/Lyft/Taxi cabs will not be allowed to turn off Columbus to McFetridge to drop off at the turnaround.

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

If you are using mobile tickets, we strongly recommend the following important tips:

  • Add your ticket(s) to your digital wallet before arrival
  • Fully charge your phone battery before heading to the stadium
  • Transfer (forward) each attendee their own ticket in advance

Giveaway: Verizon/Chicago Bears Orange Texting Gloves

Pre-game Entertainment: NBC Sports SNF Truck (SW Lawn) and WCPF Toy Drive 

Anthem: Mark Stingley

Color Guard: West Chicago Police Department

Halftime: Bears/Bulls Drumline Collaboration

Access the Chicago Bears 2018 A-Z Fan Guide for answers to all your Gameday questions.

If you see something suspicious, notify stadium personnel immediately.


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. Please refer to the Gameday A-Z Guide to view the complete list.

For information on parking in and around Soldier Field for Bears home games, please view the Parking & Transportation Guide.

For general information about getting to a Bears game, please contact Chicago Bears Fan Services at 888-79-BEARS (23277)
or email

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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The Jayne Byrne Circle Interchange Reconstruction Project may affect driving times to and from the game:

  • Southbound I-90/94 exit to Taylor St. / Roosevelt Rd. will be closed through late November. Traffic will be detoured to 18th St. to northbound I-90/94 to exit at Roosevelt Rd. Access to the ramp from eastbound I-290 will remain open.
  • Westbound I-290 / Congress to southbound I-90/94 is closed through November. Traffic will be detoured to northbound I-90/94 where it will turn around at Augusta Blvd. and re-enter southbound I-90/94.
  • Westbound I-290 Morgan St. exit is closed through Fall of 2019.
  • The Tilden/Canal St Entrance Ramp to WB 290 is scheduled to re-open in late Fall 2018.
  • The Canal St. Exit Ramp from EB 290 is scheduled to close in Fall 2018 and re-open upon completion of project in Fall 2019.

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.

Uber Designated Dropoff and Pickup Locations:

Pre-game dropoff locations:

  • 18th Street turnaround west of LSD
  • At Balbo Drive and Columbus Drive

Post-game pickup locations:

  • At Balbo Drive and Columbus Drive

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.

Gameday Activities

Miller Lite Chicago Bears Ultimate Tailgate

Located north of the stadium on the Field Museum Terrance, the Miller Lite Bears Ultimate Tailgate will feature DJ Marquee spinning from 3:30 pm to kickoff, appearances by the Chicago Bears Drumline and the Monster Squad, food & beverage for purchase and more. Fans can enjoy this area starting at 3:00 pm all the way up to one hour post-game or 11:00 pm, whichever occurs first.

Alumni Autographs: Bears Alumni Kurt Becker and Nathan Vasher will be signing on the mezzanine behind section 128 from 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm.

Featured Food and Beverage

Food of The Game: Kronos Gyros - Looking for a new Game Day favorite? Look no further than our delicious offerings at Kronos Gyros! Served with tzatziki, red onions, and tomatoes, this classic gyro is sure to please! Find it in sections 103, 126, and 440.

Drink of the Game: Jim Beam Blitz - This classic Beam & Cola cocktail comes with a fruity lime twist, served in our souvenir football cup – the perfect way to kick off your Bears day! Find it at all Beverly Brewing locations and the Dr Pepper Patio.

Toy Drive: Game attendees can participate in the annual Walter and Connie Payton Toy Drive to help deserving families this holiday season. Drop boxes for new and unwrapped toys will be located outside the stadium near the Waldron Tunnel, Children’s Garden, Gate 38 and Gate 47. You can also make monetary donations at Gate 45, Gate 38, Outside Gate 22 before the stairs leading up to Gate 0 and South lot (under trussing structure on pathway).

The Midway

The Midway – 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. Purchase passes only through the 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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Your Voice Matters: Share your feedback with the Chicago Bears. Look for devices at select concession stands and at the Gate 0 Bears Pro Shop to instantly provide your thoughts about your gameday experience.

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

Bears Free WiFi: Fans can connect to the Bears FREE WiFi network.


Hotel accommodations are available near Soldier Field. Click here to find nearby hotels. The Chicago Bears prefer Hilton.

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