Gameday Specifics

Important Times:

  • Parking Gates: 7:30 a.m.
  • Scout Investments Club Level: 9:30 a.m.
  • Stadium Gates: 10:30 a.m.
  • Kickoff: 12:00 p.m.



Arrive Early: Entering the stadium early is the best way to avoid potential delays.  We hope fans will come early, enjoy our tailgating tradition and allow ample time at the stadium gates.

Security Screening: As a part of the NFL’s initiative in continuing to maintain safety, fans will notice a modification to the security screening process when entering Arrowhead Stadium.  The new NFL safety policy affects the types and size of bags that are permitted into the stadium. Each fan may still carry in their pockets items such as keys, makeup, phones, wallets and credit cards.

The following specified bags are permitted inside arrowhead stadium.
• Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12″ by 6″ by 12″

• A small clutch bag or purse that does not exceed 4.5″ x 6.5″, with or without a handle or strap

• A one-gallon clear plastic zip-seal bag (Ziploc or similar) The Chiefs will use hand held metal detectors to screen fans at entry gates.

Prior to arriving to the security screener, please remove all loose change, keys and other metal objects from your pockets.

No Re-Entry:  Once you exit through the stadium gates you are not permitted back into the stadium.

Prohibited and Permitted Items:  Click here for a list of these items.

Guest Opportunities

Bud Light Good Sport Designated Driver Program: Fans may visit a First Booth presented by Sprint or a concierge desk on The Scout Investments Club Level to sign up for the designated driver program and be entered to win a Bud Light jacket.  When you sign up you will receive a coupon for a complimentary small fountain soda.  By committing to be a designated driver you are pledging that:

  • You are 21 years of age or older
  • You will not drink alcoholic beverages at this event
  • You will provide responsible transportation for all members of your group

Special Messages:  Make your visit to Arrowhead Stadium even more special by displaying your personal message in stadium!  Message requests will be shown during halftime on the Arrowvision board at every Chiefs game.  To submit your message please review the following:

  • All messages must be 100 characters in length or less.
  • All message requests must be submitted no less than four (4) days prior to the game.
  • Messages must be emailed to
  • All messages are subject to the discretion of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Ford Fan Experience:  Be sure to visit the Ford Fan Experience, located between the Hy-Vee Gate on the Northwest side of the stadium and the Sprint Gate on the Northeast side of the stadium.  Features include Chiefs inflatables, interactive games, air brush artists, a green screen and music.  Enjoy appearances by Warpaint, Chiefs Cheerleaders and KC Wolf prior the kickoff.

Hy-Vee Hot Zone:  The Hy-Vee Hot Zone, located just inside of the Hy-Vee Gate, features a local band rocking the Coca-Cola Stage beginning 2 ½ hours before kickoff. Be sure to visit the Hy-Vee Hot Zone this week for entertainment!

Arrowhead Policies

Alcohol Policy:  Alcohol sales will cease after the 3rd quarter.  It is at management’s discretion to stop the sale of alcohol earlier if deemed necessary.

  • State law requires that all persons consuming alcohol be at least 21 years of age.
  • If you are under the age of 35, you will be asked to show valid identification indicating your age prior to purchasing any alcoholic beverages. If it is determined you used a false ID, you may be subject to arrest.
  • Only two (2) alcoholic beverages per ID may be purchased at a time.
  • No alcoholic beverages will be sold to anyone perceived to be alcohol impaired or intoxicated.

Smoking Policy: Smoking areas have been designated at Arrowhead Stadium. Smoking is prohibited in the seating bowl and all areas of the stadium except the designated areas listed below.

  • At the top of the Field Level End Zone stairs behind sections 110 and 128
  • Designated areas at the four corner entry gates, within the red boundaries, on street level only
  • Sections of the Upper Sideline Level bars
  • Press Level exterior walls

Gameday Resources


Text: Customer Relations Hotline 816.920.4237

Tweet: @atArrowhead

Visit: Fans First Booth presented by Sprint or a Scout Investments Club Level Concierge Desk