Tailgating at Soldier Field is a long-standing tradition and is permitted within all stadium controlled parking lots on Museum Campus.

Tailgating Rules and Regulations

  • Parking spaces may not be used for tailgate equipment alone. 
  • No open flame (grilling or otherwise) is permitted in enclosed lot area (North Garage & lower Waldron Garage)
  • No tents of any kind are permitted. 
  • Maintaining an aisle that is clear of tailgate equipment in order to accommodate emergency vehicles is imperative for maintaining a safe environment. Your total tailgate (including guests) is limited to eight (8) feet behind each parking space.
  • Parking is for ticketed guests only, and the stadium and teams reserves the right to confirm that guests have tickets prior to allowing them into parking lots.
  • All tailgating in stadium-controlled parking lots is prohibited during the game and after night games.
  • Offensive signs, banners or other displays, including the Confederate Flag are prohibited.
  • Other prohibited activities include:
    • Consumption of alcohol in the Family Friendly lots
    • Set-ups or games utilizing sidewalks and/or streets
    • Solicitation or distribution of any unauthorized item
    • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (“Drones”)
    • Drinking games
    • Advertising banners or displays
    • Disorderly conduct
    • Firepits/open fires are NOT ALLOWED IN ANY LOTS 
    • Deep fryers or any oil-based cooking or frying
    • Picketing or political campaigning
    • Saving parking spaces
    • Tethered blimps, balloons, and other oversized inflatables
    • Weapons or fireworks
    • No open flame heaters allowed in any lot.
    • Propane tanks larger than 19 pounds are not allowed on campus.
    • Overnight parking is not allowed in any of the Museum Campus parking lots

Private Tailgates

Tailgate like a pro in one of Soldier Field's private tailgating areas. Located in the Adler Lot, these spaces can be rented for private tailgates ideal for celebrations, corporate outings, or reunions.

The Arena Club

The Arena Club, located in the Adler Lot, is a turnkey tailgating solution for any individual or group that wishes to tailgate before the game without any of the hassle. This luxury tailgate experience includes food & beverage and other premium amenities in the midst of all the pre-game tailgate excitement outside Soldier Field.

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Private Tailgates

Soldier Field offers limited areas for private tailgate functions. Located in the Adler Parking Lot, these gameday tailgate areas offer exclusive spaces to entertain clients and friends. This areas are available to rent to the general public on all major event days.

To Book a Private Tailgate, Contact: Luca Serra  – (312) 235-7149

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