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, infrared panel or propane heaters of any type 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

Located in the Adler Lot, the Arena Club at Soldier Field provides you and your guests with all the amenities of a luxury suite in an authentic pre-game atmosphere outside the stadium. Enjoy all you can eat gourmet grilled food, premium bars, live DJ, and more. There is no better tailgate experience available at any price. The Arena Club is a surefire way to differentiate your invite to the big game and provide your guests with an unforgettable gameday experience.

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Private Tailgates by Gameday Your Way

Gameday Your Way is the Official Tailgate Partner of Soldier Field and is your one stop shop for delivering authentic gameday experiences. Gameday has turnkey tailgate packages with all the equipment, catering options and enhancements you need to host the ultimate tailgate party for groups of any size.

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Other Tailgate Options

Soldier Field offers a variety of tailgating options for private groups. Contact us to learn more. 

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