The perfect pregame! Throw something on the grill, connect with old friends and classmates in historic Soldier Field parking lot. A family atmosphere for trash talk and fellowship!
A portion of the proceeds to benefit the HBCU Alliance, the Howard University Alumni Association (Chicago), Hampton University Alumni Association (Chicago), and the Chicago Classic Scholars Foundation!
Tailgating takes place at Soldier Field in the South Parking Lot, Adler Planetarium Lot and Upper Waldron Deck
11:30am - 3:30pm - NFL/Bears Rules will apply. No tailgating allowed once the game begins. All patrons must enter the stadium during the game.
$30 Parking Fee
Buses may park at the Adler Planetarium Lot (for a designated fee), just northeast of Soldier Field. Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-Paid parking is available for Buses, Limos, and RVs/Campers at
Campers/Recreational Vehicles may park at the Adler Planetarium Lot (for a designated fee), just northeast of Soldier Field. Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Overnight parking is not permitted in parking areas.
Cars must be parked in marked stalls. Patrons cannot buy or save parking spaces for tailgating or late arriving patrons. Backing into parking stalls is not permitted.
Hours of Operation & Access Parking lots open four hours prior to kickoff. All patrons must leave the parking facilities two hours after the conclusion of the game.
Garages/Parking Decks Oversized trucks, trailers, buses RVs/Campers are only allowed to park in the Adler Planetarium. Stretch limousines with coupons are limited to less than 25’ in the North Garage on a limited basis. No cash will be accepted at parking entrances to the North Garage, Waldron Deck, and South Lot.
In and Out privileges are not permitted.
Policies The following elements are NOT allowed in enclosed parking garages or open-air lots:
Advertising banners or displays
Grills/open fires are prohibited in enclosed garages and the lower level of Waldron Deck (allowed in open air surface lots)
Picketing or political campaigning
Saving parking spaces
Tents of any size
Tethered blimps, balloons, and other oversized inflatables
Restrooms are located in the North Garage and the Waldron Deck.
Vehicles parking in the open-air lots and in the garages adjacent to Soldier Field are subject to a security search by authorized personnel.
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