Be ready for game day and take note of this important information that will enhance the fan experience at Bank of America Stadium.
9:00 a.m. - Ticket Office and Team Store Opens
10:45 a.m - Panthers Lair and Panthers in the Park Open
11:00 a.m. - Stadium Gates Open
1:00 p.m. - Kickoff
National Anthem: Frank Thomas - US Army (ret.) 1SG
Flyover:Bandit Flight Team
Keep Pounding Drum Ceremony: Chad Knaus - NASCAR Crew Chief
Halftime: King BMX - BMX Stunt Show
New Screening Process:** Per the NFL's mandated enhanced security screening procedures, all patrons and their belongings will be searched upon entry into the stadium. Patrons attempting to enter with prohibited items are subject to ejection. All patrons will be screened using magnetometers. By tendering a ticket and entering the stadium, fans consent to such searches and waive any claims that they might have against the NFL, its member clubs, their affiliates and stadium landlord, or their agents. If individuals elect not to consent to the searches, they will be denied entry into the stadium.
Banners and Flags: The Panthers banner and flag policy has been revised as of 11/17/15. If you plan on bringing a banner or flag to the stadium, please review the revised policy to ensure that the item is in complete compliance. Carolina Panthers Banner and Flag Policy.
Prohibited Items: Click for a complete list of prohibited items at Bank of America Stadium.
NFL Clear Bag Policy: Bags that are clear and do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12" are permitted inside Bank of America Stadium. Small bags and clutch purses that are not larger than 4.5" x 6.5" are also permitted inside the stadium. For more information, click here.
Security Procedures: Per the NFL's mandated enhanced security screening procedures, all patrons and their belongings will be searched upon entry into the stadium, and prohibited items may be confiscated. For more information, click here.
Fan Code of Conduct: Our purpose is to promote a high-energy environment to lend support to our team, while maintaining a wholesome, family-oriented atmosphere by defining certain acts or types of behavior that are unacceptable. For more information on the Panthers Fan Code of Conduct, click here.
Evacuation Procedure:Watch the following video to see what to do in the event of an emergency evacuation at Bank of America Stadium.
Reporting a Problem: Fans in need of assistance should contact a member of the stadium staff or send a text message to security at 704-GET-HELP (704-438-4357).
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PARKING & DIRECTIONS
There are more than 30,000 parking spaces within a 10-15 minute walk of the stadium. Parking operators lease parking spaces on a game-by-game or seasonal basis near Bank of America Stadium.
I-85 from the South: Look for signs to exit at either Billy Graham Parkway, Freedom Drive, Brookshire Freeway (I-277 East) or I-77 South.
I-85 from the North: Look for signs to exit at either Sugar Creek Road, Graham Street, Statesville Avenue or I-77 South.
I-77 from the South: Look for signs to exit at either John Belk Freeway (I-277) or Trade Street.
I-77 from the North: Look for signs to exit at either Brookshire Freeway (I-277 East), Fifth Street, Trade Street, Morehead Street or John Belk Freeway (I-277).
Wilkinson Boulevard (US 74) from the West: Follow signs for John Belk Freeway (I-277) and exit at either Carson Boulevard, College Street, South Boulevard or Brevard Street.
Independence Boulevard (US 74) from the East: Follow signs for John Belk Freeway (I-277) and exit at either Sixth Street, Fourth Street, Stonewall Street or South Boulevard.
Brookshire Freeway (I-277) from the West: Look for signs to exit at either I-77 South, Graham Street, Church Street or Brevard Street.
NC 49/US 29 from the Northeast: Follow Tryon Street to Church Street.
Airport: Follow Josh Birmingham Parkway 1.5 miles to Billy Graham Parkway South. Proceed on Billy Graham to I-77 North. Look for signs to exit at either John Belk Freeway (I-277) or Trade Street.
ENHANCING THE FAN EXPERIENCE
Free Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the stadium to patrons in the upper and lower seating bowls, club level, suites, concession areas and concourses. With more than 1,200 access points, PanthersWiFi keeps you connected to the Internet. Fans can have it all right from their seats - from surfing the web to visiting social networks to using apps to checking e-mail. More information here.
Panthers Mobile App: Once connected to "PanthersWifi" fans can enhance their experience with the Panthers mobile app, featuring live video replays and stats, access to NFL Red Zone, the latest news from Panthers.com and much more! To download the Panthers free mobile app, click here.
Share Your Photos With Us and WIN: Tag your twitter and Instagram photos with #PantherSelfie and you could win American Airlines Advantage Miles!
First Time Visitors: Fans attending Bank of America Stadium for their first Panthers game should visit any guest relations booth to receive a "first visit" button. Fans can also request a certificate commemorating their first game, which will be mailed out the following week.
Panthers Merchandise: The Panthers Team Store is the one-stop shop for all of your Carolina Panthers merchandise needs! Gear up before the game!
Designated Driver: The Carolina Panthers and Anheuser-Busch have teamed up to implement the Good Sport program to thank fans who respect the rights of others, drink responsibly and serve as a designated driver at home games. Fans may sign up for the program at the Good Sport designated driver booths across from sections 123 and 129 on the 100 level and 526 on the 500 level. Those who volunteer to be a designated driver have a chance to win Panthers merchandise and other prizes. Winners will be announced during the game.
Time to Roar: As game time approaches, get ready to ROAR and create the best homefield advantage in the NFL! At one hour and again at 30 minutes prior to kickoff, you will hear a siren followed by the Panthers growl, signaling it is time for you to get inside the stadium! It will be the same siren that the players hear as they exit the locker room. With the best fans in the NFL, don't miss any of the action as we start the regular season!
Panthers Lair: (Located on the corner of Morehead St. and Mint St.) Come out to Panthers Lair on Sunday from 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM. Enjoy performances by the PurrCussion drumline, autographs from the Carolina Panthers TopCats and appearances by Sir Purr! Panthers Lair will also feature the 107.9 The Link Panther Pride Poster Station. The area is open to the public with Food Trucks and a DJ. The Panthers TopCats will also be selling their limited-edition 2017 Calendar for $16. To learn more about the calendar, click here.
Panthers In The Park: (Located at Romare Bearden Park, 300 S. Church St., Charlotte, NC 28202) Be sure to visit Panthers in the Park presented by Carolinas HealthCare System, including the Fuel Up to Play 60 Kids Combine at Uptown's Bearden Park before each Panthers home game. The Fuel Up to Play 60 Kids Combine features a park full of kid-style NFL Combine activity stations plus the Desktop Football Pavilion! Enjoy appearances by Sir Purr, the TopCats and PurrCussion drumline. It's fun and free! Panthers in the Park opens two hours and fifteen minutes prior to game time and closes thirty minutes before kickoff!