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 Open
10:45 a.m. - Panthers in the Park and Panthers Lair Open
11:00 a.m. - Stadium Gates Open
12:59 p.m. - Flyover - 71st Fighter Training Squadron
National Anthem: Frank A. Portone
Keep Pounding Drum Ceremony: Ryan Held
Halftime: Sir Purr Bowl
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: For a complete list of prohibited items, click here.
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.
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).
Heading to the game? Use Uber to get a reliable, affordable ride to and from Bank of America stadium and don't worry about parking. If you're a new user, download the Uber app and sign up with the promo code ONECAROLINA16 to get $20 off your first ride! Sign up here.
When you're leaving the game, please proceed three to four blocks from the stadium and away from traffic congestion to request Uber. Remember to call or text your driver to confirm your location! New users can use code OneCarolina16 for a free first ride, and everyone who takes a ride on the "Panthers" view will have a chance to receive premium Panthers ticket packages throughout the season. Check out more game day information here.
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: Tag your twitter and Instagram photos with #PantherSelfie and text-only tweets with #GoPanthers and they could appear on our video boards.
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!
PrimeSport Former Player Autograph Session:DT Colin Cole will sign autographs for fans at the PrimeSport Skyview Deck near section 532 during halftime.
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 in the Park: Calling all kids and families on Panthers home game days! 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 super-fun, kid-style NFL Combine activity stations plus the new Desktop Football Pavilion! Enjoy appearances by Sir Purr, the TopCats and PurrCussion drum line. It's fun and free! Panthers in the Park opens at 10:45am and closes thirty minutes before kickoff! Sponsored events include:
Southeast Dairy Association: Stop by and pick up Fuel Up to Play 60 Awareness bracelets and pedometers!
Carolinas HealthCare System: Come by the Carolinas Healthcare Tent for fun giveaways!
Carolina Panthers Spanish Radio Networks/Nationwide: Come by and get a Panthers T-shirt!
Defending Dreams: Stop by and learn about the Defending Dreams leadership academy and foundation!
Academy Sports and Outdoors: Come to the Academy Sports and Outdoors tent for fun giveaways!
TopCats: Come get an autograph and a picture with your favorite TopCat!
Panthers Lair: Come out to Panthers Lair on Sunday from 10:45am - 12:30pm. Enjoy performances by the PurrCussion drum line, autograph signing from the Carolina Panthers TopCats and appearances by Sir Purr! Panthers Lair is also featuring the 107.9 The Link Panther Pride Poster Station. The area is open to the public with Papa John's pizza, King of Pops ice pop cart, and a DJ! Sponsored events include:
CPI: Stop by for a chance to win a Panthers Prize pack and take a Selfie with Luke Kuechly and the CPI Van!
WCCBTV: Come by the WCCBTV tent for fun giveaways!
Ford: Come check out the Ford Car Display and pick up some fun giveaways!
The Link: Support your Panthers by making a sign at The Link Panther Pride poster station!
Papa John's: Stop by the Papa John's mobile kitchen for samples of their new Pan pizza and Cinnamon Pull-Aparts!
Pepsi: Come by the Pepsi trailer and sample some of your favorite products!
Topcats: Come get an autograph and picture with your favorite TopCat!
King of Pops: Grab a refreshing ice pop at the King of Pops Cart!
View photos of the classic American grounds of Bank of America Stadium during springtime.