Kick-off time, parking, match information

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs play their final preseason game of the year Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers.

The organization has released information all fans should know before heading to GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.

Parking and traffic

Arrowhead car parks open at 2:30 p.m.

All parking passes must be purchased online as payment is not accepted at parking toll gates. Fans are also requested to have access to their mobile tickets and parking pass before arriving at the stadium to assist with crowds.

Kansas City police are also warning fans that traffic to the stadium is expected to be heavier than normal.

Ford tailgate quarter

The Ford Tailgate District, located in Lot M on the north side of the stadium, opens at 3 p.m. Thursday.

It’s free for fans and drink specials are offered. There are also food trucks, games and live shows before kick-off.

Safety and security

The NFL’s see-through bag policy is in place for all Chiefs games at Arrowhead Stadium.

When fans reach the gates, they can keep all items in their pockets or empty bags as they walk through the checkpoints.

The Chiefs say fans should walk at their normal speed and don’t have to wait for the person in front to stop unless instructed to.

Stadium gates and mobile entrance

Gates to the GEHA field at Arrowhead Stadium open at 5 p.m. Thursday for the 7 p.m. kickoff.

Doors for guests with CommunityAmerica club-level tickets will open at 4:30 p.m.

Guests are reminded to access their mobile tickets and parking passes prior to the event and add them to their mobile wallet for faster entry.

Cashless Stadium

Pack plastic if you plan to buy anything during the game.

From concessions to Chiefs merchandise, Arrowhead is a cashless stadium.

All fixed outlets offer tap or scan mobile payment options, including Chiefs Pay, Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay. Mobile vendors only accept credit cards.

GEHA Bridge

A familiar face will make an appearance on the GEHA Deck before kickoff.

Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, will be recognized as a Drum Honoree.

Krishna Lee, the 2022 National Women’s Soccer Conference Defensive Player of the Year, will be Tony DiPardo’s spiritual leader.


Nashville recording artist Brian Nhira will sing the national anthem while the Missouri Military Academy JROTC will present the colors.

Broadcast in Spanish

Tico Sports will produce a Spanish-language show airing on KPRS Hot 103 Jamz HD2 radio station (103.3.2 FM) and KSSA La Ke Buena (105.9 FM) with Enrique Morales, Oscar Monterroso and sideline reporter Hannah Bassham.

The show is also available to stream on the Chiefs Mobile app within a 50-mile radius of Kansas City.

Lamar Hunt Legacy Seat

The winner of this week’s Lamar Hunt Legacy Seat is Linda Duwa. Linda had a nearly 40-year nursing career in the intensive care unit in Alaska and became a Chiefs fan when she met her husband, Steve, who was already a fan.

Linda and her family began making annual trips to attend a Chiefs game in 2008.

After retiring in 2019, Linda and her family moved to Texas and became season tickets in 2020 after attending Super Bowl LIV in Miami.

Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 Raffle

The beneficiary of this week’s 50/50 draw will be the Chiefs Flag Football Programs. Raffle tickets are priced at 10 for $10, 60 for $20, and 150 tickets for $40.

Fans who are not at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday can also enter the Hunt Family Foundation 50/50 raffle by purchasing raffle tickets online.

Game Timing

  • 2:30 p.m. – Opening of the car park doors
  • 3:00 PM – Ford Tailgate District opens
  • 4:30 p.m. – CommunityAmerica Club Level Doors Open
  • 5:00 p.m. – Gates open for the entire GEHA field at Arrowhead Stadium
  • 6:00 p.m. – Start of team warm-ups
  • 6:57 p.m. – Presentation of the Packers team
  • 6:59 p.m. – Presentation of the team of chefs
  • 7:00 p.m. – National anthem
  • 7:03 p.m. – Draw
  • 7:05 p.m. – Kick-off

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