Abbott Road Closing: 8:00 a.m.
Gates Open:11:30 a.m.
Player Warm-Ups:11:55 a.m.
Pregame Ceremony:The Buffalo* *Bills Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, Salute to High School Football – HS Coach of the Year presentation and 40-year employees in Stampede Row.
Stampede Performance: 12:45 p.m.
Leader of the Charge:Shane Conlan
National Anthem Singer:4 B-LO
Bills fans, stop by The Bills Store parking lot, located near New Era Gate 4 and Tim Hortons Gate 5 for an opportunity to see what our partners below have to offer! Each will be available for fans from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Yancey's Fancy:Sampling of various cheese flavors.
Zippo Manufacturing Co.:Check out this area for grilled food samples. Zippo Manufacturing Co., will also be giving away clear drawstring bags, bottle openers, koozies, sunglasses, pins and phone cases.
New York National Guard:Representatives from the New York National Guard will be on-hand at a vehicle display in The Bills Store parking lot. It will also feature information on the NYNG and an inflatable football toss game.
The Bills Store
For every New Era knit cap sold on Sunday at New Era Field, New Era will donate a knit cap back to the Boys and Girls Club.
Open:9 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on the outside of New Era Field. The store will re-open at 11:30 a.m. from the inside of New Era Field—when gates open.
Close:Approximately one hour after the conclusion of the game.
Club Buffalo Bills
Kick off game day in Club Buffalo Bills! This youth and family-oriented indoor tailgate is held in the ADPRO Sports Training Center and will be open from 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Club Buffalo Bills offers a variety of live entertainment, interactive games, photo opportunities and prizes, which the whole family can enjoy.
For more information, visit here.
Inside of the Gates
Nothing says the holidays like carolers! This game day there will be two groups of four carolers performing some of your favorite holiday tunes inside TOYOTA Gate 2, Pepsi Gate 3, Tim Hortons Gate 5 and M&T Bank Gate 6.
TOYOTA Gate 2
716 Photo Op
Fans, be sure to stop by for an opportunity to take a picture in front of the 716 Photo Op.
Between TOYOTA Gate 2 & Pepsi Gate 3
Bud Light Beer Garden
New Era Gate 4 & Tim Hortons Gate 5
Labatt Blue Zone: Labatt Blue West End Plaza
Looking for live music? We've got you covered! Check out "The Billievers" on the Labatt Blue Stage from 11:30 a.m. until 12:55 p.m.
Dinosaur BBQ: Try the official BBQ of the Buffalo Bills! The smokehouse will be fired up and ready to serve their award winning BBQ.
Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo Gate 7
DJ Milk:Performing from 11:30 a.m. until kickoff, DJ Milk is sure to entertain.
Caricature Artist Dennis Reilly:Stop by and see Dennis Reilly to get your personalized caricature! This fun-filled station will be available when gates open at 11:30 a.m. until the end of halftime.
CSD Sports: All Sideline Clubs (Jim Kelly West, Jim Kelly East, TOYOTA Van Miller, Paul Maguire)
CSD Sports will have one auction in each of the four (4) sideline clubs for all Buffalo Bills home games. Fans who have tickets/passes to the sideline clubs will have a chance to bid on authentic custom framed autographed Buffalo Bills jerseys. The auctions will be available for fans from 11:30 a.m. until the end of the third quarter.
Outside of the Gates
Entercom:WGR will be holding a live broadcast outside of Tim Hortons Gate 5.
My One Buffalo
Streamline your fan experience with easy access to your tickets, special game day features, custom offers, and access to NFL RedZone at New Era Field through My One Buffalo. Download the complete My One Buffalo Mobile App for iOS and Android, or access it through Bills Mobile.
This Sunday, Dec. 18 you can win a prize through My One Buffalo during the Bills annual Fan Appreciation game at New Era Field! To thank fans for their continued loyalty and support, more than 2,500 prizes will be awarded.
All winners will be My One Buffalo members selected through the Bills Mobile App.
For more information on how you can win, click here.
With Bills Experience, fans gain access to exclusive experiences, from postgame field access, stadium tours, wedding/engagement photos and exclusive autographed merchandise. Season Ticket Members receive 20% off ANY experience purchased (restrictions apply). Available on Bills Mobile.
NEW Metal Detection Screening:Bills Fans, a new walk-through metal detection screening process is now in place at the stadium. Please be sure to arrive at the gates on time, 60-90 minutes prior to kick off for fan safety, and to expedite the gate entry process. For additional information on what you are and are not required to remove before proceeding through the metal detectors, see below. !
For more information on gate entry procedures, visit here.
For information on the Bag Policy at New Era Field, click here.
New Era Field is proud to be a tobacco product-free facility. No tobacco products are permitted at the gate entry areas or inside New Era Field. For a list of permitted and prohibited items, please click here.
Stop by the Buffalo Bills Foundation 50/50 raffle!
Tickets are available for sale until the end of the 3rd quarter.
Proceeds benefit the Buffalo Bills Foundation.
Salute to High School Football
The Buffalo Bills once again proudly partnered with ADPRO Sports in 2016, to recognize some of the best high school football coaches Western New York has to offer through the High School Coach of the Week program. Eleven coaches from the Buffalo Region and 11 coaches from the Rochester Region will be recognized at New Era Field prior to the Bills vs. Browns game on Dec. 18. The Coach of the Year from each region will be announced on-field prior to kickoff.
At halftime, the Canisius High School Football team will be recognized for their New York State Catholic High School Athletic Association Championship victory over Cardinal Hayes High School 50-44 on Dec. 4, 2016 at Fordham University in the Bronx.