Buffalo Bills Highmark Stadium Gate Entry and Permitted Items | Highmark Stadium | Buffalo Bills - buffalobills.com


Walk-through metal detection screening process is now in place at the stadium.

Gates will open two (2) hours prior to kickoff. Fans may enter Highmark Stadium "early" through their designated gate at the two (2) hour mark until ninety (90) minutes before kick-off. Starting ninety (90) minutes before kickoff, all ticket holders within a ticket pod will be assigned a specific 10-minute window to enter Highmark Stadium. Entry times are being assigned to manage the flow of fans into Highmark Stadium and to help everyone get into the stadium on-time and safely. Fans MUST enter at their assigned gate as noted on their ticket or they will not be permitted entry. Once inside Highmark Stadium, fans will be restricted to their respective zone.

  • ​Belts, coins, wallets, watches or jewelry
  • ​Cameras, glasses cases, keys or phones


  • Additional clothing and blankets (must be carried loosely)
  • Small clutch bag approximately the size of a hand (4.5" x 6.5"), with or without a handle or strap
  • Binoculars
  • Cameras with lenses shorter than six (6) inches
  • iPads and tablet devices


  • Battery operated clothing (socks, jackets, etc.)
  • Tobacco products - including cigarettes/electronic cigarettes, chewing tobacco, lighters/matches​
  • Drones, Unmanned Aircraft Devices
  • Alcoholic beverages, illegal substances
  • Animals (with the exception of service animals for guests with disabilities)
  • Clutch bags not to exceed 4.5" x 6.5"
  • Beach balls, footballs, balls, inflatable devices (balloons)
  • Bottles, cans, thermoses, and other beverage containers
  • Cameras with lenses longer than six (6) inches
  • Clothing or material with profane language or obscene graphics
  • Fireworks
  • Headwear or clothing that may impede the view of guests
  • Laptop computers, radios
  • Laser pointer devices, noisemakers
  • Promotional materials not approved by the Bills
  • Seat cushions larger than 15" x 15" or that contain armrests, zippers, pockets, flaps or metal backs
  • Selfie sticks, sticks or poles
  • Strollers
  • Umbrellas
  • Video cameras, monopods and tripods
  • Weapons (knives, box-cutters, firearms, etc.)
  • Any other item deemed dangerous or inappropriate


Evacuation Video

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