In preparation for the upcoming State Football Finals at M&T Bank Stadium on Thursday, 12/5 through Saturday, 12/7 we have some important information to share with anyone planning to attend. Please continue reading below for details on how to avoid the construction in the stadium area and changes to stadium policies. Select the links above for the Football "Fan Focus" and a map of the stadium area.
Due to construction, do NOT use the BW Parkway/I-295 to access the stadium area. It is recommended that you travel using I-95. Please use EXIT 53 for I-395 and proceed to the far right lane. Follow the directions for MLK Jr. Boulevard and take the first exit for Russell Street. Please follow the directions of the traffic control officers at the bottom of the ramp.
The parking lots will be open two hours prior to the kick-off time for the first game on each of the three days of the finals. Please provide exact change ($7.00 per car) to expedite entry into the parking lots. Hot tailgating is PROHIBITED in the stadium lots. RV's and oversized vehicles are allowed to park in Lot C and will be charged the bus rate of $20.00 each.
Ticket windows will be open one hour prior to kick-off to purchase game day tickets for $8 each. Individuals with pre-sold online tickets can go directly to the E-ticket line at either Gate A or D to be scanned for admission. Stadium security prohibits the following items from being brought into the stadium:
- Air horns or horns of any kind. - Footballs or balls of any kind.
- Artificial noise-makers. - Grocery-type bags.
- Backpacks. - Hard foam beverage holders/hand.
- Beverages.   - Laser pointers/pens.
- Bottles (plastic or glass). - Plastic bags.
- Camera tripods or monopods. - Tote bags.
- Cans.   - Umbrellas.
- Containers/flasks. - Video cameras.
- Coolers/thermoses. - Weapons or dangerous objects.
- Cowbells. - Whistles.
- Flag/banner poles.
M&T Bank Stadium is now a smoke-free facility as required by Maryland State Law. There are no designated smoking areas inside of thestadium. Designated smoking areas are located outside of Gates A & D. Proceed to the designated smoking areas 25' or greater from the stadium entry gates. This policy also applies to electronic cigarettes or any alternative smoking product - they are not permitted. Guests who fail to comply with this policy may be ejected from the stadium. Thank you for your attention to this new policy!