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PRESENTING SPONSOR

Sunday's game is presented by Quest Diagnostics, A Proud Partner in Health of the New York Giants.

The first 65,000 fans in attendance will receive a commemorative rally towel.

TEAM NEWS

The New York Giants open the 2021 regular season when they host the Denver Broncos on Sunday, Sept. 12 at 4:25 p.m. ET in MetLife Stadium.

This is the 13th regular-season matchup between the two clubs, with the series split 6-6. The Giants hold a 4-2 home record against the Broncos.

COMMUNITY INITIATIVES

In honor of the 20th Anniversary of September 11th, 2001, the New York Football Giants will be hosting First Responders to attend this Sunday's matchup against the Denver Broncos. Included in that group will be members from Wounded Warrior Project, a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, services and events for wounded veterans. The Giants will also host Tuesday's Children, a non-profit organization that was formed in the aftermath of Tuesday, September 11, 2001 to support families who lost a loved one. Both groups will be participating in on-field activities during pregame and halftime along with other First Responders. The Giants players and coaches will also be wearing special hats to honor The New York City Police Department, New York City Fire Department and Port Authority Police Department.

New York Giants 50/50 Raffle

The Giants Foundation 50/50 Raffle is back at this week's game, with one lucky fan winning half of the raffle jackpot and the remainder benefiting The Giants Foundation. Be on the lookout for 50/50 Raffle staff members in bright red shirts throughout the stadium when the gates open up until the end of the third quarter. The winning ticket number will be announced during the fourth quarter, but the winning ticketholder does not need to be present to claim the prize. The total jackpot at the last game was $33,655 – let's get this game's jackpot total even higher! Click here for more information and for the 50/50 Raffle rules and regulations. Click here for more information and for the 50/50 Raffle rules and regulations.

PARKING & TRANSPORTATION

Parking Map

For an updated parking map, please click here.

Travel Advisory

NJ Turnpike Interchange 19W

For the 2021 NFL season, Giants fans should be aware of the following regarding NJ Turnpike Interchange 19W (Formerly 18W) behind the American Dream. 

*Pre-Game 

  • Arriving to MetLife Sports Complex from New Jersey Turnpike Southbound, Exit 19W is now EZ-Pass Only.
  • Non EZ Pass drivers should know to utilize Exit 16W to avoid a violation.

*Post-Game

  • Exiting MetLife Sports Complex to reach 95 North/New jersey Turnpike North utilizing 19W is EZ Pass Only. Using 19W to enter the NJ Turnpike Southbound is open to both EZ Pass and Cash Users.
  • Non-EZ Pass users looking to reach the 95 North/NJ Turnpike North should follow signage to 95 North Cash Users.  (See Attached)

Port Authority Bus Terminal

Port Authority Bus Terminal to initiate gate changes effective September 12th to improve efficiency and service reliability. Changes may affect NFL game day travel. 

For all weekend NFL games, Gates 410, 411, 412 and 413 at the Port Authority of New York will now be used for the 351 Bus Service.

Please visit www.panynj.gov/PABTgates for details.

NJ TRANSIT

Most of NJ TRANSIT'S rail system connects at the Frank R. Lautenberg train station in Secaucus, N.J., which allows fans from the region to quickly and efficiently reach MetLife Stadium.

The Meadowlands Rail Service delivers guests directly to the front door of MetLife Stadium.

Trains leave from Secaucus Junction and the Hoboken Terminal, both located on the NJ Transit Line. For more details on the NJ Transit Line click here

The travel time between the Secaucus Junction train station and the Sports Complex station is approximately 10 minutes. The round-trip fare from Secaucus to the Sports Complex is $4.50 and $11.00 from New York Penn Station. Rail service commences approximately three and one half (3 1/2) hours prior to kickoff or an event and ends one (1) hour after the game or event.

MetroNorth Railroad

Riders from New York or Connecticut can take select Metro-North trains from the New Haven line to Grand Central Station, where they can take the Subway to Penn Station. From Penn Station, guests will board NJ Transit Train to the Secaucus Line. Guests should visit MTA Metro-North Railroad's website or call the MNRR Travel Information line at 212-532-4900 for information on schedules and service locations. The Travel Information line is staffed between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays, and an automated system is available during other times.

PARKING & TAILGATING

For Giants games, a prepaid parking pass is required.

Parking lots open 5 hours prior to the scheduled event time.

Tailgating is permitted in all MetLife Sports Complex parking lots, unless otherwise designated.

ONE CAR = ONE SPACE: Please be considerate of your fellow guests. Tailgating should be limited to the lined parking space and the area directly behind or in front of each vehicle. Blocking drive lanes is prohibited. Tailgating is also permitted on the medians that separate the parking lots from the roadways. See tailgating policies here.

Guests may purchase a pre-paid permit via the Ticketmaster NFL Ticket Exchange

Parking passes that are transferred or purchase MUST BE PRINTED.

The "GOLD" permit will get a guest into any "Gold" Lots (Lots B, D, J, K, L, M, P, Deck A and all lots near American Dream)

The "PLATINUM" permit will get a guest into any "Platinum" Lot (Lots E, F or G)

Please note, the numbers on the permits are for informational purposes only and do not guarantee a reserved spot in a specific lot.

OUTSIDE THE GATES

Bud Light Beer Garden

The Bud Light Beer Garden, located outside of the MetLife and Verizon gates, will feature $5 Budweiser draft beers from 11:25 a.m. until kickoff. Stephen Baker will be signing autographs from 3:00 p.m. until Kickoff. Constantine and the Frequency will be playing live from inside the Beer Garden at the Bud Light stage.

Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin Donuts will be offering free 3oz Pumpkin Cold Brew and 2 pumpkin munchkins to fans who stop by their activation located just outside MetLife Stadium.

PLAZA ACTIVITIES

MetLife Gate

The MetLife Gate is a fun-filled fan destination on game day at MetLife Stadium. Fans can participate in the following activities:

  • Punt, Pass and Kick Field
  • Are you game day ready? Come show us your skills at the MetLife Punt, Pass and Kick Field!

Giants Pregame Radio Show on WFAN

The Giants pregame radio show will air on WFAN 660 AM and 101.9FM. The show begins at 2:10 p.m. Hosts Lance Medow, John Schmeelk, Paul Dottino and Jeff Feagles get Giants fans ready for all the action with an in-depth preview of the game.

Giants Flagship Store Presented by Visa

Stop by the Giants Flagship Store presented by VISA for all the latest fan gear. You'll be able to find gifts galore, apparel for the whole family, and fun additions for your tailgate party.

Giants Legacy Club Presented by Hackensack Meridian Health

Make sure you take time to visit the New York Giants Legacy Club Presented by Hackensack Meridian Health. This team museum is located on the 100 Level Concourse nearest Section 144, just above the MetLife Gate. The Legacy Club is open to all fans, beginning when the stadium gates open through halftime of each Giants home game. Fans can relive the most memorable moments and view artifacts from throughout the team's history. Busts of the team's most celebrated players and personalities are displayed, along with each of the team's Super Bowl trophies and rings. It's a must-see exhibit for fans of all ages!

SAP Gate

Test your skills at the SAP Combine! Plaxico Burress will be signing autographs from 3:25 p.m. to 4:10 p.m.

IN-GAME ENTERTAINMENT

Theme

Welcoming back fans to the stadium and commemorating the 20th Anniversary of September 11th. 

National Anthem

On Sunday, Lisa Fischer, Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter, will perform the National Anthem.

Color Guard

The New York Police Department and New York Fire Department will present the colors prior to Sunday's game.

Halftime

In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of September 11th, the Benny Havens Band from West Point will perform during halftime.

IMPORTANT GAMEDAY UPDATES AND INFORAMTION

MOBILE TICKETING AND SEATING

MetLife Stadium has returned to 100% capacity in the seating bowl, suites, and clubs for all events. Seat locations have not been affected for Giants ticket members and suite holders.

Digital tickets are the safest way for guests to receive and manage tickets as they eliminate touchpoints. To facilitate contactless entry, all tickets for MetLife Stadium events will be delivered digitally and scanned from guests' smartphones at the gates. For more information on mobile ticketing, visit giants.com/mobiletickets.

Before arriving at MetLife Stadium, download the Giants app and be sure your phone is fully charged. Upon arrival, connect to the complimentary WiFi network and have your ticket displayed on your mobile device.

Guests can display more than one ticket on the same smartphone.

Digital tickets are protected by Ticketmaster's SafeTix™ technology that continually generates a new and unique barcode that automatically refreshes every few seconds so the barcode cannot be stolen or copied. As a result, camera screenshots or paper printouts will not work. If you place your digital ticket in your mobile wallet, no barcode will be visible – however, the scanners will detect it.

Text Messaging for Assistance

Guests who wish to report issues or concerns, ask for information or call for assistance in a fast, easy and convenient way can do so by texting our GuestASSIST text message service. Guests should address the text message to 78247, type the word MLS followed by a space, the request issue and location. Stadium personnel will respond quickly and accordingly.

CLEAR BAG POLICY

To continue to provide a safe experience, guests may carry one bag that is clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and no larger than 12"x12"x6", or a one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).

A small purse or wallet no larger than 4.5"x6.5" with or without a handle or strap, is permitted in addition to the clear plastic bag.

Bags that do not meet these specifications can be checked-in at our bag check trailers (located outside each open gate).

For a complete list of permitted and prohibited items, see our 'Carry-In Policy'.

The Giants Women's Club

The Giants Women's Club, which launched in 2014, has over 14,000 members from around the world and continues to grow. Over the past seven years, we've hosted a wide range of events from Training Camp visits, to Chalk Talks and group workouts so that our members can get to know each other – and we've had a blast! We're looking forward to getting back to football and keeping our members active and involved with the team. If you're over the age of 18 and want join The Giants Women's Club, you can sign up at no cost at www.GiantsWomensClub.com. You can also follow us on Twitter @NYGWomensClub and like us on Facebook at New York Giants Women's Club. We thank you for helping to grow The Giants Women's Club with the greatest fans in the NFL.

LEAVING THE GAME

Giants PostGame Live Broadcast presented by Mercedes-Benz from the Legacy Club Deck

Check out Giants PostGame Live presented by Mercedes-Benz, featuring Madelyn Burke and Shaun O'Hara on the Legacy Club Deck stage immediately following the conclusion of the game.

Rideshare

A designated Rideshare Zone is located in Lot E off of West Peripheral Road, right outside of the Verizon Gate. When you request a ride from a rideshare service such as Lyft or Uber at MetLife Stadium, your pickup location will default to a pin in the pickup zone. Once you place your request, head to the Rideshare Zone in Lot E and look out for a call or text from your driver to let you know which row they are parked in.

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