Philadelphia Eagles Stadium Guide

A Comprehensive Guide to Lincoln Financial Field, Home of the Eagles

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Philadelphia Eagles fans are ready for a winning season and a chance to return to the Super Bowl. The Eagles missed the playoffs in 2011 and the team is determined to not be shut out again!

The Linc is one of the most state-of-the art football stadiums. It is spacious and modern. The fans in Philadelphia are proud of their team, proud of their history and passionate about football. Anyone who loves football must come out and experience a game at the Linc. The Philly fans are wonderful and the experience at this beautiful stadium is exceptional.

Here is the complete stadium guide to Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Philadelphia Eagles:

Stadium Name: Lincoln Financial Field

Nickname: "The Linc"

Playing Surface: The playing surface is made of both natural and artificial material and is called Desso GrassMaster.

Location: 1020 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148. Parking rates are $25 to $40, with the more expensive rates closer to the stadium.

Maximum Capacity: 68,532. 69,144 including standing room only seats. The seating area at the Linc includes upper and lower level seats and club seats. There are also 172 luxury suites, which can be rented by the season or by the game. You can choose your perfect seats from the stadium map.

Year Built: The stadium was built in 2003 at a cost of $512 million dollars.

Parking: There are 22,000 parking lots surround the stadium, and adjacent Wells Fargo Center and Citizens Bank Park. The lots open five hours before kick off. There is also reserved parking only for Suiteholders, Touchdown Club members, Red Zone Seatholders and Club Seatholders.

Parking price: Parking is $25.00 per car and $50 for oversized vehicles.

Handicapped Parking:

Handicapped drop off zone is at both the entrances to the East Suite Lot and the West Suite Lot. Disabled parking is located on Lot K.

Accessibility: The stadium has power assisted doors at the Headhouse Lobby, SCA Club & Suite Entrance and the West Club & Suite Entrance. Service dogs are allowed. A braille guide is available at the Guest Services Center. The Linc is equipped with ALDS, assistive listening devices at all Guest Services Centers located on the concourse behind Sections 121, 136, 206 and 226. Arrangements can be made by contacting the Guest Services Hotline at Voice: 267.570.4400. Relay: 711.

Tickets: Standing room only tickets are available for all games, and most sections are available through the ticket exchange program. In addition, there are club tickets and suites that can be rented.

What You Can Bring In: Bags that are 12"x12"x"12 are allowed inside the Linc. Cameras are allowed, as long as they do not interfere with other fans viewing of the game. Food that is wrapped in clear plastic is allowed in the stadium.

Banned Items: Video cameras are not allowed. Food that is not wrapped in clear plastic is not allowed. Bottles, cans thermoses are not allowed. No outside alcohol is allowed. No strollers are allowed. No fireworks are allowed.

Fight Song: Fly Eagle Fly

Cheerleaders: The Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders are an integral part of the game and the local community.

Mascot: Swoop is the Eagle team mascot

Tailgating: Tailgating is allowed in Lots at lots K, L, J, M, N, E, F and J. There is signage indicating tailgating locations and is subject to change.

Eagles Fan Zone Party: Before each home game, there is a party at Citizens Bank Park, in the Hall of Fame Club. This is a party filled with entertainment, an all-you-can-eat buffet, unlimited beverages including beer, wine and soft drinks, a gift from the team and a ticket for the Eagles game.

Food: Cheesesteaks rule! From Soft Pretzel Cheesesteak to Tony Luke's Cheesesteak, eating a Cheesesteak is a must. Don't forget to try the barbeque, the sausage and peppers, hoagies and signature hot dogs. Don't forget to get a yummy cupcake for dessert!

Beer: Lots of local brews and craft beers to choose from, including lagers and IPAs. There are several bars throughout the stadium. Only fans 21 years and older, with identification, are allowed.

LIght Rail: SEPTA Regional Rail serves the Linc and stops near the stadium.

Insider Tips: The Eagles Fan Zone Party is worth the cost and adds a great value for the Eagles games. The food was fabulous and the atmosphere festive. We really felt excited to go to the game. Tailgating is also fun. Follow all rules and get there early.

Fun facts about the Linc: The first ticketed event a the Linc was a soccer match between Manchester United and FC Barcelona. ...The first opponent in this new stadium was the New England Patriots.

Georgia Makitalo is a lifelong NFL fan, having traveled to half of the NFL stadiums in the country, including The Linc.

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