Game Day Information

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars | Sunday, January 14, 2018 | 1:05 p.m. Eastern Time | Gates open at 11:00 a.m.

Important Times

  • Parking Lots Open: 8:00 a.m.
  • Will Call Open: 10:00 a.m.
  • Gates Open: 11:00 a.m.
  • Kickoff: 1:05 p.m.

Pregame Activities

Fans are encouraged to arrive early to avoid anticipated heavy traffic and last minute crowds at the gate, and to enjoy in-stadium pregame activities.

Steelers Nation Unite

Steelers Nation Unite members are encouraged to Check In at the game using the Steelers mobile app or by visiting Checking In earns 10 yards and gives members a chance to win an unforgettable on-field experience!

Fans who aren't members can join the Official Home of Steelers Nation free by visiting Become an official member to get rewarded with exclusive benefits and amazing experiences that can only come from the team.

Art Rooney Avenue

Be a part of the Steelers Experience and capture memorable photos with our giant Steelers gloves, compare yourself with actual size player cutouts, and our "How Do You Stack Up?" display. Get your official Steelers gear directly from the Steelers Merchandise Trailer, and visit the many Steelers partners for a chance to win prizes and exciting giveaways.

This week's partners include: Hyundai, Pepsi and Best Buy.

Steelers Tailgate at Stage AE

Live music from Thunder Struck, food, beer specials and Steelers prize giveaways, including autographed items. Admission is FREE. LEARN MORE

FedEx Great Hall

Playoff Party featuring DJ Steve Maffei Jr. on the main stage in the FedEx Great Hall

Other Activities

Meet and Greet opportunity with Steelers Legend and Super Bowl XLIII MVP Santonio Holmes and Steelers Legend Willie Parker from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Ford Fan Zone. Open to all ticketed fans!

Meet and Greet opportunity with Steelers Legend and four-time Super Bowl Champion Jon Kolb from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the PNC Champions Club. Please note: the PNC Champions Club is exclusive to PNC Champions Club ticketed guests.

Fans are encouraged to be in their seats early to witness the flyover by Strike Fighter Squadron 83 "The Rampagers" of the United States Navy out of Naval Air Station Oceana Virginia Beach.

Artist Loren Allred, originally from the North Side of Pittsburgh and finalist on NBC's "The Voice" Season 3, will perform America The Beautiful.

Steelers Legend and 2018 Hall of Fame Finalist Alan Faneca will lead the Terrible Towel Twirl.

Playoff Giveaway

Fatheads Playoff Giveaway

The first 20,000 fans to enter Heinz Field on Sunday, January 14, will receive a 2017 Playoffs Fathead presented by FedEx and Hyundai. The Fathead giveaway includes six player adhesives, playoff logo and player name tags.


Game Day Entertainment

  • National Anthem: The National Anthem will be performed by John Oates, from Hall and Oates. Thanks to the duo's remarkable work, they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.
  • Halftime: Country stars Dan & Shay will perform on the field during halftime.

Counterfeit Tickets

The Steelers and Heinz Field management are warning fans to watch out for counterfeit tickets when attempting to make a purchase from scalpers. Fans looking to purchase tickets are encouraged to visit NFL Ticket Exchange to buy-and-sell verified tickets from other fans or visit Steelers Ticket Exchange to buy-and-sell verified tickets from other Steelers fans. Fans are advised not to purchase paper tickets printed through the TicketExchange service from scalpers because of the possibility of counterfeiting.

Alerts, Traffic and Weather

Due to flooding, Parkway East Inbound "bathtub" area and 10th St bypass is closed. Follow PennDOT detours and for Alt routes

Due to river levels, the Gateway Clipper will not operate today. Park downtown for less than $10 and take the "T" for free to Heinz Field.

For LIVE traffic & parking updates on game day, download the Steelers Mobile App and sign up for Game Day / Stadium Alerts, follow @heinzfield on Twitter and listen to 102.5 FM WDVE.

For the latest weather forecast and conditions, including weather maps and more, visit

Alternate Routes to the Game

  • I-279 NB - When Exit 1B becomes heavily congested, use N. Shore Alternate Route Exit 1D (Follow signage)
  • I-279 SB - When Exit 1B becomes heavily congested, use N. Shore Alternate Route Exit 2B (Follow signage)

Exiting Advice

  • I-279 Access - After the game, quick access to I-279 North is provided via the HOV entrances at Reedsdale Street & Mazeroski Way and Lacock Street & Anderson Street.
  • Clemente Bridge – Both lanes on the bridge will head towards the City after the game, the right lane must turn right. Please use the Rachel Carson (9th St.) Bridge to avoid congestion on Clemente Bridge.

Construction Updates

  • RTE 65 – Long term Northbound restrictions remain in place.

Uber Drop-Off/Pick-Up Area

Uber will be helping fans arrive and depart from Heinz Field for all Steelers home games this season. The designated Uber Drop-off/Pick-up Area is located along Reedsdale Street heading eastbound, between Art Rooney Avenue and Tony Dorsett Drive (Follow Signage).

*All information subject to change

Steelers Mobile App

New for this season, fans attending Steelers home games can access an exclusive game day section on the Steelers Official Mobile App, including one-touch access to in-stadium replays on your phone, parking information, fan conduct reporting forms and more. Its easy to do and FREE!

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The Official App of the Pittsburgh Steelers
Yinzcam, Inc.

50/50 Raffle

There will be 50/50 raffle kiosks and personnel moving throughout the stadium selling tickets at various locations around Heinz Field. 50/50 Raffle ticket prices are:

  • 3 for $5
  • 10 for $10
  • 40 for $20

Raffle tickets are available for purchase when the gates open (2 hours before kickoff) until the end of the 3rd quarter.

This week's 50/50 Raffle benefits The United Way

Steelers Pro Shop at Heinz Field

All Heinz Field merchandise locations will feature a Free Reusable Tote Bag with purchase during the game. Plus, visit one of our four Steelers Authentic Memorabilia locations delivering the widest and most proprietary selection of game used and Steelers Memorabilia.

*During the game only at Heinz Field Pro Shop merchandise locations.