About The Mercedes-Benz Superdome
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome is located at 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive in New Orleans, Louisiana. It resides in the 70112 zip code.
For New Orleans Saints and NCAA football games, The Superdome has a capacity of 73.208 and is expandable to accommodate 76,468. For basketball games, the stadium holds 55,675.
Ground broke in August of 1971, with the stadium officially opening on August 3, 1975. Following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, The Superdome reopened on September 25, 2006.
The Superdome is home to the New Orleans Saints of the NFL and is also home to the Sugar Bowl, Bayou Classic and New Orleans Bowl of the NCAA.
From the West and New Orleans International Airport via Interstate 10
Follow I-10 eastbound to New Orleans and look for signs for The Superdome. Exit at Carrollton Avenue/Airline Highway exit.
From the West via Interstate 10
Follow I-10 westbound to downtown New Orleans and take the New Orleans Avenue Exit. Turn left and follow to Canal Street where Orleans becomes Loyola Avenue. Continue to Girod Street, turn right, and follow signs to The Superdome.
From Interstate 55
Proceed South to I-10 and follow I-10 eastbound. Follow above direction from the West via Interstate 10.
From Interstate 59
Proceed South to I-10 and follow I-10 westbound. Follow above directions from the East via Interstate 10.
The Superdome has seven (7) public parking garages and two (2) surface lots which can accommodate approximately 7,000 vehicles.
The public parking garages are listed as #1, #1A, #2, #2A, #5, #6 and Champions Garage. The surface lots are listed as Lot 3 and Lot 4.
Parking costs vary based on event, date and specific sporting teams and entertainers involved.
Gate Locations and Openings
There are eight (8) gates surround The Superdome. Labeled alphabetically from A-H, the gates rotate clockwise, beginning with Gate A at the northernmost section of the stadium. Gate C is located at the eastern section of the stadium, Gate E is located at the southernmost section of the stadium and Gate G is located at the western side of the stadium.
The Superdome follows the NFL Bag Policy. If taking a bag to the game, its size must not exceed 12 inches x 6 inches x 12 inches and small clutch bags must be no larger than 4.5 inches x 6.5 inches. One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziploc) are permissible; however, the NFL strongly encourages fans not to bring bags of any type to the game. All bags are subject to inspection. If any person does not comply with staff rules and regulations, they risk being denied entrance into the venue.