Sun Life Stadium (Formerly Dolphin Stadium)

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    Sun Life Stadium (Formerly Dolphin Stadium) 347 Don Shula Drive , Miami Gardens Florida
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Sun Life Stadium (Formerly Dolphin Stadium)
Address

Sun Life Stadium is located at 347 Don Shula Drive Miami Gardens, Florida 33056.

Capacity

The stadium has a seating capacity of 75,540 for football games at the venue.

History

Sun Life Stadium first broke ground in December of 1985 and first opened in August of 1987 at a construction cost of $115 million.

Home Team

Sunlife Stadium is the home of the Miami Dolphins and University of Miami Hurricanes college football. Since opening Sun Life stadium has hosted five Super Bowls and four BCS National Championship games.

Directions

From Miami (ALL POINTS SOUTH)

I-95 North, to Northbound on the Florida Turnpike, to Exit # 2X (Dolphin Toll Plaza), to Sun Life Stadium. I-95 North to Ives Dairy Road, West on Ives Dairy Road for approximately 5 miles, Sun Life Stadium will be on your right. North on the Palmetto Expressway (Route 826) to NW 27th Avenue (Route 817), proceed North on NW 27th Avenue to NW 199th Street (Dan Marino Boulevard), turn right at NW 199th Street to Sun Life Stadium.

From Ft. Lauderdale/West Palm Beach (ALL POINTS NORTH)

Florida Turnpike South to Exit 2X (Sun Life Stadium Toll Plaza) to the east side of Sun Life Stadium. Florida Turnpike South to Exit 47 (27th Avenue/University Drive); south on 27th Avenue/University Drive to the west side of Sun Life Stadium. I-95 South to Ives Dairy Road, head west (right) for 5 miles; Sun Life Stadium will be on your right hand side.

From Fort Myers/Naples (WEST COAST)

I-75 East to I-595 East, to South on Florida Turnpike, to exit 2X (Dolphin Toll Plaza), to the East side of Sun Life Stadium. I-75 East to I-595 East, to South on Florida Turnpike, to exit 47 (27th Avenue/University Drive), south on 27th Avenue/University Drive to the west side of the Stadium

Parking

Parking lots are open 4 hours prior to kick off for the convenience of guests to avoid delays. General parking cost $25 for cars and $80 for busses and RVs. There is also Disabled parking on site located in gates A, C, E, and G.

Gate Locations and openings

All gates to M&T Bank Stadium open two hours prior to game time. There are nine (9) accessible gates around the stadium, labeled alphabetically and run clockwise, beginning at the north side of the venue. Gate A, A-1 and A-2 are located at the northernmost section of the venue on Hamburg Street. Gate B is located at the easternmost section of the stadium. Gate C is located at the southeastern section of the stadium. The Media Will Call/Media Gate Entry is located at the southernmost section of the stadium on Ostend Street. Gate D is located at the southwestern section of the venue. Gates E and F are located on the western side of the stadium.

Bag Policy

Vendor bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12 inches x 6 inches x 12. inches The bags may be hand-carried or have a shoulder strap. One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar). Small clutch bag approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap. This can be carried separately or within a plastic bag. An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose. Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to, the following: all purses, bags or containers larger than a small clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, computer bags and camera bags.