About Ralph Wilson Stadium
Ralph Wilson Stadium is located at 1 Bills Drive in Orchard Park, New York. It resides in the Erie County section of Buffalo.
Ralph Wilson Stadium has a capacity of 71,857, but was originally built to hold 80,020.
Ground broke in April of 1972, with the stadium officially opening on August 17, 1973.
Ralph Wilson Stadium is home to the Buffalo Bills of the NFL.
Intrastate 190 is the primary route to take when driving to Ralph Wilson Stadium.
From Peace Bridge/Canada to Northern Stadium Parking Lots 4, 5 and 6
Head south on Intrastate 190 to Interstate 90 West towards Erie and follow to Exit 55 (Route 219). Exit Route 219 for New York 179 W/Milestrip Rd. W. Continue through the light and travel west toward Abbott Road. Make a left on Abbott Road and continue south towards Southwestern Boulevard. Turn left onto Southwestern Boulevard for Lots 5, 6 ADA, 6 Approved, 7 and the M&T Bank Lot. Turn right onto Stadium Drive.
From Rochester or East to Northern Stadium Parking Lots 4, 5 and 6
Traveling on I-90 West towards Erie, take Exit 55 (Route 219). Follow Route 219 and exit toward US-20A W/Big Tree Rd. Turn left onto US-20A W/Big Tree Rd. For Lot 1, turn right into Fieldhouse Drive from US-20A W/Big Tree Rd. For Lot 2 ADA, Lot 2 Preferred, Lot 3 and Camper Lot continue on US-20A W/Big Tree Rd. towards Abbot Rd.
From Erie, PA and Southwest New York
Traveling on I-90 East, take Exit 57 for NY-75 toward Hamburg/East Aurora and keep right at the fork. Head East on US-20/Southwestern Blvd. and turn right onto US-20A E/Big Tree Rd. For Lot 1, turn right into Fieldhouse Drive from US-20A E/Big Tree Rd. For Lot 2 ADA, Lot 2 Preferred, Lot 3 and Camper Lot continue on US-20A W/Big Tree Rd. towards Abbot Rd.
From Buffalo Niagara International Airport
Proceed onto NY-33 W towards I-90 West out of airport. Take I-90 West towards Erie and follow Exit 55 (Route 219). Exit Route 219 for New York 179 W/Milestrip Rd. W. Continue through the light and travel west toward Abbott Road. Make a left on Abbott Road and continue south towards Southwestern Boulevard. Turn left onto Southwestern Boulevard for Lots 5, 6 ADA, 6 Approved, 7 and the M&T Bank Lot. Turn right onto Stadium Drive.
Stadium parking lots open four (4) hours before game time and close two (2) hours after the conclusion of the game. Prices of parking in surrounding stadium lots vary per vehicle and lot
Passenger Vehicles pay as follows:
$20.00 for Pre-paid premium lots – Lots 2 Preferred and Lot 6 Preferred. Permit is required
$25.00 or with Season Parking Permit – Public lots (Lots 1, 3, 4, 5, 7)
$25.00 for Accessible Parking for Guests With Disabilites Passenger Vehicles (Lot 2 ADA, Lot 6 ADA)
$40.00 – Camper Lot for Campers Only
$50.00 – Early Entry into Camper Lot for Campers Only
$60.00 – Limousines (Limo Lot) and Buses (Bus Lot)
Gate Locations and openings
There are seven gates located around Ralph Wilson Stadium that are accessible on game day. They are labeled numerically from 1-7, beginning on the southwestern side of the stadium and running clockwise to the easternmost section of the stadium. Gate 1 is accessible to media and venue employees. Gates 2, 3, 6, and 7 are Club and Suite entrances. Gates 4 and 5, located in the northern section of the stadium, is accessible to the general public.
Ralph Wilson Stadium adheres to the NFL Clear Bag Policy, which allows all clear bags into the stadium that do not exceed 12 inches x 6 inches x 12 inches. One gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziploc) are acceptable as well as small clutch bags. All bags may be subject to random check by venue personnel before entering the stadium. If fans refuse to comply, they will be denied entrance into EverBank Field.
Prohibited items include umbrellas, cameras with lenses longer than six inches, video equipment and tape recorders, outside food or beverage, coolers or containers, strollers, laser pointers and pets. Smoking is only permitted in designated areas or on a ramp. Bottles, cans, thermoses, e-cigarettes and laptop computers are also negated from entering Ralph Wilson Stadium.