Everything You Need to Know for the Bears Season Opener #BrightBytes

With Katie Bright

September 5, 2019

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Katie has all the information you need for the Chicago Bears season opener today at Soldier Field with Bright Bytes!

NFL Experience Festival today starts at 12 pm in Grant Park and is presented by EA Sports Madden NFL '20,  

  • You can expect appearances by Bears legends, photo opportunities with the Vince Lombardi Trophy and all 53 Super Bowl rings!
  • The park will also host a giant Watch Party starting at 7 p.m.
  • All free and open to the public. 

Lots of street closures - Specifically near Grant Park.​

  • The ​City of Chicago is encouraging you to take the TRAIN, CTA, PACE, UBER/LYFT

Important to remember you are encouraged to NOT bring any bags into Solider Field... but if necessary:

  • Bags that are clear plastic
  • One-gallon re-sealable clear freezer bag
  • Women’s clutch purse no larger than 4.5” x 6.5” with one of the clear plastic bags

All fans are required to use a mobile ticket. 

  • Add your ticket(s) to your phone's digital wallet in advance to avoid slow or weak Wi-Fi or cellular signals at the stadium
  • Make sure you have a full battery charge before you head to the stadium
  • If you are attending with guests, transfer (forward) each person their own ticket in advance