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MetLife Stadium

1 MetLife Stadium Dr, East Rutherford, NJ 07073

The MetLife Stadium is a sports stadium located in the Meadowlands at the MetLife Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States. It is the home of the New York Jets and New York Giants of the National Football League.

In the spring of 2010, MetLife Stadium opened its doors as the first building owned and operated by two iconic NFL franchises, the New York Jets and New York Football Giants. This $1.60 billion groundbreaking project, 100% privately funded and built by both teams, opened four months ahead of schedule and on budget.

Each year, MetLife Stadium hosts 20 NFL games (twice as many as any other NFL Stadium), major concerts and entertainment events, college sporting events, international soccer matches, motor sports, and family shows. Since opening, the Stadium tops the annual charts, being named the Top Grossing Stadium in the World!

The 2.1 million square foot facility was constructed with a neutral backdrop, allowing the Stadium to transform into a home field for the home team, be it college or professional. Everything in the building was designed with this transformation in mind. From the first removable endzones, to the flagpole banners and signs, all team-specific elements are switched out on a game by game basis to reflect the respective home team. Each week during the NFL season, the Stadium's exterior uplighting and flagship team merchandise store are also transformed from Jets Green to Giants Blue and back again, bathing the building in hues of the upcoming home team.

Fast Facts

Cost: $1.6 billion

Venue Size: 2.1 million square feet

Capacity: 82,500, capability for 90,000 for non-football major events

Suites: 200+ on four separate levels; 16-24 seats per suite

Suite Designer : David Rockwell Group

Club Seating Capacity: Over 10,000 seats

Clubs: Toyota Coaches Club, Chase Club, Lexus Club, Commissioners Club and the MetLife 50 Club

Parking : Approximately 28,000 spaces

Mass Transportation: NJ Transit rail station located in front of stadium; accessible from New York Penn Station and Newark Penn Station- approximately 20 minutes door to door

Architects: 360 Architects, Ewing Cole, David Rockwell and Bruce Mau Designs

Food Service/Merchandise Partner: Delaware North Companies (Sportservice)

Events and Tickets

MetLife Stadium hosts two of the most storied franchises in NFL history and more NFL games annually than any other stadium. In addition, MetLife Stadium plans on continuing the tradition of seeing more fans pass through its turnstiles than any other stadium. Anticipated events include international soccer, major concerts, top 25 college football, and many other unique events.

Host Your Event

Experts in the field of celebration

MetLife Stadium is the nation's preeminent destination for sports and entertainment. From our dedicated event specialists, to our Executive Chef, your event will receive the attention and service that only a world class facility can provide. Come see for yourself what puts MetLife Stadium in a field of its own.

From a fireside lounge or rustic wine bar to crossing the same goal line as your NFL Idols, MetLife Stadium is the perfect venue to impress at your next special event.

We specialize in:

  • Corporate Functions: Meetings, Holiday Parties, Anniversaries, Picnics, Incentive Events
  • Product Launches
  • Galas
  • Team Building Activities
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs/Sweet Sixteens
  • High School Proms & Project Graduations
  • Banquets & Award Ceremonies
  • Fundraisers & Benefits
  • Tradeshows/Expos
  • Ride & Drives
  • Commercial Shoots
  • And Much More!

Getting Here

Directions to MetLife Stadium By Car

Address
MetLife Stadium
One MetLife Stadium Drive
East Rutherford, NJ 07073

When using GPS, please enter:
50 Route 120
East Rutherford, NJ 07073

MetLife Stadium is easily accessible by car and bordered by major roadways including the New Jersey Turnpike.

From the George Washington Bridge

Take the George Washington Bridge to the New Jersey Turnpike South. Take the Turnpike's western spur to one of the Sports Complex's exits, 16W or 18W. These exits provide direct access to the Sports Complex parking areas.

From New York City and points east

Take the Lincoln Tunnel and follow signs for Route 3 West. Take Route 3 West to the Sports Complex.

Traveling North on the New Jersey Turnpike

Follow the Western Spur (Sports Complex to Exit 16W), which provides direct access to Sports Complex parking areas. If the roadway is congested, use the eastern turnpike spur (Lincoln Tunnel) to exit 16E to take Route 3 West which provides direct access to the Sports Complex parking areas.

Traveling South on the Garden State Parkway

Garden State Parkway South to exit 163 (Route 17). Follow Route 17 to Paterson Plank Road. Take Paterson Plank Road east to the Sports Complex.

Traveling North on the Garden State Parkway

Garden State Parkway North to exit 153A (Route 3). Follow Route 3 East to the Sports Complex.

From the West - I - 80

  1. Merge onto I-80 East
  2. Continue onto US-46 East
  3. Make a slight right at NJ-3 East
  4. Follow signs to the Sports Complex

From the East - I - 80

  1. Merge onto I-80 West
  2. Proceed to Route 17 South to Paterson Plank Road
  3. Follow signs to the Sports Complex

From West I - 78

  1. Take I-78 East (Express) Toward Newark
  2. Take Exit onto I-95 North
  3. Take Exit 16 W for NJ Route 3 toward Secaucus / Rutherford / Sports Complex

From NJ Route 24

  1. Take Route 24 East
  2. Take I-78 East (Express) Toward Newark
  3. Take Exit onto I-95 North
  4. Take Exit 16 W for NJ Route 3 toward Secaucus / Rutherford / Sports Complex

General Event Parking

Parking Lot Hours of Operation

  • The parking lots will typically open five (5) hours prior to the start of an event and will close two (2) hours after the conclusion of an event. Ticket holders arriving earlier than five (5) hours prior to the scheduled event time will not be permitted to enter the Sports Complex and may be directed to leave the roadways that service the Sports Complex.
  • The toll plazas will be staffed from 5 hours prior to event time until the end of the event.

Parking Fees for Non-NFL Events (Concerts, Soccer, etc.)

  • Cars: $30 Per
  • Bus / RV: $90 Per Bus
All Parking Fees are subject to change

CLICK FOR NFL PARKING INFORMATION

General Information:

  • Parking Capacities are subject to change based on the size and type of event.
  • As you approach MetLife Stadium, there will be highway, street level and variable electronic message signs directing you to our parking lot entrances.
  • Ticket holders who have tickets in the general seating areas of MetLife Stadium will be directed to park in the parking lots that are closest to their point of entry into the Sports Complex. This will include parking on the east side (Arena lots) of the Sports Complex.
  • Circulation between parking lots will not be permitted.
  • To ensure safe and efficient travel throughout MetLife Sports Complex, please follow the directions of the Traffic and Parking Staff.
  • Trucks, trailers, buses and other oversized vehicles are not permitted to park in the enclosed parking deck on the east side of the Sports Complex next to the Arena).
  • Illegal parking outside the Sports Complex on area roadways, medians, grass malls and vehicle breakdown lanes is prohibited. Violators will be ticketed by local law enforcement and/or towed at the owner's expense.
  • Access to the parking lots, prior to posted opening time, and overnight parking are not permitted on the MetLife Sports Complex
  • Vehicles are subject to search by New Jersey State Police which could include a canine unit. Those ticket holders refusing a search of their vehicle will not be permitted to enter the Sports Complex.
  • It is recommended that ticket holders give themselves plenty of time for arrival to the game. Ticket holders are encouraged to enter the stadium early to become familiar with the routes to their seats, restroom locations, concessions stands/portables, merchandise locations etc.
The following vehicles are not permitted to occupy lined parking spaces unless they are single space in size:
  • Limousines/black car services
  • Buses
  • Taxis/limousines/black car services drop-offs and pickups: No charge if taxis/limousines drop off passengers at the designated drop-off/pickup point(s).

Accessible Parking / ADA (Guests with disabilities)

  • For non-NFL games (concerts, soccer matches, etc.) ticket holders with disabilities must have a valid ADA license plate or a valid ADA hang tag to gain access to the Sports Complex. The owner of the vehicle with the valid license plate or hang tag must be in the vehicle. Registrations and IDs will be checked.
  • Accessible parking is available in Lots E, F and G. A valid, state-issued accessible parking license plate or hang tag must be visible on any vehicle parking in these spaces. These parking areas will be closely monitored to ensure that only those who are authorized to park in the parking spaces designated for ticket holders with disabilities do so.
  • Traffic and Parking staff will direct ticket holders with disabilities, or having limited mobility, to the ADA parking spaces.
  • The dedicated drop-off area for guests with disabilities is located in Lot C, which is adjacent to the Verizon Gate. On-site signage and Traffic and Parking staff will direct guests to Lot C from all stadium roadway access points

Charter Bus Parking:

  • Charter bus parking will be located in Parking Lot L.

Taxis and Limousines Drop-Off and Pick Up Area

  • The designated area for all drop offs and pickups is between parking lots E + D. There is curb space along the roadway that provides a safe area to facilitate pre-event drop offs and post event pickups.
  • If a limousine or taxi driver has a pre-paid parking permit the vehicle will be permitted to enter the Sports Complex after paying an additional fee with either a credit card or cash, but will not be permitted to park in striped parking spaces if the vehicle takes up more than one parking space or will obstruct the drive aisle. The limousine or taxi will have to be parked along a curb or in a location that does not block traffic and the driver must remain with the car.

Public Transportation

Most of NJ TRANSIT'S rail system connects at the Frank R. Lautenberg train station in Secaucus, N.J., which allows fans from the region to quickly and efficiently reach MetLife Stadium.

The Meadowlands Rail Service delivers guests directly to the front door of MetLife Stadium.

Trains leave from Secaucus Junction and the Hoboken Terminal, both located on the NJ Transit Line. For more details on the NJ Transit Line click here.

The travel time between the Secaucus Junction train station and the Sports Complex station is approximately 10 minutes. The round-trip fare from Secaucus to the Sports Complex is $4.50 and $11.00 from New York Penn Station. Rail service commences approximately three and one half (3 1/2) hours prior to kickoff or an event and ends one (1) hour after the game or event. For more information, please visit

Park and Ride (Rail)

A pre-paid parking permit will be required for all vehicles entering the Sports Complex (Stadium and IZOD Center sides of the Complex). Ticket holders who do not have parking permits can park at the Edison Park Fast parking lot located next to the Frank R. Lautenberg Train Station in Secaucus, NJ (Secaucus Junction). The station is located off Exit 15X on the eastern extension of the New Jersey Turnpike (675 New Country Road at Seaview Drive, Secaucus, N.J., 07094). Ticket holders can park in this 1,100-space parking lot and take the Meadowlands rail service to MetLife Sports Complex. The parking lot is open 24 hours a day. The cost to park in this lot will be $20 per game or $160 for the season. Call 888-PARKFAST or visit www.parkfast.com for more information about the Park and Ride.

Metro-North

Riders from New York or Connecticut can take select Metro-North trains from the New Haven line to Secaucus Junction. Guests should visit MTA Metro-North Railroad's website or call the MNRR Travel Information line at 212-532-4900 for information on schedules and service locations. The Travel Information line is staffed between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM on Mondays through Fridays, and an automated system is available during other times.

Coach USA Bus Service (Route Number 351)

Coach USA provides the 351 Meadowlands Express bus service from the Port Authority to the MetLife Sports Complex for NFL games and other large events at MetLife Stadium. The 351 bus service will begin two and one half (2 1/2) hours prior to the start of a game and will continue to run until one half hour (1/2) after the start of a game. The 351 bus line will be operational for approximately one (1) hour following the conclusion of the game. Drop-off and pick-up at the Sports Complex is located near Parking Lot K. A round-trip ticket costs $12.00 and a one-way ticket is $6.00. Please visit www.351express.com or call (800) 877-1888, Ext. 3 for more information.

 



 

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