From pregame/tailgate events to parking and gate information, we’ve got you covered.

Tonight (08/16) is the first home game of the preseason for our Carolina Panthers! While game days are loads of fun, they can also be a little stressful. “Where are we going to park?” “What time do the gates open?” “What are we going to eat before the game?”

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Game Details

Date: Friday, August 16, 2019
Kickoff Time: 7:00 p.m.
Jersey Color: White
Ticket Office Opens: 8:30 a.m.
Team Store Hours (external entrance): 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Team Store Hours (internal entrance): 5:30 p.m.-1 hour postgame
Panthers on Mint, presented by Lowe’s: 4:00 p.m.
Panthers In The Park: 4:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Gates Open: 5:30 p.m.

Reserved Parking

Find, book and pay for parking in advance of game day with ParkWhiz! Single-game parking passes are available for purchase here.

Game Day Entertainment

Invocation: Rev. James Bernacki (All Saints Episcopal Church)
Presentation of Colors: U.S. Marine Corps League (Charlotte Detachment #750)
National Anthem: Dakota Hood (Actress and country singer – Raleigh, N.C.)
Keep Pounding Drummer: Sir Purr (in celebration of 25th season)
Halftime: Sir Purr Bowl (mascot football game)

Panthers On Mint, presented by Lowe’s

This free event, held on Mint St. between Stonewall St. and Morehead St., will take place just outside Bank of America Stadium’s Lowe’s Gate. Opening three hours prior to kickoff, Panthers on Mint will feature a live broadcast of WSOC’s pregame show. There will be Panthers partner activations including a Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic, appearances by Panthers entertainment groups, a live DJ, local food trucks and beverage sales. Click here for more info.

NFL Bag Policy

Fans are reminded that the NFL Bag Policy is in effect for all Panthers games. Per the NFL’s mandated enhanced security screening procedures, all patrons and their belongings will be searched upon entry into the stadium. Patrons attempting to enter with prohibited items are subject to ejection. All patrons will be screened using magnetometers. A full list of prohibited items is available here.

Yay for game days, and GO PANTHERS!