Detroit Lions


The Detroit Lions promote responsible drinking and positive fan behavior at Ford Field. The Lions alcohol management plan ensures that fans have a safe and fun experience.

  • Levy Restaurants
  • Bud Light
  • Great Lakes Beverages
  • SAFE Management
  • TEAM Coalition
  • Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning
The conduct policies at Ford Field are in accordance with the NFL and developed as a service to our loyal fans to assist in providing exceptional experiences in a fun and safe environment.

Ford Field stands committed to providing exceptional fan experiences. Detroit Lions fans top the NFL in their enthusiasm, team support and sportsmanship. Our image is shaped not only by our players, coaches and employees, but by our fans as well. We strive to create a high energy environment to lend support to our team, while maintaining a safe and exciting atmosphere. We need your help by abiding by the policies below. Thank you for your continued support and cooperation!

The following guidelines have been established for guest behavior:

  • Please restrict movement in the seating area during game action.
  • Sit only in your ticketed seat and show tickets to a Ford Field representative upon request.
  • Never take matters into your own hands. Contact the nearest Ford Field representative if any issue arises or text “LIONS” issue and location to 78247.

The following actions may lead to ticket revocation, ejection and/or arrest:

  • Displaying inconsiderate or otherwise inappropriate behavior towards others
  • Behavior that is unruly, disruptive or illegal in nature
  • Using foul or abusive language or obscene gestures
  • Intoxication or other signs of alcohol or substance impairment that results in irresponsible behavior
  • Interference with the progress of the game including throwing objects onto the field
  • Violating the no smoking policy
  • Attempting to access areas without the proper ticket and/or credential, or misuse of tickets and/or credentials
  • Wearing obscene or indecent clothing
  • Damaging or destruction to the building or property surrounding Ford Field including the parking areas
  • Failing to follow the instructions of Ford Field representatives
  • Verbal or physical harassment of opposing team fans

We appreciate your cooperation in making Ford Field an enjoyable, safe and friendly experience for all.

Alcohol Service Policies:
Age to Check ID: 30 and younger
Max Alcohol Drinks: 2/person/ possession
Max Cup Size: 20 oz
Bottles: Sold with caps off
Cans: Sold in suites only
Liquor Sold: Yes
Cut-off Policies:
Concession Stands: End of 3rd Quarter
Hawkers: End of 3rd Quarter
Clubs/Suites: Suites & 1 Bar/Club: 1 Hour after Game Ends;
All Others: End of 3rd Quarter
Night Games: Same as Day Games
Tailgating Policies:
Time Lots Open: 4 Hours before Kick-off
Prohibited Items: Glass containers, kegs, funnels
Permitted Items: Plastic bottles, cans, small BBQs
Text Messaging System:
Fans can send a text or call to report Guest Code of Conduct violations.
Text Number: 78247 text keyword “LIONS” [space] Message
There are 8 locations of the Bud Light “Good Sport” designated- driver program at Ford Field. Fans who pledge to be designated drivers receive a complimentary soft drink and a chance to be selected as the Designated Driver for the Game. Designated Drivers for the Game are recognized on the stadium video board and receive a Lions jacket.
2016 Lions Total: 2015 League Total: 262,206