Lambeau Field ready for Sunday night's Packers-Vikings game

Fans reminded to prepare for the forecasted cold weather 

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Lambeau Field

Lambeau Field is set for Sunday night's matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings.

With the forecasted cold temperatures, the Packers are reminding fans to prepare appropriately for the weather. Bellin Health's tips for fans battling the cold include dressing appropriately by wearing loose, dry layers, with a thermal, moisture-wicking base layer (wool or synthetic fabrics work best), with something waterproof on top, as well as a hat, mittens and comfortable, waterproof, insulated boots.

Bellin Health also encourages fans to drink warm beverages and drink alcoholic beverages in moderation or not at all, as alcohol prevents the body from generating heat and can cause dehydration, which leaves one more susceptible to cold weather. Additionally, fans should watch for warning signs of hypothermia, such as severe shivering, dizziness, drowsiness and confusion, and learn the signs of frostbite. Fans should seek medical attention immediately if they notice grayish, white or yellowed skin, pain or numbness, or waxy skin.

Sunday's game will honor the NFL's "Inspire Change" initiative, including social justice endzone stencils, goalpost wraps and banners, sideline branding, helmet stickers and Inspire Change branded towels for players. The TundraVision video boards will also include Inspire Change messages. 

Fans are reminded that all tickets are mobile-only, as the Packers have transitioned to mobile tickets. Attendees are asked to arrive in plenty of time to the gate listed on their ticket and have their mobile tickets ready to be scanned, as entry may take longer than normal as fans adjust to mobile tickets.

Fireworks will be set off from the stadium roof one hour prior to kickoff to remind fans to start making their way to the gates in order to be inside by kickoff. The team is asking for patience from fans in case they experience longer lines than normal in some areas or concession stands with limited offerings.

Other than parking, which is cash-only, fans should note that Lambeau Field and all of its businesses are now cashless. Fans should plan ahead to bring credit/debit cards or use contactless payment solutions. A cash-to-card conversion station is available in the Atrium for those who do not use credit/debit cards.

The Packers strongly encourage game attendees to follow CDC guidelines, including wearing a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status. Packers staff members will be wearing masks in indoor spaces on gameday, including in the club levels and in the Packers Pro Shop and Packers Hall of Fame. While game attendees are not required to wear masks, the Packers encourage fans to bring masks along to the game for use in indoor areas. More information about how CDC recommendations apply to spaces at Lambeau Field is online at https://pckrs.com/covid. Protocols are subject to change.

Fans entering will receive a free "yowie" bandana that can be worn as a hat or scarf, courtesy of Fleet Farm.

Prior to the national anthem, the Packers and WPS Health Solutions will be recognizing Chief Master Sergeant Bridgett Manning of the U.S. Air Force and her family through Operation Fan Mail on the video boards. Additionally, all NFL games this weekend will observe a moment of silence before kickoff to honor Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster John Madden. Country artist Matt Wynn will sing the national anthem.

At halftime, the High School Quarterback Challenge, presented by HPE and Camera Corner will take place on the field featuring high school players from Kohler/Lutheran/Christian and Rhinelander, followed by an Ultimate Frisbee border battle matchup between the Madison Radicals and the Minnesota Windchill.

Fans are reminded of the stadium safety policy. No bags or purses will be allowed inside Lambeau Field unless they are clear and are no larger than 12" by 6" by 12". All fans entering on gamedays will use walk-through metal detectors. More info is available at packers.com/news/lambeau-field-carry-in-policy.

The Atrium will be open to ticket holders at 1:20 p.m., with exit/re-entry allowed until 3:20 p.m. via the American Family Insurance Gate. The Lambeau Field parking lots will open at 3:20 p.m., with gates opening at 5:20 p.m. Beginning at 3:20, fans can visit the Johnsonville Tailgate Village in the east side parking lot to enjoy live music from the band The Fabulous Rugburns, as well as food, beverages and a festive tailgating atmosphere. For more gameday information, visit packers.com/lambeau-field/gameday-information.

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