CLEVELAND (WJW) – The Browns host Baltimore Ravens Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium with a 1 p.m. kick-off.

That means football fans are tailgating in the Municipal Lot.

If you’re going, here are the rules:

Road closures

Traffic around the stadium will be limited to Browns Pass holders and drop-offs for individuals with disabilities. Passholders and drop-offs will only be able to reach the stadium via North Marginal westbound from East 55th Street.  

Ramps remain closed until after the end of the game. East 9th and West 3rd will open after the start of the game and reclose at the end of the game.   


Parking restrictions are in effect in downtown Cleveland for each Browns home football game.  

Municipal Lot Times and Reminders 

Traffic overflow will be directed to East 38th Street and King Avenue. Drivers will be instructed by police to line up on King Avenue eastbound to east 40th Street, then south on East 40th Street and west on Lakeside Avenue. Motorists awaiting entry to the lot shall not congregate on East 9th Street, the Shoreway, the South Marginal, East 55th Street nor St. Clair Avenue.

Tailgating Rules

  1.          No open pit fires 
  2.          Propane grills only (No charcoal) 
  3.          No alcohol 
  4.          Saving spaces prohibited 
  5.          You will be charged for all parking spaces that you occupy 
  6.          No in/out privileges 
  7.          All litter must be dispensed in trash containers 
  8.          Vandalism of any type will not be tolerated 
  9.          Crossing the Shoreway is prohibited 
  10.        No private latrines 
  11.        Lanes must remain clear of activity at all times 


$30 per space


During regular weekend home games, the municipal lot opens promptly at 5 a.m. For evening games, the eastern portion of the lot will open at noon for game day vehicles while the western portion of the lot will not be open to game day parking until 5 p.m.


Portable restrooms, trash cans and dumpsters will be available. Tailgaters are asked to dispose of all trash.