What to know ahead of the Cleveland Browns home opener

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CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Browns host the Tennessee Titans on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium.

When the gates open at 11 a.m., you’ll see fireworks around the stadium. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.

As always, they will be using the NFL bag policy. Read more here.

Mobile ticketing:

All fans will use secure mobile ticketing to enter FirstEnergy Stadium, as part of the NFL’s initiative to confirm ticket authenticity and improve efficiency.

  • Download the Browns Mobile App and make sure it is updated prior to gameday
  • Before gameday, access tickets and add tickets to Apple Wallet and/or transfer to friends, family members and guests
  • Have tickets visible on mobile devices when approaching FirstEnergy Stadium gates through Apple Wallet or the Browns Mobile App

Getting downtown:

The Browns urge fans to get downtown ahead of 11:30 a.m.

  • Minimize usage of the Shoreway’s East 9th Street, Lakeside Avenue/West 6th Street and West 3rd Street.
  • Road closures of East 9th and West 3rd streets will be implemented between Lakeside Avenue and FirstEnergy Stadium, including Shoreway/State Route 2 exits around the stadium. Rolling road closures will begin 1.5 hours prior to kickoff and end shortly after kickoff.
  • Recommended entry points to downtown Cleveland are W 25th Street off Eastbound Route 2 when approaching from the west side of Cleveland and Superior Avenue off Interstate 90 west when coming from the east side.
  • During the road closures that begin 90 minutes prior to kickoff , all Browns parking pass holders and guests with disability drop-offs will only be able to reach FirstEnergy Stadium by use of North Marginal Road from East 55th Street (Exit 175 on I-90).

Municipal parking lot:

The muni lot opens at 7 a.m. and it’s $25 per occupied space.

According to the city, there will be 50 portable restrooms, 75 trashcans and 3 Dumpsters in the municipal lot for all regular season games.

  • No open pit fires
  • Propane grills only (No charcoal)
  • No alcohol
  • Saving spaces prohibited
  • Attendees will be charged for all occupied parking spaces
  • No in & out privileges
  • All liter must be dispensed in trash containers
  • Vandalism of any type will not be tolerated
  • Crossing the Shoreway is prohibited
  • No private latrines (portable latrines are available in the lot).

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