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Game Day Guide: Dolphins Vs. Chargers

By on November 16, 2013 at 9:13 am

flipper_large_360_sdThe Miami Dolphins return to Sun Life Stadium to host the San Diego Chargers this Sunday afternoon.  The game marks the first time since 2008 that San Diego will be playing at Miami. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:05 pm.


Important times to remember for Sunday’s game:

Parking and Tailgating Lots open at 12:00 pm

Stadium Gates open at 2:00 pm

Kickoff is scheduled for 4:05 pm


Before heading to the game, make sure to watch the Miami Dolphins Game Day Video.

 Key Areas to Visit on Game Day

 Gameday Map Baltimore


Player Walk

  • 12:00 pm: New for the 2013 season, fans are now able to cheer on your favorite players as they enter the stadium before the game.



Finsiders Pavilion

  • 2:00 – 3:00 pm: Meet the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders who will be signing autographs outside of the Finsiders Pavilion.
  • 2:30 -3:45 pm: Watch host Jesse Agler with analysts Sam Madison and Troy Stradford broadcast The Finsiders Pregame Show live from the Finsiders Pavilion.
  • 3:00 – 3:45 pm: Miami Dolphins Alumni Donald Brown and Derek Wimberly will be available for autographs and photographs.

Landshark Stage                                                                                                                                       

  • 12:00 pm: Enjoy music provided by DJ Supersede.
  •  2:00p m & 3:00 pm: The National Guard Rock Band will be performing live on the Landshark Stage.

Ford Football Experience

  • 12:00 pm: The Ford Football Experience features youth football activities, car displays, photo stations and great giveaways.

Cell Phones for Soldiers

  • 12:00 pm: Cell Phone for Soldiers is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing cost-free communication services to active duty military members and veterans.  Stop by and donate your gently used cell phone.

Team Store

  • 12:00 pm: Get your new logo Dolphins gear for the 2013 Season at the Team Store located in the Grand Plaza.  Make sure to check out the jersey press to get your own customized jersey!

Bud Light Boat

  • 12:00 pm: Enter your chance to win the Bud Light Boat this season!


Walk of Fame

  • 12:00 pm: Walk through the history of the Dolphins greats at the Dolphins Walk of Fame.

Kickoff Tailgate

  • 12:00 pm: Located between Gates D and C, the Kickoff Tailgate features live entertainment and an all you can eat buffet from Bru’s Room Sports Grill. (For tickets to the Kickoff Tailgate, click here.)

Dolphins Express Tailgate

  • 2:00 pm: The Dolphins Express Tailgate is located between gates B and C. Dolphins Express Packages include Dolphins game tickets, pregame tailgate party, and round trip coach charter transportation to Sun Life Stadium. For more information regarding Dolphins Express, please click here.

Tailgate Talent Stage

  • 12:00 pm: Enjoy music provided by a DJ.
  • 1:00 pm: Cheer on fellow Dolphins fans as they show their talents on the Tailgate Talent stage.


Dolphins Academy Field

  • 12:00 pm:  Test your family’s football skills on the Dolphins Academy field, and participate in Miami Dolphins Junior Training Camp drills.

DFX Truck

  • 12:00 – 2:00 pm: Enjoy live music, giveaways, and live action from the 1:00 pm games across the NFL.
  • 2:05 –3:00 pm: Receive autographs and take photos with the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders.
  • 2:45 pm: Watch a live performance by Miami Dolphins Cheerleader at the DFX truck before kickoff.

Miami Dolphins Special Teams

  • 12:30 pm: Join the Miami Dolphins Special Teams and make care packages for veterans.

Dolphins Cycling Challenge

  • 12:00 pm: Over 2,800 riders participated in DCC IV over the weekend of November 2nd-3rd.   Stop by the tent to learn more about the cause.

Game Day – Fast Facts:

Game Day Sponsor: Bank of America

Landshark Stage: National Guard Rock Band (2:00pm & 3:00pm sets)

National Anthem: Darius Rucker

Flyover: Black Diamond Jet Team

Color Guard: Southern Command Joint Honor Guard

Honorary Captains: Tony Nathan, OJ McDuffie and Chris Chambers

Halftime Show: Black Diamond Jet Team


Please remember that the new NFL Bag Policy will be in effect for the game.   Below are examples of bags that will be accepted into the stadium.  Miami Dolphins bags are available for purchase at the Team Store located in the Grand Plaza.  For more information regarding the new NFL Bag Policy, please click here.

Bag Policy

Event Calendar