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Game Day Guide: Dolphins Vs. Panthers

By on November 23, 2013 at 1:04 pm

flipper_large_bigger_carThe Miami Dolphins host the Carolina Panthers this Sunday at Sun Life Stadium.  Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 pm.


Important times to remember for Sunday’s game:

Parking and Tailgating Lots open at 9:00 am

Stadium Gates open at 11:00 am

Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 pm


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

Gameday Map Baltimore


Player Walk

  • 10:00 am: New for the 2013 season, fans can cheer on their favorite players as they enter the stadium before the game.



Finsiders Pavilion

  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Meet the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders who will be signing autographs outside of the Finsiders Pavilion.
  • 12:00 -12:45 pm: Watch host Jesse Agler with analysts Sam Madison and Troy Stradford broadcast The Finsiders Pregame Show live from the Finsiders Pavilion.
  • 12:00 – 12:45 pm: Miami Dolphins alumni Lorenzo Hampton and James Pruitt will be available for autographs and photographs.

Land Shark Stage                                                                                                                                      

  •  9:00 am: Enjoy music provided by DJ Supersede.
  •  11:00 am & 12:00 pm: Petty Heart, a Tom Petty tribute band, will be performing live on the Land Shark Stage.

Ford Football Experience

  • 9:00 am: The Ford Football Experience features youth football activities, car displays, photo stations and great giveaways.

Team Store

  • 9:00 am: Get your Dolphins gear for the 2013 season at the Team Store located in the Grand Plaza.  Don’t miss the brand new jersey press, where you can have your own custom jersey made while you wait!

Bud Light Boat

  • 9:00 am: Enter for your chance to win the Bud Light Boat this season as well as enjoy various game day prizes and giveaways!

Norwegian Cruise Line

  • 9:00 am: Create memories with family and friends and take photos with Norwegian Cruise Line.  All photos will be available online following the game!
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm:  Meet and take photos with the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders!



Walk of Fame

  • 9:00 am: Walk through the history of Dolphins greats at the Dolphins Walk of Fame.

United States Air Force

  • 9:00 am: The USAF will have their Rapid Strike Simulator at the game where you and your family can experience a real Air Force mission in a jet motion simulator.

Kickoff Tailgate

  • 11:00 am: 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 more information about the Kickoff Tailgate, click here.

Dolphins Express Tailgate

  • 11:00 am: 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, click here.


  • 9:00 am: Challenge your family and friends to a game of cornhole on the Joe Robbie Alumni Plaza before kickoff!


AARP – Drive To End Hunger

  • 9:00 am: AARP Drive To End Hunger will be teaming up with Feeding South Florida to pack 50,000 meals for the elderly of South Florida.  To volunteer, please click here.

Feeding South Florida

  • 9:00 am: Please bring canned food and non-perishable food items canned meats (Tuna, chicken, etc.), beef stew, canned vegetables, canned fruits, beans, rice, peanut butter, and macaroni and cheese for Feeding South Florida.  The canned food drive will run from 9:00 am until kickoff.

Dolphins Academy Field

  • 9:00 am:  Test your family’s football skills on the Dolphins Academy field by playing 3-on-3 football and participate in Miami Dolphins Junior Training Camp drills.

 Food Truck Invasion

  • 9:00 am: Located just outside of the Don Shula Plaza at Gate E, the Food Truck Invasion returns, featuring top Miami food trucks including The MexZican Gourmet, Cheeseburger Baby, Grill Master Café, Crazydilla, and Parabas Grill.  Taste them all and share for your favorite!


Gate H Pad

 DFX Truck

  • 9:00 – 11:00 am: Enjoy live music, giveaways, and watch the NFL Pregame shows on multiple TV’s.
  • 11:05 – 12:00 pm: Meet the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders and watch them perform live at the DFX Truck before kickoff.

Game Day – Fast Facts:

 Land Shark Stage: Petty Heart (11:00 am & 12:00 pm sets)

National Anthem: Sony Recording Artist, Winner of X-factor USA Season 1, and powerhouse Vocalist, Melanie Amaro

Color Guard: Patrick Air Force Honor Guard

Honorary Captains: Patrick Surtain and Sam Madison

Halftime Show: The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders and ACROAMERICAS


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

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