Detailed Cleveland Browns Tailgate Guide

Cleveland Browns tailgates are known to feel like a massive block party with friendly fans cheering on their football team. If you’re one of the many Browns fans ready to head out to a tailgate before heading to the Dawg Pound, keep reading.

Thankfully, FirstEnergy Stadium has lots of tailgating options Even some off-site parking lots allow Browns tailgates. Therefore, in this blog, we detail Cleveland Browns tailgate rules, parking, and more. We also include how to get cheap Cleveland Browns tickets with no fees. Whether you’re an avid tailgater, new to Browns culture, or just curious about Cleveland Browns tailgating, we’re here to help.

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Also, check out our Cleveland Browns seating chart to help you navigate FirstEnergy Stadium.

Where are the Cleveland Browns Tailgate Lots?

Cleveland Browns tailgate lots are located in most of FirstEnergy Stadium’s parking lot. Below you’ll find the FirstEnergy Stadium’s parking map with more details. However, keep in mind that the Orange, Red, Yellow, Tan, Purple, and Silver lots are for pass holders only. Additionally, RVs and buses must park at Dock 20, a little bit west of the Orange lot.

However, there are some other Browns tailgating lots that are more popular than others. We’ll break them down later. So if you’re wondering where to tailgate around FirstEnergy Stadium, check out the sections below.

Cleveland Browns Parking Map

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Cleveland Browns Tailgating Rules

It’s important to follow tailgating rules to not risk getting kicked out and losing tailgating privileges. That’s why the Cleveland Browns have a specific text message system to let you report anyone violating their Code of Conduct. The number to report to is (440) 824-6000. You can text or call.

Cleveland Browns Tailgating Rules

  • Cleveland Browns tailgating lots open 5 hours before kick-off on day games, 4 hours before on Sunday nights, and 3 hours before on Monday nights
  • Plastic bottles, cans, and small BBQs are permitted

Prohibited Items/Activities at Cleveland Browns Tailgates

  • Glass containers
  • Kegs
  • Funnels
  • Obscenity or inappropriate displays of drunkenness

How To Get a Cleveland Browns Parking Pass

When buying Cleveland Browns tickets on TickPick, you can easily add in a Cleveland Browns parking pass. Simply click the orange button below the seating map.

Make sure to choose the right parking pass for the tailgating lot you want. Also, tailgating lot parking passes should be purchased much in advance.

Browns Official Tailgate

Over the years, many football teams created alternative tailgating options that don’t include packing up a cooler and firing up the grill. If that sounds like something you’d like, the Browns Official Tailgate is for you.

Located near the northern enclosure of FirstEnergy Stadium. It’s open to all Browns ticket holders and offers family-friendly tailgating.

Unofficial Cleveland Browns Tailgating

Municipal Lot C

Commonly known as “The Muny,” this popular Brown tailgating spot is where hardcore tailgating takes place. In other words, this lot is for the most die-hard fans. It’s been popular for generations of Browns fans so much so, it’s recommended you get there the night before to reserve a spot.

The Pit

The Pit is located on W. 9th Street just one block south of FirstEnergy Stadium. For many Browns’ fans, it’s the preferred tailgating spot. It makes Browns tailgating feel like a block party as fans line the narrow strip with cars, food trucks, grills, and more. It’s a privately owned lot, but still gets all the hype.

Local Cleveland Bars

Going to a local bar often offers football fans just as good of a tailgating experience as the stadium. By far, the most popular spot to watch a Browns game is The Clevelander. It’s always filled to the brim with excited Browns fans ready to cheer their team on.

If you’re looking for other bars near the Cleveland Browns stadium, check out Dive Bar, Moe’s Tavern, Thirsty Parrot, Wild Eagle Saloon, and Parnell’s Pub

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We hope that after reading this Browns tailgate guide, you’re ready to head out to a Cleveland Browns game. If so, consider buying Cleveland Browns tickets on TickPick where we never have any fees. In other words, we have cheap Cleveland Browns tickets.

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