Tailgating at Guaranteed Rate Field

The Do's and Don'ts of Tailgating

  • Tailgating is permitted in parking lots (Note: Tents or any other obstructions in the main pathways of the parking lots will not be permitted. Pathways for emergency personnel must be clear at all times). Fans who tailgate must set up in their respective parking space and avoid blocking pathways and traffic. Fans now have the option to purchase reserved tailgating spaces in Lot B and Lot E, which includes a dedicated tailgate space and close proximity to gates. Visit whitesox.com/partyareas for more information.
  • Small grills only (no commercial or restaurant grade grills)
    • All charcoal must be dumped in the coal bins provided. Coal bins are located throughout the parking lots.
  • Party set-ups and grills that exceed the one designated parking space are prohibited. Items cannot obstruct or block lanes and emergency routes.
  • Tailgate set-ups cannot block vehicles entering or exiting the parking lots; set-ups in violation will be removed.
  • Kegs are not permitted on Chicago White Sox property, in the parking lots or in the adjacent areas.
  • All tailgate activities must be conducted in strict accordance with the law. Underage drinking is prohibited.
  • Trash cans are provided throughout the parking lots.
  • Free standing speakers, live bands, DJs, or excessively loud music are not permitted.
  • Please note there is no tailgating permitted following the conclusion of the game. All parking lots close approximately one hour after the game.
  • All tailgating ends at the start of the game.
  • Vehicles parked unlawfully will be towed immediately.
  • No selling or soliciting is allowed on Chicago White Sox property.
  • Vehicles with advertising or signage are prohibited.
  • Please keep our neighborhood neat and respect your neighbors and ours.

If you want to reserve a larger, private tailgate space, check out our Reserved Tailgate section!