No tailgating will be allowed at Super Bowl XLVIII
Fans who expect to grill out before Super Bowl XLVIII can think again.
The game’s committee CEO, Al Kelly, said there will be no tailgating at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., before the game, reports Jane McManus of ESPN.com.
“You will be allowed to have food in your car and have drink in you car,” Kelly said. “And provided you’re in the boundaries of a single parking space, you’ll be able to eat or drink right next to your car. However you’re not going to be able to take out a lounge chair, you’re not going to be able to take out a grill and you’re not going to be able to take up more than one parking space. And it’ll all be watched very carefully.”
According to the report, there will be only be three ways for fans to get to the game on Feb. 2.
There will be a bus that costs $51 that will pick up and drop off fans at nine area locations. Fans can take the New Jersey Transit to get to the stadium stop. And there will be fewer than 13,000 parking spots for fans to fight over.
Kelly says fans can’t walk to the Super Bowl.