Sep 9, 2022 - Sports

Lions game day: Where to tailgate, park and more

Ford Field from above

Ford Field from above. Photo: Samuel Robinson/Axios

Fans are set to pack Ford Field Sunday after ranking last in the league in attendance last season.

  • Here's what you need to know to be ready for game day:

Details: Single-game tickets are available here, while information about Ford Field parking is available here.

Zoom in: Here are three key matchups for the 2022 season:

Philadelphia Eagles, Week 1

Sunday's season opener against dual-threat QB Jalen Hurts will be packed thanks to the boost from "Hard Knocks."

  • Details: 1pm on Fox.

Washington Commanders, Week 2

Jared Goff and Commanders QB Carson Wentz were the first and second pick of the 2016 draft but are both now trying to prove themselves on different teams.

  • Details: Sunday, Sept. 18 at 1pm

Chicago Bears, Week 17

Detroit and Chicago ring in the New Year with the 185th matchup between the two historic franchises. The Lions have a record of 46-44-1 at home against the Bears.

  • Details: Sunday, Jan. 1 at 1pm

Where to eat/drink

Buddy's Pizza

Located just three blocks from Ford Field, Buddy's Detroit-style pizza is a local staple.

Sweetwater Tavern

Come here for the best chicken wings in Detroit, according to Sam.


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