Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Draft Celebration - Frequently Asked Questions

What time do parking lots open?

6:00 p.m. for all guests.

How much does parking cost?

Parking is complimentary.

Where is ADA parking?

Lot A if you are a Krewe Member. Lot B if you are a Stadium Club Member.

What time do gates open?

Gates open at 7:00 p.m.

Where is event entrance for ADA guests?

Ford Gate if you are a Krewe Member and the Stadium Club Main Entrance if you are a Stadium Club Member. Elevators that take you to the Main Concourse are located at both gates.

Where do I enter the event?

Krewe Members should enter at the Ford Gate on the Northwest corner of the stadium. Hall of Fame Club Members, Champions Lounge Members, Stadium Club Members should enter the event through the Stadium Club Main Entrance on the East side of the stadium. Luxury Suite Members, Pewter Partners and Sponsors should enter through the Jameson Tailgate on the East side of the stadium. Miller VIP guests should enter through the Media Entrance in the Southwest side of the stadium. The accessible entrance is located at the Ford Gate. There is no re-entry for this event.

Are tickets required for the event?

Yes. Mobile tickets are required to attend the event. There will be a $5 reservation fee per ticket. Your $5 fee will include entry into the event, and a $5 credit will be added to your Krewe Card for use on food and beverage at the Draft Celebration.

How do I claim my tickets for the event?

You can RSVP through the invitation sent to the email address on your Buccaneers Account or by contacting your dedicated Member Relations Associate.

Can I use a PDF/Paper Tickets for this event?

No. This is a mobile ticketed event.

What if I have trouble accessing my mobile ticket when entering the Draft Celebration?

We will have a Ticket Assistance Tents outside the stadium next to the Ford Gate and near the Stadium Club Main Entrance.

Can I buy Buccaneers gear at the event?

Yes, the Team Store and merchandise stand on the main concourse will be open during the event.

Is the No Bag Policy still in effect for the Draft Celebration?

Yes. No bags are allowed inside the Raymond James Stadium. Only one small clutch bag is permitted with the maximum size of 4.5"x6.5".

What items will be prohibited from the event?

For a full list of prohibited items, visit the Raymond James Stadium website.

I am a Stadium Club Member. Will I be able to watch the Draft inside from the East Club?

Seating will be extremely limited inside the East Club. We encourage Stadium Club Members to watch the draft from the stadium seating bowl.

What time does the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft start?

8:00 p.m.

What pick do the Buccaneers have in the first round and what time will the pick be made?

We have the 19th overall pick. The estimated time we will make our first-round pick is 10:07 p.m. - 10:21 p.m.

Can I go on the field?

You will be able to go on the field at Raymond James Stadium. There will be many experiences to enjoy throughout the evening.

What happens if it rains?

The event continues. Cover is available on the West Main Concourse for guests. If there is lightning in the area, the field will be closed until the threat has passed. Guests will need to take shelter on the West Main Concourse or Ramp A.

Will concession stands be open?

Food and drinks will be available to purchase at concession stands and on the field throughout the event.

Will an ATM be available?

Yes. Keep in mind all transactions at the event will be cashless. There is a reverse ATM located on the West Main Concourse in Quad A by Section 103 and the Northeast corner of the Stadium Club behind the video wall. Reverse ATMs convert cash to a universal-use Visa Value Card.