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Draft Party - Frequently Asked Questions

What time do parking lots open?

6:00 p.m. for all guests.

What time do gates open?

6:30 p.m. for Members

7:00 p.m. for Non-Members

How much does parking cost?

Parking is complimentary.

Where do I park?

Parking will be located in the South Parking Lots at Raymond James Stadium. You will be able to select your parking location when purchasing your tickets. The parking pass will be loaded onto your account the same time as your tickets.

Parking Assignments

Lot B: Corporate Partners and Luxury Suite Members

Lot 6D: Hall of Fame, AeroVanti Lounge, Legends and Ring of Honor Suite Members

Lots 5 and 6D: Stadium Club Members

Lots 6 and 7: Krewe and Jr. Bucs Members

Lots 8 and 9: Non Members

Publix Lot 14: Corporate Partners and Luxury Suite Members

Where is ADA parking?

Lot C

Where do I enter the event?

Krewe Members and non-members should enter at the Suzuki Marine Gate on the Southeast corner of the stadium. Hall of Fame Club Members, AeroVanti Lounge Members, Legends Suite, Ring of Honor Suite and Stadium Club Members must 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 Suzuki Marine Gate. There is no re-entry for this event. It is important that all guests enter the event through their specified entrance. Our 'How May I Help You Staff' will be on hand outside the stadium to help direct you to the correct entry point.

Where is event entrance for ADA guests?

Suzuki Marine Gate if you are a Krewe Member or non-member and the East Stadium Club Main Entrance if you are a Stadium Club Member. An Elevator that takes you to the Main Concourse is located at the Suzuki Marine Gate.

Are tickets required for the event?

Yes. Mobile tickets are required to attend the event. There will be a $5 reservation fee per ticket for members. 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 Party. The credit will be loaded onto the primary account holders Krewe Card in full and not on individual Krewe Cards per ticket. The credit will expire at the end of the night and cannot be transferred to another day.

There is a $15 reservation fee for non-members

How do I claim my tickets for the event?

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

Non-members can click here.

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

No. This is a mobile ticketed event only.

Can I walk up and buy tickets?

Yes. We will have QR codes posted near the Suzuki Gate Entrance that you may scan to purchase tickets. If you require assistance, please visit our Member Ticket Assistance Tent.

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

We will have a Ticket Assistance Tent outside the Suzuki Marine Gate. We will also have staff assisting at the desk in the East Stadium Club Main Entrance.

Where can I receive assistance if my Krewe Card does not work?

Stadium Club Members can stop by the concierge desk near the top of the escalator in the EastStadium Club. Krew Members can visit Member Relations Headquarters on the East Main Concourse at sections 127/128.

Can I buy Buccaneers gear at the event?

Yes, the Team Store and merchandise stands on the main concourse and East Stadium Club will be open during the event.

Is the No Bag Policy in effect for the Draft Party?

Yes. No bags are allowed inside 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 Stadium Club?

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

Can I sit in my seats if they are in the 300 Level?

The 300 level is not accessible during the event. Most all available seating is general admission in select North and East Lower Level sections

What time does the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft start?

8:00 p.m. ET

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

We have the 26th overall pick. The earliest time we could make our first-round pick is 10:43 p.m.

Can I go on the field?

Yes! You will be able to go on the field at Raymond James Stadium. There will be many experiences to enjoy throughout the evening. The Buccaneers Locker Room Tour can also be accessed from the field.

What happens if it rains?

The event continues. Cover is available on the East 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 East Main Concourse or Ramp C.

Will concession stands be open?

Food and drinks will be available for purchase at concession stands and on the field throughout the event. Members will need to show their Krewe card to receive discounted pricing.

Will an ATM be available?

No. Keep in mind all transactions at the event will be cashless. There are reverse ATM's located on the East Main Concourse in Quad C by Section 127/128, the Northeast corner of the Stadium Club behind the video wall and in Tunnel C by the field. Reverse ATMs convert cash to a universal-use Visa Value Card.

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