Vikings FAQ

2018 Schedule

When does Verizon Vikings Training Camp open?

Rookies will report Tuesday, July 24, and practice for the first time on Wednesday, July 25. Veterans will report Friday, July 27, and practice for the first time on Saturday, July 28.

When do players begin practicing in pads?

The first fully padded practice is scheduled for Monday, July 30.

How long is training camp?

Training camp will be open to fans through Thursday, August 16. You can find the complete training camp schedule here.

How many practices are open to fans?

Currently 18 practices are scheduled to be open to fans.

When are the joint practices with the Jacksonville Jaguars?

Wednesday, August 15, and Thursday, August 16.

Capacity / Tickets

What is the daily attendance capacity for training camp?

In 2018, the daily fan attendance, including during night practices and joint practices, will be capped at 5,000.

How many total fans do you anticipate attending camp?

Based on the ticket capacity, approximately 90,000 fans can attend camp in 2018.

How many general admission tickets will be available on a daily basis?

4,000 general admission digital tickets (standing and seating) will be available each day.

What is the cost for general admission tickets?

General admission digital tickets for all practices will be free but must be reserved in advance.

How many reserved seating tickets are available?

Of the 5,000 tickets, 1,000 offer the opportunity to reserve your seat.

How much do the reserved seats cost?

Reserved seats will be available for $20 each. For the joint practices with the Jaguars, reserved seats will be available for $25 each.

What is the maximum number of tickets I can reserve?

Each fan will be able to reserve a maximum of four (4) digital tickets for a maximum of two (2) days.

Why is there a maximum?

Our goal is to allow as many Vikings fans as possible to enjoy training camp.

When are tickets available?

Season Ticket Members will have priority access beginning at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, June 21. Tickets for the general public will be released at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 25.

Where can tickets be reserved?

Digital tickets are available at camp.

Will the public have a chance to reserve tickets given the Season Ticket Member priority?

The Vikings will hold 1,300 general admission tickets per day, meaning the general public will have access to 1,300 tickets, at minimum, for each day of camp when the public access begins Monday, June 25.

Why do Season Ticket Members get priority?

This is another benefit of being a Vikings Season Ticket Member.

Are tickets digital or printed?

Digital tickets and parking passes will be accessible only through the Vikings app. No printed PDFs will be available. 

Can I show up without a ticket?

There will be no access to training camp without reserving a ticket in advance. Day-of tickets will not be available.

Can I leave and come back?

Yes, fans can leave and enter through the same security process upon return.

Will ADA tickets be available?

Yes, ADA seating is available and can be noted during the ticket reservation process.

What happens if practice is canceled due to weather?

The Vikings will refund any reserved seats and parking purchased on days when practice is canceled or moved inside due to weather concerns. General admission tickets unfortunately cannot be replaced for a different day.

Transportation / Parking

What are the arrival routes for fans?

Fans can only arrive via Vikings Parkway or Ames Crossing. Please use the following address to arrive on the campus and follow the posted signage.

2600 Vikings Circle

Eagan, MN 55121

Where will fans park?

More than 2,200 parking spaces will be available on-site but must be purchased in advance. Fans will be directed to the parking location when entering the training camp site.  

What is the cost to park on site?

Similar to the experience in Mankato, the cost to park will be $10.

Where can I purchase a parking pass?

When reserving tickets, you will be offered the opportunity to purchase parking.

How many parking passes can I purchase?

Fans can purchase one (1) parking pass for each ticket transaction (up to 4 tickets).

Do I have to purchase parking?

No, but you must arrange your own transportation that does not include parking on site. Please see below for the location for all drop-offs.

Will ADA parking be available?

Yes, ADA parking will be available and can be selected when reserving your tickets and parking.

Will tailgating be allowed?

Given the limited space in the parking lot, tailgating will not be allowed on site.

What if I want to use a ride-share service or be dropped off?

The location for all ride-share services and drop-offs will be Trinity School at River Ridge, located at the following address:

601 River Ridge Parkway

Eagan, MN 55121

A shuttle service will bring fans to the main security check point.


Will I have to go through security screening prior to entering camp?

Yes, similar to U.S. Bank Stadium, fans will go through metal detection and have their bags checked prior to entering training camp.

Can I bring a bag into camp?

Yes, bags of all sizes will be allowed after a thorough search. Fast-pass lanes will be available for those fans without a bag.

What items will not be allowed into camp?

For a complete list of prohibited items, please click here.

Food and Beverage

Will food and beverage items be available for purchase?

Yes, food and beverages at family friendly pricing will be available for purchase from concession stands and a variety of food trucks. Fans can also bring their own water bottles.

Can I bring my own cooler to camp?

Coolers inside the security perimeter will not be allowed.

Autographs and Fan Activities

Will players be available for autographs?

Yes, the daily autograph schedule can be found here.

What if I want a specific player’s autograph?

We cannot guarantee a fan will receive a specific player’s autograph.

Will I have access to players between practices?

The only opportunity to collect autographs will be during the daily autograph sessions.

Will there be activities for fans throughout the day?

Yes, check for more information regarding activities.

Will the Vikings Museum be open?

The Vikings intend to open both the Vikings Museum and team store prior to training camp. More information will be available in July but only fans with a training camp ticket will have access to these spaces during the three weeks of camp.