Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Seattle Seahawks - 10/17/2021

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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Seattle Seahawks – 2021 Regular Season

October 17, 2021 @ 8:20 pm

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Seattle Seahawks
2021 NFL Regular Season
8:20 p.m.

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Seattle Seahawks in 2021 NFL Regular Season football at Heinz Field. The game will be televised on NBC. Radio play-by-play can be heard on SNR, WDVE 102.5 FM, and WBGG 970 AM.

Game Day Info

Parking Lots Open: 3:20 p.m.
Will Call Open: 5:20 p.m.
Gates Open: 6:20 p.m.
Kickoff: 8:20 p.m.

Parking & Directions

Parking Lots and garages open 5 hours prior to kickoff.

Fans are encouraged to arrive two (2) hours early to avoid anticipated heavy traffic and last-minute crowds at the gate, and to enjoy in-stadium pregame activities. All gates will open at 6:20 p.m. If you are driving to the game, consider downloading the WAZE app as it programs game day road closures which other GPS software may not be aware of. Search for “Heinz Field” in the app, then select “View More Lots”, and finally select your designated parking lot to be routed directly to your parking space. Alternatively, visit HeinzField.com/stadium/parking-directions and select your designated parking lot.

If you pre-purchased a parking space, please be sure to have your physical parking pass or your digital parking pass ready as you enter your parking lot to reduce delays. If you are looking for game day cash parking, please be aware that the majority of parking lots / garages on the North Shore are pre-sold only. Cash parking options include parking at the new Champions Garage, Nova Place Garage, Rivers Casino Garage, Station Square & ride the Gateway Clipper, and the Golden Triangle garages downtown & ride the Light Rail for free.

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I-376 East road sign
I-376 West road sign
I-279 North road sign
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Construction Activities and Detours

  • Federal Street is closed between S Commons and Lacock Street. Fans should use Sandusky Street and follow the posted detour.
  • E Ohio Street is closed between E Commons and Cedar Avenue. Inbound fans should travel south on Cedar Avenue, then turn right onto Stockton Street, then turn left onto Sandusky Street to enter the North Shore campus.
  • Merchant Street is closed. Please follow the posted detour.
  • W Carson Street is closed eastbound between Commerce Drive and the Smithfield Street Bridge. Eastbound fans traveling on W Carson Street should merge onto the Fort Pitt Bridge and use Exit 70A, then keep right to Boulevard of the Allies. At the intersection with Grant Street, fans should bear right to Second Avenue, then turn right onto the 10th Street Bridge to arrive on E Carson Street
Approximate Gate Arrival Times for 8:20 p.m. Steelers Football Game

Know Before You Go

Download your mobile ticket before arriving to Heinz Field:

Be sure to access your digital ticket(s) and save to your Apple or Google Wallet before you arrive at Heinz Field. Please have your digital ticket ready on your phone as you arrive at the stadium gate.


Heinz Field concessions are now cashless

Credit and debit cards are still accepted, as well as Apple Pay and Google Pay.

Masks & Vaccinations

Regardless of vaccination status, all guests, staff and vendors at Heinz Field will be required to wear a mask while visiting any of the indoor areas of the stadium including indoor club levels, Steelers Pro Shops, restrooms, elevators, and other enclosed spaces. Fans are to bring their own masks with them prior to entering the stadium.

Fans will not be required to show proof of vaccination to enter Heinz Field; however, in accordance with CDC guidelines, unvaccinated fans should wear a mask at all times.

If you have COVID-19, have COVID-19 symptoms, or have been exposed to COVID-19, DO NOT enter Heinz Field.

Clear Bag Policy

Heinz Field encourages fans to not bring in any type of bags. However, the following style and size bag, package or container at stadium plaza areas, stadium gates or when approaching queue lines of fans awaiting entry into the stadium are permitted:

All Clear Bags Chart


The Steelers and Heinz Field management are advising fans attending the game about some access and security matters, including the following stadium policies:

  • Walk-through metal detectors will be in place at every Heinz Field entry point this year.
  • Signs and apparel with foul language or inappropriate messages are prohibited at Heinz Field. Fans with signage or apparel bearing foul language will not be allowed into Heinz Field or will be subject to expulsion from the stadium.
  • Media must present identification and check-in prior to being admitted to the stadium.
  • Media planning on exiting and re-entering the stadium at any point on game day must have their credential “scanned-out” before exiting in order for it to be valid for re-entry.

Heinz Field management recommends that all fans lock their vehicles and keep personal belongings out of sight before entering the stadium. Fans are advised to not leave valuables in their vehicles during games.

Fireworks over Heinz Field during a night Steelers game

Heinz Field Management and the Steelers are beginning a new program on Sunday with the goal of reminding fans to enter the stadium early to ensure they will not miss kickoff

Heinz Field Management and the Pittsburgh Steelers are beginning a new program with the goal of reminding fans to enter the stadium early to ensure they will not miss kickoff. The program will begin this Sunday night prior to the Steelers game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday Night Football (NBC, 8:20 p.m.).

Fireworks, which will be presented by Zambelli Fireworks, will be set off an hour prior to kickoff (this week, 7:20 p.m.) and 30 minutes prior to kickoff (this week, 7:50 p.m.) to serve as reminders for fans to enter Heinz Field so they will not miss all of the pregame activities, including Steelers introductions and kickoff.

Fans are also being reminded of the mobile ticketing process in place at Heinz Field starting this year. Prior to coming to Heinz Field, fans should:

  • Save their mobile tickets to the digital wallet on their smartphone.
  • Make sure their phones are fully charged.
  • Arrive to the gates early – if you arrive after 30 minutes before kickoff, there is a good chance you will miss the start of the game.

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October 17, 2021
8:20 pm
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100 Art Rooney Ave
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