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The Yale Bowl Stadium is a college football stadium in the northeast United States, located in New Haven, Connecticut, on the border of West Haven, about 1½ miles (2½ km) west of the main campus of Yale University. The home of the American football team of the Yale Bulldogs of the Ivy League, it opened in 1914 with 70,896 seats; renovations have reduced its current capacity to 61,446, still making it the second largest FCS stadium, behind Tennessee State's Nissan Stadium. The Yale Bowl Stadium inspired the design and naming of the Rose Bowl, from which is derived the name of college football's post-season games (bowl games) and the NFL's Super Bowl. In 1973 and 1974, the stadium hosted the New York Giants of the National Football League, as Yankee Stadium was renovated into a baseball-only venue and Giants Stadium was still in the planning and construction stages; the team was able to move to Shea Stadium in 1975. Ground was broken on the stadium in August 1913. Fill excavated from the field area was used to build up a berm around the perimeter to create an elliptical bowl. The facade was designed to partially echo the campus's Neo-Gothic design, and, as with some central campus buildings, acid was applied to imitate the effects of aging. It was the first bowl-shaped stadium in the country and inspired the design of such stadiums as the Rose Bowl, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and Michigan Stadium. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987 for its role in football history. The Yale Bowl's designer, Charles A. Ferry, for unknown reasons chose not to include locker rooms (or restrooms). Players dress in the Smilow Field Center and walk 200 yards (185 m) to the field.

New Haven is a bustling community with a vibrant culture. It has a renowned Arts District with galleries and performance venues, a distinctive downtown shopping area, and amazing restaurants. It also features unique boutiques with one-of-a-kind items, parks and green areas for leisurely walks, and bars, clubs, and live music venues for nightlife.

Yale Bowl is an integral part of football history, offering an unrivaled atmosphere and breathtaking views. It's sure to be an amazing experience regardless of where you're seated. Make sure you don't miss out on this iconic piece of American history.

FAQs about Yale Bowl

Does the Yale Bowl have a bag policy?

Yale Bowl enforces a strict clear bag policy for home games. Clear bags can be purchased for $5 and there is a complimentary bag check at gate C for bags that are not permitted.

Facts about Yale Bowl

Year opened:

November 21st, 1914

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
Yale Bulldogs Football Oct 5, 2024 From $53 6
Yale Bulldogs Football Oct 12, 2024 From $53 6
Yale Bulldogs Football Oct 19, 2024 From $53 6
Yale Bulldogs Football Nov 9, 2024 From $53 6
Yale Bulldogs Football Nov 16, 2024 From $53 6