Stade de France
Stade de France is a famous football stadium located in Saint-Denis and has hosted a large number of prestigious sporting events and this year’s UEFA Champions League Final is sure to be ranked alongside the greatest.
If you’re a regular at Stade de France events, keep in mind that the stadium might be operating differently than normal. We want you to have the most memorable night, so remember to always show good sportsmanship for both teams and the referees and we kindly ask you to stay in your designated seats.
18:00 – Gates open
20:45 – Opening ceremony with a headline performance by Camila Cabello
21:00 – Kick-off
You can only enter the stadium with bags no bigger than A4, so it's best if you don't bring a bag at all if possible.
All the excitement is sure to help you work up an appetite and there will be concessions available at the stadium that have got you covered.
- Remember you will not be allowed to bring in any of your own food or drinks, including empty or open water bottles.
- If you purchase drinks, don’t forget to bring your cups back to the concession kiosk.
- Be like the pros and grab your food and drink before the match kicks off to avoid busy times.
A selection of sweet and savoury snacks such as burgers, sandwiches, crisps by Lays and Doritos, hot dogs, popcorn, chips and cookies will be available. You are allowed to take purchased food and beverages to your seat.
You can pay by Mastercard, other cards, contactless, or with cash in Euros.
There will be official merchandise shops around the stadium. All the details on buying your UEFA Champions League Final souvenirs will be posted shortly so check back here soon!
When planning your matchday, keep in mind that stadium rules for UEFA Champions League Final may differ from the usual regulations at Stade de France.
Check our Prepping and Packing guide to find out what’s OK to bring.
More questions? You can download the full Stadium Rules as a PDF below.
Download stadium rules
Our team of stewards and volunteer staff are all ready to welcome you. They’re always on the lookout for anyone who might need help, so don’t be surprised if they pop up and say hello.
If you need any assistance about finding your entrance or have any questions, they will be able to give you directions and provide information.
Security is a team effort.
To make Stade de France safe for everyone, there are security measures that you may notice when you arrive. We’re screening everyone before they enter the stadium and carrying out bag searches.
As well as the security measures we have in place, we rely on you to be our extra eyes and ears. When you're on the way to the game and inside the stadium, be aware of your surroundings. Report anything that doesn't seem right to a steward. They'll know what to do and get it checked out. By doing this, you're doing your bit to keep everyone safe.
🙅🏼 Packing and forbidden items
Aside from your match ticket, don’t forget your ID! It should be the same one that you provided in the ticketing system.
You can apply for an exemption by contacting the stadium customer service team, who will guide you on how to get permission for your requested items. Make sure you do so at least three days before matchday.
You can bring in props or flags up to a maximum size of 1.5m x 2.0m. For more specifics, read the detailed stadium rules.
✔️ Stadium entry and security
Gates will open at 18:00 so we recommend starting your journey to the stadium well before kick-off, especially if you are coming from Paris city centre.
Re-entry is not permitted. If you choose to leave the stadium, you won’t be allowed back in.
Don’t worry, you will still be able to enter the stadium if you’re a bit late as long as the security situation onsite allows it.
Please only use the entrance specified on your ticket. If you arrive at a different entrance, you will be turned away and asked to find yours.
There is no fan parking available at the stadium. We strongly advise getting to the stadium using public transport. Check out our Getting to the stadium page for more details.
There is no minimum age for attending the match, but everyone will need a valid match ticket, regardless of their age.
Any ticket holders under 16 years of age will only be able to enter with an accompanying adult.
No, however you can bring a small power supply for your phone if you’re worried about running out of battery.
Smoking in the stands is not permitted. Thank you for respecting the No Smoking policy.
If you wish to smoke, look out for the designated areas or please ask your nearest stewards for directions.
Yes, you can find toilets inside and outside the stadium.
Yes, the roof of the stadium is designed in a way that fans will be covered in case any summer showers come our way on the night of the match.
There are no dedicated bike racks for fans at the stadium so we advise you to leave your bike at home. Large backpacks also can’t be brought in so ensure your belongings fit into an A4-sized bag.
You don’t need to have cash and you make all your purchases at the stadium by Mastercard or other credit cards. However, if you want to withdraw cash, there are two bank machines (one at Gate H and one at Gate N) and another machine facing Gate D but on the other side of the street.
👕 Fan shops (Boutique Officielle)
You can stock up on an assortment of items including scarves, t-shirts, mini balls, mini trophy keychains and pins at the official Fan Shop locations around the stadium.
You can also get your gear at the UEFA Champions League Trophy Experience in Paris. For more details check out the Trophy Experience page.
You can pay with Mastercard, other credit cards or by cash in Euros.
If you have purchased official merchandise from any of the Fan shops (Boutique Officielle), you will be able to take it with you into the stadium as long as it is in an official UEFA Champions League Final bag. This will not affect your bag allowance.
Once you’ve made your purchase, the items are yours to keep! However, if a product you have bought is defective, you can return it.
Yes! There will be Ticketing Centre adjacent to Stade de France. It will be open from 14:00-18:00 the day before the match and from 14:00-21:00 on matchday.
For more details have a look at the ticket FAQs.
If there’s an issue with your ticket, you will be asked to provide a valid proof of ID (the same ID that you provided in the ticketing system and/or UEFA Mobile Ticket app), so make sure you have it on you.
🍕 Food and drink
No, you may not bring in any food or drinks.
All menus will be displayed and written in French and English.
For all the veggie lovers out there, don’t worry, there will be snack and sandwich options for you.
♿ Stadium Accessibility
Check out our dedicated Accessibility page for detailed information on travel and transport, accessibility services at the stadium and more.