1. Thanksgiving Day Game
Playing on Thanksgiving day is one of the biggest Detroit Lions football traditions, and as a result, Thanksgiving has become synonymous with the Lions. The Lions began playing on Thanksgiving in 1934 when they lost 19-16 to the Chicago Bears. The Lions have amassed a record of 347-38-2 on Thanksgiving with the Green Bay Packers being the Lions most common opponent. The Lions will look to take down the Eagle this Thanksgiving and extend their win streak to 5 games.
2. Detroit Skyline
The atrium located in the southeast corner of Ford Field offers an excellent view of the Detroit skyline. The six-story glass wall is a must for anyone making their first visit to Detroit as it gives fans a great photo opportunity. Check out the atrium in the southeast corner to see Detroit’s full beauty.
3. Hudson's Warehouse
One of the unique aspects of Ford Field is that the stadium incorporates an existing warehouse into its design. The warehouse’s presence allowed Ford Field to develop a unique seating layout where the majority of the suites are located one side of the stadium. If you get the opportunity to sit on this side of the stadium, you should take it as it offers an experience unique to Ford Field.
4. Ring of Honor
The Lions honor all-time greats through the Ring of Honor. The Ring of Honor provides fans a great opportunity to remember all-time Lions greats as well as the incredible moments these players produced. Check out the Ring of Honor to relive the greatness created by these Lions legends.
6. MGM Grand Tunnel Club
The Tunnel Club gives the Lions fans the chance to get an up-close glimpse of the Lions as they enter and leave the locker room. You’ll also get unlimited food and drinks as well as deluxe lounge seating. If you’re looking to attend a Lions game in style, look no further than the MGM Grand Tunnel Club.
7. Eastern Market
Eastern Market provides one of the best Lions game tailgate spots. Here you’ll find plenty of space to park and set up your tailgate party. Make sure to get your parking pass in advance though as you need a pass to park in this lot. If you’re looking to set up your tailgate party, then Eastern Market is the spot for you.
8. Ford Field Tour
The Ford Field Tour provides an excellent look at the behind the scenes of one of the best stadiums in the country. You’ll get a peek at the locker room where your Lions heroes lace them up and will even get to step on the same field they step on every week. The Ford Field Tour is perfect for any Lions fan young or old, so make sure to take a tour the next time you’re in Detroit.
9. Pride Plaza
If you’re looking to join in on the pre-game festivities, but don’t want to set up your tailgate then the Bud Light Tailgate at Pride Plaza is the pre-game destination for you. Here you’ll find a free tailgate party that offers live entertainment and activities in addition to local food and drinks. Pride Plaza is a great place to check out before the game if you want to join in on a pre-game party.
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