Chiefs Overview

Fast facts

League: NFL

Head Coach: Andy Reid

Team Mascot: K.C. Wolf

Year Opened: 1972

Capacity: 76416

City / State: Kansas City / Missouri

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Chiefs vs Raiders

Rival Team: Oakland Raiders

The Chiefs and Raiders have a bitter rivalry that dates back to the early days of the AFL when they were two of the best teams in the league. The rivalry has remained strong since then as both teams have been in the same division since 1960. The Chiefs lead the all-time series 58-52-2 having won three of the last four. The Chiefs also hold a 2-1 lead in the all-time playoff series. If you’re looking to attend one of the most intense games of the year, make sure to get tickets to the Chiefs-Raiders game at Arrowhead.

Chiefs vs Broncos

Rival Team: Denver Broncos

The Broncos and Chiefs have been fierce rivals since the founding of the American Football League in 1960. The Chiefs owned the series in the very beginning winning 19 of the 20 meetings during the 1960s. However, the Broncos have come back strong since taking a 53-50 all-time lead. Rivalry games against the Broncos are alway must see games that will surely have Arrowhead buzzing.

Chiefs vs Chargers

Rival Team: San Diego Chargers

The Chiefs and Chargers have been going at it since the Chiefs were the Dallas Texans and the Chargers played in Los Angeles. Since then a strong rivalry has formed as the two teams have met 110 times, with the Chargers holding a slim 55-54-1 edge over the Chiefs making this one of the most closely contested rivalries in NFL history. The Chiefs have won the last two and look to take the lead in the all-time series this season.

Chiefs Tailgate Guide


Kansas City Chiefs fans put on one if not the best tailgates in the NFL. Titled “The Asphalt Jungle,” the Arrowhead parking lot tailgate offers any food you could imagine and has been deemed by some as a true tailgate paradise. The food on display outside of GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium is second to none when it comes to tailgate grub. Here you’ll find a wide variety of food ranging from ribs to brisket to even lobster, although barbecue is king since Kansas City is home to some of the finest barbecue in the nation.

Another great aspect of tailgating at a Chiefs game is the camaraderie between fans here. The fans here love to show off their tailgates, so don’t be shy and introduce yourself as you’ll surely make friends quickly. Chiefs fans are very friendly and welcoming to everyone they see, so set up a spread of some of your favorites and you’ll meet people quick.

Lastly, make sure to get to the stadium early to enjoy the best tailgating experience possible. Not only do you need to get here early to get a spot as they fill up quickly, but early arrival also gives fans the chance to meet new people. Kansas City Chiefs fans put on arguably the best tailgate in the NFL, so get to the game bright and early to make the most out of your Chiefs game day.


Founders Plaza

The entrance to the north side of the stadium recently became a tribute to Lamar Hunt, one of the founding fathers of American sports. The open air plaza is open up to all fans on game day and features a larger than life statue of Hunt. Stop by the plaza, so you can take the time to pay tribute to the founder of one of the greatest franchises in NFL history.

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Kansas City is home to some of the finest barbecue in the country. If you want to get the full Kansas City experience, then make sure to try some delicious barbecue when attending a Chiefs game.

Where to tailgate

Chiefs Stadium Guide

In Game

The “Sea of Red” at Arrowhead is almost too much to bear for fans who aren’t looking to experience the game in full force. The chants are loud, the beer is flowing, and these fans are on the edge of their seat for the entirety of the game. Chiefs fans are in fact so loud that they have even earned the honor of being recognized as the loudest fans in the NFL after having set the Guinness World Record for the loudest stadium. The record was set on September 29,2014, against the New England Patriots with a noise level of 142.2 decibels and is a testament to Chiefs fans fanaticism and devotion to the team.

The loudness and intensity of the fans also make Arrowhead one of the most intimidating venues for opposing players, while also providing one of the best atmospheres in all of football. The fans here cheer and chant in unison whether it is the Chiefs touchdown chant, the tomahawk chop, or getting loud to help the defense the cohesion of the fans is top notch.

A Chiefs game at Arrowhead is always buzzing as the fans here never say die and show incredibly strong support for their team regardless of the score. When attending a game here come prepared to scream, shout, and cheer on the Chiefs to victory while being part of the greatness that is the Sea of Red.

Things to check out

Chiefs Hall of Fame

The Chiefs Hall of Fame is a 26,000 square foot exhibit showcasing 60 display cases, 36 bronze busts, 251 artifacts, and much more. This museum is dedicated to the history of both the Kansas City Chiefs and the American Football League making it a must see for Chiefs fans and football fans everywhere.

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Warpaint is the pinto horse mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs, who celebrates every Chiefs touchdown by running a victory lap around the stadium. Keep your eyes peeled when the Chiefs score to witness this great game day tradition.

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K.C. Wolf

K.C. Wolf has served as the Chiefs mascot since 1976 and is one of the most famous mascots in the NFL. The mascot is named after a group of super fans from the team’s Municipal Stadium days known as the Chiefs “Wolfpack.” K.C. Wolf also was the first NFL mascot inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame, so be sure to look for him when attending Chiefs as you’ll never know what kind of antics he’ll get up to.

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Home of the CHIEFS!

One of the most famous Chiefs traditions is during the national anthem rather than singing, “...and the home of the brave.” everyone in attendances yells, “... and the home of the CHIEFS!” Take part in this time-honored tradition that pumps up both fans and players alike.

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Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleaders

Cheerleaders have been a Chiefs tradition since the founding of the franchise in 1960. The Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleaders put on an excellent performance that is sure to entertain fans young and old, so make sure to look out for them when attending a Chiefs game.

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Fight Songs

  1. Touchdown Chant

    Following every Chief touchdown the fans chant “We’re gonna beat the hell outta, you, you,you!” to opposing teams and fans as “Rock and Roll Part 2” plays over the loudspeaker.

    Hey people gather round
    clap your hands stomp your feet on the ground
    it’s time for football & bbq
    tailgating parties and ice cold brew
    I love this city
    Kansas city, I love you!

    I said, hey (hey) hey (hey) Kansas city
    said, hey (hey) hey (hey) Kansas city
    said, hey (hey) hey (hey) Kansas city
    it’s so good to be here
    kansas city, i love you!

    The loudest fans the games ever known
    boom boom boom we’re in the endzone
    a rebel yell as we’re going for two
    we’re gonna beat the hell outta you!
    Come on, kansas city
    Kansas city, we love you


    And if i ever leave here it won’t be for long
    cuz where ever i go i’ll be singing this song
    it doesn’t matter where i’ll be
    I’ll always give a cheer for the Kansas city chiefs
    I love this city
    Kansas city, i love you!


    Chorus (over drums)


Chiefs Bars & Restaurants

  1. The Peanut

    The Bird Bar and Grill beer

    The Peanut serves the Kansas City community with the most delicious array of bar and grill food in the Metro area.

    418 W 9th St, Kansas City, MO 64105, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  2. Boulevard Brewing

    Boulevard Beer

    These fine ales and lagers are available 365 days a year, meaning your go-to beer can always be found in your fridge or your local watering hole.

    2501 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  3. The Blueline

    Blue Line beer

    Classic bar fare, karaoke, memorabilia on the walls & sports on TV at this hockey-themed hangout.

    529 Walnut St, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  4. Chappell’s Restaurant & Sports Museum


    Sports bar in Kansas City that features the best memorabilia from your favorite Kansas City teams

    323 Armour Rd, North Kansas City, MO 64116, USA


    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $$

  5. The Granfalloon Bar and Grill

    The Gran Falloon

    This bi-level bar & eatery boasts sports-tuned TVs, upscale pub fare & an open, casual dining room.

    608 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  6. PBR Big Sky


    Rollicking cowboy bar doling out brews in an easygoing setting with live music & a mechanical bull.

    111 E 13th St, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  7. McFadden’s Sports Saloon

    McFaddens KC

    They’ve got every major sports package and over 30 HD TV’s so there is not a bad seat in the house!

    1330 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA


    Bar website

    european - sportsbar - $$

  8. Rivals Sports Bar

    Bennys Boom Boom Room beer

    A must-try when you're at the Kauffman Stadium

    1 Royal Way, Kansas City, MO 64129, USA


    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $$

  9. HiBoy Drive-In

    Hi Boy Drive in burger

    Their burgers have been a hometown favorite since 1957 and their onion rings have been voted the best in Kansas City.

    3424 Blue Ridge Cutoff, Independence, MO 64055, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  10. Dixon’s Chili Parlor

    Dixons Chili

    Celebrating over 90 years, Dixon's Famous Chili is the longest family-owned restaurant in Kansas City.

    9105 E US Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055, USA

    816 861-7308

    Bar website

    american - $

  11. Back Porch Bar-B-Q

    J Henrys Restaurant Steak

    We cook our BBQ everyday, low and slow like it should be. We make it all homemade. Sure, we’ve been tempted to cut corners, but we just can’t do that.

    1620 SE Blue Pkwy, Lee\'s Summit, MO 64063, USA


    Bar website

    american - bbq - $$

  12. Jack Stack Steakhouse

    Jack Stack Steakhouse

    Putting remarkable barbeque on the map.

    101 W 22nd St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA


    Bar website

    american - bbq - steakhouse - $$

  13. Gates Bar B-Q

    Gates Bar B Q

    Gates BBQ, a Kansas City staple since 1946 has served its award-winning Barbecue sauces and rubs to millions of patrons!

    4621 The Paseo, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA


    Bar website

    american - bbq - $$

  14. Johnnie’s on Seventh

    House of Wings Sportsbar Beer 3rd Base Sports Bar Beer Kilroys Beer

    One of the greatest places to be in Kansas City

    55 S 7th St, Kansas City, KS 66101, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  15. The Quaff Bar and Grill

    Bootys Wings Burgers and Beer

    One of the spots in Kansas City that you'll instantly feel at home and everybody knows your name

    1010 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64105, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  16. Caddy Shack

    Caddy Shack burger fries

    Family-run bar serving up beer, cocktails & Sicilian-style pizzas

    700 E 3rd St, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA


    Bar website

    italian - pizza - $$

  17. Blue Line Sports Bar

    Blue Line drinks

    More than just your typical sports bar.

    529 Walnut St, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA


    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $$

  18. Johnny’s Tavern

    Johnnys Tavern

    One in a set of local taverns with pub food & TVs for sports.

    1310 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA


    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $

  19. Stroud’s Restaurant and Bar


    Stroud's serves classic American comfort food, including pan-fried chicken.

    5410 NE Oak Ridge Dr, Kansas City, MO 64119, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  20. Anton’s


    Classy American tavern spotlighting dry-aged steaks & numerous draft beers

    1610 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA


    Bar website

    american - bbq - $$

  21. Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que

    Joes KC

    The original Joe's Kansas City BBQ --- world-famous for its ribs, Z-man, and briskets!

    3002 W 47th St, Kansas City, KS 66103, USA


    Bar website

    american - bbq - $$

  22. Smokin’ Guns BBQ & Catering

    One of the best BBQ restaurants that Kansas has to offer

    1218 Swift St, North Kansas City, MO 64116, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  23. Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque

    Arthur Bryants fries

    Making sure that BBQ in Kansas City stays the best in all states

    1727 Brooklyn Ave, Kansas City, MO 64127, USA


    Bar website

    american - bbq - $$