49ers Overview

Fast facts

League: NFL

Head Coach: Kyle Shanahan

Team Mascot: Sourdough Sam

Year Opened: 2014

Capacity: 68500

City / State: Santa Clara / California

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

49ers vs Rams

Rival Team: LA Rams

With the Rams returning to Los Angeles California bragging rights are on the line once again when these two instate rivals meet on the gridiron. The rivalry between these two teams dates back to 1950 and is considered one of the fiercest in the NFL with Sports Illustrated naming it the eighth best rivalry in the NFL. There is always a lot at stake when the 49ers and Rams get together, so make sure to be in attendance for the next installment of this great rivalry.

49ers vs Seahawks

Rival Team: Seattle Seahawks

The rivalry between these two NFC West teams dates back to 2002 when the Seahawks joined the NFC after playing in the AFC from 1976 to 2001. The rivalry has heated up over the last few seasons as both the 49ers and Seahawks have been among the best teams in the NFL. The Seahawks lead the all-time series 18-15 and have won the only playoff matchup between the two winning the 2014 NFC Championship game 23-17. Those 49ers will look to draw closer the next time these two teams meet as the 49ers always play the Seahawks tight regardless of the two teams records.

49ers vs Raiders

Rival Team: Oakland Raiders

The 49ers and Raiders share the Bay Area meaning you’ll find plenty of fans of both teams at the “Battle of the Bay.” There is a strong rivalry between San Francisco and Oakland that carries over to the gridiron creating a fun and competitive game day atmosphere. If you want to go to a 49ers game where there is plenty of action and heated fans, these are the ones to go to!

49ers Tailgate Guide


If you take tailgating seriously, the scene outside of Levi’s Stadium will not disappoint. Here you’ll find a fun and competitive atmosphere as judges roam the parking lots before each game in search of the best tailgaters. Upon judgment, the best tailgaters receive the title of Safeway’s Tailgater of the Game and are awarded a $50 gift card and tailgating blanket courtesy of Safeway, a $50 gift card from Levi’s®, 49ers merchandise, and are featured on the scoreboard during the game.  


With the 49ers recent move to Levi’s Stadium, the tailgate crowd has become more relaxed and subdued. The tailgates may be a little higher-class and quieter than they were at Candlestick, but that doesn’t mean you won’t still find the same passion for the 49ers you would find outside the old stadium, you just have to a look a bit harder to find it.


One of the things everyone should try when attending a 49ers game is the 49ers Drinking Game. For every run up the middle, take a drink, for every pass completed, take a drink, for every RedZone touchdown, take 2 drinks, and the list just keeps going. No matter what happens in the game, you’ll have a great time watching the Niners if you’re partaking in the 49ers Drinking Game.


Red Zone Rally

The Red Zone Rally is held three hours before kickoff at the Pavilion at Great America right next door to Levi’s Stadium. At Red Zone Rally you’ll be able to enjoy all you can eat food, drinks, live entertainment, appearances by former 49ers cheerleaders, and even ride the Flight Deck Roller Coaster.

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Stadium Tours

Levi’s Stadium offers a variety of different tours that give you an inside look into what takes place behind the scenes. The tours are a great way for diehard Niners fans to spend a few hours, so check one of them out during your visit to Santa Clara.

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Where to tailgate

49ers Stadium Guide

In Game

Levi’s Stadium is one of the newest stadium’s in the NFL, and as a result, you’ll find one of the most extravagant and luxurious experiences in the NFL when attending a 49ers game. No expense was spared when it comes to providing an excellent in-game experience at Levi’s Stadium.Stadium. The openness of the stadium provides you with great sight lines no matter where you’re sitting ensuring you’ll have a great view of the action at all times. You can even have food ordered to your seat through the team’s app meaning you’ll never miss a down when attending a game at Levi’s Stadium.


The new stadium is also perfect for foodies as well. Levi’s Stadium has many food options both gourmet and your more traditional game day fare providing you plenty of options to stave off your hunger. Fans can get ribs, pork sandwiches, pork chops, and can even watch a pig cook on a spit. If that is not fresh food, we are not sure what is!  Pork may be a staple in Levi’s Stadium, but fans have access to all of the traditional NFL game foods as well from burgers to nachos.


The fans inside Levi’s Stadium also enhance the gameday experience as well being some of the most knowledgeable fans you’ll find anywhere. While some will say that the new stadium has brought out a more wine and cheese crowd, you’ll still find plenty of diehard fans throughout the stands who love nothing more to talk with fellow fans about their team’s exploits.
Levi’s Stadium provides an excellent game day experience that you won’t soon forget making it a must see destination for any NFL fan out there.

Things to check out

49ers Museum

This 20,000 square foot space is dedicated to all things 49ers. The museum features 11 exhibit spaces and is a must see for all 49ers fans. When making the trip to Santa Clara make sure to visit the 49ers Museum to learn more about one of the NFL’s premier franchises.

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Stadium Sustainability

Levi’s Stadium is one of the greenest stadiums in the country using a variety of sustainability features. One of the most notable is the stadium’s use of a 27,000 square foot “Green Roof” on top of the suite tower. The stadium also uses reclaimed water and reclaimed building products.

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Bourbon Steak and Bourbon Pub

These two restaurants located inside of Levi’s Stadium offer some great food that will surely fill you up no matter what you’re looking for. Bourbon Steak is a steakhouse where you’ll be able to enjoy not only steak but also fresh local seafood. Bourbon Pub is a provides fans with a casual atmosphere and traditional pub eats. You’ll have a great time at either, so make a reservation and enjoy some of the best stadium food you’ll find anywhere in the country.

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The Foghorn is a tradition that started at Candlestick Park for Giants games but recently came to fruition for 49ers games at the new Levi’s® Stadium. The foghorn goes off after every 49ers score and gives out three short bursts to notify fans 90, 60 and 30 minutes before a game’s kickoff.

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Banjo Man

Banjo Man walks around the seats of 49ers home games playing his banjo to pump fans up for the game. He’s been playing for over thirty years and even gets free passes from the 49ers just because they appreciate what he is doing for the fans! Do not miss the strumming Banjo Man!

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Sourdough Sam

On game days Sourdough Sam can be seen strolling the sidelines in his number 49 49ers jersey. He provides fun in-game entertainment for fans during stoppages in play and also pumps up the crowd at key moments in the game. Keep your eyes peeled for the bearded prospector at your next Niners game.

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Fight Songs

  1. 49ers Fight Song

    we are the 49ers
    we are always fighting and were always exciting
    we are the 49ers
    we’re the red and the gold and we will never fold ’em
    started back in forty six, Kesar had a lot of tricks
    seaguls flying way too low, the niners were the only show
    football in the park, fourth quarter’s getting dark
    leather helmets were ok, sunday was the day to play
    Frankie Albert Van doochie, Norm Standlee joel letow
    Dick and tony owned the team, the moral beetos had a dream
    like the giants and the bears, cards, packers were not scared
    the city helped to make this sell, they would join the nfl
    We are the 49ers
    we are always fighting and were always exciting
    we are the 49ers
    we’re the red and the gold and we will never fold ’em
    million dollar back field, Y A, joe the jett
    john henry johnson, hugh the king was the best
    buck shaw coached the team, noveliny, he was mean
    st. claire ate raw heap, the ali-oop was also sweet
    gordy soltau, billy wilson, abe wilson, JD smith
    bruce mosey, hazeltine, charlie croover made some hits
    red hicky, shotgun, brody pass, kilmer run
    waters weller whale the ball, howard mudd made ’em fall
    we are the 49ers
    we are always fighting and we’re always exciting
    we are the 49ers
    we’re the team they all want to be, the team of the century
    then the 70’s came along, we’ve been losing for so long
    Kip nowlen came to town, we won three division crowns
    we beat the vikings and the skins, thought the cowboys did us in
    we might just have won it all, but truss and riley dropped the ball from that time on it was sad, losing never was a fad
    washington, jimmy johnson, tommy hart, will cox
    played their best as a team, together realized their dream
    things were looking mighty lean, that eddy dean bought the team
    we are the 49ers
    we are always fighting and we’re always exciting
    we are the 49ers
    we’re the red and the gold and we will never fold ’em
    bill walsh had a scheme, joe montana lead the team
    dwight clark, ronnie lot, dwight gipps, randy cross
    fred keen, keena turner, williamson, eric wright took them all by surprise
    with the vision in their eyes
    playoff time it finally come, we beat the giants like a drum
    the catch by clark saved the game, what else do we have to say
    we are the 49ers
    we are always fighting and we’re always exciting
    we are the 49ers
    we’re the team they all want to be the team of the century
    super bowl 16, hacksaw, wirasheen, dan bunts, earl cooper, shooin home for billy reen
    super bowl 19, macentire, john harris, peewee board, mike wilson, frank tyler, club affairs
    super bowls 23, 24 WE WANT MORE!
    swoelow ratman, harris barton, foler jones, steve holes
    seifert, rice, JT, steve young, bar none
    super bowl 29 we’re the first team to win 5!
    we are the 49ers
    we are always fighting and we’re always exciting
    we are the 49ers
    we’re the red and the gold, as the tradition goes on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on yeah
    we are the 49ers
    we are always fighting and we’re always exciting
    we are the 49ers
    we’re the team they all want to be the team of the century
    we are the 49ers

49ers Bars & Restaurants

  1. Bogart’s Sports Bar

    Bogarts Sports Bar

    Enjoy a jukebox with video at Bogart's. They've got two pool tables and dart boards! Free pool all day on Wednesday and Buzztime trivia on Thursday!

    1209 Wildwood Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  2. Last Chance Restaurant

    Last Chance Restaurant

    Our pizza is going to become your new favorite thing! We guarantee satisfaction, whether you love MEAT, VEGGIE, or GARLIC CHICKEN..we have a pizza for everybody!

    3400 De La Cruz Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA


    Bar website

    american - pizza - $$

  3. Bourbon Pub

    Bourbon Pub

    BOURBON PUB offers a casual atmosphere serving reinvented pub fare, from our infamous Nachos and Warm Soft Pretzels, to our Fish & Chips and The Gold Rush Burger.

    4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA


    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - steakhouse - $$

  4. Faultline Brewing Company

    Faultline Brewing Company

    The Faultline Brewing Company Restaurant in Sunnyvale California is a fusion of brewing expertise, culinary artistry, experienced and friendly staff and relaxing yet vibrant ambiance.

    1235 Oakmead Pkwy, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  5. St. John’s Bar & Grill

    St Johns Bar Grill

    Famous not only for the best burgers, but also the best Philly cheesesteaks, fresh charbroiled chicken sandwiches, entree sized salads, and without a doubt, the "Best French Fries in the Universe!"

    510 Lawrence Expy, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA


    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $$

  6. Pedro’s Restaurant & Cantina

    Pedros Restaurant Cantina

    Pedro’s offer a varied and unique selection of authentic Mexican creations.

    3935 Freedom Cir, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA

    408-496-6777 / 408-496-6597

    Bar website

    mexican - $$

  7. Pizza My Heart

    Pizza My Heart

    A family-owned pizza place whose aroma your taste buds will definitely fall in love with!

    700 Bellomy St, Santa Clara, CA 95050, USA


    Bar website

    pizza - $

  8. Little Caesars Pizza

    Little Caesars Pizza

    Tasty pizza, fresh from the clay oven that's quickly done and cheap!

    4767 Lafayette St, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA


    Bar website

    pizza - $

  9. A Slice of New York

    A Slice of New York

    Real Pizza. Real Easy.

    3443 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95117, USA


    Bar website

    pizza - $

  10. Santa Clara Marriott

    Santa Clara Marriott

    They've got many different restaurants and bars to choose from, so take your pick.

    2700 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA


    Bar website

    american - asian - cafe - sportsbar - steakhouse - $$$

  11. Iguanas Burritozilla

    Iguanas Burritozilla

    Our food starts with Fresh, Raw, & Whole ingredients. Our food is handcrafted with love and care everyday.

    4300 Great America Pkwy #116, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA


    Bar website

    mexican - $

  12. In-N-Out Burger

    In N Out Burger

    n-N-Out Burger uses only the freshest ingredients with no heat lamps, freezers or microwaves to deliver on their promise of Quality You Can Taste.

    3001 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  13. Smoke Eaters

    Smoke Eaters burger fries beer

    "Our world famous wings are spicy hot and our top notch extensive beer selection is icy cold. But let’s not forget our delicious chicken sandwiches, tenders, burgers and salads."

    3175 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA


    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $$

  14. Birk’s Restaurant

    Birks Restaurant

    Tender, juicy, filling steaks and seafood perfect for everyone

    3955 Freedom Cir, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA


    Bar website

    american - bbq - steakhouse - $$$