It’s almost that time of year again, football fans! The NFL Official Preseason started at the beginning of this month. Now, we are only two weeks away from the first games of the NFL 2018 football season. The Arizona Cardinals will play again this Thursday, August 30th at 7:00 PM against the Broncos at The University of Phoenix Stadium. Here are our suggestions on how to get game day ready in the City of Glendale! Tailgate with Locals Game attendees are encouraged to arrive early up to four hours early to partake in tailgating activities until kickoff. If parking lot tailgating is not your first choice, Westgate Entertainment District is a short walking distance from the stadium. Grab some beer and appetizers with other Cardinals fan from the comfort of a sports bar. Prepare Your Parking Plan There is no doubt that game day is very busy at The University of Phoenix Stadium. Fans are encouraged to utilize prepaid parking services in order to streamline the gameday parking process. The University of Phoenix Stadium has around 14,000 parking spaces and multiple parking lots. For more information about parking, click here. Enjoy the Game Gates open 90 minutes before kick-off, as you and thousands of other fans will begin to filter through the stadium towards your seats. Be sure to stop by one of the dozen of concession stands to grab some more game day fuel or stock up on some Arizona Cardinal merchandise from the pro shop. No matter who you are rooting for, nothing beats experiencing a sporting event at the University of Phoenix Stadium. Whether you are a local fan or traveling from out of town, The City of Glendale is excited to see you in the stands this football season!