Ford Field - Luxury Suite Guide
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Opened: August 24, 2002
Seating Capacity: 65,000 for football games (expandable up to 70,000); 78,000 for basketball games and concerts/shows. Ford Field features 129 luxury suites and 8,600 Club Level seats.
Address: 2000 Brush St, Detroit, MI 48226 USA
Telephone: (313) 262-2000
Suites & Stadium Overview
Ford Field, located in Detroit, Michigan, is home to the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL) and the annual Quick Lane college football bowl game played at Ford Field. Lions game make up the bulk of events at the stadium. When not in use by the Lions, the building frequently serves as a concert venue and host to family shows.
Ford Field is owned by the Detroit/Wayne County Stadium Authority and operated by the Detroit Lions. The $500 million stadium boasts a seven-story atrium and partially incorporates the old Hudson’s warehouse (established in the 1920’s).
Ford Motor Company is the title sponsor with venue naming rights. Notable events hosted at Ford Field include Super Bowl XL, World Wrestling Entertainment's WrestleMania 23, the MAC championship football game (since 2004), 2008 NCAA Basketball Tournament regionals, 2009 NCAA Men’s Final Four and 2010 NCAA Frozen Four. Notable musical performers to take the Ford Field stage include The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, One Direction, AC/DC and Kenney Chesney.
Suite Seating Options
Total suites: 129
Individual suite capacity: 8-50
Total capacity of all suites: 4,461
Host to an average 120 events each year, Ford Field offers a multitude of entertainment options. Many VIP seating areas and private luxury boxes are available only through annual or multi-year leases; others can be booked on a per-event basis. Ford Field can accommodate groups and parties of various sizes. Suite types for rent and for sale include:
There are a total of 129 suites at Ford Field: 112 are housed on the Huntington side of
the stadium and 17 are on the north side of the stadium. Four party suites, also located on the North side of the stadium, are better suited to large groups, often available for a single game (as opposed to full season leases) and sometimes include food and beverage in the cost. In addition to the listings publicly displayed on the SuiteHop Marketplace, we are often able to help clients secure both private and party suites through our offline network.
Private Rentals & Suite Ticket Prices
Premium full suite rentals for popular games and special events typically fall within the range of $10,000 to $18,000 per day depending on the size and location of the luxury box at Ford Field. Lions games typically cost more than concerts and special events. The same suites for lower demand games and events can often be reserved at a discount. Individual suite tickets are comparably priced to seats in the Club sections or other desirable areas at Ford Field. Lions and concert suite rentals typically include between two and four VIP parking passes. Additional parking and Standing Room Only (SRO) suite tickets are available for purchase.
Annual Suite Leases
Full-season leases are available directly from the Detroit Lions and Ford Field, ranging from $100,000 to $230,000 per year. Lease terms are offered for one, three, or five year commitments. Suite owners with annual leases are generally allowed to buy additional non-suite tickets, as well as SRO tickets (up to half the number of seats in suite). Between two and four VIP parking passes are included with the lease of each suite. However, the cost of food and beverage is not included.
Renting a Ford Field Suite Through SuiteHop
Pricing on SuiteHop is market-based, with suite owners determining the price at which they choose to list. The list price is a reflection of availability, the popularity of the event, the exact location of the suite, whether or not catering and parking passes are included, and the suite owner’s choice of selling their suite in its entirety or by the individual seat, among other factors.Benefits of buying through SuiteHop may include...
- access to suites that are not otherwise available elsewhere, including when the event is sold out,
- ability to purchase individual tickets within suites,
- market-based pricing can be below box office pricing,
- transparent, real-time online pricing and ordering, and,
- availability of full event planning services including ticket distribution, RSVP/invitation management, celebrity appearances, branded promotional/gift items, dedicated in-suite concierge service, and more!
Renting a Ford Field Suite Through The Venue
Pricing through the box office is determined by team and/or venue management. Suite pricing is not typically published online and often requires offline contact with a sales representative. Large “Party Suites” sometimes sell individual tickets as part of a shared environment, while private suites usually require purchase of the entire space.Benefits of buying through the venue may include…
- full year and multi-year suite leases only available through venue,
- venue pricing that is sometimes below marketplace pricing, and,
- a direct relationship with the venue for access to future promotions.
Suite Amenities & Design Features
Ford Field suites are configured with extra wide, leather, theater-style seats and bar stools. A wet bar, refrigerator, and ice maker come standard in all suites as well as three high definition flat screen televisions and local internet access. All suites are climate-controlled, with great views of the game action. Private restrooms are located in some suites; well-appointed restrooms are also located in common areas outside of the individual suites. All televisions are outfitted with local cable feeds and DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket.
Suite Access & Additional Meeting Spaces
Ford Field includes a multi-use executive boardroom, conference rooms and press box for use during non-event times. Non-event day access to the suite as well as conference center space is available, with pricing based on the particular day of use and specific needs of the suite holder (there is no surcharge for the use of most suites during non-event days; fees are generally dependent upon audio/visual/catering needs). Suite owners, renters, and guests are invited to enter their suite through special VIP entrance (via Gates D and G) up to 90 minutes before the event and stay up to 60 minutes following the event’s conclusion. On game days, those holding suite tickets are also able to use Club areas throughout Ford Field.
Two event spaces located on the Huntington Club Level (South side) are ideal for large events. The 7,600 square foot Hall of Legends and South Cove area can each accommodate up to 400 seated guests and overlook the Detroit Lions playing field and downtown Detroit skyline ($2,500 rental fee).
The Atrium at Ford Field, located at the Main Concourse Level, features a beautiful 7 story glass atrium and Terrazzo marble floors. With a $6,500 rental fee and accommodations for up to 1,500 guests, this space boasts magnificent views of downtown Detroit. Finally, the press box features coaches’ booths, radio booths, multiple HDTV’s and a buffet area – ideal for Detroit Lions-themed business functions.
Catering & Concierge Services
Attendees at Ford Field events may not bring outside food or beverages into the stadium. Suite holders and guests have access to restaurants, bars, and concession stands throughout the venue, as well as premium catering and in-suite concierge service for an additional charge. Levy Restaurants’ updated concessions menu includes upscale pasties (filled with ground beef, potatoes, carrots and onions), a ramen noodle bar, chili verde waffle fries and Korean BBQ.
Ford Field provides dedicated parking for suite holders. Parking passes will be issued for the attached parking garage. See the Ford Field Parking Map. Valet service is not available at this time.
Each Ford Field suite is equipped with three high definition flat screen televisions and free local internet access. All televisions are outfitted with local cable feeds and DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket.
Private restrooms are located in some Ford Field suites; well-appointed restrooms are also located in common areas outside of the individual suites.
The North Club Lounge, accessible via the Gate D elevators at the first level (Sec.128/129) features a 40-foot long blue granite bar and is outfitted with over-sized lounge chairs as well as leather ottomans and high top tables. The Huntington (South) Club Lounge, accessible via both sets of escalators at Gates A or G, features first-class concessions, upscale cuisine and rustic warehouse finishes. In order to access the North Club or Huntington Club Lounges, guests must have a Club Seat or Suite ticket.
The MGM Grand Detroit Tunnel Club offers fans the chance to see players up close as they enter Ford Field. Located just steps from the ramp to the field tunnel, this glassed hallway allows spectators to view Detroit Lions players as they enter and exit the team locker room.
Ford Field Suite Listings on SuiteHop
Ford Field on Wikipedia
Ford Field Official Website
Ford Field Seating Chart
Ford Field Parking Lot Map
Ford Field Guest Stadium Guide
Detroit Lions Official Website