About Empower Field at Mile High
Empower Field at Mile High
Denver is the center of the universe as far as Broncos fans are concerned. The Mile High City needs a stadium that matches its stature, and that’s where Empower Field at Mile High comes in.
History of Empower Field at Mile High
Empower Field at Mile High has a long, storied history. While it’s only a few decades old, it carries the traditions and legacy of the old Mile High Stadium that it replaced in 2001. In honor of that old stadium, parts of the new Mile High mimic that legendary venue, In fact, the new stadium’s steel floors, a holdover from the original Mile High’s construction, allow fans to continue to create “Mile High Thunder” by stamping their feet, a way to both stay warm and make noise to support their team. Little details like that make Empower Field a suitable successor!
Previously known as Sports Authority Field at Mile High, the stadium is the home of the great Denver Broncos, and the team has played all its home games there since the it opened its doors in 2001. Other Mile High sports events include home games for the Denver Outlaws of Major League Lacrosse and a number of Drum Corps International championships. Empower Field at Mile High concerts are also a regular occurrence. Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, Fall Out Boy, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, the Rolling Stones, and more big-name bands have played at this venue and continue to do so.
What’s so great about Empower Field at Mile High events?
Empower Field is an electrifying venue. With 60,000 seats available for concerts and even more for sports events, you’re always going to be surrounded by the most dedicated and passionate fans. Thanks to a recent renovation, the venue is as modern as any other, offering the kinds of amenities you’d expect from a first-class stadium. No matter how you slice it, you’re going to have a great time whenever you step inside this venue’s doors!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Empower Field at Mile High located?
Named Mile High due to the city's elevation of 5,280 feet the football field is situated in Denver, Colorado.
What kind of events does Empower Field at Mile High host?
There are many notable events taking place at this stadium, such as football, soccer, rugby, concerts, and more.
Which team is playing at Empower Field at Mile High?
Empower Field at Mile High is home to the Denver Broncos (NFL).
Where can I park for free at Empower Field at Mile High?
The stadium boasts 6,500 on-site parking spots spread out between 11 lots. However, parking in these lots is primarily reserved for season ticket holders and not available for purchase on game day. There are an additional 12,000 offsite spots a 10-15 minute walk to the stadium, and cost between $15-$20 per space. All street parking near Empower Field is prohibited, and you will get fined and towed if you park there.
What is the seating capacity of Empower Field at Mile High?
Empower Field at Mile High sporting events such as football can seat up to 76,125, while concerts can host only up to 60,000.
Who owns Empower Field at Mile High?
The field is owned by the Metropolitan Football Stadium District.
How do I get to Empower Field at Mile High using public transport?
Fans wishing to avoid the hassle of parking have a number of public transport options at their disposal for Empower Field at Mile High events. The BroncosRide shuttle transports fans to and from the field and elsewhere in the downtown Denver area - fares range between $4.50 and $10.00. You can also catch the Federal Shuttle which has a number of stops along Federal Boulevard or bike to the game and make use of Empower Field’s complimentary bike valet.