Drums Along The Rockies 



July 14, 2018



Event Information

Drums Along The Rockies arrives at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on July 14th, Colorado’s premier marching music event, is annually one of the best and most popular events of its kind in the world. Drums Along The Rockies has become a Denver institution and a thrilling summer event for families across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region.

Parking & Directions

Ticket Office Opens: 12:00pm

Parking Lots Open: 2:00pm ($10 Per Space)

Gates Open: 5:00pm

Event Start: 6:30pm

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Entry to the Venue:

*Gate 10 will be the only gate open for this event. 

Sports Authority Field at Mile High and the Denver Broncos are committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for all fans, both in the stadium and in our parking lots. Therefore, please follow the rules listed here.


Prohibited Items:

  • Hard-sided containers of any size or style including hard-sided coolers or thermoses.
  • Bags or containers larger than 12″ x 6″ x 12.”
  • Alcohol.
  • Glass bottles or cans
  • Non-alcoholic beverages brought into the stadium must be in approved factory sealed plastic containers only. Water bottles, sport bottles or other approved types of beverage containers that are not factory sealed must be emptied prior to entering the stadium. They may be refilled once inside at any water fountain.
  • Large golf umbrellas or umbrellas with metal tips.
  • Firearms or weapons of any type.
  • Designated artificial noise makers such as whistles or air horns.
  • Signs or flags on sticks, regardless of the length.
  • Footballs, Frisbees, inflatable balls.
  • Laser pointers of any type.
  • Fireworks.
  • Animals – with the exception of service animals for the disabled.
  • Any other items(s) deemed dangerous or unacceptable by security.

Clear Bag Policy

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and do not exceed 12”x6”x12”
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc or similar)
  • Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand
  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.

Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to:

Purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, seat cushions, luggage of any kind, computer bags, or any bag larger than the above permitted size.

Stadium Bag Policy

What am I allowed to bring into the venue?
The following items are permitted into the stadium:

  • Clear plastic or vinyl bag no larger than 12” x 6” x 12”.
  • Small clutch bag approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle strap
  • 1-gallon clear plastic freezer bag
  • Empty plastic water bottles, factory sealed plastic water bottles are allowed.

Gate Security Screening
Guests and their belongings will be screened and searched upon entry into the stadium. By tendering a ticket and entering the stadium, guests consent to such searches and waive any related claims they might have against their affiliates and stadium landlord or their agents. Persons electing not to consent to the searches will be denied entry into the stadium. Please plan on arriving at gates no later than 1 hour prior to the event start time to ensure you are in your seat on time. Please contact us with any additional questions at 720-258-3000.

There are no provisions to check items at the gates. Fans will be asked to either take prohibited items back to their car, if they have not entered the stadium, or dispose of prohibited items at the gate. Sports Authority Field at Mile High and the Denver Broncos are not responsible for items left behind, lost, stolen, or damaged.

Parking Information

Parking will be sold on event day on a first come – first served basis cash or credit card.

What is the best way to get to the venue (driving directions)

Sports Authority Field at Mile High is located directly adjacent to I-25 and only about 1 mile from downtown Denver.

If you have a pre-purchased parking permit and are coming via I-25, take exit 210A if you’re coming from the North or 210C if you’re coming from the South.

Drop Off/Pick Up Information

Drop-offs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High should occur on the west side of the stadium on 18th or 19th Ave in between Federal and Mile High Stadium Circle.

What if I’m planning on taking RTD LightRail?

The Sports Authority Field at Mile High Station and Decatur-Federal Station provide direct access from light rail to the stadium. Regular one-way Light Rail Fares apply. It is recommended to purchase a round-trip ticket at your initial boarding station to avoid delays after the show.

What about Rideshare? 
After the event, head to the west side of the stadium to the Rideshare pickup location at 17th and Federal Boulevard (near the Sports Fan building).

Biking Information

Easily accessible from the South Platte Trail of the Denver bike trail system, the stadium has over 300 permanently installed bike racks on-site. All fans should ensure familiarity with the Stadium Bag Policy.