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The Alamodome is excited to host you for the Valero Alamo Bowl.

Located in downtown San Antonio, the Alamodome is walkable from world renowned attractions like the Alamo and the newly expanded River Walk as well as over 10,500 hotel rooms and 25,000 parking spots.

As a testament to downtown’s compact footprint, several bowl participants have made the 8 minute walk from the team hotel to the game for their Valero Alamo Bowl appearances.

Before heading to the game, please read the Alamodome’s Clear Bag Policy.  If your bag is larger than 5.5″x 8.5,” it needs to be in a clear bag as defined on the Alamodome website.

  • All fans and their belongings will be searched upon entry.
  • Every fan needs a ticket to enter the Valero Alamo Bowl.


All concession stands are cashless. Here is a list of food and drink options in the Alamodome by level:

Lower Level:

  • Betty Lou’s (Section 104)
  • Chickis Texican Grill (Section 136)
  • Dippin Dots (Sections 104, 141)
  • Dome Favorites (Sections 117, 139)
  • Earl Abel’s (Section 132)
  • Johnny Rockets (Section 110)
  • Lagniappe Today (Section 114)
  • Los Barrios (Section 116)
  • Montana Street Icehouse Bar (Section 120)
  • Nathan’s Hot Dogs (Sections 108, 130)
  • Papa John’s (Sections 107, 129)
  • Seltzer Corner (Section 117)

Club Level Concessions:

  • Big Bib BBQ (Section 239)
  • Larcenty Bourbon (Section 239)
  • Chicki’s Chicken (Section 217)
  • Dome Favorites (Section 207)
  • Earl Abel’s (Section 229)
  • TicketSmarter Touchdown Club (Section 244, pre-purchased pass required)
  • Los Barrios (Section 207)

Upper Level Concessions:

  • Big Bib BBQ (Section 302)
  • Dippin Dots (Sections 306, 344)
  • Dome Favorites (Section 310)
  • Los Barrios (Section 326)
  • Bud Light Beer Garden (Section 324)
  • Hero Hut Military and First Responder Club (Section 301)

Fan Assistance
Text “ALAMO” (space) then your issue and location to 69050 to report any game day concerns.

You can engage socially with the Bowl via @valeroalamobowl or using the hashtag #valeroalamobowl.

Guest Services booths are in the main entrance of the North and South Plazas. To retrieve lost and found items after the game, call 210-207-3663.

First aid areas are located on the Plaza level near sections 112, 134 and 141. WI-FI INFORMATION Connect to the “Alamodome Guest” network for free Wi-Fi use inside of the Alamodome

Prohibited Items:

  • Weapons
  • Video camera
  • Outside food and beverage
  • Noise makers
  • Flags with poles
  • Helium balloons
  • Tobacco products including e-cigarettes
  • Pets (except service animals)

Prohibited Bags:

  • Backpack
  • Camera Case
  • Mesh Bag
  • Purse
  • Seat Cushion
  • Clear Backpack
  • Tinted Plastic Bag
  • Over-sized Tote Bag
  • Binoculars Case
  • Printed Pattern Plastic Bag
  • Folding Chair Bag (Folding Chair not allowed)
  • Any bag larger than (6″) six inches.

Please visit the Alamodome website for a complete list of prohibited items.

Cameras: Cameras are allowed as long as they do not disrupt the view of others.

Built as an extension to the neighboring convention center, the Alamodome has more meeting space per square foot than any other football stadium in North America which provides versatility and flexibility. The facility has also made significant improvements the last five years including a new home team locker room, DAS/Wi-Fi networks and an AstroTurf playing surface as well as an expanded north plaza entrance and a new 20,000+ square foot multi-purpose room.

The newest renovations included doubling the size of the concourses and LED ribbon boards as well as installing new larger HD videowalls in all four corners of the stadium and improving Wi-Fi throughout the Dome. These improvements are being funded through a $6 million donation from the Valero Alamo Bowl as well as user fees. The Valero Alamo Bowl will combine to contribute fees as well as generate the Alamodome rent for the stadium, suites and parking lots along with concessions and merchandise commissions.

In addition to hosting the Valero Alamo Bowl, the 65,000 seat Alamodome is also home to the UTSA Roadrunners of Conference USA.

The Alamodome has been the site of the NCAA Men’s Final Four on four occasions (1998, 2004, 2008 and 2018) and the Women’s Final Four three time (2002, 2009 and 2021). The NCAA Men’s Final Four returns to San Antonio in 2025 along with the Women’s Final Four in 2029 and another round of Alamodome improvements.

Three regular season (the New Orleans Saints relocated to San Antonio following Hurricane Katrina) and six NFL preseason games have also taken place in the Alamodome.

The Valero Alamo Bowl has also served as the local host for 11 neutral site college football games in the Alamodome including three Big 12 Football Championships (1997, 1999 and 2007) as well as the Texas A&M vs. Army game in 2006 and two Notre Dame Shamrock Series games (against Washington State in 2009 and Army in 2016).

The largest crowd in Alamodome history occurred on June 1, 2013 when 73,086 attended a George Strait concert. The 2007 Valero Alamo Bowl between Penn State vs. Texas A&M was the most attended sporting event in Alamodome history with 66,166 fans.

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