ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — It's so close you can feel it... Preseason marks the one-month mark until meaningful football once again kicks off in the 2019-2020 NFL season.

But the Bills Mafia won't be waiting to until September to celebrate. Game 1 of the preseason opens against the Indianapolis Colts Thursday evening.

Here's everything you need to know if you're planning on checking out game:

Where & When:

New Era Field
Thursay, August 8th 7:00 p.m.

*Abbott Road Closes at 1;45 p.m.
*Parking lots open at 3:00 p.m.
*Stadium gates open at 5:30 p.m.

The Bills will be celebrating their 18th Annual Kids Day. A special Kids Day tailgate will take place in Lot 6 starting at 3 p.m. featuring food trucks, mini golf, the beloved mechanical Bills helmet ride, and more.


Tickets are still available online. You can visit BuffaloBills.com, or check out the Bills Ticketmaster page.

Once You Arrive:

  • Digital tickets only will be accepted
  • Security will be treated like any other game held at New Era Field
  • Players will hit the field for warm-ups at 5:45, with a performance from “The Stampede" to pump up the crowd at 6:45.