Notre Dame Stadium is an outdoor football stadium in Notre Dame, Indiana, the home field of the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Located on the university's campus, it also hosts commencement.A visit to Notre Dame Stadium represents just the start of the adventure when you use our South Bend online vacation planner to plot your vacation.
Opened 90 years ago in 1930, the stadium seating capacity was nearly 60,000 for decades. More than 21,000 seats were added for the 1997 season, which increased the capacity to over 80,000. After the Campus Crossroads renovation, the seat number decreased to 77,622. The playing surface was changed to artificial turf in 2014, after 84 seasons on natural grass.
The playing field has a conventional north–south alignment at an approximate elevation of 730 feet (225 m) above sea level.
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This was our first experience at ND Stadium. We stayed at a nearby hotel and took a shuttle bus to the game. It looks like that was a good decision for us because as you can imagine that amount of... more »
My friends and I went to the Notre Dame game against Navy and I will cherish that memory throughout my entire life. There is ton of spirit and tradition there that it is impossible to be bored! From..... more »
This is the greatest football stadium in the country! I've been to games everywhere between Miami and Minneapolis, and the renovations made here are outstanding! The service is unmatched too with the most friendly ushers around.
It is such an amazing place with so many accommodations for fans and visitors. In addition, the ushers and local law enforcement are always so courteous. One even offered to guide me to my destination when I was a first-time visitor. In addition, the local restaurants and food are pretty delicious. Last, but not least, GO IRISH!
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