FAQ's

We have a limited number of car parking spaces available on match day. Car parking spaces are available around the stadium as well as Sydenham Primary School
The upper tier/level can be easily accessed via our ramps (which are also wheelchair friendly)
Personal compact cameras are allowed into the stadium for matches. These must be able to fit into a pocket. Professional cameras and video cameras are not permitted.
Retaining the special atmosphere is always a key consideration at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. We are always working with our tenants to ensure an entertainment line-up of note during half-time.
Bringing bags to the stadium is actively discouraged. However, fans arriving at the stadium with a small personal bag (i.e. handbag/medical bag) should expect this to be searched and tagged before entry. Bringing a bag may delay your entry and in some cases may lead to non-entry to the stadium. Please do not bring large bags or luggage (such as rucksacks/briefcases/suitcases/suit bags etc.) to the stadium.
In terms of smoking legislation smoking is strictly not-permitted unless in designated smoking areas.
Yes, you may be subject to a personal search and/or search of your personal possessions at the time of entry to the venue.
If you find property that someone else has lost, we request that you hand this to one of the security managers or stadium crew (identifiable by the grey crew fleece jacket).
Security procedures are in effect for your own safety. Failure to comply will mean you will be prevented from entering the event.
Patrons wishing to consume alcohol must have a valid Photo ID in order to prove that they are above the legal age to consume alcohol. We are prohibited by law from serving liquor to under 18s and intoxicated persons.
Yes there is a full bar facility in operation selling Beers and Ciders (NO hard liquor is available).
There will be ample toilet facilities onsite including facilities appropriate to the mobility impaired.
Directions from the Port Elizabeth Airport to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium: Head northeast Take 2nd exit onto Allister Miller Dr Turn left at Forest Hill N/B Rd Turn right at Walmer Rd Take the 2nd left onto South Union Str (signs for M4/R75/Grahammstown/Uitenhage/City) Continue onto Settlers Hwy/M4 Take exit 4 for Albany Road Turn right at Govan Mbeki Ave/R102 Turn left at Theatre Str Turn right at Prince Alfred Road At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Fettes Road At the roundabout, take 3rd exit onto Lake View Rd
Yes there is a wide selection of food available to purchase within the stadium.
At every stadium event we ensure that access is as easy as possible for concert goes requiring assistance, including the provision of facilities for the mobility impaired to aid the enjoyment of the concert.
Unfortunately, due to the risks of carrying cash on site, there is no ATM located at the venue. We suggest therefore that you bring sufficient cash with you in order to purchase food, beverages and merchandise.
Glass bottles or containers or other heavy and/or sharp objects , which could potentially be used as projectiles (excluding sunglasses, binoculars and prescription or reading glasses) Any illegal drugs Skateboards, scooters, roller blades or bicycles Knives, weapons of any nature or fireworks Any object that could be used to distract, hinder or interfere with any performer including laser pointers and flashlights Flags with poles, large flags or banners that may obstruct the view of other patrons Any whistle, horn, musical instrument, loud hailer, public address system · Digital, electronic or other recording or broadcast device · Any item that you intend to distribute, hawk, sell, offer, expose for sale or display for marketing or promotional purposes · No animals apart from authorised guide/companion dogs Any dangerous goods and any other items by management to be dangerous or capable of causing a public nuisance Professional cameras or video recorders Umbrellas (unless there is an obvious threat of rain), in which case small umbrellas will be permitted (please no golf or beach umbrellas) Braais Camping Chairs Cooler Boxes Food and refreshments (including soft drinks and alcohol) which will be available for sale inside the concert
Appropriate standards of behaviour are expected of all fans attending and persons deemed to be behaving in a manner that is dangerous or unacceptable will be refused admission and/or removed from the venue with no refund on the ticket.