On Saturday, August 20, the Saints will play the Texans at NRG Stadium and then return to New Orleans. Following four days of practices at their Metairie training facility from Monday, August 22-Thursday, August 25, the Saints host their first preseason game of 2016 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Friday, August 26 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Following the August 25 practice, training camp will conclude. Please note that practice times can be changed or the practice can be moved inside and closed to the public at a moment’s notice based on inclement weather.
Practice updates and special events: Practice updates and special events: Media and fan alerts, updates and schedule changes will be made daily on www.neworleanssaints.com once training camp starts or by clicking on to Twitter or Facebook. Please note that, in the event of inclement weather (including rain, thunderstorms and extreme heat) practices in Metairie will be moved indoors and will be closed to the public. Practice times and field locations are subject to change with little or no advance warning at the discretion of the football operations staff. Updates are promptly available on the club’s digital media platforms.
Parking and Admission Information: For fans wishing to attend workouts in Metairie, admission is available on a first-come, first-served basis. In practices held in Metairie, gates will open to the public 45 minutes prior to each practice. Limited bleacher seating is available in Metairie; please note---there is no reserved seating. Standing room along the fence line is permitted in Metairie. There is no admission charge for watching training camp practice. Parking at practices in Metairie is free based on availability. Public parking is available in parking lots close to the team facility off of Airline Drive in Metairie for practices.
Player Autographs: Following each practice, Saints players will sign autographs for fans. Available players will sign autographs if weather, time and other circumstances permit. Please note, however that autographs are not guaranteed.
Still Photos and Video: Fans are welcome to take photos of the players during training camp. However, video is prohibited. Saints staff may request at any time that you cease using those devices.
Hand-Wanding/Prohibited Items: Fans are advised to arrive early as they will be checked via hand-wanding and all bags will be checked by security. Backpacks, video cameras, oversized handbags, outside food and beverage, pets and any other items deemed unacceptable by the New Orleans Saints are prohibited.
Concessions: Food, beverages and merchandise are available for purchase. Drink and food from the outside are not allowed on the premises.
Restrooms: Restrooms are available at all training camp locations.
Special Needs: In Metairie, the ADA dropoff site is in front of the main entrance gate for practice. The Greenbrier ADA parking/dropoff site will be announced soon. A viewing area is available for our disabled fans.