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Ryan Field

1501 Central St, Evanston, IL 60208-3630
+1 847-491-2287
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Interesting stadium – Too bad it was raining and cold

Ryan Field is the home of the Northwestern Wildcats football team and is located on the campus of... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
rockyjoe
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Great College Football Experience

Saw the Michigan State game....triple overtime. Bring a seat cushion & a blanket if it's cold. Be... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Mary Beth D
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Evanston, Illinois
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1501 Central St, Evanston, IL 60208-3630
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Ryan Field is the home of the Northwestern Wildcats football team and is located on the campus of Northwestern University. This stadium is also located in the town of Evanston, Illinois, about 15 miles directly north of downtown Chicago. It was easy to visit using...More

Thank rockyjoe
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Saw the Michigan State game....triple overtime. Bring a seat cushion & a blanket if it's cold. Be sure to read the clear bag policy before going.

Thank Mary Beth D
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Perhaps the smallest stadium in the Big10, therefore an easy one to navigate. Good sighlines & a very friendly crowd

Thank Joan H
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

they need to start dumping some money in the facility. the atmosphere is great. not alot of student support

Thank psublueox
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were in town visiting Northwestern on a college tour. We stayed for the Penn State - Northwestern game the following day. In full disclosure, I'm a Penn State alum who's used to sitting with 107,000 in Beaver Stadium in a raucous atmosphere. There's a...More

1  Thank Lawrence G
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

The former Dyke Stadium, now Ryan Field, is desperately in need of renovation or, better yet, replacement. I gather renovation is planned. Restrooms were disgusting porto-potties. Meanwhile Northwestern is building an expensive indoor football training facility??? Go figure.

Thank Charles S
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

It has been improved but there are still more renovations to make. Good viewing lines, but metal bench seats are not that comfortable. Nice college atmosphere, at least when Northwestern wins.

Thank joe-chicago-23
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Small field. Fun game. Parking is difficult but you can park in the neighborhood nearby and walk to the field. Enthusiastic fan base with locals, alums, students. Good marching band. Lots of fun and worth the experience.

Thank suzyd43
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Although I've only taken courses at Northwestern U. during summers back in my youth (early 60s), I've since enjoyed watching games at this crowded field with Evanston and Lake Forest friends; always an exciting place with enthusiastic crowds -- has been all my life. Don't...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you're a fan of the visiting team, you're in for a treat. Tickets are affordable; and you'll be welcome in the eyes of the home team's fans and students, even if you wear your team's colors and/or your team wins. You can even walk...More

2  Thank Stephen S
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Henry P
18 September 2016|
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Response from barrynoah | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can purchase traditional ballpark food here - nothing out of the ordinary.
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ryan0akley
7 September 2016|
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Response from barrynoah | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the stadium as they have many tailgate areas around the stadium but arrangements need to be made in advance
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