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Ryan Field

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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 27 January 2018
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 9 November 2017
Mary Beth D
Evanston, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Facility is smaller and older than many and needs some updates. Interesting to see a Big10 school with portable light towers that are brought in and set up for evening games. Jumbo-tron is low and tucked in corner off to the side and not at...More

Thank Liberty1961
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Granted I don't expect much at a football game, but Ryan Field did not even live up to my low expectations. The hot dog I ordered was cold (not even luke warm, which would have been acceptable). It's bad when the ketchup and mustard that...More

Thank Quest360497
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Facility exceptionally run by North Western University, especially for those of us in wheelchairs! Kudos to the university!

Thank BubbeSuzie
Reviewed 27 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
Reviewed 9 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
Reviewed 9 November 2017

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

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 25 October 2017

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

Thank psublueox
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
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
Reviewed 20 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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Keaton M
6 September 2018|
Response from Anne H |
Stay at the Delta Hotels by Marriott in Glenview and Uber over. It's a nice new place about a 20 minute ride with good room prices. Nice bar and restaurant too.
7 July 2018|
Response from BubbeSuzie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, seat cushions can be brought into the stadium. I had my cushion under me, while sitting in my Wheel Chair. Other people brought cushions into the stadium. At the entrance to the stands, there will be people who will... More