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SHI Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey, is the home of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (NCAA) football and lacrosse teams. It was originally opened in September of 1994 when the Rutgers Scarlet Knights took on the Kent State Golden Flashes in a college football game. In 1998, 2001 and 2002, the facility hosted the NCAA Division 1 Men's Lacrosse Championship games. Outside of the world of college athletics, SHI Stadium has also welcomed the Dalai Lama, President Barack Obama and the annual USBands Marching Band New Jersey State Championships. You can grab your SHI Stadium tickets at StubHub.
When it was originally opened, the seating capacity for SHI Stadium events was 41,500. However, the venue was expanded in 2009 and can now accommodate as many as 52,454 guests.
There are plenty of spacious parking lots located around the stadium. However, if you would like to leave your car at one of these lots, you will need to pre-purchase a parking pass in advance of your event. You will not be able to pay for parking when you arrive at the stadium.
NJ Transit makes it easy to get to all SHI Stadium games and shows via public transportation. All you need to do is hop on the Northeast Corridor train until you get to New Brunswick Station. From there, you will be able to get on a free shuttle that drops you off right next to the stadium.
You can find plenty of traditional stadium food such as nachos, hot dogs and popcorn. You will also be able to find Jersey Mike's inside the venue. If you get thirsty, you can enjoy a refreshing soda or water.
SHI Stadium events are fully accessible to guests in wheelchairs. The facility offers wheelchair-friendly parking, entrances, restrooms and courtesy shuttles for visitors with accessibility needs.
There are plenty of interesting things to do near SHI Stadium. If you would like to escape into nature, Rutgers Gardens is an excellent place to spend a couple of hours. If you would prefer to take in the history of the area, East Jersey Old Town Village is also a fantastic option. Both of these entertainment options are located less than 15 minutes from the stadium.