Everything you need to know about Game 1 of the 2022 NBA Playoffs

Game Information

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls

sunday april 17
Deer District Plaza opens: 3:30 p.m. CST
Fiserv Forum Doors Open: 4:00 PM CST
Tip-off: 5:30 p.m. CST


Extremely limited tickets are still available for Game 1 and can be purchased by visiting bucks.com/tickets/playoffs.

Entry to the Fiserv forum

Doors open at 4:00 p.m. CST for fans with game tickets. All fans are encouraged to arrive early to allow time to enter and be in your seats for the team introductions!

Fiserv Forum Bag Policy

Fans visiting the Fiserv Forum are advised to arrive early and travel light, as additional security enhancements will be implemented for the Playoffs season. With the exception of medical or diaper bags, bags and purses are no longer permitted inside the Fiserv Forum. Guests entering the Fiserv forum are limited to a wallet no larger than 4″x6″x1″

Mobile tickets

Ensure quick and easy entry to Forum Fiserv by downloading the Bucks app before you arrive and having your tickets ready to be scanned. Please see our Mobile Ticket Guide for more information on accessing and managing your tickets.


All fans attending Game 1 will receive a rally towel courtesy of BMO. Rally towels will be distributed on the seats in the arena.

Rally Game 1 towel courtesy of BMO

Ordering food and drinks

Getting your favorite foods and beverages at Fiserv Forum has never been easier. Download the Bucks app to order directly from your seats for pickup with our completely contactless ordering experience.

Purchase your preferred stadium fare plus alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for pickup at a designated location once your order is complete. You will receive an SMS as well as an in-app push notification once your order is complete and ready to be picked up!

Looking to get drinks only? The Coors Light Express Bar Knob is for you. You can order all alcoholic beverages (beer and cocktails) from your seat and pick them up within minutes.

Deer Quarter Events and Activities

Fans who don’t attend the first Fiserv Forum game will still be able to enjoy it from the Deer District. In addition to the outdoor TV already in place in The Beer Garden, a 40ft high TV will be placed in the plaza for fans to watch the game.

How to enter the Deer District Plaza

Fans without match tickets should enter Deer District from the south end of the square (near Highland and Vel R Phillips)

A security search will be required to enter the Deer District. All banned articles can be found on the Fiserv forum website.

Fans with game tickets can also enter Deer District at the north end of the plaza (near Juneau Ave).

There will no longer be entry into Deer District through the Beer Garden entrance located on N. MLK Drive (formerly Old World Third Street).

Fans visiting Deer District are advised to arrive early and travel light as additional security upgrades will be implemented for the playoff season. With the exception of medical or diaper bags, bags and purses are no longer permitted inside the Fiserv Forum. Guests entering the Fiserv forum are limited to a wallet no larger than 4″x6″x1″.

How to Watch/Listen/Stream Game 1

Game 1 will be televised locally on Bally’s Sports Wisconsin and nationally on TNT.

The radio broadcast will air on the BMO Bucks Radio Network (AM520 WTMJ locally)

Don’t forget to follow the Bucks on social media (@Bucks) and download the official Bucks app for game highlights, stats and other exclusive content at Bucks.com/app. The Bucks app is available on iOS and Android devices.

Car park

Parking is available at Highland Garage for Round 1 playoff games. Fans can purchase parking in advance at https://www.fiservforum.com/directions-parking.

For directions, maps and more information on additional parking options, visit https://www.fiservforum.com/directions-parking.

New Items at Bucks Pro Shop

New merchandise is also available in the Bucks Pro Shop to prepare fans for the Bucks playoff run. This includes new Nike apparel and jerseys and Phase 2 of the Artsman Court collection, which contains bottle openers, coasters and additional framed pieces from the 2021 championship court. The Mitchell & Ness store inside the Fiserv Forum will also see a variety of limited edition collections throughout the upcoming playoffs. To purchase playoff gear now, visit shop.bucks.com.

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