BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Kristen Kimmick is over the top about the Buffalo Bills.
“On a scale from 1-10, Bills by a billion,” she said. “We’re not going anywhere. The Bills are back!”
She was so confident the team would make it to the AFC Championship game, the Bills Mafia Babes founder says she bought tickets ahead of time on Stub Hub to Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
“We have to live in this moment and enjoy every second,” she said. “We’ve waited so long”
Kimmick grew up a Bills fan, but her father was a die hard Chiefs fan. He passed away last year after suffering a stroke. She says this is why Sunday’s AFC Championship matchup has even more meaning for her.
“We always talked about going to Arrowhead together,” she said.
Other Bills fans, like Laurrie Lovullo and her husband Joe are heading to the game.
“I have chills,” Laurrie said “I’m on cloud nine!”
The pair got engaged at a Bills game, and had their wedding pictures taken at One Bills Drive. Josh Allen and other players even stopped by to crash their photos.
“This is a once and a lifetime experience,” Joe said.
If you’re traveling to Kansas City, it will cost you.
At our last check on Ticketmaster.com, the cheapest ticket to the game was a little over $1,100.
Kansas City allows 17,000 fans in its stadium which is more than double what New York State and the Bills have allowed. Fans will be set up in “pods” for social distancing, so tickets are sold in packs of 2-4.
If you’re traveling by air, round trip tickets Monday afternoon were pricing out a little over $400.
Reality will set in after the game. Fans in Kansas City longer than 24 hours will need to get a COVID-19 test before heading back to New York State. We’re told several pharmacies in the Kansas City area have available testing. Then, you must quarantine for three days upon returning, and show a negative test on day four to be considered “out of quarantine.”