Parking & Travel Information


All parking in Rupp Arena parking lots will be free of charge on December 18th. There will be a pick-up and drop-off area on High Street/South Side Area.


The University of Kentucky is proud to welcome all our graduates' friends and families to beautiful Lexington, KY. Located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region, Lexington offers big city amenities with small town charm. Lexington is in Eastern Time zone.

If you are planning to stay overnight in a local hotel, we strongly recommend that you make your hotel reservations as early as possible. There are many events scheduled in Lexington and hotel availability may be limited. The following is provided for your convenience:

  • Discount Cab
    (859) 305-1213

  • Lexington Taxi
    (859) 305-1213