Game Day Parking

2019 Home Football Games

  • August 31:  UK vs. University of Toledo
  • September 7:  UK vs. Eastern Michigan University
  • September 14:  UK vs. University of Florida
  • October 12:  UK vs. University of Arkansas
  • October 26:  UK vs. University of Missouri
  • November 9: UK vs. University of Tennessee
  • November 23:  UK vs. University of Tennessee at Martin
  • November 30:  UK vs. University of Louisville

Fan Football Parking and Game Day Information

Visit UK Athletics for information on purchasing football parking permits, as well as pre-game and post-game traffic flow.

Available Parking Structures:

Please note, none of these parking structures have public restroom facilities. Tailgating is not permitted in UK parking structures.

University Drive Garage (PS #1)
Location: 1290 Veterans Drive (corner of Cooper and University drives)
Cost: UK Football Permit Parking
Distance from Kroger Field: 0.4 miles (approx. 8 minutes walking)
Details: University of Kentucky Medical Center and Veterans Affairs employees who are working on game days are granted access with valid UK Permit and UKMC or VA ID. All other vehicles must display a UK football parking permit.

Rose Street Garage (PS #2)
Location: 538 Rose Street (entrance on Hilltop Avenue); adjacent to W.T. Young Library
Cost: Free
Distance from Kroger Field: 0.8 miles (approx. 16 minutes walking)

Kentucky Clinic Garage (PS #3)
Location: 140 Huguelet Avenue (Kentucky Clinic)
Cost: Free
Distance from Kroger Field: 0.9 miles (approx. 18 minutes walking)
Details: Spaces marked “Twilight Clinic” are reserved for Kentucky Clinic patients.

Press Avenue Garage (PS #6)
Location: 721 Press Avenue (corner of Virginia Avenue)
Cost: Free
Distance from Kroger Field: 1.2 miles (approx. 24 minutes walking)

Student and Employee Parking on Game Days

Students and employees who park in the Kroger Field lots must move their vehicles before 7 a.m. on the days of home football games. Students and employees who park in the Kroger Field Green Lot must relocate prior to 10 p.m. the night before home football games. 
Note: Vehicles may be moved to most relocation areas after 3:30 p.m. on Friday, and must be moved back by 5 a.m. Monday.

The following areas are no parking zones on football home game days. This includes meters and motorcycle/motor scooter spaces:

  • Red, Blue, Green and Orange Lots at Kroger Stadium
  • Commonwealth Drive Lot near Greg Page Apartments
  • Soccer/Softball Complex Lots
  • Sports Center Drive Garage on Sports Center Drive
  • Sports Center Drive (entire street)
  • University Drive (entire street)

Failure to move your vehicle from the stadium parking lots, the Sports Center Garage, the Sports Center lots or University Drive may result in a citation or impoundment at the owner’s expense.

Students who park in the Rose Street Garage (PS #2) are not required to move their vehicles on home football game days. However, this facility is used to accommodate students who are required to relocate their vehicles, as well as for game day staff and fans. Should a R2 permit holder return to the Rose Street Garage on game day and not be able to find a parking space, they may park in any other designated parking relocation lots.

Please see our Football Game Day Vehicle Relocation Map for details. 

Towing

In the event that your car may have been impounded, please call:
For UK lots, structures or property: UK Transportation Services | 859-257-5757 or 800-441-0555
For other areas: Bluegrass Towing Inc. | 859-233-9711

Questions about Football Games?

If you have questions about attending the game, visit UK Football’s official gameday website, Gameday Central.


Baseball Game Days

Parking in all areas surrounding Kentucky Proud Park is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Shuttles will operate beginning two hours prior to first pitch and will run until one hour postgame. Shuttles will pick up at the Blue and Green lots and drop at the left field gate of Kentucky Proud Park. The following areas will be open for parking:

  • College Way Lot immediately adjacent to Kentucky Proud Park
  • Soccer/Softball North and South Complex Lots
  • Kroger Field Blue Lot
  • Kroger Field Green Lot
  • Commonwealth Drive (K) Lot, located between the Arboretum and Commonwealth Drive

For more information about UK baseball, visit the UK Athletics site.


Women's Basketball Game Days

UK Hoops fans are encouraged to park in the South Limestone Garage (PS #5), where parking is free of charge for most games being played at Memorial Coliseum this year, courtesy of UK Athletics. Please note that the South Limestone Garage will close one hour after the completion of each game. All cars must be removed from the structure by that time.

A shuttle bus service will be provided between the South Limestone Garage and Memorial Coliseum. This service will operate for most UK Hoops games being played at Memorial Coliseum. Shuttle service will begin one hour prior to game time and will continue until one hour after the completion of the game.