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Fan Football Parking & Game Day Information

Visit UK Athletics for information on purchasing football parking permits, as well as pre-game and post-game traffic flow. For the full football schedule, see this page.

A map for non-permit RV parking can be found here under the heading "RV Information."

The following parking structures are available for the public during game days. However, please note that public restroom facilities are not available and 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: UK 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.

Hilltop Avenue 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)

Press Avenue Garage (PS #6)

Location: 721 Press Avenue (corner of Press & Virginia)

Cost: Free

Distance from Kroger Field: 1.2 miles (approx. 24 minutes walking)



Student & Employee Parking on Game Day

Students and employees who park in the Kroger Field Red and Blue lots, Commonwealth Drive, College Way East and West lots, Sports Center Garage (PS #7) and Sports Center Drive 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.

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.

Students who park in Hilltop Avenue 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. 


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: Roberts Towing Inc. | 859-294-5566

No Parking Areas on Game Day

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
  • College Way East and West Lots
  • Sports Center Drive Garage on Sports Center Drive
  • Sports Center Drive (entire street)
  • University Drive (entire street)
  • Wildcat Court Lots