Tailgate with fellow Jayhawks at the Adams Alumni Center!
Enjoy the KU Football game-day atmosphere with fellow Jayhawks, family-friendly activities and a convenient walk to Memorial Stadium. Thanks to everyone who tailgated with us during the 2018 season! We’ll see you next fall.
Tailgate tickets for the 2018 season include admission, meal, and beverages. The cost is $20 for buffet access and non-alcoholic drinks, and $40 for the buffet and access to any of our bars (must be ages 21 or or older). Children five and under can attend at no cost.
The Game Day Taproom on the first floor will have tailgate games, seating, TVs and bars. Also, the entire building will be open for tailgate, and the patio will be open weather permitting.
Enjoy an appearance by the Marching Jayhawk, tailgate games and other college games on the television sets.
Tailgates start three hours before kickoff. Tailgating space at the Adams is limited; reserve your tickets early to guarantee your spot!
*Check back next summer for details about 2019 tailgates
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Game Day at the Adams is presented in partnership with Best Western Plus. All tailgate tickets are non-refundable. Purchase KU football tickets here.
Kansas Athletics has implemented a clear-bag policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into Kansas Athletics sporting events.
The Kansas Athletics website provides more information about the policy and what will be allowed into events.
According to KU’s Parking & Transit Office:
During home football games, a specific permit is required to park in lots 1, 3, 36, 39, 50, 52, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 65, 91, 94, 96, and the Mississippi Street Garage. Permits for games are issued by the Williams Fund. Toll parking for those attending the game without Williams Fund permit may be available on a first come/first served basis in lots 34, 54, 61/62, and 72 for $20 per space.
Accessible Game Parking
Accessible spaces are available in two parking lots adjacent to the stadium, in lots 59 (14 spaces), and 94 (26 spaces); and also near the game shuttle in lots 33 (4 spaces), 54 (3 spaces), and 72 (13 spaces). Toll costs $20 per vehicle. Spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis.
There is a free game shuttle that begins two hours before kickoff and ends one hour after the game finishes. It has pickup locations outside the Allen Fieldhouse garage and along Sunnyside Avenue by the Computer Center.
Or, park in downtown Lawrence and ride a bus to Memorial Stadium. The cost is $1 each way for each passenger. Park for free in three parking garages downtown (New Hampshire Street garage, Vermont Street garage and lower level/ramps of the Riverfront garage) and choose from four different pick-up locations. The service runs for two hours prior to kick-off and for one hour following the game.
Signs on the buses will display #11 Downtown/Football Service.
- On the south side of 9th Street east of Massachusetts (next to the U.S. Bank building)
- In front of the Riverfront Parking Garage
- On the west side of Vermont Street north of 8th (in front of Douglas County Senior Services)
- Memorial Stadium
For more information, click here.
Adams Alumni Center
The parking lot at the Adams Alumni Center is reserved for Presidents Club members on home football game days.