Game Day

Game Day at the Adams

Join the Alumni Association for the best tailgate on the Hill!

Enjoy the KU Football game-day atmosphere with fellow Jayhawks, family-friendly activities and a convenient walk to Memorial Stadium. Members, join us on the first floor of the Adams Alumni Center for every home football game. Reserve your tickets today—space is limited!

Tailgate Includes:

Your tailgate ticket includes a delicious meal and non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar will also be available with the following specials:$2 beer, $3 wine, $3 signature drink (rotates every game), and $4 mixed drinks. Kids ages 5 and younger can attend at no cost.

Enjoy appearances by the marching band, spirit squad and mascots. Kids can enjoy coloring and activity sheets, and football fans can watch other college games on the television sets.

Tailgates start 3 hours before kickoff. Tailgating space at the Adams is limited; reserve your tickets early to guarantee your spot!

Not a member? Join today for access to the tailgates!

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Tailgate Schedule


11:30 a.m. | Saturday, Nov. 18
Catered by Salty Iguana

All tailgate tickets are non-refundable. Purchase KU football tickets here.

Away Game Tailgates

The KU Alumni Association, in partnership with the Williams Education Fund, will also host tailgates for all away games.

At Texas

5 p.m. | Saturday, Nov. 11

At Oklahoma State

TBA | Saturday, Nov. 25

Clear Bag Policy

Kansas Athletics implemented a clear-bag policy in August that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into Kansas Athletics sporting events.

Kansas Athletics Clear Bag Policy

The Kansas Athletics website provides more information about the policy and what will be allowed into events.

Parking Information

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.

Gameday parking and tailgate map

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, and these spaces are sold on a first come, first serve basis.

Game Shuttles
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.

Pick-up/Drop-off locations:

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.

Not a member? Join today and take advantage of member discounts on game day!