Game Day

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. Reserve your spots today—space is limited!

Tailgate Includes:

Your ticket includes 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.

New this year – 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!

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Tailgate Schedule

Tailgates start three hours before kickoff. Kickoff times have not been determined for all home games.

Iowa State

Saturday, Nov. 3
Tailgate 8 a.m. | Kickoff 11 a.m.
Catered by Bigg’s BBQ


Saturday, Nov. 23
Tailgate 8 a.m. | Kickoff 11 a.m.
Catered by Salty Iguana


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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.



Clear Bag Policy

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.

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. Spaces are available 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!