Where can I park at Memorial Stadium?
The best places to park for those without parking passes are in Lot 44 (Northeast of stadium at Gregory Dr. & 4th St.) and in research park south of St. Mary’s Rd. Lots open at 7am the day of the game so get there early to secure a good spot. Parking costs are $20 for cars move up to $50 for buses.
What is the best place to sit for a Illinois Home game?
For fans of the visiting team, visitor sections are 208 and 209. The horseshoe section is a great option for more moderately priced tickets that is family friendly.
What time do the gates open prior to a Illinois home football game?
The gates of Memorial Stadium open one and half hours prior to kickoff of home football games.
What is the best gameday tradition at a Fighting Illini home game?
Streetfest occurs 2 hours prior to the game and is located at the north end of lot A along Kirby Avenue between 1st and Oak. There are games, food and drink vendors and live music.
Does my child need a ticket to get into the game?
Yes, everyone entering the stadium is required to have a ticket. Children ages two and younger, are allowed to enter the stadium with a $5 infant ticket but the infant must sit in the lap of the parent during the game. You purchase these infant tickets on the west side of Memorial Stadium between Gates 16 &18 and on the East side the Stadium between Gates 15 & 17, or at Will Call.