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Athletic Event Parking


Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) leases lots and garages on game day to the Intercollegiate Athletics Department (ICA) and reserves spaces for patrons attending the game. On home game days, designated lots and garages will have signs posted with parking restrictions.

For game schedules visit UA Athletics’ website at:

Basketball: Opens in new window external link Basketball Schedule
Football: Opens in new window external link: Football Schedule

Football Game Season Parking


Wildcat fans are welcomed to purchase season parking permits for vehicles in select lots for regular season home football games. Parking is limited and sold on a space available basis. Permits for Cherry Avenue Garage are restricted to those with a state-issued disabled plate or placard, the cost per season space is $140.00 for seven games and will be prorated after each game.



Tailgating Rules and Regulations

Eligibility and Cost
Motor Home permits are only available for Lots 2025 and 4052. Season passes are $280 per season or $40 at the gate on game day. Vehicle permits for Lots 2025 and 4052 are $105 per season or $15 at the gate on game day. Permits are sold on a space-available basis; only season permit holders are guaranteed a parking space. Tailgating is allowed at both lots; however, beer and wine consumption is only authorized in Lot 4052, hard alcohol not permitted. Unauthorized alcohol consumption is restricted and strictly enforced by campus police.

Hours of Access
Access to Motor Homes parking lots is available starting at 7:00 AM on games days. Game Pass permits are only valid on scheduled game day date. Overnight parking is NOT permitted.
Although access is permitted, UA alcohal policy states no alcohal is permitted prior to 6 hours from game time.

Motor Home Spaces
Motor Homes parking spaces are approximately 2 spaces wide and range from 30 to 40 feet long. Motor Home drivers will be directed by lot monitors to assist with parking. A Motor Home permit is required at all times and must be displayed upon entry into the lot. Tailgating will be restricted to only the spaces designated with your permit, secondary cars or trucks or not allowed in Motor Homes parking area.

Secondary Vehicles
Vehicles attached to Motor Homes must be unhitched and parked within the designated parking space. A permit is required at all times and must be displayed upon entry. Permits can be purchased at the gate or in advance.

Generator and Grill Prohibitions Requirements
  • Generators:
    Electric generators that do not emit fumes and do not make noise are permitted on tailgating grounds. Gas generators are NOT permissible on tailgating grounds

  • Grills:
    Gas grills are allowed. Charcoal grills and wood fires are NOT permissible on tailgating grounds.

  • Violations and Enforcement:
    The University of Arizona police agencies will patrol the lots periodically to enforce tailgate rules and regulations. Vehicles shall be subject to expulsion, fine and/or impoundment for violations including, but not limited to: Failure to comply with the provisions of this program may result in the loss of Motor Home parking privileges for the remainder of the season, as well as non-renewal for future seasons. Permit fees will not be refunded.

Game Day Parking

Vehicle parking on game days is available at various lots and garages for a fee of $15 or $20. For specific locations and prices, please see our Viewing this link requires Adobe Acrobat Viewer. Football Game Map. Tailgating is not permitted in the parking garages or these surface lots. Cherry Avenue Garage is restricted to those with a state-issued disabled plate or placard, the cost per season space is $140.00 for seven games and will be prorated after each game.



Download the free Metropia app to find real-time, available parking before you head to the stadium. Choose your perfect lot based on location, availability, and lot type: Paid, Permitted, or Disability. Carpools or 3 or more Wildcats can even park for free in Tyndall, Main Gate, Park Avenue and Highland Avenue Garages by using Metropia’s DUO feature.

Each trip you take to the game with Metropia will enter you into our raffle for a UA prize pack! Winners will be announced in-app at halftime each home game.

Bus Parking Permits
Bus Parking permits are available in advance for $30. Bus parking is limited and designated to the bus bay on the west side of the Parking and Transportation Office at 1117 E. 6th Street. Please contact Special Events at 621-7293 for more information.

Game Day Carpool
Free garage parking is available at Tyndall Ave., Main Gate, Park Ave., and Highland Garages for carpool vehicles with four (4) or more riders. Occupants must be present at the time of entry to receive free parking. Park Avenue visitors will be able to use the Cat Tran shuttle by showing the garage parking permit issued at the time of entry to board pregame and postgame.

Carpools of 3+ people can park for free when they use the Metropia app’s DUO carpooling feature. Drivers can even drop off your passengers before arriving at your lot! Opens in new window external link Download the app for free here.

Cat Tran Game Day Shuttle Service

Cat Tran Shuttle Service from Park Avenue Garage

Parking and Transportation Services offers Arizona football fans courtesy Cat Tran Shuttle rides from Park Avenue Garage to Gate 7 on 6th Street south side of the Arizona Stadium on game day. All UA Cat Tran shuttles are ADA compliant and have air conditioning.

Park Avenue visitors will be able to use the Cat Tran shuttle by showing the garage parking permit issued at the time of entry to board pregame and postgame.

Shuttles will run two hours before kick-off and will return to garage starting at the conclusion of the third quarter. The last service route will end one hour post-game. Please note, post-game shuttles will depart for their destination when they are at full capacity.

GAME DAY PARTNERS

Bear Down with Sun Link -
Park downtown and ride the Sun Link Streetcar into campus, it’s a winning combination.
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Score Big with Metropia -
UA Athletics and Parking & Transportation Services have partnered with the Metropia app to help Wildcats fans find available parking before heading to home games.

Opens in new window external link Download the free Metropia app to make your trip to the stadium more rewarding than ever. Students, faculty, and staff can use the app to make the commute to campus more convenient all semester long.

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