Directions and Parking Information

Memorial Coliseum Overview

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Parking - Saturday, March 22nd

FREE Spectator Parking is located in the following areas:

Beginning at 8:00am:

  • All Employee “E-Lots” adjacent to Memorial Coliseum (North Joe Craft Center, Student Center & LR Cooke)
  • Parking Structure #5 (Adjacent to Kennedy’s Bookstore)- No validation or token needed
  • A limited number of disabled spectator parking spaces will be available in the North Joe Craft Center Lot on a first-come, first-served basis.  These spaces are accessible to those with a valid state-issued handicap hangtag.  All shuttles that run to and from the Coliseum are handicap accessible.

Beginning at 9:00am:

  • Lexington Authority Transit Center Parking Garage- No validation or token needed

Please note parking is prohibited in any R (Residential) lots.  Vehicles parking in Residential lots without a proper permit, along yellow curbs, or other non-specified and unapproved areas may be subject to ticket and/or tow.

Shuttle Information:

  • All shuttles are available beginning at 9:30am and ending 45 minutes after the conclusion of the second game
  • Location #1- Parking Structure #5 located off Limestone and Upper Street
    • Pre-game pickup and post-game drop off is located on Administration Drive, at the end of the pedestrian sky bridge accessed from the 3rd floor of the parking garage.
  • Location #2- Transit Center Parking Garage located near the intersection of High Street and Lexington Avenue
    • Pre-game pickup and post-game drop off is near the corner of High Street and Martin Luther King.
  • For all shuttles pre-game drop off and post-game pick up is located in front of Memorial Coliseum, on Euclid Avenue, in the Wildcat Plaza Loop.

E-Lots surrounding the Coliseum typically reach capacity 1 hour prior to tip-off.  UK Athletics suggests that cars proceed directly to Parking Structure #5 or the Lexington Authority Transit Center Parking Garage at that point.

Parking - Monday, March 24th

FREE Spectator Parking is located in the following areas Beginning at 3:30pm:

  • All Employee “E-Lots” adjacent to Memorial Coliseum (North Joe Craft Center, Student Center & LR Cooke)
  • Parking Structure #5 (Adjacent to Kennedy’s Bookstore)- No validation or token needed
  • A limited number of disabled spectator parking spaces will be available in the North Joe Craft Center Lot on a first-come, first-served basis.  These spaces are accessible to those with a valid state-issued handicap hangtag.  All shuttles that run to and from the Coliseum are handicap accessible.

Beginning at 5:00pm:

  • Lexington Authority Transit Center Parking Garage- No validation or token needed

Please note parking is prohibited in any R (Residential) lots.  Vehicles parking in Residential lots without a proper permit, along yellow curbs, or other non-specified and unapproved areas may be subject to ticket and/or tow.

Shuttle Information:

  • All shuttles are available beginning at 5:00pm and ending 45 minutes after the conclusion of the game
  • Location #1- Parking Structure #5 located off Limestone and Upper Street
    • Pre-game pickup and post-game drop off is located on Administration Drive, at the end of the pedestrian sky bridge accessed from the 3rd floor of the parking garage.
  • Location #2- Transit Center Parking Garage located near the intersection of High Street and Lexington Avenue
    • Pre-game pickup and post-game drop off is near the corner of High Street and Martin Luther King.
  • For all shuttles pre-game drop off and post-game pick up is located in front of Memorial Coliseum, on Euclid Avenue, in the Wildcat Plaza Loop.

E-Lots surrounding the Coliseum typically reach capacity 1 hour prior to tip-off.  UK Athletics suggests that cars proceed directly to Parking Structure #5 or the Lexington Authority Transit Center Parking Garage at that point.

Directions

From I-75 Northbound:
Take Exit 104, turn left. Proceed into downtown Lexington on U.S. 25/421 which becomes Main Street. Once it becomes one-way, turn left on Rose Street. Take Rose Street four blocks to Euclid Avenue. Turn right and Memorial Coliseum is on right.

From I-75 Southbound/I-64 Eastbound:
Take Exit 113, turn right. Proceed downtown on North Broadway/U.S. 27/68. Travel past Main Street three blocks and turn left on Maxwell Street. Proceed through four lights and one block past Samaritan Hospital, turn right on Lexington Avenue. Memorial Coliseum is on the left.

From I-64 Westbound:
Once it merges with I-75 North, take Exit 113 and turn right. Proceed downtown on North Broadway/U.S. 27/68. Travel past Main Street three blocks and turn left on Maxwell Street. Proceed through four lights and one block past Samaritan Hospital, turn right on Lexington Avenue. Memorial Coliseum is on the left.

From Bluegrass Parkway:
Follow the BG Parkway until it merges with U.S. 60 and proceed east into downtown Lexington. Once it becomes one way, it changes into Maxwell Street. Proceed past South Broadway through four more lights. One block past Samaritan Hospital, turn right on Lexington Avenue. Memorial Coliseum is on the left.