The tailgating atmosphere at Bill Snyder Family Stadium is the best in the nation and the Ahearn Fund is proud to offer two parking options to members on game day:

Important Dates

MARCH 1
25% of annual contribution to Ahearn Fund Due

APRIL 24
Renewal Deadline / Priority Deadline

JUNE 15
Balance of annual contribution to Ahearn Fund Due

Ahearn Reserved Parking

Ahearn Fund members with football season tickets at the Victory Club level ($1,000) or higher are eligible to receive a Reserved parking pass.  Due to limited parking around Bill Snyder Family Stadium, parking passes are limited to the number of season tickets on your account (continuous scale):

  • 1 to 4 season tickets – 1 parking pass
  • 5 to 8 season tickets – 2 parking passes
  • 9 to 12 season tickets – 3 parking passes

Reserved spaces are allocated in priority point order and based on availability.  To be put on our waitlist, please contact the Ahearn Fund prior to the ticket renewal deadline. 

VIP Parking

Ahearn Fund members with football season tickets at the Royal Purple Club level ($500) or higher are eligible to receive a VIP parking pass.  All VIP spaces are located on the East Side of Bill Snyder Family Stadium and operate on a first-come first-serve basis.  Due to limited parking around Bill Snyder Family Stadium, parking passes are limited to the number of season tickets on your account (continuous scale):

  • 1 to 4 season tickets – 1 parking pass
  • 5 to 8 season tickets – 2 parking passes
  • 9 to 12 season tickets – 3 parking passes

VIP spaces are allocated in priority point order and based on availability.  To submit your request please contact the Ahearn Fund prior to the ticket renewal deadline.

*Please note any account with multiple parking passes does require an additional donation based on the respective lot (Reserved/VIP)

Football Parking Map

Public Gameday Parking

Football parking lots open five hours prior to kickoff. Parking in both the east and west stadium lots is reserved for members of the Ahearn Fund and requires a permit for entry, which must be displayed at all times.

Non-reserved public parking operated by the Athletics Department is available in the grassy area (Lot 9) east of the stadium, in the north paved lot of the Chester Peters Recreation Center or in satellite lots surrounding the stadium and other paved lots on campus. Vehicles parking in standard stalls including any attached accessories must not exceed a maximum stall length of 21-feet and maximum width of 8-feet, 6-inches. Vehicles with pull-behind trailers and pull-behind smokers are prohibited. The non-reserved public parking fee is $20 for cars.

Parking for RV’s, buses and vehicles with camper trailers is limited to designated reserved parking stalls in the east and west stadium lots. Due to space limitations RV’s must not exceed a maximum stall width of 11-feet, 6-inches and a maximum stall length of 55-feet. Limited charter bus parking is available in the east stadium lot only on a first-come first-served reservation basis. The reserved parking fee for charter buses in the east stadium lot is $30 for buses.

Paid parking for fans with disabilities is available on a first-come, first-served basis in both the east and west stadium lots. To gain entry, guests must pay the standard parking fee, display a state-issued accessible license plate or hangtag and present a disability card along with a form of government issued personal identification.

University Operated Satellite Parking Lots

A number of satellite parking lots surrounding the stadium and paved lots on campus accommodate general public and season reserved gameday parking for cars, RV’s and charter buses. Below is a listing of locations, type of parking and contact information for these main  satellite lots:

  • Agronomy Lot – on Kimball Avenue north of the stadium west lot.
    Parking – Grass parking, cars only. Limited season reserved for cars and RV’s (waiting list)
    Contact – Agronomy Club Adviser, Kim Kerschen - (785) 532-7258
  • Grain Science Center Lot – on Kimball Ave. north of the stadium east lot
    Parking – Paved parking, for cars only. Limited season reserved for cars and RV’s (waiting list)
    Contact – Grain Sciences, Danita McDiffet - (785) 532-4080
  • Foundation and Equestrian Center Lots - north of the Kimball & Denison Ave. intersection.
    Parking – Grass parking for cars, RV’s and charter buses. Reservations taken for overnight RV’s.
    Contact – Parking Manager for Animal Science, Steve Frazier – (785) 556-8620
  • Vet Med Complex Lots – east of the Chester Peters Recreation Center on Denison Ave.
    Parking – Paved non-reserved single game parking. Cars only.
    Contact – School of Veterinary Medicine, Deans Office – (785) 532-5660
  • Chester Peters Recreation Center (South Lot) – south of Kimball Ave on Denison Ave.
    Parking – Paved parking, non-reserved and season reserved parking. Cars only.
    Contact – Associate Director of Recreation Services, John Wondra – (785) 532-6980.
  • Campus Lots – K-State Main Campus
    Parking – Paved lots on main campus. One to two miles from stadium. Cars only.
    Contact – K-State Parking Services, (785)532-7275. 

Gameday Shuttle

The free Aggieville Gameday Shuttle is provided by the Aggieville Merchants Association. The shuttle stops for pick-ups at various locations in the Aggieville Entertainment District and drops off at the Tunstall Circle in the Jardine housing area, south of the Chester Peters Recreational Center.  Postgame, patrons can board the shuttle at Tunstall Circle and will be returned to their original pick-up locations in Aggieville.

The Aggieville Shuttle begins running 2 hours before kickoff, until kickoff. The shuttle resumes return runs beginning with 5 minutes remaining in the third quarter.

Tailgating

Tailgating is a traditional part of K-State game-day activities. Guests are asked to comply with the following guidelines:

  • Saving parking stalls in the east and west lots is prohibited. To park and tailgate together, guests must either arrive together or have adjoining reserved stalls.
  • No objects (tables, chairs, grills, canopies, etc.) may be placed or encroach in the Emergency Access Lane.
  • Open wood fires and campfires are prohibited.
  • Coals should be extinguished and disposed of in the red "Hot Coals" barrels.
  • Long-toss games of football or Frisbee are prohibited.
  • Canopies should be taken down in windy conditions. Owners of canopies are responsible for damage caused by wind-blown structures.
  • Overhead objects (flags, kites, balloons) must be properly secured.
  • Use of bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates, scooters, motorized scooters and unauthorized golf carts is prohibited.
  • Lawful consumption of alcohol and cereal malt beverages in designated parking lots adjacent to the stadium is permitted. Sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited. Underage drinking is unlawful and violators will be cited.
  • Use of portable generators is limited to quiet units or those in soundproof boxes.
  • Overnight parking is restricted to reserved RV parking with purchased overnight pass.