Avoid congestion - Please plan on arriving early for the Winter Classic!
Stadium gates will open THREE HOURS prior to game time.
PLEASE NOTE – THERE IS A NO BAG POLICY AT THE STADIUM. ALL BAGS AND PURSES MUST BE CHECKED PRIOR TO ENTER THE STADIUM. Please plan on leaving bags and purses at home or locked in the trunk of your vehicle.
Main Routes (see also suggested alternative routes below) are as follows:
• If coming to Ann Arbor FROM THE EAST or WEST, take I-94 to:
o Exit 177 State Street and continue north toward the Stadium Area
o Exit 175 Ann Arbor Saline Road and continue north, continue straight onto S. Main Street
and head north toward the stadium area.
• If coming to Ann Arbor FROM THE NORTH, take US-23 Exit 37B – Washtenaw Avenue, and
head west. At the split continue straight onto Stadium Blvd and head west toward the
During game days at Michigan Stadium, traffic analysis has indicated that Main Street, Ann Arbor-Saline Road, and State Street are consistently the most congested thoroughfares.
Suggested alternative routes are as follows:
• If coming to Ann Arbor FROM THE NORTH, try M-14 Exit 2 - Maple Road. Follow Maple Rd.
south as it merges with Stadium Blvd. and leads to the Stadium area
• If coming to Ann Arbor FROM THE WEST, utilize I-94 Exit 172 - Jackson Road. Take Jackson
Rd. to Stadium Blvd., turn right (south) and continue toward the Stadium area.
• If coming to Ann Arbor FROM THE EAST OR NORTHEAST, consider using US-23 Exit 41 -
Plymouth Road. Take Plymouth Rd. west to Huron Parkway to Geddes (south of the river)
then west to approach the Stadium area. Or, to park in areas east of State Street or along
South Industrial Highway, follow US-23 to Exit 37B - Washtenaw Avenue, and head west.
At the split continue straight onto Stadium Blvd and head west toward the Stadium area.
There are a number of parking options around Michigan Stadium all within a 20 minute walk.
Many of the lots adjacent to the stadium are reserved for permit holders only, but there are also numerous options for guests looking for day of game/cash sale parking.
Pioneer High School and Ann Arbor Golf (across from the Stadium at the south/west corner) will have the most amount of cast parking within close proximity to the stadium. Many local private businesses and residences allow fans to park on their property for a fee. Some locations will offer advance purchase sales.
The garages and meters in downtown Ann Arbor will be free of charge on the January 1st holiday.
Please see the grid below for many garages and lots within walking distance to the stadium, address and links to other sites controlling parking spaces.
PLEASE NOTE - THERE IS A NO BAG POLICY AT THE STADIUM. ALL BAGS AND PURSES MUST BE CHECKED PRIOR TO ENTER THE STADIUM. Please plan on leaving bags and purses at home or locked in the trunk of your vehicle.
|NOTE: * = Shuttle Bus availability. See shuttle bus information|
|University of Michigan Parking Facilities||Proximity to Stadium||Est. # of Spaces||Handicap||Est. Cost||Availability||Approx. Address/Entry Points|
|U of M - Champions Lot North||Adjacent||100||Y||TBD||Permit Only - Sold Out||1020 South Main Street|
|U of M - Buffalo Lot||Adjacent||65||TBD||Permit Only - Sold Out||156 East Hoover Avenue|
|U of M - Orange Lot||Adjacent||124||TBD||Permit Only - Sold Out||180 East Hoover Avenue|
|U of M - Blue Lot||Adjacent||200||Y||TBD||Permit Only - Sold Out||Kipke Drive, 450 East Stadium Blvd|
|U of M - Green Lot||Adjacent||137||Y||TBD||Permit Only - Sold Out||460 East Stadium Blvd|
|U of M - Glick Lot||Adjacent||46||TBD||Permit Only - Sold Out||1375 South State Street|
|U of M - Grey Lot||.2 Mile - 4 minute walk||710||Y||TBD||Permit Only - Sold Out||1260 South State Street, 1160 South State Street, 370 East Hoover Ave|
|U of M - Brown Lot||. 9 Mile - 20 minute walk*||300||TBD||Permit Only - Sold Out||2380 South State Street|
|U of M Parking - Maize Lot||1.2 Mile - 24 minute walk||TBD||2700 South State Street|
|U of M Parking - Driving Range||.7 Mile - 15 minute walk||TBD||2180 South Main Street|
|U of M Parking - Golf Course||.2 Mile - 4 minute walk||2,000||NOT OPEN||460 East Stadium Drive, 1725 South Main Street, 1680 South State Street|
|U of M Parking - Thompson Street Garage & Lot||.8 Mile - 16 minute walk||714||538 Thompson Street|
|U of M Parking - Hill Street Parking||950 Hill Street|
|U of M Parking - Division Street Lot||350 Hill Street|
|U of M Parking - Coliseum??||SC9|
|Thayer Street Garage||1.2 Miles - 24 minute walk||420||300 Thayer Street|
|Church Street Garage||1.3 Miles - 25 minute walk||528||538 Church Street|
|Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority||Proximity to Stadium||Est. # of Spaces||Handicap||Est. Cost||Availability||Address/Entry Points|
|4th & William Garage||.8 Miles - 17 minute walk||805||15||No Charge on Holiday||1st come basis||115 East William St.|
|South Ashley||.9 Miles - 19 minute walk||127||6||No Charge on Holiday||1st come basis||339 South Ashley|
|Fourth & Washington Garage||1 Mile - 20 minute walk||259||7||No Charge on Holiday||1st come basis||123 East Washington Street|
|Maynard Parking||1 Mile - 21 minute walk||732||14||No Charge on Holiday||1st come basis||324 Maynard Street|
|First & Huron Parking Lot||1.1 Miles - 22 minute walk||160||6||No Charge on Holiday||1st come basis||112 South Ashley|
|Liberty Square Parking (Tally Hall)||1.2 Miles - 23 minute walk||544||12||No Charge on Holiday||1st come basis||510 East Washington Street|
|Forest Avenue Parking Garage||1.2 Miles - 24 minute walk||811||20||No Charge on Holiday||1st come basis||650 South Forest Ave|
|Ann & Ashley Garage||1.2 Miles - 24 minute walk||770||17||No Charge on Holiday||1st come basis||220 North Ashley Street|
|Library Lane||1 Mile - 21 minute walk||725||No Charge on Holiday||1st come basis||315 South 5th Avenue|
|Metered Lot Parking Spaces||1 Mile - 22 mintues||375||17||No Charge on Holiday||1st come basis||Various - visit web page|
|Downtown Street Parking||1 Mile - 22 mintues||1,300+||No Charge on Holiday||1st come basis||Various - see map|
|Private/Independant Parking Facilities||Proximity to Stadium||Est. # of Spaces||Handicap||Est. Cost||Availability||Address/Entry Points|
|Ann Arbor Golf & Outing||.1 Mile - 2 minute walk||500||TBD||Privately Controlled||Visit Website||1550 South Main Street, 400 East Stadium Blvd|
|Michigan Event Parking at Pionneer High School||.2 Mile - 4 minute walk||5,000||TBD||Privately Controlled||Visit Website||601 West Stadium Drive, 1645 Sout Main Street|
|Park N Party - Prepaid Parking Vendor||Various||305||TBD||Privately Controlled||TBD||Various - visit web page|
|Private Controlled Lots downtown||1.3 Miles - 25 minute walk||2,300||TBD||Privately Controlled||TBD||Various|
|Private Residential Lawn Parking||Various||2,500||TBD||Privately Controlled||TBD||Various locations within 1 mile radius of stadium|
For a view of Meter and E-Park Locations Near Downtown Ann Arbor, click thumbnail below.