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Michigan Stadium Guide for Guests with a Disability

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Driving directions to Michigan Stadium:

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
         Stadium area.

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.

Parking options:

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.

Downtown Area Map  

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