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Fan Information for Kentucky Proud Park
 
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky Proud Park is set to host its 2022 season opener on Feb. 22nd against Southeast Missouri.
 
In advance of the start of the season, UK Athletics wishes to make fans aware of the following important game-day information as they plan trips to cheer on the Wildcats this season. Complete game-day information can be found at UKathletics.com/gameday.
 
Parking and Tailgating
 
Parking in all areas surrounding Kentucky Proud Park is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fans are encouraged to arrive as early as possible. The following areas will be open for parking:

  • College Way West lot immediately adjacent to Kentucky Proud Park
  • Purple Lots by The Bell Complex/John Cropp Stadium
  • Kroger Field Blue Lot
  • Kroger Field Green Lot
  • The Greg Page- Blue overflow lot

*COVID Testing will be taking place in the College Way East Purple Lot throughout the duration of the season. This will not be used as additional parking
 
Shuttles – Will not be available for this season.
 
Parking lots will open four hours prior to first pitch and all tailgates must be in the back of vehicles.

Disability Services

A limited amount of disabled parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the main lot behind home plate. Additional spaces will be available in large lot outside of soccer/softball. Vehicles must show a valid state issued hangtag. Disabled seating is available on a reserved basis by visiting the Kentucky Proud Park Ticket Office.
 
Parking and shuttle map (PDF)
 
Entry
 
Gates will open one (1) hour before first pitch. There will be an entry gate in left-field that will be open prior to gates for those that wish to view batting practice. Guests will be asked to leave Kentucky Proud Park and re-enter with their game ticket one hour prior to first pitch. 

Concessions
 
Concessions will be available on the concourse behind home plate on both the first- and third-base side. Nathan’s Taqueria and House of ‘Cue will operate the two concessions locations, offering both traditional favorites and their signature items.
 
Student Information
 
In Kentucky Proud Park, all student seating and game viewing areas will be located inside the stadium. This decision was made in order to bring the students closer to the action – where they have maximum impact on the game – and for the safety and security of all attendees.
 
Entry will be free for students who display a valid student ID. Students will be able to sit and/or stand in all general admission areas. 
 
Reserved Chair-Back Seating
 
Reserved chair-back seating in sections 101-111 is sold on a season basis and single-game basis, based on availability. These seats are reserved until after the third inning, at which point they will be released and available for general seating. Season ticket holders who arrive after the end of the third inning can request assistance in being seated from a nearby usher.
 
Restrooms
 
Restrooms are located on the concourse at Kentucky Proud Park.
 
Game Promotions
 
Coming soon!

Programs and Scorecards
 
Programs and scorecards are available on the main concourse near section 105.

Prohibited Items
 
The following items are strictly prohibited inside Kentucky Proud Park:
 

  • Weapons
  • Outside food and drinks, including alcoholic beverages
  • Portable heaters & combustibles
  • Glass, aluminum containers and ice chests
  • Artificial noisemakers, irritants and laser pointers
  • All illegal substances, tobacco products and electronic cigarettes
  • Large bags
  • Pets & all animals with the exception of service animals
  • Portable heaters
  • Unmanned aircrafts
  • Inflatables
  • Poles, extensions or selfie sticks
  • Backpacks
  • All weapons, including firearms, carried either concealed or openly are prohibited items at UK’s athletic facilities per KRS 237.115.  Anyone in violation of this will not be granted entrance into UK athletics facilities

The following items must be approved by UK Athletics at your gate of entry prior to being carried into Kentucky Proud Park:

Banners
Flags
Poles/Extensions
Signs
One unopened bottle of water

* – Chairs are allowed for 2022.
 
Gameday Policies

  • Masks must be worn at all times while being indoors at Kentucky Proud Park (Lexus Lounge, Suite and Pressbox areas)
  • Clear Bag Policy


Clear Bag Policy
 
Address/Directions
510 Wildcat Court
Lexington, KY 40506
 
From Bluegrass Parkway 
When the Parkway ends you exit right onto route 60 (Versailles Road), go approximately 10 miles and turn right on Mason Headley Road beside Cardinal Hill Hospital. Continue straight through the lights, you will pass a golf course and the Campbell House Inn. At the light continue straight through the intersection onto Waller Ave. alongside St. Joseph’s Hospital. Pass over the railroad tracks and continue straight through the light to the intersection of Nicholasville Rd. and Cooper Drive. Proceed on Cooper Drive onto campus and turn right onto Sports Center Drive. Take Sports Center to the next stop sign (three-way stop) and turn left onto College Way. Kentucky Proud Park will be 1/4 of a mile on the left.

From S I-75/I-64E or W towards Lexington 
Take exit 113 (marked Paris/Lexington), turn right off the exit ramp onto N. Broadway (U.S. 68), and continue through downtown for approximately 6 miles. After Logan’s Steakhouse take a left at the intersection onto Waller Ave. alongside St. Joseph Hospital. Pass over the railroad tracks and continue straight through the light at the intersection of Nicholasville Rd. to Cooper Drive. Proceed on Cooper Drive onto campus and turn right onto Sports Center Drive. Take Sports Center to the next stop sign (three-way stop) and turn left onto College Way. Kentucky Proud Park will be a quarter of a mile on the left.

From N1-75 from Knoxville
Take exit 104 (marked Athens/ Lexington), turn left off of the ramp onto Athens Boonesboro Road. Take a left at the intersection of Richmond Rd. & Man O’ War. Follow Man O’ War to the intersection at Alumni Dr. and take a right. Follow Alumni Drive through the Tates Creek intersection. Proceed into the first roundabout on Alumni and exit right onto College Way. Kentucky Proud Park will be on your right.
 
Contact Information
 
Game Day Information – 859.257.7629
Ticket Office – 859.257.1818
UK Campus Parking – 859.257.5757
UK Police – 859.257.1616
 
Fans can also email game-day questions, concerns and suggestions to BBNfirst@uky.edu.  

Tickets can be purchased at: https://ukathleticstix.com/sports/2018/5/21/baseball-season-ticket-pricing-19.aspx
 
 
 

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