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Game Day

You have your tickets to a University of Kentucky football or basketball what?

Here's a quick reference page with everything you need to make the most out of your trip to Lexington, Kentucky.

Important: There's a new "clear bag policy" in play this year.  Read about it on UK's site by clicking here.
Even better, watch the humorous video below:

Check out our Digital Visitor Planning Guide. It will help you learn more about the region's northern-most "Southern" city!

Have your hotel room? Take care of this important detail early. This is particularly important if the game you are attending takes place during the Spring or Fall Keeneland Race Meets. You can book a room right here on

Getting Here and Getting Around. Sure you know how to use Google maps, but here is some information about getting around Lexington, direct flight maps and some of our more popular maps for your spare time.

Check out the Calendar of Events to find out what else is going on while you're in town.

Need to know where to park? Info on shuttles? RV Information? Traffic updates? Maps of the sports venues? The words to My Old Kentucky Home?  The University of Kentucky's "Game Day APP" is the source. Find it on Google Play and iTunes.

LexTran, Lexington's public transportation system, operates shuttles between downtown and the stadium on home football game days. There are three pickup points: the old Chatham's Restaurant (WoodlandHigh/Maxwell/, the Lexington Transit Center, and Rupp Arena.  Call (859) 253-INFO or see for more information. It's only $1 each way, payable on the bus!

Want advice from a real live Lexingtonian? Just call (800) 845-3959 during regular business hours and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. When in town, stop by our Lexington Visitors Center in the heart of downtown Lexington: 215 West Main Street.

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