Parking Alert: Homecoming Weekend Events Make Campus Busy Place

Go Gophers! University Ave. will close between Tenth Ave. and and Oak St. between 7 and 9 p.m.
Go Gophers!
University Ave. will close between Tenth Ave. and and Oak St. between 7 and 9 p.m.
Go Gophers!

Oct. 10, 2012

Visitors to the University of Minnesota campus should plan extra time for travel and parking this weekend as the university is going to be a busy place with activities taking place in conjunction with Homecoming.

Friday evening events include Men’s Hockey vs Michigan State at Mariucci Arena at 6 p.m., Men’s and Women’s basketball kicking off their seasons with Gopher All-Star Friday Night at Williams Arena at 7 p.m. and the Homecoming concert featuring B.o.B. and Timeflies at TCF Bank Stadium at 8:30 p.m.

In the midst of all of the events will be the Homecoming Parade on University Avenue. University Avenue will close between Tenth Avenue and Oak Street for the Parade at 6:15 p.m. The Parade is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. University Avenue is expected to reopen at approximately 9 p.m.

On Saturday, activities continue with Homecoming festivities at McNamara Alumni Center at 8 a.m., the Homecoming Football game vs Northwestern at TCF Bank Stadium at 11 a.m., and Men’s Hockey vs Michigan State at Mariucci Arena at 8 p.m.

On Friday night, for fans who do not possess University of Minnesota parking credentials parking will be available at the following locations:

Fourth Street Ramp (East Bank)
Oak Street Ramp (East Bank)
Washington Avenue Ramp (East Bank)

Visit this page for more University of Minnesota parking rates and regulations.

For a complete schedule and details on all Homecoming events, visit homecoming.umn.edu.