Visitor Guide

Dec. 28 at 2:30 p.m.

Visitor Guide

Gameday Parking

  • Stadium parking is available for purchase here. Only those with pre-purchased parking passes will be able to access the stadium lots on gameday. If you do not have a stadium parking pass, see below for our various overflow parking options. Have a plan in place before you arrive in Annapolis– please do not try to access the stadium lots without a parking pass. Gameday cash parking is not guaranteed to be available in the stadium lots.
  • Many overflow parking options are walking distance to the stadium (see list/map below). The only lot that offers a free shuttle is the Harry S Truman Park & Ride. The Annapolis Circulator trolley ($1) will also be available for transportation in Downtown Annapolis. Please read below for additional details.
  • Overflow parking options include:
    • The Germantown Elementary School PTA and Phoenix Academy Staff provides convenient offsite parking options located just a few blocks from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Parking is $20 for a single-space vehicle and $60 for an oversized vehicle. Payment is accepted in cash only. Parking lots will open at 7 a.m. for the Military Bowl. For more information, please email [email protected]. Three lots are available:
      • Germantown Elementary School, 200 Windell Ave.
      • Phoenix Academy School, entrance at 322 Locust Ave.
      • Old Phoenix, 291 Locust Ave (oversize vehicle lot)
    • Harry S Truman Park and Ride, Harry S Truman Parkway & Riva Road, will open at 7 a.m. The Annapolis Bus Company will offer a free shuttle to and from the stadium until 8 p.m.
    • Park Place, 5 Park Place, open 24/7
    • Westin Annapolis, 100 Westgate Circle
    • Noah Hillman Parking Garage, 150 Gorman St, open 24/7
    • Gotts Court Parking Garage, 25 Northwest St, open 24/7
    • Knighton Parking Garage, 1A Colonial Ave, open 24/7
  • PLEASE NOTE: Parking lots open to the public at 8 a.m. on gameday. Fans are strongly encouraged to arrive early in order to avoid traffic. Road closures for the parade begin at 10:30 a.m., affecting Rowe Blvd and Taylor Ave alongside the stadium. Parking gates on Farragut Rd and Cedar Park Rd (1, 2, 3, 3A, 4) will be accessible at all times. The parade is expected to conclude around noon. For additional information on the parade route and closures, please visit our Parade page.

Gameday Transportation: The Circulator

  • The Circulator is available for $1 to get around the central business district on gameday. The Circulator will only run from Park Place Garage along West Street to downtown Annapolis, at Church Circle, picking up people along the way.
  • After the game, two trolleys will shuttle people from the stadium to downtown Annapolis and back. The shuttle service will be from 5:30 – 8 p.m. with the shuttle picking up passengers at the DNR building, at corner of Taylor Avenue and Herbert Sachs, and taking passengers to top of Main Street at Church Circle. There will be a charge of $1 each way for the shuttles.


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  • Traveling to the National Capital Region from out of town? We’ve got you covered with a variety of great hotels at fantastic rates. Check out our hotels page for a list of our Official and Preferred partners, including rate and booking information.


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Travel Packages

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Getting to the National Capital Region

  • Three international airports serve the National Capital Region:
    – Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
    – Reagan National Airport (DCA)
    – Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  • Annapolis and Washington D.C. are convenient to the east coast’s major north-south highway, I-95.

Naval Academy Tours

Annapolis, Md.

  • Downtown Annapolis serves as the host of official fan hotels for both teams, as well as a variety of Bowl Week fan events.

Washington, D.C. 

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