Visitor Guide

Dec. 28 at 2:30 p.m.

Visitor Guide

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Gameday Parking

  • Stadium parking is will be available for purchase when tickets are on sale. 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 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 no later than 8:30 a.m. for the Military Bowl parking will conclude when kickoff. 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 five (5) hours before the game and end two (2) hours after the game. The shuttle runs approximately every 20 minutes, and drops off and picks up at the Navy Ticket Office.
    • 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 7 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.

GET A LYFT TO THE GAME

  • The Military Bowl is proud to have Lyft as this years Official Rideshare Partner of the Military Bowl. Lyft will be offering new riders at this year’s game a $10 credit by using promo code MILITARYBOWL.

Stadium


Guests will be able to carry the following style and size bag, package or container into the venue:

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12.”
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
  • Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap can be taken into the venue with one of the clear plastic bags.
  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection.

Prohibited Items

Drones of any kind, firearms, bottles (glass or plastic), cans, thermoses, coolers, alcoholic beverages, outside food or drink, large bags, folding chairs, umbrellas, professional cameras and tripods, noise makers, hanging banners/signs/sticks, chains, illegal substances, laser pointers, clothing containing vulgar language, large strollers, fireworks, aerosol cans, pets, pepper spray, and any item deemed by management to be dangerous or inappropriate.

Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to
: purses larger than a clutch bag, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, non-approved seat cushions or seatbacks, computer bags, diaper bags, binocular cases, and camera bags.

Fan Events

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  • Download the Official Military Bowl App to keep up to date with the latest news, game information, and more
  • Follow us on Twitter @MilitaryBowl for gameday updates. We’ll keep you posted on everything from traffic to stadium events and everything in-between. Tweet @ us for any gameday questions that pop up during your travels!

Hotels

  • 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.

Gear

  • Click here to purchase your official Military Bowl gear!

Questions?

Travel Packages

  • Plan your entire trip in one click with PrimeSport, our Official Travel Package Partner. Click here for more information on Military Bowl travel packages.

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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