The first thing you need to know is how to get to Finley Stadium. You can go high-tech and enter in the following address into Google maps, MapQuest or your handy GPS unit:
1826 Carter Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
This will take you straight to the main North Parking Lot on the north side of the stadium or to the First Tennessee Pavilion Lot. For a full layout of the Finley Stadium complex, click here.
If you are looking for the old-fashioned, written out directions, click here. These directions will also take you straight to the North Parking Lot on the north side of the stadium or to the First Tennessee Pavilion Lot.
The parking lots at Finley Stadium open at 8 a.m. (ET) on game days.
The First Tennessee Pavilion is the headquarters for all tailgating at UTC football games. However, fans are encouraged to tailgate in any lot around the stadium. If you are interested in purchasing a space inside the First Tennessee Pavilion, click here. Otherwise, enjoying tailgating where ever you park around Finley Stadium.
Remember, just because you don't have a space in the First Tennessee Pavilion, doesn't mean you can't come join the fun. There are bounce houses, face-painting, games for the kids, big screen TVs and lots of great activities for fans of all ages in the First Tennessee Pavilion.
Be sure to be there for the 'Moc Walk' that takes place two-and-a-half hours prior to kickoff. Head Coach Russ Huesman leads the team through the First Tennessee Pavilion and down to the field. Be there to get the team fired up for the game.
Click here for a complete list of tailgating guidelines.
NORTH PARKING LOT
This lot is obviously located on the north side of Finley Stadium and is on the visitor's sidelines. It is the main parking area for the facility and cost to park here is $10 per game.
FIRST TENNESSEE PAVILION LOT
This lot is next to the First Tennessee Pavilion and is now exclusive to Mocs Club members at the All-American Level and higher. Fans wanting a pass in the First Tennessee Pavilion Lot should contact the Assistant Director of the Mocs Club Joe Levine at (423) 425-4233 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
CHESTNUT STREET AND CARTER STREETS ARE CLOSED ON GAME DAYS
Fans need to be aware that Chestnut Street and Carter Street are closed on Gamedays. This means that access to the Media Lot, the State Lot and the VIP lot should all be made from 20th Street.
The State Lot is located on the south side of the stadium on the southwest corner of 20th and Carter Streets. It is open to the public and has a $10 fee.
The VIP lot is reserved parking for qualified Mocs Club members. It is located on the south side of the stadium and is accessed through 20th and Chestnut Streets. A pass is needed to gain access to the lot and all parking spaces are assigned. If you are interested in gaining access to the VIP Lot, contact the Assistant Athletics Director for Development Caleb Whitted at (423) 425-4773 (email@example.com).
The Media Lot is reserved for selected staff and visitors. Access to this lot is made from the intersection of 20th and Carter Streets. Only those with a specific pass will be given access to this lot.
There are over 40 handicap parking spaces in the North Parking Lot. There are also a few handicap spaces in the VIP Lot and all of 19th Street will service as parking for those with a valid handicap tag. This is the street between the VIP Lot and the stadium on the south side. Fans wanting access to handicap parking on 19th Street should take 20th Street to Chestnut Street and see the parking attendant.
RV parking is available in the North Parking Lot. RVs will be directed to the middle of the lots where there is a grassy area for the RV users to enjoy. Cost for RV parking is $25 per vehicle.
USE COMMON SENSE WHEN PARKING AROUND THE STADIUM
Do not park on any sidewalk in the Finley Stadium area. Also, do not block traffic, fire hydrants or an entrance to any business in the area. Violators are subject to ticketing, fines and towing.