Baylor Game Day


Starting 3 hours before kickoff

ADDITIONAL ADA PARKING AT BRIC – 100 Research Pkwy, Waco, TX 76704 – $20, drops off at McLane Stadium main doors

2017 Schedule

  • 09/02/17           Baylor vs.Liberty Liberty
  • 09/09/17           Baylor vs.UTSA UTSA
  • 09/23/17           Baylor  vs.Oklahoma Oklahoma
  • 10/21/17            Baylor  vs.West Virginia (Homecoming) West Virginia (Homecoming)
  • 10/28/17           Baylor  vs.Texas Texas
  • 11/18/17            Baylor  vs.Iowa State Iowa State


Special Game Day Deals & Opportunities

bayloringameapp  Baylor In-Game App – Make your smart phone part of your game day experience. The Baylor In-Game app offers live video and replays, parking assistance, social media, real-time stats, breaking Baylor Football news, videos including coach and player interviews, and a photo gallery.

BGDLogo_072014_300x1001  KWTX Baylor Game Day Guide – In addition to ticket, parking, and game day weather information, KWTX  will debut “Baylor Game Day.”  This live pre-game show will be broadcast prior to each home football game from Touchdown Alley. The show will feature exclusive interviews, analysis, and special features from Baylor and the KWTX team.  Would you like to be part of the live TV fun? The show starts at Touchdown Alley at 5:00 p.m. Come decked out in body paint, bring signs, and show your spirit! Plan to be there early.

dpmuseumfootball Dr Pepper Museum Discount – Wear your team spirit gear to the Dr Pepper Museum on Baylor home game days and get $1 off admission.

Tickets & Stadium Information

baylor-stadium-logo copy Ticket Information – Contains general information about ticketing as well as links to purchase

Baylor University Football Gameday Live –  Sportstream,  All-Access, Online Store

Fan Amenities – Concessions, first aid, merchandise and more.

McLane Stadium Website – The look, Facts, History, Impact, Stadium News, FAQ

Stadium Access – Gate information, elevator, escalator, and wheelchair seating information.

Stadium Maps

Stadium Policies – Stadium policy information regarding smoking, field access, photography equipment, bags & backpacks, prohibited items, stadium re-entry and more.

Stadium Tours –  Take a 90-minute guided tour of McLane Stadium, home of the 2014 Big 12 Champion Baylor Bears and also Central Texas’ new state-of-the-art entertainment and sports venue. The tour includes: Baylor locker room, Presidential Level, press box, recruit lounge, the Baylor Club and field access. For stadium tour tickets, dates and times click here

Waco Tribune-Herald’s McLane Stadium Page – The history of McLane Stadium with photos and commentary.

Parking / Tailgating / Sailgating

Baylor & McLane Stadium Parking – General information about pre-paid parking at the stadium and on campus. This site also includes campus road closures. For detailed directions and an interactive map to pre-paid parking locations, click here.

Baylor Campus & McLane Stadium Tailgating Policies – University policies regarding music, barricades, conduct, generators, grills, security, motorized vehicles and other details.

Baylorclublogo  Baylor Club – Members and their guests do not have access to the Baylor Club’s facilities unless they are a suite ticket holder or club seat ticket holder. Baylor Club members and their guests are invited to the tailgating experience across the river at Knox Hall and the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame. Visit the site for pricing and parking information.

BU Tailgate Concert Series


Baylor Tailgate Concert Series –  The “Tailgate Concert Series”  will take place before all home football games during the 2016 season. Each concert will take place following the “Bear Walk,” which happens two and half hours prior to kickoff. The stage for each performance will be right outside Gate D of McLane Stadium on the grassy area next to the south plaza. Concerts will last for approximately one hour to leave fans ample time prior to kickoff to enter the stadium. Admission to the concert series is completely free and does not require a game tickets.

The current scheduled concert lineup for the 2016 season, which is subject to change includes…

  • Warrior’s Call (FT. Hood Rock Band) on Oct. 15 vs. Kansas
  • Clare Dunn on Nov. 5 vs. TCU
  • Sister Hazel on Nov. 19 vs. Kansas State

Baylor Game Day for Students – Information to prepare Baylor students for the first football season at McLane Stadium. Students can review ticket and tailgate policies, learn how traditions like the Baylor Line will transition to McLane Stadium, and get primed for game day.

brazos parkingBrazos Parking – Private paid parking venue across Martin Luther King Blvd. from McLane Stadium. Amenities include tailgating spots with power and cable, RV parking with power and cable, single parking spots, on-site security on game days, lighting, food truck court, & George’s Party Zone. Click here for a site map of Brazos Parking.

GameDay Downtown – Enjoy free parking,then stroll through downtown, visit shops and restaurants, and catch the Gold-Rush Tailgater shuttle pick-up.

E-Z Shuttle Parking – 1401 Earl St., 1 Block north of McLane Stadium. (254) 498-7347

bruisergoldrushshuttle  Gold-Rush Tailgater Shuttle – Free shuttle service offered by Waco Transit. Pick up will be at the corner of Austin Avenue & 5th Street and drop off at the corner of MLK & I-35. Shuttle to the game will start two hours prior to kick-off and return shuttle will run for one hour post-game. Click here for a map of the shuttle route.

Historic Waco Foundation –  Reserved parking for the six Baylor home games cost $120.  Any unsold reserved parking spaces will be sold on game days. For reservations or more information, call (254) 753-5166. Earle-Napier-Kinnard House will offer game-day parking behind the historic house and HWF offices at 810-814 South 4th Street. (4th Street & I-35 S). Within walking distance of the stadium and pedestrian bridges.

lonestartailgate  Lone Star Tailgate on Texas Sports Hall of Fame parking lot – Free admission to the celebration for those heading to the game, or VIP shuttle service from a designated downtown parking area for an additional fee. Located near the new pedestrian bridge crossing the Brazos from University Parks Drive to McLane Stadium. Activities include live music, food and beverage vendors, and a large screen TV in covered seating area.

McLennan County Courthouse – Reserved paid parking. Contact the Business Resource Center at (254) 754-8898 for details.

POW! Tailgating – POW! Tailgating will deliver, set-up, clean-up, and break-down everything you need for an all-in-one Bear Tailgate experience.

Sailgating  – Information about getting to McLane Stadium by boat.

Street Closures & I-35 Exit Information

On or near the Baylor campus – Street closures will start 4 hours prior to kickoff.

  • University Parks Drive will start 4 hours prior to kickoff and reopen when Law Enforcement believes it is safe.
  • University Parks (Law School/Dutton Garage to Bagby Ave)
  • 3rd Street (Dutton Ave to Bagby Ave)
  • 4th Street (Dutton Ave to Speight Ave)
  • 7th St (MP Daniel to James Ave)
  • Speight Ave (4th St to 8th St)
  • Baylor Ave (7th St to 8th St)

I-35 Exit Closures

  • The northbound exit on I-35 for 4th-5th St. exit will be closed.
  • The southbound exit on I-35 for Martin Luther King Blvd. will be closed

Downtown Waco Street Closures

  •  Austin Avenue between 5th & 8th streets will be open to pedestrian traffic only. Look for fun things to do here!

Tourist Information Center and Texas Ranger Museum Parking

  • The parking lot for the Tourist Information Center and Texas Ranger Museum has been reserved for all home game days.  Both the museum and information center will be open regular business hours and visitors may park off site and use the river walk or sidewalks to access them.


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If you are having difficulty finding available rooms, please call Visitor Information at (254) 750-8696 or (800) 321-9226 for updated room availability information.


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Social Media

List of Baylor Athletics Social Media Accounts

Baylor Athletics on Facebook

City Center Waco on Facebook

Downtown Waco on Facebook

Game Day Downtown on Facebook

Other Information

Baylor Bear Foundation

Baylor Club

Baylor Fan Guide

Big 12 Sports

Downtown Waco