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Partake in the festivities on game day when the Vanderbilt Commodores battle UMass Minutemen Football in 2014. There's plenty to see and do before and during the game at the 40,000-plus-seat Vanderbilt Stadium, so read through the information below for additional details to make your day a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Vanderbilt Stadium Seating Information
Vanderbilt Stadium seating is labeled from Sections A to V surrounding the stadium, starting in the northwest corner of the venue near the Vanderbilt sideline. Additional seating is available in the north end zone hill, which is general admission, and in The Bridge.
Vanderbilt Stadium General Information
The following items are prohibited due to safety concerns: backpacks, banners, flags, food, drinks, bottles, coolers, noisemakers, umbrellas, and video recorders. Spirit banners may be allowed inside the stadium, but they must be approved by game management at least four hours before the game. Alcohol is prohibited throughout Vanderbilt Stadium, as is smoking anywhere inside the venue, including the concourses. Seatbacks that are larger than a single seat are not allowed. All bags and fans entering the stadium are subject to search.
"Vandyville" will open three hours before kickoff for the Commodores vs. , and is located adjacent to the stadium, offering plenty of family-friendly events to partake in. In addition, one 75 minutes before kickoff, the Vanderbilt football team will take its Commodore Star Walk from the McGugin Center into the stadium alongside the Vanderbilt cheerleaders, Spirit of Gold Band, and fans.
Vanderbilt Stadium Parking Information
For priority parking in Lots 1, 1A, 2, 3 and 4, guests must make a donation to the National Commodore Club. However, fans can park for free at the garages located off of 21st Avenue, but will have to walk 15-20 minutes to the stadium. More parking can be found for a fee at the 25th Avenue Garage, which is located at the corner of 25th Avenue and Jess Neely Drive. For those driving a RV, parking is available at the Nashville Fairgrounds for a fee, and no reservations are required.
Vanderbilt Stadium Tailgating Information
Tailgating is permitted at Vanderbilt Stadium, but the school asks that guests abide by several policies to ensure the safety and enjoyment of everyone at the game. Kegs or other common containers are not allowed, and charcoal from grills and trash must be disposed of properly. All tailgaters also must stay in their own space and not impede on anyone else's tailgate or space.
Vanderbilt Stadium Gate Times
The gates at Vanderbilt Stadium open two hours prior to game time, but fans can get there early to partake in tailgating activities.
Vanderbilt Stadium Accessibility
Vanderbilt Stadium is accessible for those in need of accommodations, but please make note of it when purchasing your Vanderbilt -UMass Minutemen Football tickets. Accessible parking is available in Lot 71, which is located on the east side of Hawkins Field. A donation to the National Commodore Club is required, and spots are not guaranteed.