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UK provides free parking for football Fan Day Friday

The Commonwealth Stadium crowd for UK's Blue-White Game in April was larger than some crowds at regular-season games last season under the old regime.
The Commonwealth Stadium crowd for UK's Blue-White Game in April was larger than some crowds at regular-season games last season under the old regime.

Free parking will be available in many lots around Commonwealth Stadium as the University of Kentucky football team hosts its annual Fan Day event Friday, UK officials said in a news release.

The Commonwealth Stadium gates will open at 6 p.m Friday, and record attendance is expected, the news release said. The event will feature an autograph session, followed by an open practice along with a fireworks show, according to the UK athletics website.

UK parking officials said free parking will be available starting at 3 p.m. in the following lots: the K overflow lot; the red, blue and green lots surrounding the stadium; the orange, blue and purple grass lots; the red lot near Gluck Equine Research Center; the E.S. Good Barn lot; the Tobacco Research lot; and the soccer/softball complex lot. Parking garages at Cooper Drive and University Drive and Sports Center and Complex Drives also will be free.

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