2015 parking information will be available in June. Please check back for updated information and a 2015 parking map.

2014 Parking Information

Open TimeLot Information
7:30am Stadium west grass and VIP-A (for Firecracker 4K race participants only)

8:00am VIP A (Stadium West) via Park Avenue entrance
VIP C entrance from Park Ave. (with special handicapped parking)
VIP E south of Medlar Field off Porter Road
VIP F via Park Avenue
Lot 43 and 83 off University Drive and Hastings Road
Ag Arena
OPP off Park Avenue

9:00am 22 off Park Avenue
Lot 18, 19, 19A behind Ag Arena

9:30am VIP B- General Handicapped Parking only via Porter Rd.

1:15pm VIP B entrance from Dauer Road located behind the Bryce Jordan Center or Porter Rd.
VIP D entrance from Porter Rd.

4:00pm Orange-B

General Parking

General parking opens at 9am. Early bird parking (in lot 43 and 83 off University Drive) opens at 8:00am. A $10.00 per car donation is requested. Cars will be directed to lots at the discretion of police as determined by traffic conditions.


VIP Parking

A 2014 VIP hanging parking pass must be presented at the entrance of the VIP Parking areas. The tag must remain displayed in your car at all times.

VIP parking spaces are guaranteed to be available only until 8:00pm on the day of the event. Anyone arriving after 8:00pm may not be given access to a preferred VIP parking space although you can park in any available lot.

VIP A, C, E, and F open at 8am. VIP A and VIP C will have access from Park Ave; VIP E from Porter Road. VIP B and D will be available at approx. 1:15pm after the Spikes game begins. Entrance to VIP B is via Dauer Rd off University Drive and Porter Rd. VIP D will have access from Porter Rd.

VIP Parking passes are available to the general public beginning in late May and can be purchased...

* Details can be found at

On the 4th of July VIP Parking passes may be purchased at the BJC box office from 2:00 until 6:30 PM.

VIP Parking passes can also be purchased for $20 on the 4th of July from the VIP parking lot volunteers.


Individual Tickets 2x1 Package $65.00 4x1 Package $100.00
VIP Viewing Pass: $25

VIP Parking Pass: $20

RV Parking Pass: $30
2 VIP Viewing Passes
+ 1 VIP Parking Pass
4 VIP Viewing Passes
+ 1 VIP Parking Pass


Handicapped Access

VIP Handicapped Parking ($20.00)
Please note that the special VIP C Handicapped Parking area requires both a VIP Parking Pass and appropriate handicapped vehicle tags or handicapped hanging placard. This special viewing area can accommodate 150 cars and will be on a first come first serve basis. This parking area is on slightly uneven ground and is grass covered. This provides up close viewing of the fireworks from or near your vehicle. While the VIP C handicapped parking area provides superior viewing of the fireworks please be aware that this lot can take some time to empty after the fireworks are over.

General Handicapped Parking ($10.00)
General handicapped parking will open at 9:30am in upper VIP B (lot 44). Access will be from Porter Road.

Please note: No RV's or campers will be allowed to park in the handicapped areas.


RV Parking

Motor Homes, Campers, and Oversized Vehicles ($30.00) over 15 feet in length
All motor homes, campers, and oversized vehicles will be directed to park in VIP A (stadium west), located on the paved lot next to Beaver Stadium. Please note that an additional $10 will be requested at the lot entrance for oversized vehicle parking in addition to a regular VIP Parking Pass ($20). A $30 RV pass can be purchased in advance at the BJC ticket office or at the parking lot entrance on July 4th. Penn State General Regulations on use of University Property can be found at


2014 Parking & Viewing Map

2014 Events & Activities Schedule

2015 Firecracker 4K Race Map

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