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Sat, Dec. 28 - 6:30 pm CST
Sat, Dec. 28 - 6:30 pm CST
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2018 Valero Alamo Bowl Game Day Timeline


Friday, Dec. 28th

10 a.m. – Alamodome Parking Lots Open

Pre-purchased parking passes only.

2 p.m. – Valero Alamo Bowl Fan Zone

Sunset Station

Free and open to the public.

Includes a variety of interactive games, food, and music; fun for the whole family.

Team merchandise available for purchase.

5 p.m. – VIA Bus Service starts

$5 round-trip Park N Ride from Crossroads Mall and Madla Transit, Park N Ride shuttles run every 30 minutes.

Fans are dropped off at the North entrance of the Alamodome.

Downtown Shuttles run every 10 minutes and are $1.30 each way.


You can use Lyft to get to the Dome

6 p.m. – Alamodome Doors Open

Alamodome Gameday Guide

– Ride Share

Fans can utilize ride share to and from the Alamodome.

The dedicated Ride Share drop-off and pick up lot is located on the West side 281/37 between the Institute of Texan Cultures and the Tower of Americas at the corner of Montana and Tower of Americas Way. The quickest route from the Alamodome to the Ride Share Lot is via the pedestrian walk-way located on the Northwest corner of the North Plaza.

Our friends at Lyft have provided discounted rides to and from the Valero Alamo Bowl and our official events! Enter code ALAMOBOWL18 into the “Promos” section of your Lyft app to join the fun. This promo code applies to rides that start or finish at the following locations:

The Alamodome, Marriott Rivercenter, Sunset Station, the San Antonio International Airport or La Villita (Arneson River Theatre)

The Alamodome now has a Clear Bag Policy

Bag: Bags larger than 5.5 x 8.5 inches are prohibited.

All fans and their belongings will be searched upon entry.

Cameras: Cameras are allowed as long as they do not disrupt the view of others.

Video cameras, tripods, monopods, and selfie sticks are not allowed.

Prohibited Items: Weapons, Outside food and beverage, Noise makers,

Flags with poles, Helium balloons, Tobacco products including e-cigarettes,

Pets (except service animals)

For more on the Clear Bag policy and Prohibited Items please click here.

8 p.m. – #24 Iowa State vs. #13 Washington State Kickoff

Alamodome | ESPN

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