The 2017 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO kicks off at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 28 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. The stadium is located at 550 Taylor Avenue.
Stadium parking is available for purchase in advance here. Only those with pre-purchased parking passes will be able to access the stadium lots on gameday. If you do not have a stadium parking pass, see below for our various overflow parking options. Have a plan in place before you arrive in Annapolis– please do not try to access the stadium lots without a parking pass. Gameday cash parking is not guaranteed in the stadium lots.
PLEASE NOTE: Parking lots open to the public at 8 a.m. on gameday. Fans are strongly encouraged to arrive early in order to avoid traffic. Road closures for the parade begin at 9:30 a.m. Click here for additional parking information.
Parking lots open to the public at 7 a.m. Fans are encouraged to arrive early; road closures for the parade begin at 9:30 a.m.
Tailgating is permitted within the N-MCMS Stadium parking lot for those with a valid parking pass and will be restricted to the area directly behind one’s car. There is no saving of parking spaces. Please note that lots do not allow reentry. For additional information please visit our Stadium Policies page.
Stadium gates will open to the public 90 minutes prior to kickoff (12:00 p.m.).
The Military Bowl has instituted a clear bag policy. For more information on this policy, please see our clear bag policy page.
Yes, beer is available for purchase for those 21+ at concession stands. Beer is sold at the pregame Official Tailgate as well.
The game will be televised live on ESPN.
The Blue side of the stadium is designated for Navy. The Gold side of the stadium is designated for Virginia. A map of seating options can be found on our Tickets page.
2017 Military Bowl tickets are on sale now: click here to purchase
No. If the [email protected] delivery option is selected for tickets, the tickets must be physically printed. Mobile tickets can only be used if that was the delivery option to selected.
Complimentary tickets for the 2017 Military Bowl at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium will be made available for service members and their families. Tickets will once again be distributed through the USO-Metro Ticketline. You can also donate tickets for military members and their families on our website. Click here for more information on Tickets for Troops.
If you lose your ticket before the game please contact [email protected]. Each customer will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
No, unlike Navy football home games our fans will not be allowed re-entry.
ADA seats are available for purchase like any other seat. They can be purchased online or by calling 877-725-8849 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST Monday-Saturday and non to 8 p.m. Sundays.
When viewing the ticket map, aisles are located in the middle of the section for all sideline seats (Blue and Gold sides). Sections E-H have aisles on either end of the sections.
Military Bowl merchandise is available for purchase online: click here to shop.
Official Bowl Hotels are listed below. Additional information (including how to book) can be found on our Hotels page.
Virginia Team & Fan Hotel: Mayflower Renaissance – 1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
Navy Team & Fan Hotel: Renaissance – 999 9th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Official Bowl Headquarters & DC Media Hotel: JW Marriott – 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Navy is the home team. Virginia is the visiting team.
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) (25 miles from stadium)
Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) [37 miles from stadium]
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) (62 miles from stadium)
Washington, D.C. has an elaborate Metro Rail and Bus system which can get you almost anywhere. There are also taxis available for hire throughout the city. Information about bus and train schedules can be found on the WMATA website.
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