LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football has set a date for Fan Day, with the popular annual event to take place on Saturday, Aug. 4.
Fan Day will kick off with an autograph session at Nutter Field House from 9-10:15 a.m. All UK players and coaches, including head coach Mark Stoops, will be available for autographs. Following the autograph session, fans are invited to an open practice starting at 11 a.m. at the Joe Craft Football Training Facility practice fields.
In the case of inclement weather, the autograph session will go on as planned and information about the open practice will be announced the morning of Fan Day.
Fan Day is open to the public and admission is free. Free parking will be available in the Texas Roadhouse Blue, Texas Roadhouse Green and Texas Roadhouse Red lots surrounding Kroger Field.
Kentucky football schedule posters for the 2018 season presented by Kroger will be available at Fan Day. Additionally, UK’s ticket office staff will on hand to discuss ticket packages for the 2018 season with interested fans.
Fan Day will coincide with the opening of fall camp as the Wildcats prepare for the 2018 season. Kentucky will feature a talented group of returners from last year’s team, which reached a second consecutive bowl for the first time in seven years, including Benny Snell Jr., Josh Allen, C.J. Conrad and Mike Edwards.
Season tickets remain available at UKFootballTix.com for $329 apiece with corresponding K Fund donations attached. Fans are able to use the Kentucky Football Virtual Venue to view and compare available seat locations and see a 360-degree virtual view from the seats inside Kroger Field. Payment plans will be available for new purchases and renewals. Public season-ticket packages in Sections 201-203 and 209-211 are $254 apiece. Fans can view a seating chart with the various pricing levels here. The Kentucky Football Pocket Pass will also return for the 2018 season, which includes a mobile ticket to all seven home games for a discounted price of $217 while supplies last.
Coach Mark Stoops' Wildcats will host Central Michigan for the Wildcats’ season and home opener on Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m. at Kroger Field.
Photo by Jamie H. Vaught