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Ryan Field

Ryan Field Tickets

1501 Central,  EvanstonIL  60208

Venue Information

Venue Details


Ryan Field (previously known as Dyche Stadium), home of the Northwestern Wildcats Big 10 football team, is located in Evanston, Illinois, just northwest of the Northwestern University campus.

Directions to football parking lots:
From the South: Take I-90/94. Where I-90 and I-94 split, take I-94 towards Milwaukee. Follow I-94 to Dempster Street east and proceed east on Dempster Street to Chicago Avenue. Turn left onto Chicago Avenue and proceed north to football parking lots.

Alternative from the South: Take Lake Shore Drive north to Sheridan Road. Continue north on Sheridan Road until you arrive at the Evanston campus. Proceed to the football parking lots.

From the North: take I-94 to Skokie Blvd/Route 41 Exit. Exit ramp becomes Skokie Blvd. Continue south to Lake Avenue (2nd traffic light). Turn left on Lake Avenue and proceed east to Sheridan Road and continue south to football parking lots.

From the West/O'Hare Airport: Take I-55,I-88 or I-90 to I-294. Follow I-294 north to Dempster Street east. Proceed east on Dempster Street to Chicago Avenue. Turn left on Chicago Avenue and proceed north to football parking lots.

Alternative Exit from I-294 or I-94: Take Touhy Avenue east and proceed to McCormick Blvd. Turn left on McCormick Blvd and proceed north to Dempster Street. Turn right on Dempster Street and proceed east to Forest Avenue. Turn left on Forest Avenue and proceed north to football parking lots.


There is no day-of-game parking at Ryan Field. Street parking around the stadium is extremely limited, and violaters will be towed. If you do not have a season parking permit, proceed to the designated campus and city parking lots to avoid congestion. The east and west side stadium lots are reserved for season ticket holders only. There are many free parking lots. Please contact the Ticket Office for specific campus and city parking lot locations.

Recreational Vehicle parking is $30/day at campus lot #2. Overnight parking is permitted. Other parking is available at the campus parking lots with shuttle bus service to the stadium.

Public Transportation
If taking the "El", take the Howard-Dan Ryan (Red) line to the Howard stop. Transfer over to the Linden-Howard (Purple) line and travel to Central and walk three blocks west to the stadium.

If taking Metra, get off at Central St./Evanston and walk east about three blocks to the stadium.

Box Office Numbers

For the Ticket Office, call (847) 491-CATS.For the Northwestern University Sports Information Department, call (847) 491-7503. For facility and tailgate information, call (847) 491-7887.

Box Office Hours

The Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. On football game days, the Box Office will open at 9:00 AM or 3 hours prior to kickoff (whichever occurs earlier) and will ramin open until the conclusion of the game.

Types of Payment Accepted

On game days the Box Office accepts cash only. All other days they will accept Visa, MasterCard and cash.

Will Call

Will Call tickets can be picked up during Box Office hours on game day only at the Main Ticket Office, located at the south end of the stadium. Customers must present the actual credit card used to place the order, a valid picture ID, and the confirmation number.

General Rules

Cameras and recording devices are not permitted into the stadium. Bottle, cans, coolers and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Children Rules

All guests, regardless of age, must hold a ticket.

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