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Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:33 am

dougView user's profile






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where is the best place to park for football besides the markle parking deck  also  are you allowed propane grills in the parking deck coming  for game and was just wondering  what other lots were available any info would be helpful  and also what time does the parking lots open for a 6 pm game

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Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 7:33 am

Franks TanksView user's profile






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doug wrote:
where is the best place to park for football besides the markle parking deck  also  are you allowed propane grills in the parking deck coming  for game and was just wondering  what other lots were available any info would be helpful  and also what time does the parking lots open for a 6 pm game


Grills are fine, and you can arrive pretty much whenever you want.  March field is good spot to tail gate, and parking should be no problem if you arrive early.  There is parking in a lot next to March field, that is almost always open if you arrive early, and provides some good space.  If March is full you have the Sullivan parking deck at the end of Campus, which isn't great for tail gating.  For well attended games like homecoming and Lehigh, they allow you to park and set-up on the grass between dorms, like "Easton Quad".  

If you are struggling with finding a place to set-up ask one of the old guys in a yellow jacket and they will tell you where to go, and where they are allowing parking. Believe it or not really anything goes at Lafayette when it comes to game day tail gating so long as your group is no being extremely loud or obnoxious.

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Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:02 am

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I'm not a tailgater and Tanks is the man, but just wanted to post this from the website:

•If you are a ticket holder WITHOUT a parking pass, please do not attempt to park at the Markle Parking Deck, Hamilton Street or Pierce Street areas that are restricted near campus. Your options are:
◦Authorized street parking on College Hill or downtown Easton
◦Snyder (Third Street) lot
◦Sullivan Lane parking deck
◦March Field (when available without pass)

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Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:34 am

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thanks for the info  also what time would they open the lot a march field being the kickoff is 6 oclock

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Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:38 am

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doug wrote:
thanks for the info  also what time would they open the lot a march field being the kickoff is 6 oclock


You could probably set-up an noon without issue.  The March lot is not big, and it just regular visitor parking for the college, so you can park there at anytime.  If you get to campus around 3 I would guess that you should easily fins a spot.

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Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:53 am

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thanks man your more help than the ticket office

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Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 1:51 pm

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doug wrote:
thanks man your more help than the ticket office


You got it.  As I said if you get stuck, ask one of the "security" guys who are directing traffic.  In the past they've always been helpful in directing us where to park for set-up.

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Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 3:09 pm

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Franks Tanks wrote:
doug wrote:
thanks man your more help than the ticket office


You got it.  As I said if you get stuck, ask one of the "security" guys who are directing traffic.  In the past they've always been helpful in directing us where to park for set-up.


When I was a student I worked as a "security guy" parking cars at Markle deck.  We regularly took bribes, just so you know . . .  Rolling Eyes

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Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:42 am

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you gotta do what you gotta do

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