The Granddaddy of Them All will host the No. 1 Michigan Wolverines, champions of the Big Ten Conference, and the No. 4 Alabama Crimson Tide, champions of the Southeastern Conference.
By News Desk
Here are seven things fans need to know about this year’s Rose Bowl Game:
1- The 2024 Rose Bowl Game will be Michigan Wolverine’s 21st appearance and Alabama Crimson Tide’s 8th trip to Pasadena.
2- Pre-game festivities will begin at 1:00 pm on January 1. The event will be televised nationally on ESPN.
3- Michigan fans will occupy the west sideline (press box side) and have their colors painted in the north end zone.
4- Alabama fans will occupy the east sideline and have their colors painted in the south end zone.
5- Pasadena residents will be allowed to purchase a maximum of four tickets via Ticketmaster.com
6- Schedule of Events:
- 4:00 am: Rose Bowl Stadium Parking Lots open.
- 11:30 am: Rose Bowl Stadium Gates open.
- 1:00 pm: Rose Bowl Game Pre-Game Activities.
7- Public Transportation:
- Metro A Line Light Rail Service:
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) operates a light rail service to Pasadena via the A Line (formerly known as the Gold Line). If you take the A Line to the game, exit the train at Memorial Park Station in Pasadena. Follow the signs for two blocks to the CFP Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game pick-up location at Parsons Parking Lot. The shuttle will take you directly to the Rose Bowl Stadium. After the game, simply reverse your route. (For help planning your MTA trip, call (323) 466-3876 or visit metro.net).
- Drop-off/Taxi Zone/Rideshare Services:
The designated drop-off, pick-up, and taxi zone are on Holly Street between Fair Oaks Avenue and Arroyo Parkway. Passengers may take the free Rose Bowl Game Shuttle to the stadium. There are no provisions for drop-offs and pick-ups at the stadium. All taxis or passenger cars entering the Rose Bowl Stadium area will be required to pay the appropriate parking fee.
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