Visit Jackson & Hank Aaron Sports Academy Again To Offer Shuttle Service

October 25, 2022

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Visit Jackson and the Hank Aaron Sports Academy are partnering to provide gameday parking and shuttle service as Jackson State University takes on Southern University, Saturday, October 29 at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium (The Vet), 2531 N. State St., Jackson, MS.

Kickoff is scheduled for 1 PM and gates at The Vet will open at 10 AM, though parking opens at the stadium as early as 6 AM.

A $20 parking fee is required to access the free roundtrip shuttle service from 10 AM – 7 PM from Smith-Wills Stadium, located at 1200 Lakeland Drive, Jackson (2.6 miles from The Vet). Debit and credit cards will only be accepted. NO CASH, please. Armbands will be issued. Only those with armbands will ride the shuttle.

The shuttle will be escorted by law enforcement and drop-off and pick-up will be near Gate 4B at The Vet. The first shuttle will depart Smith-Wills at 10 AM and the last shuttle will depart The Vet at 6:30 PM. Three shuttles – one-35 passenger and one-24 passenger – will be operating throughout the competition with a short break at the beginning of the third quarter. The shuttles will start returning patrons to Smith Willis Stadium at the 3rd quarter until 7 PM and will run every 45 minutes.

Fans are also asked to be mindful of the residents and businesses that surround The Vet if you are parking in Fondren. Please do not block driveways, park on shrubberies or block the sidewalks.

Additional Parking (no shuttle service from these locations; $20 per vehicle) open at 8 AM:

  • Fondren Presbyterian Church – 3220 Old Canton Road, Fondren
  • Fondren Church – 3327 Old Canton Road, Fondren
  • Duling Hall - 622 Duling Avenue

It is an 8/10 of a mile walk that takes approximately 19 minutes.

RV hookups are available for Friday and Saturday at the Mississippi Fairgrounds.

The 30 amp spaces are $25, and the 50 amp spaces are $45. Check-in times are between 8 AM and 7 PM. They currently have plenty of spaces available.

Please note:

  • Friday, October 28
    All cars must be moved from the tailgate area at Veteran's Memorial Stadium by 6 PM or they will be subject to towing.
  • Saturday, October 29
    All cars must be removed from the gameday parking area by 2AM or they will be subject to towing.
  • No drones are allowed