Gator Growl Event Info
Parking will be available at the Stephen O’Connell Center garage, law school parking lot, and Fraternity Row.
Traveling West on University Avenue make a right on Gale Lemerand and make the first possible right. Proceed to the O’Connell Center Garage straight ahead.
Traveling North on 34th street make a right on Radio Road and continue straight for a quarter mile until Museum Drive. Make a left at the stop sign and continue on Museum Drive for half a mile and make a left on Fraternity Row. Parking is available in any of the parking lots on the right hand side.
Law School Parking Lot
Traveling North on 34th street make a right on SW 2nd Avenue, continue for half a mile and make a right on Village Drive. After passing the law school make a left on West Fraternity Row and parking will be available in the parking lots located on the left hand side.
- Outside food or drink
- Fireworks / explosives
- Laser pointers
- Helium balloons
- Air horns and noisemakers
- Bicycles / roller blades / skates / skateboards
- Oversize bags
- Chairs of any kind (Blankets are allowed)
- Video cameras / video recording devices / audio recording devices
- Cameras with detachable lenses / cameras with fixed lenses longer than 6 inches
- Selfie sticks/tripods/monopods
- Thermoses and coolers
- Laptop computers
- iPads and tablet computers
Gates will open at 5pm and close at 10pm
LED Climb and Challenge
Gator Growl Merchandise
Beer & Wine Garden
Victoria Secret PINK Products
Pit Pass Section
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