Parking for FC Cincinnati
TQL Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium built for FC Cincinnati, who are part of Major League Soccer. The venue opened on May 16, 2021, and is about a 30-minute drive from downtown Cincinnati. The official address of the venue is 1501 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45214.
Here are the TQL Stadium parking tips to be familiar with when driving to the venue for an MLS game!
How Much is Parking for an FC Cincinnati Game?
Parking rates will depend on how far you end up parking from the soccer stadium. Parking lots 9-11 and 13 are all match day parking and are about a 10-15 minute walk to the venue. Fans can expect to pay around $20 for these parking spots. However, if you are willing to walk, you can find unofficial parking rates cheaper than what you can find at the venue.
Overnight parking at the parking garages near the stadium can go for about $35.
If you are a season ticket parking pass holder, you can access the surface lots and parking garage closest to the venue.
TQL Stadium Handicap Parking
Fans looking for ADA parking can use Lot 4 and the Town Center Garage. Lot Four sits on W. Central Parkway, south of the venue. If there are any questions on where to find ADA parking, you can ask the parking attendants on that lot where to park.
Is there Tailgating?
According to FC Cincinnati.com, tailgating is prohibited for games, concerts, and events. However, a popular meetup area before kickoff and after games is the Pitch Cincy, which sits next to the venue. Also, Queen City Radio is another popular outdoor bar that might be an excellent option to visit.
Can You Bring Outside Food into TQL Stadium?
Fans can’t bring any outside food or drinks to the venue.
Can You Smoke Inside the Facility?
There is no smoking inside TQL Stadium for any soccer game, concert, or event.
Can You Take Public Transporation to the Venue?
Fans can use the streetcar to use public transportation to and from the venue. The streetcar is a 3.6-mile loop through Cincinnati and might be your best option if you want to save money on parking. Stops 7 -15 will bring you close to the venue and any bars you want to visit before a match.
In addition, fans can use rideshare services like Uber and Lyft to get to and from the stadium. The three locations to call/arrive at via rideshare programs are Ezzard Charles Drive, Central Ave, and West 14th Street.
How Big is the Soccer Venue?
The Major League Soccer venue can hold 26,000 fans for a soccer match.
FC Cincinnati Matches that are Popular
You can expect more fan interest to show up at TQL Stadium when Atlanta United, New York Red Bulls, Columbus Crew, Inter Miami, and New York City FC come and visit. Other big match-day games are when the Vancouver Whitecaps, New England Revolution, Nashville SC, San Jose Earthquakes, and Orlando City FC visit.