Tigers Parking Advisory, Saturday, August 22

Due to the anticipated heavy volume of patrons in downtown Detroit with the Kenny Chesney concert taking place at Ford Field and Idina Menzel at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, August 22, Olympia Development Parking Services is holding all the lots it controls east of Woodward Avenue for guests attending the 7:08 p.m. Tigers game. Guests must show a ticket, parking pass, or have tickets at Will Call to the Tigers game to park in these lots.

Tailgating will also be prohibited to ensure there is ample parking. All parking lots located west of Woodward Avenue that are operated by Olympia Development will be available on a first come first serve basis to both Tigers and Ford Field fans. Please plan accordingly as traffic in the area will be significantly higher than normal. There is an estimated 85,000 people who will be attending events in the area. Please note, doors open for the concert at Ford Field at 3:30 p.m. and the show starts at 4:45 p.m.

In addition there will be lane closures on Woodward Avenue due to construction of the M-1 Rail project. It is recommended that guests utilize the various shuttles that many local bars, restaurants and casinos offer.

  • For traffic updates fans can find alerts and alternative routes at tigers.com, and visit tigers.com/ballparkapp to download the MLB.com Ballpark app., and fans can follow @tigers and @mdot on Twitter.
  • We recommend tuning to WWJ 950 AM for up-to-the-minute updates on traffic alerts and closures.
  • Fans can also check with the Michigan Department of Transportation and the City of Detroit Department of Transportation for real-time road closures and detours at www.michigan.gov/mdot and download the Mi Drive app. and you can also visit www.m-1rail.com.