Oh Manhattan! Gameday Guide


Year 1 in Manhattan for new K-State coach Chris Klieman!

Up next: Aug. 31, 2019; Nicholls (6 PM kickoff)

Gamedays in Manhattan are second-to-none, with an unmatched tailgating atmosphere where all are welcome, no matter your team colors. Wildcat fans pack the stadium with purple, 50,000 strong where sellouts are commonplace and the faithful sing along to Wildcat Victory with every score.


Wabash Cannonball is the song selection of choice, as students work in unison to form a mass of bobbing and weaving the equal of which is hardly seen during the Big 12’s best pregame spectacle. Pack on the face-paint and put on the purple … it’s Gameday in Manhattan!

Tailgating: Parking lots open five hours before announced kick time. Stadium gates open two hours before kickoff.

Football gameday: A-to-Z guide on all you need to know to get around Bill Snyder Family Stadium on gameday.

New stadium amenities: K-State AD Gene Taylor lays out new gameday/fan experience amenities at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

Purchase tickets: 2019 will open a new era of K-State football as Coach Chris Klieman takes over for legendary coach Bill Snyder. Be there for Baylor, TCU, West Virginia and more.

Manhattan road construction projects: Road construction projects in Manhattan may impact gameday traffic. Be alert to potential delays.

ATA Bus gameday route: $1 adult fare with stadium routes that include Aggieville and K-State Union. Please note Saturday ATA Bus schedules run from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

K-State 2019 football schedule

Aug. 31, 6PMNicholls vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Sept. 7, 11AMBowling Green vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Sept. 14, 11AMK-State vs. Mississippi StateDavis Wade Stadium, Starkville, Miss.
Sept. 28K-State vs. Oklahoma StateBoone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, Okla.
Oct. 5Baylor vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Oct. 19Texas Christian vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Oct. 26Oklahoma vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Nov. 2K-State vs. KansasMemorial Stadium, Lawrence, Kan.
Nov. 9K-State vs. TexasTexas Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas
Nov. 16West Virginia vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Nov. 23K-State vs. Texas TechJones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, Texas
Nov. 30Iowa State vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium