Oh Manhattan! Gameday Guide


Year 2 in Manhattan for new K-State coach Chris Klieman!

Up next: September 6, 2020, Buffalo

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 2020 football schedule

Sept. 6Buffalo vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Sept. 12North Dakota vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Sept. 19Vanderbilt vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Sept. 26K-State vs. West VirginiaMorgantown, West Virginia
Oct. 3Texas vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Oct. 10Kansas vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Oct. 17K-State vs. TCUFort Worth, Texas
Oct. 29K-State vs. Iowa StateAmes, Iowa
Nov. 7Texas Tech vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Nov. 14K-State vs. OklahomaNorman Oklahoma
Nov. 21Oklahoma State vs. K-StateBill Snyder Family Stadium
Nov. 28K-State vs. BaylorWaco, Texas
Dec. 5Big 12 ChampionshipArlington, Texas