Directions to Thompson - Boling Arena

 

Please note: Provide extra drive time to the arena. It is suggested to arrive at least 30 to 45 minutes prior to event start time. Traffic can be very congested and extra time may be needed to get into parking areas.

Reminder: Main public entrance gates are at the top of the concrete pedestrian ramps (from street level).
 

From Northeast of Knoxville

(Bristol, Kingsport, Johnson City)

  • I-81 South onto I-40 West toward Knoxville
  • Take Exit #388A James White Parkway
  • As you exit, get into right lane before merging onto James White Parkway.
  • Once on the Parkway, follow signs for Neyland Drive / Univ. of Tenn. BEWARE: James White Parkway splits to the left, Neyland goes "straight" ahead. Stay on Neyland.
  • Appx 1/2 mile ahead on the right is Neyland Football Stadium and a large Parking Garage. Thompson-Boling Arena is just after the parking garage.

Ticket Office: turn right onto Lake Loudon Blvd, and turn right onto Phillip Fulmer Way. During event times, ticket office is located at the top of pedestrian bridges from street level. 
Parking: multiple parking lots and garages near the arena; watch for parking signage and follow traffic officers.

From North of Knoxville

(Clinton, La Follette, Lexington, KY)

  • I-75 South to I-275 South towards Knoxville
  • I-275 to I-40 East (towards Asheville)
  • Take Exit #388A James White Parkway
  • As you exit, follow sign for James White Parkway (left lane as you exit)
  • Once on the Parkway, follow signs for Neyland Drive / Univ. of Tenn. BEWARE: James White Parkway splits to the left, Neyland goes "straight" ahead. Stay on Neyland.
  • Appx 1/2 mile ahead on the right is Neyland Football Stadium and a large Parking Garage. Thompson-Boling Arena is just after the parking garage.

Ticket Office: turn right onto Lake Loudon Blvd, and turn right onto Phillip Fulmer Way. During event times, ticket office is located at the top of pedestrian bridges from street level. 
Parking: multiple parking lots and garages near the arena; watch for parking signage and follow traffic officers.

From South of Knoxville

(Chattanooga, Athens, Cleveland, Atlanta, GA)

  • I-75 North to I-40 East towards Knoxville
  • Take exit #386B, Rt 129 / Alcoa Highway / Airport
  • Once on Alcoa Highway, get into second from right lane (far right lane exits to Kingston Pike)
  • Take Neyland Drive Exit
  • Turn Left onto Neyland Drive at traffic light at end of ramp
  • Stay on Neyland Drive for appx 1 1/2 miles (third traffic light). Arena is ahead on the left (next to Pratt Pavilion basketball practice facility).

Ticket Office: turn right onto Lake Loudon Blvd, and turn right onto Phillip Fulmer Way. During event times, ticket office is located at the top of pedestrian bridges from street level. 
Parking: multiple parking lots and garages near the arena; watch for parking signage and follow traffic officers.

From West of Knoxville

(Kingston, Crossville, Cookeville, Nashville)

  • I-40 East towards Knoxville
  • Take exit #386B, Rt 129 / Alcoa Highway / Airport
  • Once on Alcoa Highway, get into second from right lane (far right lane exits to Kingston Pike)
  • Take Neyland Drive Exit
  • Turn Left onto Neyland Drive at traffic light at end of ramp
  • Stay on Neyland Drive for appx 1 1/2 miles (third traffic light). Arena is ahead on the left (next to Pratt Pavilion basketball practice facility).

Ticket Office: turn right onto Lake Loudon Blvd, and turn right onto Phillip Fulmer Way. During event times, ticket office is located at the top of pedestrian bridges from street level. 
Parking: multiple parking lots and garages near the arena; watch for parking signage and follow traffic officers.

From East of Knoxville

(Sevierville, Newport, Asheville, NC)

  • I-40 West toward Knoxville
  • Take Exit #388A James White Parkway
  • As you exit, get into right lane before merging onto James White Parkway.
  • Once on the Parkway, follow signs for Neyland Drive / Univ. of Tenn. BEWARE: James White Parkway splits to the left, Neyland goes "straight" ahead. Stay on Neyland.
  • Appx 1/2 mile ahead on the right is Neyland Football Stadium and a large Parking Garage. Thompson-Boling Arena is just after the parking garage.

Ticket Office: turn right onto Lake Loudon Blvd, and turn right onto Phillip Fulmer Way. During event times, ticket office is located at the top of pedestrian bridges from street level. 
Parking: multiple parking lots and garages near the arena; watch for parking signage and follow traffic officers.