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    Lakeside Field Gameday Information

    Women's Lacrosse, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer and Field Hockey play at Lakeside Field (2247 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208)

    Click here for a complete map of Lakeside Field and the Northwestern campus.

    Driving Directions

    From Chicago or South Suburbs: Take either Lake Shore Drive (recommended) or I-90/94 (Dan Ryan to the Kennedy).

    If you go the Lake Shore Drive route, Follow LSD until it ends and merges with Sheridan Road. Take Sheridan north through Evanston (follow the signs as Sheridan winds through south Evanston). Turn right on Lincoln Street at the north end of NU's campus. Follow Lincoln around a right-hand curve. The Sports Pavilion and Aquatic Center (SPAC) is on your left. To get to Lakeside Field, turn left at the stop sign just beyond SPAC.

    If you take the expressways, stay on the Kennedy until I-90 and 94 split. Take I-94 West (Edens) toward Milwaukee. Exit on Old Orchard Road and proceed east. Turn left on Gross Point Road and then turn right at the next light which is Central Street. Head east on Central approximately three miles to Sheridan Road. Turn right, then turn left at the next stop light, which is Lincoln. Follow Lincoln around a right-hand curve. The Sports Pavilion and Aquatic Center (SPAC) is on your left. To get to Lakeside Field, turn left at the stop sign just beyond SPAC.

    From the North: Take I-94 (Edens) East. Exit on Skokie Blvd. And turn left at stop light at Lake Avenue. Go east on Lake to Green Bay Road. Turn right and proceed south to Central Street. Turn left and go east approximately 1.5 miles to Sheridan Road. Turn right, then turn left at the next stop light, which is Lincoln. Follow Lincoln around a right-hand curve. The Sports Pavilion and Aquatic Center (SPAC) is on your left. To get to Lakeside Field, turn left at the stop sign just beyond SPAC.

    From Southwest Suburbs and O'Hare International Airport: Take I-294 North. Exit on Dempster Street east and proceed several miles until you reach I-94. Take I-94 West and exit and turn right on Old Orchard Road. Proceed east and turn left on Gross Point Road. Take the next right on Central Street and head east approximately three miles to Sheridan Road. Turn right, then turn left at the next stop light, which is Lincoln. Follow Lincoln around a right-hand curve. The Henry Crown Sports Pavilion is on your left. To get to Lakeside Field, turn left at the stop sign just beyond the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion.

    Campus Construction updates can be found here.

    Parking

    Parking for all events at Lakeside Field is free and tailgating is permitted. A parking permit is required Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking is located in the lot directly north of Lakeside Field as well as to the west of the field. A full map can be found here.

    Tickets

    Tickets can be purchased in advance here or by calling 888-GO-PURPLE. All seating at Lakeside Field is General Admission. Tickets can also be purchased the day of the game. The Box Office at Lakeside Field will open one hour prior to the event, and will be located just outside the entrance to the field.

    Tickets are general admission and are $7 for adults and $4 for senior 65 & older, faculty/staff, children 17 and under or students from other Universities with a valid student ID. Northwestern students will be admitted free with a valid WILDCARD ID. Group tickets are available for all sports for groups of 15 or more and are $3/each.

    Northwestern University
    Athletic Ticket Office
    1501 Central Street
    Evanston, IL 60208
    888-GO-PURPLE (467-8775)
    Email the Ticket Office

    Hours:
    Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    If you have any additional questions, please contact the Marketing Department at wildcatmarketing@northwestern.edu