Qualcomm Stadium opened in 1967 and was previously named San Diego Stadium, San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium. It is currently home to the San Diego Chargers, San Diego State University Aztecs, Holiday Bowl and San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl.
*GAME-DAY PARKING ADVISORY*
With only 14,000 spaces for 66,000 seats at Qualcomm Stadium, the stadium parking lot is expected to be full two hours before game time. If you are planning on driving to the stadium, we strongly urge you to carpool with four people or more and to arrive two or three hours before game time. The Qualcomm Stadium parking lot opens at 8 a.m.
Overflow Parking Areas
We encourage fans to research alternative traffic routes when attending the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl. Interstate 15 to Friars Rd is the most congested traffic artery into Qualcomm Stadium and can expect heavy traffic and major delays. We strongly urge fans to arrive early, carpool or use the San Diego Trolley. The stadium parking lot can be expected to close almost two hours prior to kickoff during events with capacity crowds. Click here to view the stadium overflow map .
San Diego State University: From I-8, exit College Avenue and go south. Paid visitor parking is available in designated campus lots. Parking rates vary by location. Take the San Diego Trolley from the SDSU Transit Center to access the Stadium.
Mission City Corporate Center: (2365 Northside Dr. , adjacent to the stadium) Take Friars Road west to Northside Drive. Parking is $30.
Marriott Mission Valley: Take Friars Rd. and exit Qualcomm Way to Rio San Diego Dr. Parking is $15. Take the San Diego Trolley to access the Stadium from the Rio Vista Station.
Town and Country Hotel: Continue on Friars Rd. West past Fashion Valley Mall and exit Fashion Valley Rd. Parking is $15. Take the San Diego Trolley from the Fashion Valley Station to access the Stadium.