AUSTIN (KXAN) — The annual Orange-White game for the University of Texas at Austin pits the Longhorns offense and defense against each other for an annual spring scrimmage. From traffic impacts to festivities, here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening Saturday at and around Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium.
Activities before the game
- Longhorn run 10K and 5K at 8 a.m. through campus. More information can be found on the race website
- Bevo Boulevard tailgating and street party 3-6:15 p.m. on San Jacinto Boulevard. A parade begins at 4:30 p.m.
- Free Longhorn City Limits pregame concerts with Alejandro Escovedo and Alesia Lani from 4-6:15 p.m. on the LBJ Lawn
The Orange-White Game begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Admission is free and gates open at 5:30 p.m. A clear bag policy is in effect.
KXAN’s Roger Wallace says as far as the game goes, coaches are looking for the players to play hard, protect the football and avoid penalties. Read details of what to look for in the Orange-White spring scrimmage and why the game is important here.
Activities after the game
- Fans can come onto the field for postgame autographs with players, starting 20 minutes after the game and lasting about 45 minutes
- Free Longhorn City Limits concert with Ludacris and Noah North at 8:30 p.m. on the LBJ Lawn
There is free parking Saturday from 7 a.m. to midnight in lots 37, 38, 39, 40, 70 and 80. People can also park in the Manor and San Jacinto garages, or select parts of San Jacinto Street and Robert Deadman Drive.
The Longhorn Run will close some streets near campus and into Hyde Park. KXAN Traffic Reporter Amanda Dugan shares closure details below.