Increased Trolley Service for Parade and Bowl Game

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National Funding Holiday Bowl and Parade fans encouraged to ride trolley

SAN DIEGO – The 38th annual National Funding Holiday Bowl kicks off at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, December 30th at Qualcomm Stadium and features a match-up between the Wisconsin Badgers and the USC Trojans.  The Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade presented by U.S. Bank steps off at 10 am downtown on Harbor Drive. Fans are encouraged to arrive early or take the Trolley to and from both events. The Qualcomm Stadium parking lot opens at 1:30 pm. Parking at the stadium is $20 per vehicle and $60 per RV.

MTS Trolley’s Green Line provides direct, frequent service to Qualcomm Stadium from the downtown 12th & Imperial, Gaslamp, Convention Center, Seaport Village, and Santa Fe Depot stations through Old Town and Mission Valley and from stations east of the Stadium to Santee. Fans may connect to the Green Line from all other Trolley lines. There will be added Green Line service between Qualcomm Stadium and downtown before and after the parade.  Enhanced pre-parade service begins at 8 am. Check for more details.

Trains depart all stations every 15 minutes throughout the day. Enhanced Green Line service between the Convention Center area and Qualcomm Stadium will begin at 2:30 pm with trains departing every 7.5 minutes.

15-minute service will be maintained during the game and enhanced post-game service will be dispatched from the stadium toward downtown as needed.  The last train toward downtown departs the stadium at 12:38 am.

Buy your MTS Day Pass for the Trolley on your smartphone with the free MTS mTicket app. You can also buy Day Passes for 1 to 4 days at all Trolley Ticket Machines. Commemorative Day Passes for the games are sold at select Trolley Stations. For game-day special service information, route maps, and schedules visit

Game tickets are still available and can be purchased by calling TicketMaster at 1-800-745-3000 or by visiting They can also be purchased at Qualcomm Stadium, Window F on game day beginning at 9 a.m.