| Holiday Bowl News

San Diego (December 24, 2017)– The 40th annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl kicks off at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 28th at SDCCU Stadium and features the 18th-ranked Washington State Cougars and 16th-ranked Michigan State Spartans.  Considering the rush hour kickoff time, fans are encouraged to arrive early or take the Trolley. The SDCCU Stadium parking lot opens at Noon, while the stadium gates open at 4:00 p.m.  The San Diego International Airport Pregame Show begins at 5:30 p.m.


The pregame Global Winter Wonderland FanZone opens at 3:00 p.m. in section B-2 of the parking lot.  The event features skills challenges, games, a sports lounge, a craft beer garden, rides and more.  Admission to the FanZone is free with a game ticket, as are the thrill rides and carnival rides.  It’s fun for all ages.


For easy transportation to SDCCU Stadium, the Sycuan Green Line Trolley is a great alternative to driving to the game, providing direct service between downtown, Mission Valley and East County with connections to the UC San Diego Blue Line and Orange Line.  Fans can purchase a game day 1-Day Pass on smartphones with the Compass Cloud App.  For game day special service information, parade service information, route maps, schedules and where to get the SDCCU Holiday Bowl Commemorative Day Pass (good for unlimited rides on the Trolley or bus), visit


Tickets for the game are still available and can be purchased by visiting  They can also be purchased at SDCCU Stadium, Window F on game day beginning at 9 a.m.


The San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl is a nonprofit organization and has a mission of generating tourism, exposure, economic benefit and civic pride for San Diego and its citizens by producing the nation’s most exciting bowl game and festival of events.