As the start of the University of Louisville football season draws closer, the program has announced the 2023 promotional calendar for the seven-game home schedule at L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium.
The promotional calendar will feature numerous theme games, tributes, and special events to help provide an immersive fan experience throughout the season.
The complete promotional schedule is listed below along with ticketing information for the seven home contests:
Thursday, Sept. 7 vs. Murray State
As the program welcomes former quarterback and Louisville native Jeff Brohm back to L&N Stadium, all fans are encouraged to wear black for this Thursday nightkickoff. The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. and will be televised on the ACC Network.
Ernest Givens Honored Jersey Ceremony
Ernest Givens’ No. 29 will be added to the honored jerseys in L&N Stadium, the 27th jersey to be honored in program history. Givens holds Louisville records for punt and kickoff returns and was selected in the second round of the 1986 NFL Draft prior to playing in the NFL for 10 seasons.
Saturday, Sept. 23 vs. Boston College
President Kim Schatzel Inauguration Week
This game kicks off Inauguration Week as UofL gets ready to celebrate the inauguration of its 19th president, Dr. Kim Schatzel on Friday, Sept. 29.
Kids Day returns to L&N Stadium as the youngest members of Card Nation take over the game and participate in a range of in-game activities and experiences. Members of the Junior Louie’s Kids Club have first access to activities. Join the Junior Louie’s Kids Club at https://gocards.com/sports/2022/3/7/junior-louies-kids-club.
Ag Day Tailgate
A pregame tailgate is schedule at The Alley for the inaugural Ag Day Tailgate. Agricultural vendors and associations from across the state will provide a BBQ meal for this ticketed pregame tailgate, with proceeds directly benefitting the agricultural community. Please note for this game only, all attendees at The Alley must purchase a ticket. More details to follow.
Extra Yard for Teachers – Educator Appreciation Day
The Boston College game will also feature the Cards’ annual celebration and recognition of local educators, with exclusive discounts available for UofL faculty and staff and those working in local school districts. More details, including the exclusive online ordering link, will be released in conjunction with single-game ticket sales. Purchases will be restricted to those with specific school email address domains (“@COUNTY.kyschools.us” or “@louisville.edu”) For questions, or to ensure your school or school district’s email domain is included on the list of eligible purchases, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The second home game of the 2023 season will also be Spirit Day. The Louisville cheer squads and Ladybirds will host a youth clinic prior to kickoff and a special performance on the field during the game. Registration will be available in August
Cardinal Family Weekend
Hosted by the Louisville Parents and Family Association, the annual Cardinal Family Weekend welcomes families of UofL students to campus for a weekend full of fall activities. For more information about Family Weekend, visit https://louisville.edu/parents/events/familyweekend.
All Boy and Girl Scouts are invited to join the Cards for Scout-exclusive experiences. All participants will receive a game ticket, concession voucher, opportunity to join CardMarch, and a scout patch. For those with a scout interested in participating, email email@example.com.
Saturday, Oct. 7 vs. Notre Dame
UofL 225th Anniversary
2023 marks the 225th Anniversary of the University of Louisville, we will celebrate this milestone vs. Notre Dame on Oct. 7.
Brian Brohm Honored Jersey
Louisville native and current Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach, Brian Brohm will have his No. 12 added to Louisville’s honored jerseys. One of the top quarterbacks in program history, Brohm played from 2004-2007 and still ranks among career leaders in many offensive categories.
Saturday, Oct. 28 vs. Duke
The Cardinals host Duke for the annual Homecoming game, as the traditional Homecoming Coronation and Alumnus of the Year recognition will both take place at halftime. For more information on Homecoming activities, visit uoflalumni.org
Athletics Alumni Weekend
Former Louisville student-athletes are welcomed back to campus for a pregame tailgate party and will be given tickets to cheer on the Cardinals versus the Blue Devils.
Hall of Fame Weekend
Louisville is proud to honor the newest inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2023 class, which will be announced at a later date, will be acknowledged during the game following their induction Friday night.
Saturday, Nov. 4 vs. Virginia Tech
Salute to Service Military Appreciation
The Cardinals will host their annual Salute to Service game, honoring both veterans and active military personnel with various ticket offers and exclusive recognitions throughout the day.
The UofL Cardinal Marching Band “Band Day” provides an opportunity for high school band students to see a collegiate marching band and football team at their best. Students join the Cardinal Marching Band for pregame practice and have the opportunity to perform on the field at halftime.
Thursday, Nov. 9 vs. Virginia
The Cards will debut a special themed uniform for this Thursday night game against the Cavaliers. Fans should expect unique and fun glow-in-the-dark and LED light effects throughout the game.
Season Ticket Member Appreciation
As a thank you to season ticket members, Louisville Football celebrates its season ticket members with exclusive prizes, experiences, and recognitions.
Saturday, Nov. 25 vs. Kentucky
Louisville hosts the Governor’s Cup this year, with a postgame trophy and MVP presentation following the game.
The rivalry game will also function as the annual Senior Day celebration. Come early to pick up a commemorative senior poster and settle in before kickoff as the Cardinals honor the 2023 senior class.
Mini Plans & Season Ticket Memberships
Louisville Football mini plans are on sale now. Mini-plan buyers can select from two customizable packages for as little as $25 per game.
- Red Plan – Notre Dame or Kentucky + 2 other games (https://am.ticketmaster.com/uofl/flexplan/6320/1)
- Black Plan – Any three games, excluding Notre Dame and UK (Murray State, Boston College, Duke, Virginia Tech, Virginia) (https://am.ticketmaster.com/uofl/flexplan/6350/1)
Season tickets are also still available for as little as $25 per game. All purchasers will be auto-enrolled into the new season ticket membership program – a complimentary part of all football season ticket packages that includes flexible payment plans and savings, special ticket opportunities, an annual membership gift, exclusive events and perks.
Hike & Spike Package
- Check out the National Runner-Up Louisville Volleyball team in action at the KFC Yum! Center with the Hike & Spike Package. Select three home football games and add the three KFC Yum! Center volleyball games for just $99. (https://am.ticketmaster.com/uofl/flexplan/6319/1)
Single game football tickets will go on sale to the general public later this summer. All tickets can be purchased online by visiting GoCards.com/FBtickets.
Discounted tickets are now available for groups of 20 or more for all seven home games. To purchase tickets or for more information on the exclusive themed promotions listed above, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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