Phoenix fans love to tailgate making tailgating a big part of attending an Elon football game. Fans here arrive bright and early to get their game day kicked off in the right way. You’ll see fans setting up grills, tents, generators, TVs, and much more hours before the game as everyone here goes all out to throw incredible tailgate parties.
Like mentioned, tailgating isn’t taken lightly here at Elon, meaning you’ll want to come prepared ready to enjoy plenty of delicious food including Carolina barbecue. The fans here put on quite the spread and are mighty friendly, so bring something to share, and you’ll make new friends quickly when tailgating before a Phoenix game.
Additionally, you’ll find lots of school pride on display before the game. Everywhere you look, you’ll see fans in Elon gear creating a festive atmosphere. You also won’t want to miss the team walk before the game, which gives you the opportunity to see your favorite players up close as they make their way into the stadium.
Elon is home to a thriving tailgating scene filled with delicious food, friendly fans, and lots of school spirit, so plan your trip to Elon today.
Where to tailgate
McMichael Parking LotGeneral tailgating in the McMichael Parking Lot starts five hours before kickoff and is first come first serve. Get here early, if you want to snag a spot as they go quickly.
Ingold, Softball, and Global Neighborhood ParkingIf you’re a member of the Phoenix Club or want to see how the season ticket holders tailgate, then stop by these tailgate lots.