1. Rams Fan Fest
If you’re not looking to set up your own tailgate, then Rams Fan Fest is the next best alternative. Rams Fan Fest, located on Christmas Tree Lane in Expo Park, features concessions, a kids zone, a pregame radio show, and much more so stop by and check it out.
2. Olympic Cauldron
Also known as the Olympic Torch, it was built for the Coliseum when it hosted the Olympics in 1932 and 1984. It still stands today and is lit during the fourth quarter of USC football games and other special occasions.
3. Melon Heads
Be on the look out for the Melon Heads. This fan group wears carved out watermelons to every Rams game and are some of the most diehard Rams fans out there. The group’s founder Lance Goldberg was even inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, so don’t miss the Melon Heads during your trip to LA.
4. Court of Honor
The Court of Honor is a series of plaques that recognize the memorable events and athletes that have taken place at the Coliseum. It includes a full list of the 1932 and 1984 Olympic gold medalists. Stop by the Court of Honor to pay tribute to some of the greatest athletes to ever compete at the Coliseum.
5. Rams-49ers Rivalry
With the Rams returning to Los Angeles California bragging rights are on the line once again when these two instate rivals meet on the gridiron. The rivalry between these two teams dates back to 1950 and is considered one of the fiercest in the NFL with Sports Illustrated naming it the eighth best rivalry in the NFL. There is always a lot at stake when the Rams and 49ers get together, so make sure to be in attendance for the next installment of this great rivalry.
6. Tommy Trojan Statue
A symbol of USC since 1930, life-sized bronze Tommy Trojan has been a favorite meeting spot for students and a traditional photo opportunity for fans. Its official name is the Trojan Shrine, and students now guard it every night before the USC-UCLA rivalry game because of UCLA’s reputation for vandalizing the statue. The university even goes so far as to wrap it in duct tape to protect it from being painted by UCLA students.
Rampage keeps fans young and old engaged throughout the game with his antics. Give Rampage a high five if you see him at the game and keep an eye out for him as you never know what kind of trouble he’ll get into next.
8. Heritage Hall
Heritage Hall opened at the heart of the USC campus in 1971 to house the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, but it has recently been renovated to include a museum. The $35 million project added a two-story museum to showcase the athletes, teams, and coaches that have contributed to the USC athletic program. The space also houses offices, a sports performance center, a broadcast studio, and an indoor golf driving range in addition to new locker rooms, meeting rooms, an equipment room, and event space.
9. Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders
The Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders have been entertaining Rams fans since 1974. The group followed the Rams to St. Louis in 1995 and now have returned to LA alongside the Rams, so don’t miss the Rams Cheerleaders when attending a Rams game.
10. George Tirebiter Statue
The George Tirebiter Statue located on Trousdale Parkway celebrates former USC mascot George Tirebiter. Tirebiter was the school’s dog mascot before Traveler burst onto the scene. Pay respect to the USC mascot of the past by stopping by and snapping a pic with the statue.