At a Norfolk State tailgate, you’ll find an incredible sense of camaraderie among fans and an extremely friendly and welcoming tailgate atmosphere. Tailgates at Norfolk State have a family feel helping everyone feel welcome and creating a strong bond between fellow Spartans fans.
Norfolk State fans are also diehard as well. The fans come out in strong numbers to support their team despite the fact the Spartans have been mediocre at best over the past few seasons. Everywhere you look on game days you’ll see fans dressed in green and gold tailgating and having fun before the game.
One of the best parts of any Norfolk State tailgate is when the Spartan Legion Marching Band marches through the tailgate. The band here is one of the best in the country, and their appearance before the game is the perfect way to get into the game day spirit.
You’ll find a friendly atmosphere and lots of diehard fans at Norfolk State making it a great place to tailgate on a fall Saturday.
Spartan Legion Pregame Walk
Don’t miss the Spartan Legion Marching Band’s pregame walk through the tailgate area. The Spartan Legion’s appearance energizes the crowd and gets everyone ready to cheer on the Spartans to victory making it a must-see part of the pregame festivities.Watch video
Where to tailgate
Reserved Tailgating AreasIf you want to tailgate at a Norfolk State game, you’ll have to reserve a tailgating spot. Spots can be purchased on a per game basis or for the whole season, so no matter how many Spartans games you want to attend Norfolk State has a tailgating package for you.
RV TailgatingThose of you who want to bring an RV or another oversized vehicle to the game will have to reserve a tailgating spot in the RV lot. The RV lot is located next to the Facilities Management Building and is where you’ll find all the tricked out tailgate vehicles on Saturdays.