1. Vik Walk

The Vik Walk takes place two and a half hours before kickoff and is your chance to see your favorite Vikings up close. The Portland State football team, cheer squad, and fans make their way up SW Taylor to Providence Park during the Vik Walk, so join in and make your way to the stadium with the team.

2. Facing the Crowd

Michael Stutz’s Facing the Crowd consists of two sculptures outside Providence Park. The faces depict a laughing man and a smiling boy and are a must-see for anyone attending a game at Providence Park. See both sculptures and snap a picture with them to commemorate your trip to Portland.

3. Providence Park Main Entrance and Marquee

Before entering Providence Park, stop by and check out the marquee at the main entrance. The old-fashioned marquee features today’s matchup as well as the team’s upcoming schedule.

4. Family Fun Zone

Located under the video board, the Family Fun Zone is the perfect place to take the kids before or during the game. The Family Fun Zone features a wide variety of kids activities, so make sure to check it out.

5. Tailgate Lot on SW 18th & Salmon

If you want to tailgate, then reserve a spot in the tailgate lot. There isn’t a lot of parking or room for tailgating around Providence Park, so spaces go quickly.

6. Budweiser & Hop Valley Pregame Tailgate

Stop by the Budweiser & Hop Valley Pregame Tailgate outside The Cheerful Bullpen. Here you’ll find food, music, and drinks making it an excellent place to hang out before the game.

7. The Dam Cup

The rivalry between Eastern Washington and Portland State spans across multiple sports, and the winner takes home The Dam Cup. The football rivalry dates back to 1968 and Vikings hold a slim 20-18-1 lead in the all-time rivalry. Make sure to be in attendance when the Vikings take on Eastern Washington as it’s one of the best games of the year.

8. Portland State Pep Band

The Portland State Pep Band fires up the crowd with their tunes and creates a fun atmosphere inside Providence Park. No Vikings game would be complete without the pep band, so enjoy their performance throughout the game.

9. Victor E. Viking

Be on the lookout for Portland State’s mascot Victor E. Viking. He performs all kinds of stunts at games, and if you see him on the concourse make sure to give him a high five.

10. The Cheerful Bullpen

The Cheerful Bullpen offers one of the best sports bar experiences in the Portland area and is a great place to grab a drink before attending a Vikings game. You’ll find lots of Vikings fans here on game days, so stop by and have a drink with your fellow supporters.

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