You’ll find one of the best tailgating experiences around when you travel to Texas A&M. At Texas A&M you’ll encounter tons of pageantry and tradition, which will make you feel a part of Aggieland right away. Additionally, the strong sense of community among Aggies students, fans, and alumni will make you want to come back for another visit as soon as possible.
Come prepared to party from midnight until game time when visiting Texas A&M, and we mean that literally. The Midnight Yell kicks everything off when thousands of Aggies come out and parade from the Quadrangle to Kyle Field. This tradition will without a doubt get you pumped up for the game and is a must see for anyone making the trip to College Station!
Proper tailgating at Texas A&M begins at 7:00 am, so make sure to get up early so you can take in a full day of tailgating before entering Kyle Field to root on the Aggies. At the tailgate, you’ll find plenty of delicious Texas barbecue and will have one last chance to cheer on the Aggies before the game by taking part in the Spirit Walk.
At Texas A&M you’ll find a one of a kind pregame experience that will rival any of those found throughout the SEC or the country!
The War Hymn Monument
This collection of monuments displays the diverse student body as well as pays tribute to the fans who have played a major role in the team’s success over the years. Stop by the War Hymn Monument as it honors you the fan.
The Midnight Yell kicks off the Aggie game day experience the night before the game. The Friday night before Aggies games the fans get together to practice their yells at the stadium during this distinctly A&M event. If you want to get the full Texas A&M experience than attending The Midnight Yell is a must.Watch video
The Spirit Walk takes place a couple hours before the game and is a great opportunity for you to get up close to all your favorite Aggies players and coaches. Get to the Spirit Walk route early, so you can get a good spot to cheer on your team as they enter the stadium.Watch video
Statue of E King Gill
The original 12th man. As lore has it, a student from the stadium was called to the sidelines if the Aggies had lost so many players due to injury. E King Gill suited up and stood aptly by, while his team routed an impressive win despite being the underdogs going in. Students honor the 12th man by standing the entire game, at the ready like E King Gill would have it.
Where to tailgate
Spencer ParkSpencer Park is the most famous tailgate spot at Texas A&M and is only a few feet away from Kyle Field. The open grass tailgate area is first come, first-served space reserving, so make sure that you come prepared because finding a spot can get pretty competitive.
Lot 65If you’re the type of tailgater who brings a hundred friends and likes to bring impressive tailgate vehicles like buses, vans, and trailers, then this is the spot for you. To reserve your spot in Lot 65 call Transportation Services at (979)862-6585
Olsen Park and Equine ComplexAt Texas A&M you’ll also find plenty of places to park your RV. If you like to bring your RV to football games, then you’ll love it at Texa A&M where there are several designated RV lots.