1. Ralphie The Buffalo
Ralphie is the live mascot for the Colorado Buffaloes football team and widely regarded as one of the best live mascots in sports. The newest Ralphie, Ralphie V, is a majestic beast that is 500 pounds and riles up the crowd by running onto the field before every game. Get to your seats before kickoff, so you don’t miss out on witnessing this one of a kind tradition.
2. Pearl Street Stampede
Every Friday before game day the festivities get kicked off with the Pearl Street Stampede. The Pearl Street Stampede and parade feature the band, cheerleaders, and the team, and is a great way to spend a Friday night as it allows you to get into the Buffaloes Gameday spirit a day early.
3. The Rocky Mountains and Flatirons
Located just beyond the west stand, the Rocky Mountains, and the Flatirons create a beautiful backdrop to Folsom Field. The scenery provides fans with a truly special experience that cannot be had anywhere else in the country. When attending a Buffaloes game make sure to take in the natural beauty that surrounds and makes Folsom Field one of the most beautiful stadiums in the country.
4. Golden Buffalo Marching Band
Ralphie isn’t the only one who puts on a great show at a Buffaloes game; the Golden Buffalo Marching Band is a sight to behold as well putting on an outstanding show. One of their signature maneuvers is the formation of the Buffalo logo during the pregame routine. Get to your seat early as you wouldn’t want to miss this excellent game day tradition.
5. "Go Buffs" Chant
The crowd gets riled up during the “Go Buffs” chant, which features some colorful language. If you want to get into the Colorado gameday spirit, then join in on this loud chant.
6. Ralphie's Corral
Ralphie’s Corral offers fun activities for the whole family. If you’re bringing your family to the game, then Ralphie’s Corral is the perfect place to stop by before the game. Here you’ll find inflatable bounce houses, football toss games, beer, concessions, and much more. Not to mention it is your chance to get up close to Ralphie before the game, so make sure to stop by Ralphie’s Corral.
7. Touchdown Club
The Touchdown Club provides you with a truly unique game day experience. This premium seating is located the north end zone allows you to get right up close to the action. You’ll also get an all you can eat buffet making this the perfect place to sit if you want to experience the game in style.
8. Colorado Banner
The Colorado banner in the south end zone is an iconic part of Folsom Field. It also lets everyone know not only where they are, but also who is going to win the game as the Buffaloes are tough to beat at home.
9. Blackout Games
If attending a night game at Folsom Field come wearing black and ready to drink until you blackout. Night games provide the best atmosphere at CU, so if you can only make the trip once make sure it’s when the Buffs are playing under the lights.
10. Ralphie Statue
The Ralphie statue offers an excellent photo opportunity for anyone attending a Colorado Buffaloes football game. Snap a picture with this statue before watching her real life counterpart lead the Buffaloes onto the field.