Atmosphere

Barbecue is king at Memphis, as Tigers fans pride themselves on offering some of the best barbecue in the nation. When tailgating at Memphis come hungry, as you’ll find yourself leaving the game feeling full.

It’s not just the fact that Memphis offers some of the best barbecue in the nation that makes attending a Memphis tailgate a great experience. The university has put a lot of work in creating an awesome tailgating location that could go head to head with anywhere in the American Athletic Conference. The recent creation of Tiger Lane has played a huge part in igniting a strong tailgating culture at Memphis. It also is one of the premier tailgating spots in Tennessee, so make sure to stop by and check it out.

Tiger Lane also serves as home to a wide variety of Memphis pregame and tailgating events. One of the most prominent is the Tiger Walk, which allows Tigers fans the opportunity to greet the team as they enter the stadium. If you want to get into the Tigers gameday spirit, then make sure to be a part of the Tiger Walk.

You’ll also be able to take in the the Mighty Sound of the South’s tailgate concert and pep rally on Tiger Lane as well, so head on down to Tiger Lane to get into the Memphis gameday spirit and party with fellow Tigers fans.

Traditions

Central BBQ

Only a 20-minute walk from Liberty Memorial Stadium Central BBQ is home to quite possibly the best ribs in all of Tennessee. Central BBQ offers some of the best barbecue in the country, so make sure and stop by if you want to get the full Memphis experience.

Tiger Walk

The Tiger Walk gives fans the opportunity to greet the team as they enter the stadium and is an excellent way to get into the Tigers spirit.

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Mighty Sound of the South Tailgate Concert and Pep Rally

Before every home game the Mighty Sound of the South Band holds a pep rally on Tiger Lane. The rally is a great way to pump yourself up before the game, so make sure to check it out.

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Tiger Lane

The primary spot for Tigers tailgating both before and after the game. Tiger Lane is located right outside of the stadium and provides plenty of room for those interested in enjoying the Memphis tailgate scene.

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Grill Zone

One of the coolest things about tailgating at Memphis is that you’ll find the university and Highland Hundred offer grills that can be used free of charge. Located on Tiger Lane near Paul “Bear” Bryant Ave., this is the perfect spot for fans coming from out of town who don’t feel like bringing their grill.

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