Atmosphere

There is a great deal of camaraderie found at a UNLV tailgate as the tailgating tradition here spans back many generations. Rebels fans love to get together and party before heading into Sam Boyd Stadium to watch the Rebels take the field.

It may not be the lights and glitz of the Las Vegas Strip, but tailgating at UNLV is one of the best experiences you can have in Vegas as a college football fan. The fans here do it right, as you’ll find a sea of scarlet and gray around Sam Boyd Stadium on game days. Come prepared to tailgate with some of the best fans in college football as the fans here are as diehard as they come.

Here at UNLV there are a variety of tailgate options including the Rebel Block Party, Star Nursery Tailgate Area, and the free parking lots to the south of the stadium. If you really love to get involved in game day activities, then the Rebel Block Party will really fit your game day needs. At the Rebel Block Party, you’ll find a variety of inflatables as well as a DJ. You’ll also have the chance to show off your Rebel pride by taking part in the UNLV Star of Nevada’s tailgate show.

If you’re looking more to let loose and set up a tailgate party of your, then both the Star Nursery Tailgate Area and free lots offer excellent options. In both these places, you’ll find a variety of drinking games to part take in as well as friendly banter among fans.

No matter where you tailgate before a UNLV game, you’ll have a very good time when you’re in the company of fellow Rebels fans.

Traditions

Rebel Block Party

If you’re looking for a great tailgating experience then check out the Rebel Block Party. The Block Party provides a whole host of entertainment, food, and beverages. The food in particular is great here as you’ll have the option to purchase local cuisine from food trucks or become a VIP member and enjoy an all you can eat buffet.

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The Star Nursery Tailgate Area

The Star Nursery Tailgate Area to the north of Sam Boyd Stadium offers both reserved and general admission tailgate spots. If you’re planning to a large party, you’ll want to make sure to reserve a spot, as you get a 30 ft by 30 ft space when you reserve a spot versus one parking spot if you go the general admission route. No matter what size tailgate party, you’re throwing you’ll have an excellent time tailgating in the Star Nursery Tailgate Area.

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Where to tailgate

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