SouthTailgating is one of the best parts of attending a South Dakota Coyotes football game meaning you’ll want to arrive early to get the most out of your trip to Vermillion. Coyotes fans from all over the area head to the DakotaDome on game days creating a festive feeling that any college football fan will enjoy.
The heart of the South Dakota tailgate is Coyote Tailgate Nation. Coyote Tailgate Nation is where you’ll find the biggest tailgates on game days and is something everyone attending a Yotes game should check out. Tailgate Nation features a kids area, reserved tailgating, and much more making it the perfect place to tailgate before the game.
Don’t worry though if you can’t reserve a spot in Tailgate Nation. There are plenty of general admission spots in the West Lot. The west lot fills up quickly though so make sure to get here early to make sure you get a spot.
You’ll have a lot of fun grilling out and throwing back some drinks with fellow Yotes fans before the game, so make sure to get to the DakotaDome early to take part in the pregame festivities.
Yippin’ Yotes Kid Zone
Those of you taking the kids to the game will want to stop by the Yippin’ Yotes Kid Zone. The Kid Zone is home to a variety of fun activities making it an excellent place for kids before the game.
Where to tailgate
Coyote Tailgate NationYou won’t find a better place to tailgate at a Coyotes game than Tailgate Nation. Tailgate Nation features reserved tailgating, open areas, the Yippin’ Yotes Kid Zone, and much more. Even if you aren’t tailgating here, stop by and check it out before the game.
West LotIf you want to tailgate but don’t have a reserved spot, then head on down to the West Lot. The West Lot is home to general admission tailgating and is an excellent place to set up the tent, grill, table, and chairs for a fun day of tailgating.
Student TailgateSouth Dakota Students will want to hit up the student tailgate before the game. The student tailgate is the perfect place to hang out with your fellow students before the game, so stop by and join in the fun.