Gator Nation Tailgates

ORANGE & BLUE TAILGATE | Saturday, April 14

With new head football coach Dan Mullen moving the annual Orange & Blue Debut game back to a Saturday, the UF  Alumni Association will also change things up this yearorange-blue-tailgate1.jpg.

ALL Gator fans are welcomed to join us for a fun, free and family-friendly tailgate at Emerson Alumni Hall prior to the Orange & Blue game. Doors open at 12 p.m., complete with live music, the Gator Walk, face painting, a re-imagined 4Rivers Smokehouse menu and much more. Like all Gator Nation Tailgates, the fun ends 45 minutes before kickoff. 

As the official airline of the University of Florida Alumni Association and the Florida Gators, Delta wants to reward the Gators most passionate fans. You will have a chance to win a $500 Delta gift card, so come on out to the O&B Tailgate!

Don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate and experience Coach Mullen’s first moments in The Swamp!

The Orange & Blue Tailgate is sponsored by:

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Gator Nation Tailgates | Fall 2018

Gator Nation Tailgates are a great way for UF Alumni Association members and their guests to enjoy the 2018 football season (Not a Member? JOIN TODAY!). Tailgates are held at Emerson Alumni Hall prior to each home game and feature air conditioning, clean restrooms, an area for kids crafts, food for purchase from 4Rivers Smokehouse and a cash bar. Enjoy a visit from everyone's favorite mascots, Albert and Alberta, along with a performance from the Gator cheer squad. Tailgate games and a hassle-free environment make Gator Nation Tailgates at Emerson Alumni Hall the place to be on game day!  Lost and found is available during Gator Nation Tailgates at the Member Services desk area and at the Emerson Alumni Hall front desk the next business day.  Tailgates close 45 minutes before kick-off.  As a reminder, please be sure to read through the Emerson Alumni Hall check-in policy here.  

NEW! Tailgate Guest Policy has changed

Life Members of the UF Alumni Association may each bring two complimentary guests free of charge. Annual Members can bring one guest free of charge. All other guests are $10 each and must be accompanied by a member. Please note that all children 17 and under are also free to attend with their parent or guardian. All underage guests must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

Add Your Spouse

Life Members can add their spouse for only $200, giving them all the same benefits you currently enjoy. In addition, all Joint Life Members may bring two guests each at no charge.  Also, Annual Members can add a spouse for only $10

Click here for this season's policies at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

Please note that West University Avenue is closed during game day. To learn more about the closure please click here.

2018 Gator Nation Tailgate Schedule 

Date Opponent
Tailgate Time
Game Time
 4/14  ORANGE AND BLUE  12:00 PM  3:00 PM
 10/6  LSU  TBD  TBD
 11/17  IDAHO  TBD  TBD

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