Saturday, September 30, 2023
Event Size
Monster (500+)
Start Time
09/30/2023 12:00 PM
End Time
07:00 PM
3.00 Minutes Walk
Join us for an unforgettable day of excitement and camaraderie as the Alabama A&M Bulldogs go head-to-head with the Tuskegee University Tigers in a thrilling Homecoming Game! The atmosphere will be electric as alumni, students, and fans gather at the iconic George E. Jones Tailgate Plaza! Sounds by Alabama A&M's Own, DJ Immaculate. 

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Note: We will communicate any day of details, important information (tailgate location, etc) via your email on file. 



Tickets for Purchase

Southern Fish Fry & Open Bar 

All Food Must Be Purchased In Advance! 

Indulge in the rich flavors of the South with our scrumptious southern fish fry! Savor the mouthwatering blend of crispy, golden-brown fish served with all the fixings. And to quench your thirst, we're pleased to offer an open bar featuring a selection of your favorite cocktails that perfectly complement the culinary delights.

Types of Food and Beverage Tickets Available For Purchase:

  1. (1) Fish Plate: Indulge in a sumptuous Fish Plate complete with Fries, and also receive a refreshing soda can to accompany your meal.
  2. (1) Fish Plate + Open Bar: This ticket option features a delectable Fish Plate with Fries and grants you access to the top-shelf Open Bar, ensuring a premium beverage experience. Must be 21+
  3. Open Bar: Enjoy unrestricted access to our top-shelf bar, allowing you to savor a range of high-quality beverages throughout the event. Must be 21+
  4. (1) Complimentary Drink from our Sponors! Must be 21+ 

Food, Openbar and/or complimentary drink patrons tickets will be scanned in upon arrival at the tailgate. Food and comlimentary drink patrons will receive a food and/or drink coupon. Each patron participating in open bar must have their own openbar wrist band. No exceptions.


Official Sponsors

Our event wouldn't be possible without the generous support of our esteemed sponsors:

Big Sipz: Elevate your beverage experience with the extraordinary offerings from Big Sipz, ensuring your drink choices are as grand as the occasion.

Dough Ball Cookie Dough Whiskey: Discover the delightful fusion of flavors as Dough Ball Cookie Dough Whiskey redefines your understanding of a classic treat.

Rancho La Gloria: Elevate your refreshment game with the invigorating taste of Ranch Water beverages, delivering a burst of refreshment in every sip.

Ball: Aluminum insulated cups keeping our drinks cool all homecoming day!

21+ Drink Responsibly


 Giving Back

At this Homecoming event, we're not just celebrating our alma mater's achievements; we're also making a difference in the community. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to Thrive USA, a reputable 501(c)(3) organization committed to empowering and supporting individuals in need. Learn more about Thrive at! 


This Homecoming extravaganza promises an unforgettable blend of sports, music, flavors, and compassion. Mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and join us as we come together to celebrate, enjoy, and contribute to a greater cause. Let's create lasting memories while making a positive impact in the true spirit of community.

This event is non-refundable. Rain or Shine. All tickets for food must be purchased in advance.

Questions? Email [email protected] 

Atmosphere of the Tailgate
Family Friendly
Type of Lot
Asphalt Lot
Size of the Tailgate
Monster (500+)
Type of Tailgate
Accessibility of Bathrooms
Guests Can Stay
Type of Music
Live DJ, Hip Hop
Water, Soft Drinks, Mixed Drinks, Domestic Beer, Premium Liquor
Seating, Shade, Outdoor Area

This Tailgate includes:

This is a free tailgate -- everyone is welcome. Advance food purchase tickets and open bar tickets are availiable for purchase. 

Event Check-In:

Please find your tickets before you arrive and have them ready to be scanned, so you can get to the good parts faster.

This article can help you if you are having issues finding your tickets:

Also, you can speed up check-in by sharing any extra tickets purchased with your friends within your account or on the app.

George E. Jones Tailgate Plaza Alabama A&M University
$78.00 / Per Guest
(1) Southern Fried Fish plate with fries and a canned soda. No food will be sold on site. Click dropdown above to view other tix types!
Top Shelf Open Bar - Each patron must have their own openbar wristband. No exceptions. 21+ only!
(1) Southern Fried Fish plate with fries and (1) open bar wristband. Each patron must have their own wristband! No exceptions. No food will be sold on site. 21+ up only!
(1) Southern Fried Fish plate w/ fries + (1) open bar band + (1) Doughball Whiskey Shot. Each patron must have their own wristband! No exceptions. 21+