Gamedays in the Grove

Welcome to the Holy Grail of college football tailgating!

Walk of Champions pathway flooded with Ole Miss fans on game day.

The premier tailgating spot in college football

Every fall, Ole Miss shows why the Grove is the envy of the nation. Fans descend on Oxford to support their Rebels and enjoy a weekend of fun and football.

Take part in traditions such as the Walk of Champions, where fans line the path that the football team walks to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Enjoy some great southern cooking and hospitality, and see why Ole Miss is the hottest tailgating spot around. It’s all set in the heart of America’s most beautiful college campus and in the company of its most devoted fans.

New to Ole Miss? This is an experience you don’t want to miss.

Party in the 'Sip

Students running through the Grove
Students run with tents on their shoulders to secure their tailgate spot in the Grove the Friday before game day.

Arrive Early!

The festivities kick off Friday night when students race to claim tailgating spots. The Grove is a hot ticket, so get there early!

Claim Your Spot!
Fans look on as an Ole Miss football player takes part in the Walk of Champions
An Ole Miss band member marches through the Grove with their bass drum

Timeless Traditions

From the Walk of Champions to the Pride of the South marching band, our gameday traditions draw fans from across the country and must be experienced in person.

Juice Kiffin the labrador retriever sniffs the camera
A sign that says "Rebels" on a table full of tailgating food

Tailgater's Paradise

When it comes to tailgating, the Grove is next level. Come find out why people all over the world head to Oxford on Saturdays in the Fall, and make a few new friends in the process.

Lane Kiffin interviewed by Kirk Herbstreit on ESPN College Gameday
SEC Nation banners hanging on railing in The Grove

National Spotlight

Competing in the SEC means that the eyes of the college football world are on Ole Miss.