Homecoming Hockey Tailgate

Homecoming Hockey Tailgate

The beloved tradition of Homecoming tailgating came back to Amherst as hundreds of UMass alumni, families and friends gathered at the Homecoming Hockey Tailgate on October 19.

Bring your friends and join the celebration! Enjoy music, fun activities for all ages and a delicious barbecue. Then cheer on the Minutemen as they take to the ice against Big Ten Conference players Michigan State.  There will be family fun for everyone. Come play on the inflatable bounce houses, become a pinball wizard at the mobile arcade and participate in the Stockbridge Pumpkin Festival and carving competition.

pumpkinfestSaturday, October 19
Tailgate from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Lot 25 by UMass Parking Services
(adjacent to the Mullins Center)
Game starts at 7:00 p.m.
UMass Amherst campus

Menu includes:
Hamburgers, hot dogs and garden burgers grilled on-site; coleslaw;  fruit salad; chips;  lemonade and cookies.  A cash bar will be available.

Ticket Pricing:
$12 -  Individual Barbeque Tickets
$20 -  Individual Barbeque and Game Ticket Package
$60 –  Family 4-Pack Barbeque and Game Ticket Package
Association Legacy and Life members receive complimentary tickets!

Pre-Registration Closes Soon
Hockey Tailgate pre-registration closes on Thursday, October 17 at 5:00 p.m. Get your tickets today!
All pre-registered attendees will be entered in our drawing for a chance to sit rink-side in the Big Chair! Winner will be announced Friday, October 18. Walk-in registrations for the BBQ are welcome – tickets are $12 per person.
Game tickets can be purchased separately through Ticketmaster here or at the Mullins Center box office on game day.

Directions & Parking
Directions to campus are available online here. The tailgate will be located in the north end of parking lot 25 near the Mullins Center (look for the big tent). Patron parking, including accessible parking, is available near the tailgate in lots 25 and 12. Additional parking may be available in surface lots around campus (complimentary) or the Campus Center Parking Garage (at cost).

With questions, contact the Alumni Association at 800.456.8627 or alumni@admin.umass.edu.

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