Where to Tailgate for a University of Michigan Football Game

Kickoff your Saturday with pregame fun by being a part of the tailgating experience. Sometimes tailgating is the best part as it is the perfect opportunity to socialize and hang out with friends.

There are several places near the stadium where fans can gather to prepare for the big game. However, the city can get busy on game days so it is best to think ahead when planning to tailgate. We have gathered some options for fans to choose from!

South Main 1300 – Stationed on the corner of South Main and Berkely, right across the street, tailgaters are right near the action. Standard parking is $100 with a $25 convenience fee. There is a bathroom and available wifi on the site. 

327 E Hoover – This location hosts The Hail! Impact Charity Tailgate. It is open to the public with free admissions. Alcohol is sold and 100% of drink sales go to support local charities. No outside food or drink is allowed. There are always several TVs are available showing the pregame show and other games.

Photo from @charitytailgate on Instagram.

Pioneer High School – This is one of the most sought after spots, located at 601 W Stadium Blvd. just across the road from The Big House. Parking is $60 with a $9 convenience fee which requires a printed QR code. No advertising or any promotional banners are allowed to be displayed. This site is an alcohol and tobacco free zone as such is prohibited by Ann Arbor Public Schools property. Pets must be leashed at all times. Additionally, propane grills only are allowed and must be outside of tents.

The 2100 Club – This tailgating spot is located on 2100 South Main Street. Standard parking is $45 with a $10 convenience fee. All trucks must reserve VIP parking and not standard parking. VIP wifi access is available and there are also indoor bathrooms.

The Owner’s Box at the 2100 Club – This upscale spot has a capacity of 35-50 attendees. It features premium sound system, private entrance and bathroom along with a 16’ bar and stool. 

The Big House Clubhouse – Enjoy a premium tailgating experience located on 710 W Stadium Blvd right across from Pioneer High School. Tailgaters have the option of indoor and outdoor bathrooms. There is space for up to 100 guest allowed in with smart TVs of 65’ and 45’ inches. In addition, high speed wifi, a refrigerator and a stockable bar is included. 

South Main 1054 – This premium tailgate is located at 1054 South Main. This location provides you the opportunity to promote your brand! It caters to private and corporate tailgating options and offers a wide range of premium options. 

East Hoover 146 – Located on 146 East Hoover Ave, this option allows for tailgating permitted in limited space right behind vehicles. Standard parking is $70 with a $14 convenience fee where cars park on the grass. No RVs or campers and only propane grills are allowed. 

Briarwood Mall – This location allows for RV parking and gives easy access to all of the restaurants and stores located inside the mall as a part of your experience. Starting rates for parking is $375 with an $85 convenience fee.

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