Indiana University Official Tailgate

Indiana University Official Tailgate

September 16, 2023

at Bullseye Event Center

The Indiana University Official Tailgate opens @ 9:00am, three hours before kickoff and ends at noon just before kickoff for the game. Food service will be available throughout.

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IU Official Tailgate

723 South Capitol Ave. | Across the street from Lucas Oil Stadium

Doors open 9:00 a.m.

About the IU Tailgate

The The Indiana University, Alumni, Varsity Club & Fan Pre-Game Tailgate Experience for the Louisville vs Indiana football game at Lucas Oil STADIUM.

If you are a diehard Indiana football fan and you want THE MOST CONVENIENT tailgating experience, you’ll want to check out the Indiana University Official Tailgate. Located at the Bullseye Event Center, directly across the street from Lucas Oil Stadium. All ages welcome with an all-you-can-eat menu with cash premium bar, featuring Bloody Mary’s, bottled beer and top shelf liquor.

Inside the Tailgate Party

Tailgating doesn’t get better than this when its 35 degrees outside, step inside and enjoy the heat. Is it 55 degrees and comfortable? No problem, enjoy the outdoor space. Bullseye Event Center (BEC) is equipped with 3 retractable glass garage doors. Two on the front of the building open up to our brand new Trex deck which gives you the ability to sit under the shadows of Lucas Oil Stadium. The third glass garage door opens up to 4000 square feet of indoor / outdoor pavilion.

Menu for Indiana University Official Tailgate

Food Network celebrity chef Aaron May is the head chef. Touting a great tailgating menu created exclusively by celebrity chef extraordinaire May. A classically-trained chef and member of the Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame, May has been featured on signature Food Network staples such as Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Guy’s Grocery Games, Guy’s Big Bite and TLC’s Best Food Ever.

Tailgate Menu

  • Breakfast Station
    Gourmet Waffle Bar
    Fresh made Doughnuts
    Bloody Mary bar with all the fixins

  • Taco and Nacho Fiesta with house made chips and dips
    Corn tortillas and tortilla chips
    Sour cream and onion
    Roasted tomato salsa
    Salsa Verde

  • Creamy Cabbage slaw

  • Bourbon BBQ pulled pork sliders
    Hawaiian rolls
    Crispy onions

  • Gourmet cheeseburger sliders
    comeback sauce
    American cheese

  • Twice Cooked Chicken Wing Station
    Spicy Garlic
    Dry rubbed jerk chicken wing

  • Fudge brownie bites
    Whipped cream

About Bullseye Event Group

Bullseye Event Group works in an official capacity with multiple NFL teams, NBA Teams and Universities as the official events and travel partner, the hospitality partner or tailgate partner. The Indianapolis Colts, New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions, New Orleans Pelicans, Northwestern University and Indiana University. In 2005, Bullseye began building the hospitality side of our business with the vision to begin providing once-in-a-lifetime hospitality.

Bullseye Event Group staked its claim as the premier hospitality provider for sporting events all around the world. From The Colts VIP Tailgate to Gate 6 Hospitality at the Masters and The Players Tailgate at the Super Bowl we are proud to be the industry leader in hospitality.

About Bullseye Event Center

Bullseye Event Center (B.E.C.) is 9500 square feet of fully renovated, free flowing open indoor event space with 6500 square feet of outdoor event greenspace. An industrial feel with acid washed concrete floors and exposed brick, BEC features dramatic views of Lucas Oil Stadium and the entire Downtown Indianapolis skyline.

The brand new Bullseye Event Center is located directly across the street from Lucas Oil stadium. Not a few blocks, not down the street, not a short walk but literally located on the other side of the street from Lucas Oil Stadium at 723 South Capitol Avenue.

Bullseye Event Group is the hospitality industry leader in the sports world. Our staff has been creating and building events from scratch for the past 28 years, our knowledge and our vision is annually recognized on the biggest national stage and now we offer that to you for weddings, trade shows, sporting events, corporate gatherings, social events, or a religious or non-profit charity events, we are bringing the next level of hospitality to Indianapolis at Bullseye Event Center.

iu VIP Tailgate Features

  • Located directly across the street from Lucas Oil Stadium at Bullseye Event Center
  • Opens at 9:00am – 12:00 pm three hours prior to kickoff. Food service will be available throughout
  • Cash bar featuring top-shelf cocktail bar
  • Cash beer/wine bars – featuring bottled beer & bottled wine
  • Refreshments from Coca-Cola
  • All ages are welcome

Additional Features:

More details on IU Tailgate

  • Open to all Indiana fans and alumni
  • Tailgate with other fans of Indiana University
  • Climate controlled lounge seating with soft leather couches
  • Pre-game HDTV coverage
  • Microsoft gaming area inside with Xbox gaming stations
  • Live auction on amazing signed team memorabilia

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