Tailgating is a central part of the LSU football experience. With no restrictions going into this years’ season, weekends at Tiger Stadium will be packed with fans ready to cheer on the Tigers.
This year will look very different than the 2020 season as LSU announced that they will allow full capacity, but they are requiring fans to show proof of vaccination or a negative covid test to enter the stadium.
However, LSU did not put any restrictions for fans outside the stadium, tailgating.
Restrictions or not, Death Valley is coming alive again as fans flock to LSU in their first home game allowing tailgating in over a year.
For some fans, the partying does not just start on game day. Regulars to the tailgating scene start setting up camp as early as Thursday.
Others camp out in some of LSU’s many lots, dubbed the “Touchdown Villages,” in motor homes. Fans can park their trailers as early as 6 p.m. on Thursdays before home games and can stay until noon the day after the game. These RV villages are home to families who have been tailgating at LSU for years.
Fans who stay here overnight come prepared with lights, lawn chairs and plenty of entertainment. Students and fans will come together here for LSU’s second game of the season against McNeese State.
Win or lose, a Saturday night in -or outside- Death Valley is not one to miss.