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Tailgate in Taste at Longhorn Games This Fall

Tailgate in Taste at Longhorn Games This Fall

We've filled you in on the best places to watch a Longhorn game if you can't make it to Darrell K Royal Stadium this fall, and now we're sharing a few of our favorite ways to prepare for game day in Austin. If you’re headed to DKR Stadium for a Longhorn game, be sure to dress your best, experience local bars and eateries in the area and stop by a few notable tailgates on your way to the stadium.


Typical game day fashion includes plenty of burnt orange for Texas Longhorns – And you can’t forget the boots!

Longhorn Fashions

709 W 22nd St Unit 116 | 512-584-8001 | Website


1206 W 38th St Unit 4104 | 512-452-5322 | Website

Luxe Apothetique

Various Locations | Website

The Co-Op

2246 Guadalupe St | 512-476-7211 | Website

Allen’s Boots

1522 S Congress Ave | 512-447-1413 | Website

Texas Custom Boots

1601 S 1st St | 512-981-5777 | Website


Whether you have a hankerin' for Texas BBQ, Mexican or some campus eats, these restaurants are bound to be crawling with fans on game day.

Texas Chili Parlor

1409 Lavaca St | 512-472-2828 | Website

Kerbey Lane Café

2606 Guadalupe St | 512-477-5717 | Website

Plucker’s Wing Bar

2222 Rio Grande St | 512-469-9464 | Website

Space 24 Twenty

2420 Guadalupe St | 512-472-1621 | Website

The Carillon

1900 University Ave | 512-404-3655 | Website


Cheers to game day with fellow Longhorn fans at one of these nearby bars and pubs before heading out to tailgate.


1607 San Jacinto Blvd | 512-474-1958 | Website

Cain & Abel’s

2313 Rio Grande St | 512-476-3201 | Website

The Local Pub & Patio

2610 Guadalupe St | 512-478-2337 | Website

Hole in the Wall

2538 Guadalupe St | 512-477-4747 | Website

Gabriel’s Cafe

1900 University Ave | 512-404-1900 | Website


Tried-and-true Texas Longhorn tailgates hosted by the University for members of alumni organizations and clubs.

Alumni Center Tailgate


Admission: Free for members, one free guest, additional guests $5 each. Fee of $10 for non-members.

UT Club Tailgate Tent


Admission: 6th Floor Club opens two hours in advance for Executive Members and 3 hours in advance for Regular Members

Legends Club


Admission: Free for Members


These semi-official tailgates require a donation and wristband for admittance.

Longhorn Tailgaters

17th & San Jacinto | Website


Horn-Ball Texas Tailgaters

MLK Blvd & San Jacinto Blvd | Website

Admission: Purchase tickets in advance


Most tailgates are open to the public and take place surrounding the stadium, hosted by campus organizations, alumni and local businesses. The best way to tailgate is to see what you stumble into!

17th and Congress Tailgate Crew

17th & Congress Ave | Website

Admission: Free


Come Early, Be Loud, Stay Late, Wear Orange.

Bags should be clear plastic and not exceed 12”x6”x12”.

Hydrate before the game–Alcohol is now sold inside DKR Stadium.

Never miss a game! See our post about every football schedule to follow this fall for a printable Longhorn football schedule. If you aren’t able to make it to DKR Stadium, be sure to enjoy game day with fellow longhorns at a few of these fan-favorite spots around Austin.


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