Tip-Off Tailgate

Semifinal and National Championship game ticket holders are encouraged to stop by the Men's Final Four Tip-off Tailgate presented by Nissan on their way to the games at NRG Stadium. Fans can enjoy free team pep rallies, musical performances, basketball-themed games, plus food and beverages. Tip-Off Tailgate, presented by Nissan, is open on Friday, March 31 and we encourage those attending Reese's Final Four Friday to stop by to take part in all the festivities!
NRG Park - Blue Lot  
Hours (CT)  
Friday, March 31 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 1 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 2 Closed
Monday, April 3 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Test your skills at the Nissan Thrill Court. Stop by for some larger-than-life games, meet some of your favorite talent and grab one of many cool giveaways! All ages welcomed.


Come play some tech-forward games, commemorate the moment with a photo op, and learn more about AT&T's latest products and services, including Fiber, Retail and FirstNet, and Connected Car.


The Coca-Cola Ice House is the perfect place to relax, snap some photos, and take a taste of The Best Coke Ever. Swing on by and see for yourself!


Unilever, the Official Men's Grooming Partner of the Men's Final Four®, invites fans to step inside the Lone Star Locker Room. Fans can get game-day ready with Dove Men+Care®, AXE®, Suave®, Vaseline®, and Degree® products, shoot hoops in a giant bathtub ball pit, take a rookie card photo and score fan gear.


The U.S. Army is challenging basketball fans to attempt the impossible: sinking a shot through a 40-foot-high hoop. Contestants will discover that what they could never do alone IS possible when they have the strength, resources, ingenuity, and teamwork of the U.S. Army helping them to be all they can be.


Houston, we have the Beef! Stop by the Wendy's® food truck at Tipp-Off Tailgate to witness 'The Beef' space shuttle ready for liftoff. Wendy's will also be serving up FREE out-of-this-world Dave's Single® hamburgers, Frosty® treats and limited-edition swag. 

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