Down South in Oxford, Mississippi beginning each September the historic Grove opens up to some of the south’s finest football fans. We provide everything you need to enjoy all the festivities on game day in the Grove. Southern setup offers individual and full season tailgating packages for every Ole Miss home football game. We hold the necessary spots from 8AM-8PM when we set out to bring your tent rental in the Grove.
The Grove is known as the South’s holy land of tailgating. Nestled in the Heart of the University of Mississippi’s campus, sits an 11-acre parcel of land that on game days holds over 55,000 of college football’s finest fans. Your location.. your decision! Whether you are on the Walk of Champions, near the Thad Cochran Research Center or in the historic Circle, Southern Setup will make sure your spot is secure and ready to go on gameday. Over the past several years Ole Miss has played host to some of the best tailgates that college football has offered.
The 2017 SEC Season is fast approaching and for Ole Miss alumni, students and fans alike, this means gathering in the Grove amongst friends and family for another year of creating memories and cheering on the Rebels. There is nothing quite like waking up and realizing its, GAME DAY! It takes just a few minutes to get your Ole Miss gear on and head for the action. It’s so exhilarating when you get to, The Grove, find your spot, join your group and finally, enjoy the tradition that is tailgating at Ole Miss. Traditions that have been held for years continue.
In Oxford, Mississippi, the tradition of tailgating at the Grove has been a ritual for the past three decades. The evolution of its history will be different depending on whom you hear stories from, but the experiences are all very similar. Before the 1950’s, Rebel tailgating fans partied at the fraternity or sorority houses on campus. Cars, trucks, campers began to meet at The Grove and the Ole Miss TailgatingTradition began.