Office of Student Life

Scarlet and Gray Tailgates

What are Scarlet and Gray Tailgates

A tailgate party for Ohio State students and families with food, games and music! The Scarlet and Gray tailgates will begin 3 hours before kickoff and run up until gametime. 

2024 Schedule & Location

  • Saturday, August 31 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 7 at 4:30 p.m.

Located at the Richard C. Larkins Plaza between the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion and RPAC.

Thank you to our generous sponsors, donors and wonderful campus partners for supporting another year of tailgating!

  • Student Athlete Support Services Office (SASSO)
  • Student Legal Services
  • Student Athlete-Engagment Organizations (SAE)


Go Buckeyes!