Luxury tailgating experience coming to Commonwealth Stadium

04/18/2016 11:59 PM

Photo: UK Athletics

The University of Kentucky announced on Monday the addition of a luxury tailgating area at Commonwealth Stadium that will allow fans to rent an on-site living space outside the stadium each game

Press release:

The 1865 Club will open this fall featuring luxury tailgating suites that can accommodate up to 30 guests. Each private suite will have approximately 300 feet of indoor entertainment space, with a kitchen, four high-definition televisions, heat and air, a full-size refrigerator, and half-bath. Each suite – located outside the southwest corner of Commonwealth Stadium in the green space adjacent to the President’s Pavilion – will also have an outdoor entertainment space with a television and exterior awning.

Standard tailgating food and drinks – hot dogs, hamburgers and soft drinks – are included with 1865 Club rentals, which last for 12 hours. Additional and premium food and drink, including alcohol, are also available for purchase. No setup is necessary. Fans need only arrive and enjoy.

Tailgating suites are available for both single-game and full season rentals. Rentals come with 30 passes per suite, but game tickets are not included.

Fans and businesses interested in 1865 Club tailgating suite rentals should contact Elizabeth Briggs at

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