FCA Breakfast
Grand Hyatt
Sunday, December 29 at 7:30 a.m.

Join the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for breakfast. Representatives from the participating Valero Alamo Bowl teams will be present.

For tickets call the FCA office at (210) 322-9821 or email Todd Johnson at toddjohnson@fca.org. Tickets are $30/each or $300 for a table.

Rudy’s Bar-B-Q Pep Rally
Arneson River Theatre
Sunday, December 29; Pep Rally begins at 5 p.m.

FREE EVENT – General Admission Seating

The Rudy’s Bar-B-Q Pep Rally is one of the most exciting events of bowl week. The head coaches, football players, pep bands and cheerleaders from both teams show their colors as they face off in a spirited pep rally.

This is a “must see” event during bowl week that gives fans a chance to see the players and pep bands make their grand entrance on San Antonio’s famous river barges. While fans will be wearing their favorite colors, the bands from both schools will lead their respective fan bases in cheers to show their team pride. The pep bands will also participate in “battle of the bands” to see just what fan base can cheer the loudest during this fun event.

PrimeSport Kickoff Luncheon
Stars at Night Ballroom, Convention Center
Monday, December 30; Doors Open at 11:30 a.m., Luncheon begins at Noon

Before the Big 12 and Pac-12 teams playing in the Valero Alamo Bowl hit the field, everyone will come together at the PrimeSport Kickoff Luncheon. More than 1,500 spirited football fans will come to experience the anticipation and festive atmosphere surrounding the big game. Emceed by ESPN’s broadcast crew, fans will be treated to first-hand insight from the teams’ head coaches and the team captains of each school, as well as revel in the pageantry from the cheerleaders and bands.

Valero Alamo Bowl Bash
Stars at Night Ballroom, Convention Center
Monday, December 30 at 7 p.m.

The night before the big game, fans can celebrate Bowl Week in style at the Valero Alamo Bowl Bash. Held in the Stars at Night Ballroom at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center guests will experience Texas-sized hospitality with five gourmet action food stations, open bars, fan interaction activities, live music and casino games with chances to win great prizes including signed team memorabilia.

Tailgate Town presented by Kiolbassa Smoked Meats
Alamodome Parking Lot B
Tuesday, December 31 at 10 a.m.

Everything in Texas is bigger including the festivities in Tailgate Town presented by Kiolbassa. The Alamodome parking lots open at 10 a.m. to anyone who has a pre-purchased pass, but the die hard tailgaters all gravitate to Lot B of the Alamodome.

Purchase 25+ game tickets of your choosing (prices range from $40-$250 per ticket depending on location and date of commitment). You will receive a reserved Tailgate Town parking space (most slots are 22’ by 36’) at the Alamodome as well as a 10 pound box of Kiolbassa sausage while supplies last. This is perfect option for the group that wants to maximize their game day experience by starting it with a memorable tailgate.

For smaller groups or ones who already have game tickets, the reserved Tailgate Town parking slots range in price from $225 – $375.

As a special bonus, tailgaters can watch one of Texas’ best New Year’s Eve fireworks displays from the parking lot post-game.

Call the Valero Alamo Bowl Office at 210-704-6666 to get your tailgate planned today as availability is limited.

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Valero Alamo Bowl Fan Zone
Sunset Station
Tuesday, December 31 at 1 p.m.


Before the bowl game, fans can participate in pregame festivities in the Historic Sunset Station (one block North of the main Alamodome entrance). The Valero Alamo Bowl Fan Zone includes a variety of interactive games that encourage fan participation and challenge their football skills and agility.

Enjoy some great food and drink while you listen to music and prepare for the big game. Not only are there interactive games but you can also get your face painted as well as get your official game program and merchandise. This event is free to the public meaning there are no excuses not to come see us on game day!


Gold’s Gym Gridiron Club
Tuesday, December 31

The Gold’s Gym Gridiron Club is an in-stadium area on the filed level in the North end zone. The Club is open pregame through midnight and includes TVs, a DJ, tailgate gates, bars and food stations.

Within the Club there is availability to reserve spaces for both small and large groups and an opportunity to add wristbands (which provide access and one complimentary drink) to their ticket purchase. For more information on group pricing, email premium@alamobowl.com or call (210) 704-6666.

Buy wristbands below with promo code: GGG and pick them up on game day at Will Call located at the Northeast Box Office.

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Valero Alamo Bowl Post-Game Party
Alamodome - North Plaza
Tuesday, December 31; 10 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

An early kickoff means fans can enjoy an amazing fireworks display from the Alamodome’s H-E-B plaza at the north entrance because next door at Hemisfair is Celebrate San Antonio, one of the biggest New Year’s Eve celebrations in Texas.

As a result, this year the Alamodome will stay open until 12:30 a.m. so fans can watch the fireworks light up the sky against the Tower of Americas backdrop. Fans will enjoy food stations, DJ Catwalk and access to the Alamodome where live footage of the post-game press conferences will be featured on the video walls and concessions and restrooms will remain open as we countdown until midnight when the fireworks light up the sky around the Tower of the Americas.

For those wanting a more private experience, the Valero Alamo Bowl post-game party in the Gold’s Gym Gridiron Club will begin when the final buzzer sounds at the end of another exciting Valero Alamo Bowl.

Accessible through the escalator by Section 101 at the North main entrance, this field level club includes TVs, seating, a DJ, games, bars and concessions. It will stay open until midnight to toast the start of 2020 when fans can go upstairs and out of the Alamodome’s north entrance to enjoy one of Texas’ largest fireworks shows.

Entrance to the party is included with a $25 Gridiron Club wristbands that includes access to the Club from 4:30 p.m. to midnight and a complimentary drink of your choice.

How should a get to and from the game and the party?

  • To accommodate fans staying for all of the pre- and postgame festivities, VIA Park & Ride Service will run a $5 round-trip service from Crossroads, Blossom  Athletic Center (Comalander Stadium) and Madla Transit to the Alamdodome’s north plaza from 3:30 p.m. through 12:30 a.m. with a special last call departure from the Alamodome at 12:45 a.m.
  • Additionally, the rideshare drop-off and pickup lot is 100 yards from the north plaza at end of the pedestrian walkway at the corner of Montana and Tower of Americas.
  • Bud Light/Silver Eagle Distributors, L.P. is providing everyone a $10 Lyft ride credit. Enter code NYEBUD19 in the Promos section of the Lyft app for $5 off two rides from 3 p.m. on December 31 through 3 a.m. on January 1.
  • Onsite Alamodome lots will stay open until 1 a.m. for those who have purchased parking passes before the lots reached capacity.