Events and Attractions

Special events just for Ohio fans are planned around the game. Enjoy the bowl experience by attending the following events with your fellow alumni, fans, and friends. Stay tuned to OhioBobcats.com for the latest information surrounding fan events:

Beach Bash
Saturday, December 21
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Tradewinds Island Resort - St. Pete Beach

Fans will have the time enjoy the wonderful scenery and setting of St. Pete Beach. Enjoy interactive games and activities, and get the chance to meet the teams and coaches in a fun, family-friendly environment.

Kickoff Luncheon
Sunday, December 22
12:00 pm
Renassance Vinoy Resort

The teams will join the Beef O'Brady's Bowl staff and community leaders for a luncheon at Renaissance Vinoy Resort. The luncheon will include speeches by each head football coach and a keynote speaker will be announced. A limited number of tickets are available for fans. To order, email info@stpetersburgbowl.com or call 727-290-9865.

Battle of the Bands
Sunday, December 22
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tradewinds Island Resort - St. Pete Beach

An afternoon full of fun and festivities including a beach cookout, tug-of-war, flag football, boxing ring and more on beautiful St. Pete beach. Don't miss the opportunity to see the Marching 110 take on the East Carolina Marching Pirates in a battle for bragging rights!

Bowl Block Party
Sunday, December 22
5:00 pm
Ferg's Sports Bar - Downtown St. Petersburg (Central Avenue)

An evening full of activities, including live bands, interactive games, family-friendly activities and food/beverages. Bowl merchandise will also be available for sale, with special discounts offered by area merchants.

Fan Tailgate Extravaganza
Monday, December 23
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tropicana Field, Lot 7

Come experience a gameday interactive area with entertainment for fans of all ages. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Bobcat Bash
Monday, December 23
11:00-1:30 pm
Tropicana Field Parking Lot (near FanFest)

Before the game, join fellow Bobcats at the Bobcat Bash, sponsored by the Ohio Bobcat Club and the Ohio University Alumni Association. Cost is just $20 per adult, $15 for current Ohio students and $10 for kids ages 6-12. Cost includes food and beverages. To register, click here or call 740-593-4300. The Bobcat Bash is open to all fans.