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Fresno State Alumni


The Red Wave Alumni Tailgate, Arizona

Saturday, September 16, 2022 • 4 to 7 p.m. PST

Come on out to the official Bulldog Pregame Party and cheer on the ‘Dogs as they take on the Arizona State Sun Devils!

The Red Wave is hitting the road this season and is headed to Tempe, Arizona! Join your Fresno State Alumni Association for an epic pre-game party and enjoy great food, cold drinks, AC, fun yard games, and lots of Bulldog spirit. We’ll have a meet and greet with the one and only Victor E. Bulldog, IV, and a pop-up Bulldog Shop for all your Fresno State swag needs.

Pregame Party Tickets: 

Adult ($65 per person) includes: Appetizers, dinner station, dessert, and two drink tickets for whatever floats your boat at the bar! (Beer, wine, and well drinks)

Child ($30 per child, 12 years old and underincludes: Dinner and two non-alcoholic drink tickets

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Purchase your pregame tickets today!


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the canopy by Hilton

Hotel Information

For your convenience, the Fresno State Alumni Association has arranged for a discounted Fresno State Fan rate with the following hotel (Fan rate available while supplies last):

Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown

108 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

Reserve your hotel room
valet parking



$5 Valet parking at Culinary Dropout is available for pre-purchase only. Your vehicle will be allowed to remain on-site throughout the pre-game party and the duration of the football game. 

Valet parking pass is available for purchase when you purchase your pregame party tickets. Youwill be emailed a valet parking voucher (limited spots available).

Getting to the stadium

Walk: The walk from Culinary Dropout to Sun Devil Stadium using Rio Salado Pkwy is a straight shot, about a 20-25 minute trek. 

Tempe Streetcar: At Mill Ave and 3rd St. The streetcar is currently free and runs about every 15-20 minutes. The dropoff point is just 3 stops away (heading north and then east) and is a short walk from the north gates of the stadium.
More details: 

Rideshare: Uber or Lyft services the area

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