NEW BearFest Village

BearFest Village

Join the biggest tailgate party in the Ozarks

The NEW Hiland Dairy BearFest Village is the official Missouri State community tailgate area for fans of all ages. The area just north of Plaster Stadium plays host to games, music, spirit squads and more.

About BearFest Village

  • BearFest Village opens 3 hours prior to kickoff and 4 hours prior to kickoff on Homecoming.
  • Bring your own food or puchase food from one of our many vendors in the village.
  • Alcohol is permitted for all fans 21 and older, and alcohol sales will be available within BearFest Village.
  • Appearances will be made by players, cheerleaders, Sugar Bears, Boomer and the Pride Band.

Reserve your space

Want to host a get-together at BearFest Village? Our Tent and Ticket Packages offer great deals on the full tailgate experience plus tickets to the game.

Download the BearFest Village Reservation Form.

For BearFest Village questions, contact Jenna Scott at (417) 836-5001 or

Catered tailgate parties

Missouri State Dining can help you throw the perfect tailgating party. Leave your grill at home and let Missouri State Dining worry about the food with a catered tailgate party.