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BearFest Village

Join the biggest tailgate party in the Ozarks

BearFest Village is the official Missouri State community tailgate area for fans of all ages. Parking lot 22, just south of Plaster Sports Complex and Grand Street, 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.
  • 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 general public Tent and Ticket Order Form.

Download the student organization tent registration form.

For tent information, pricing or other BearFest Village questions, contact Chris Scott at 417-836-5278 or scott14@live.missouristate.edu.

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.