Fresno State vs. USC Tailgate

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Exposition Park – Expo Lawn West
700 Exposition Park Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90037

The Fresno State vs. USC Tailgate will be located in the Expo Lawn West area right about the Rose Garden and off of Exposition Blvd. It is a 10 minute walk to the Coliseum. CLICK HERE for a map of the venue.

Tailgate tickets:

The tailgate starts at 4:00 p.m. and ends at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2019.

*Tailgate pricing is $50 for adults and $25 for children

Tickets includes a meal by Smoken Sams: BBQ pulled pork, smoked chicken, sweet Italian sausage links, southwestern corn, twice baked cheesy potatoes, cole slaw, green salad, dessert, water and soda.
The Tap Truck will be on-site offering a range of no-host beer and cider options.

ESPN GAMEDAY LIVE show will be on-site broadcasting live.

Other activities include: Photo opportunities, a visit from Victor E. Bulldog III, face painting and more.

*All purchases are non-refundable
*Game tickets sold separately

Game Tickets:

Game tickets are available for purchase at

Round-Trip Bus Transportation:

Pick up and drop off at Fresno State on August 31st. Tickets include game ticket and round-trip transportation from Fresno State to Exposition Park.

For details, reservations, and pricing information, please contact Tim Schiller at 559.225.3164. 

*Tailgate ticket not included*


Parking in and around the Exposition Park, the Coliseum and USC is extremely limited. All parking lots in the area have been reserved for USC fans and are not available. Some street parking may be available in the area, however it is on a first-come-first served basis and fees may range from $60 - $100.
We recommend using a ride share service, taxi or metro to the event.

Transportation Options:

Ride Share –use your ride share app of choice. Drivers should be aware of game day traffic patterns in the area.

DASH Downtown –Route F services Expositions Park, USC every 15 minutes from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Metro – Expo Park/USC Station on the Metro Expo Line. Train frequency is every 12 minutes on weekends. Last train departs Expo/USC Station around 2 a.m. on Saturday. Please note if you need to transfer to other lines you will need to depart before the last train to make transit connections.

Hotel Information:

For your convenience, the Fresno State Alumni Association has arranged for a discounted Fresno State Fan rate with the following hotel:

Luxe City Center Hotel
1020 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 748-1291

To book at the Fresno State Fan rate please use this booking link below to set up reservations:
Fresno State Fan Booking Link
(Fan rate available while supplies last)

Special Concessions included for the fans:
- Complimentary wireless internet in the guestrooms
- Complimentary Wake-Up LA Breakfast Buffet Voucher, per room, per day, for up to 2 people
- Complimentary access to the Health & Fitness Suite and to the local Gold's Gym


Please contact Nicole Traverso or 559.287.5723