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August 20th, 2018

Reimagining the experience

College football fans will return to their favorite campuses this season with more pregame, in-game and postgame options for food, beverage and entertainment than ever. Tailgating, concerts, festivals and in-stadium premium spaces provide opportunities to customize their game day like never before and schools are responding with a variety of high-end choices.

August 14th, 2018

Mizzou Announces 2018 Mizzou Football Concert Series Presented by Say Insurance

For the second consecutive year, Mizzou Athletics will host the Mizzou Football Concert Series Presented by Say Insurance before every Mizzou Football home game, announced Tuesday. The concert series is free to the public and will take place in Tiger Town on the west side of the Hearnes Center, in the middle of the pregame tailgate festivities on Mick Deaver Drive. Concerts will begin following the Tiger Walk and last for approximately one hour to leave Mizzou fans ample time prior to kickoff to enter the stadium. Admission to the concert series is free and does not require a game ticket.

August 9th, 2018

Cabana Seating Available for Home Football Games at SDSU

San Diego State Athletics and the Aztec Club are excited to enter a second-year partnership with Blockparty, offering Aztec football fans a premium field-level cabana seating option during the upcoming 2018 campaign, which provides an exclusive game day experience from any other at SDCCU Stadium.

August 8th, 2018

Blockparty Brings Premium Tailgating to UNM

Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company announced it has entered into an agreement with The University of New Mexico Athletic Department and Learfield's Lobo Sports Properties to become the exclusive tailgating partner at The University of New Mexico.

August 2nd, 2018

Gopher Athletics Partners with Blockparty to Deliver Premium Tailgating Options

Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Gopher Athletics and Learfield’s Gopher Sports Properties. Fans of the Golden Gophers will now have access to custom, turnkey tailgating options on game day for groups of all sizes.

August 1st, 2018

Blockparty Partners with University of Tulsa to Provide Premium Tailgating

Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company, announced today it has entered into an agreement with the University of Tulsa to provide turnkey tailgating to Golden Hurricane fans through a partnership with Tulsa Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield’s Golden Hurricane Sports Properties.  

July 31st, 2018

Blockparty Expands Offerings to Provide Premium Turnkey Tailgating at Temple University

Temple University Athletics announced today that it will enhance its partnership with Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company. Through this enhanced partnership, Blockparty will expand its presence at Temple University by offering premium turnkey tailgating for Owls fans through a partnership with Temple Athletics and its multimedia rightsholder, Learfield's Temple Sports Properties.

July 16th, 2018

Boise State Announces Gameday Upgrades

Boise State Athletics is launching an upgraded pregame experience at Albertsons Stadium in 2018, partnering with Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company, and unveiling the Ford Tailgate Zone at DeChevrieux Field, Director of Athletics Curt Apsey announced Monday.

June 14th, 2018

Meet 5 Small Businesses that are Having a Big 2018

In the US alone, there are nearly 29 million small businesses, everything from food trucks to clothing boutiques to a castle that sells cheese. And while you hear a lot about the Googles, Apples, and Amazons of the world, we figured it was high time to highlight a few lesser-known brands carving out their own success. While they may seem (relatively) small now, they’re all poised for some rapid expansion in 2018 -- so don’t be surprised if, by December, a few are household names.

May 29th, 2018

Indiana Hoosiers Partner with Blockparty to Deliver Premium Tailgating Options

Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive sponsorship with Learfield's Indiana University Sports Properties and Indiana University Athletics. The relationship is designed to enhance pregame hospitality options around Memorial Stadium and provide white glove game day service options for groups of all sizes.

May 22nd, 2018

Blockparty Partners with University of Memphis to Bring Premium Tailgating to Tiger Lane

Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company, announced today it will partner with Learfield's Tiger Sports Properties and Memphis Athletics. Beginning in the fall of 2018, Blockparty will be the exclusive tailgating partner for Memphis Athletics. Blockparty is excited to have the opportunity to bring Memphis fans together and create an elevated hospitality experience that is both hassle-free and entertaining.

May 21st, 2018

Blockparty to Offer Premium Football Tailgating

Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company, announced today that it will partner with Cal Athletics and Learfield's Cal Bears Sports Properties to become the exclusive tailgating provider for Cal Athletics, offering a new and exciting experience to Cal fans by offering hassle-free hospitality services.

May 3rd, 2018

Blockparty To Bring Full-Service Tailgating To Death Valley Through Partnership With LSU Athletics

Offering new full-service tailgating for LSU fans, Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality company, and LSU Sports Properties, which is operated by Outfront Media Sports, Inc., the exclusive marketing and multi-media rights holder for LSU Athletics, have agreed to enter into a multi-year partnership as the department’s exclusive tailgating partner beginning in the 2018 football season.

November 14th, 2017

Blockparty Joins USL’s Thriving Preferred Supplier Program

Blockparty, a fan-focused hospitality and entertainment company, announced today it has entered into an agreement with the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association to become the exclusive tailgating partner for the 82nd Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic.

August 7th, 2017

New Brand, Bigger Vision

We are proud to announce the launch of our new website, name, and company logo as part of the ongoing evolution of the Block Party Suites brand, which is now Blockparty.

March 24th, 2017

ON MILWAUKEE: New Brew Crew Bar somehow makes Miller Park tailgating even better

Milwaukee is already renowned for incontrovertibly baseball's best tailgate scene – suck it, St. Louis; you might have 11 World Series titles and the very cool Ballpark Village development, but we have grilling in the parking lot! – and this year the Brewers are teaming with Block Party Suites to create a pop-up destination that makes it even better for their fun-loving fans.

April 25th, 2016

PR NEWSWIRE: Block Party Suites and AEG Midwest Partner to Bring the Jägermeister Live Lounge! to Summer Music Festivals

Block Party Suites, a company that utilizes repurposed shipping containers to provide premium hospitality options, has partnered with AEG Live and Danny Wimmer Presents, promoters of the World's Loudest Month – which features some of the biggest rock festivals in the country – to bring the brand new, interactive Jägermeister Live Loungeto five of this summer's most anticipated music festivals

March 9th, 2016

CULTUREMAP DALLAS: The 7 most exciting startups in Dallas right now

Owning a small business is as American as apple pie, and in Dallas, entrepreneurship is a way of life. With innovation leaders who nurture the startup spirit and do their part to stoke the fire, Big D is one of the best places for small businesses to thrive.

August 17th, 2015

SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY: Tailgating goes extreme

The business of pregame hospitality today requires an ever higher degree of premium service as corporate clients and college donors grow accustomed to more luxury at the game. Across the sports landscape and especially in football, where tailgating plays a pivotal role in the game-day experience, big league teams and colleges have stepped up their game to provide greater hospitality options outside the stadium walls.