FanFest and 1899 kick off football fun

Tailgaters at FanFest

Fans who attend the homecoming football game against UC Davis can expect a great athletic event and an enhanced experience before and after the game.

Lumberjack FanFest kicks off at noon and offers an NAU bounce house, rock climbing wall, giveaways, face painting and photo opportunities with Louie the Lumberjack. The event also hosts a beer garden featuring New Belgium Brewing Company, food from Jake’s on the Green and El Capitan Fresh Mexican Grill and music courtesy of Rewind 104.1.

FanFest is free and open until game time in parking lot 64 south of the Skydome.

Fans can park for free and take the complimentary game day shuttle from parking lot 62 and the San Francisco Parking Garage to the Skydome. Shuttle service begins four hours prior to all home games and concludes 30 minutes after the game ends. Click here for a map of shuttle service and designated parking lots.

Fans also can take Mountain Link service to the game. Click here for a map, fares and service information. NAU faculty, staff and students with a valid Jacks Card ride for free.

The 1899 Bar & Grill is joining in the festivities with a pre-game party on the patio at 2 p.m. with free appetizers, drink specials, games and prizes. Customers can park for free in the High Country Conference Center parking garage with validation at 1899. Shuttle service between 1899 and the Skydome will be provided 40 minutes before the game until kickoff and then resume after the game.

The Lumberjack football schedule is available here. Purchase game tickets online or call (928) 523-5661.