Historic Old Town
ESPN Main Street Tailgate

Join us for a five-day Old West-style football pre-game party! In partnership with ESPN, the event will serve as the backdrop for much of the network’s pre-game coverage of Super Bowl LVII, which will be played at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. Over the course of this five-day period, multiple ESPN programs, including NFL Live and Sunday NFL Countdown, will be shot live from the Historic Old Town ESPN Main Street Tailgate. Held along Main St., between Scottsdale Rd. and Brown Ave, in Old Town, the all-ages pre-game party will feature tailgate-style games, live entertainment, food and beverages for sale, and plenty of swag and giveaway items.

Details

  • Dates:
    February 8 – February 12, 2023
  • Times:
    Wednesday – Saturday 8am – 8pm
    Sunday 8am – 12pm
  • Cost:
    FREE
  • Location:
    Historic Old Town Scottsdale
    Main St. Between Scottsdale Rd. and Brown Ave.
  • Website
    Parking Info

Entertainment Schedule

Wednesday, February 8

Mark Zubia & Jesse Valenzuela Duo 11am – 1pm
Pearl Ridge Duo 3pm – 4pm | 5pm – 6pm

Thursday, February 9

Mark Zubia & Jesse Valenzuela Duo 11am – 1pm
Chuck E Baby Duo 3pm – 4pm | 5pm – 6pm

Friday, February 10

Mark Zubia & Jesse Valenzuela Duo 11am – 2pm
Desert Dixie Duo 3pm – 4pm

Saturday, February 11

Mark Zubia & Jesse Valenzuela Duo 11am – 2pm
Harry Luge Trio 2pm – 4pm | 5pm – 6pm

Daily Roaming Acts

The Singing Cowboy, Johnny Hotshot, The Bronze Cowboy and More! All Day

Know Before You Go

Alcohol

  • Outside alcohol is not allowed inside the event.
  • Only guests 21+ will be allowed to consume alcohol. Guests wanting to consume alcohol will be required to visit an ID Check station prior to purchasing drinks or ordering at a bar.
  • No alcohol is allowed to leave the event premises.

Animals

  • Service Animals for Guests with disabilities are permitted. All other animals, including Emotional Support Animals, are prohibited.

Banned items

  • Alcohol
  • Animals (Service Animals for Guests with disabilities are permitted. All other animals, including Emotional Support Animals, are prohibited)
  • Coolers (Coolers for medical purposes are permitted)
  • Illegal substances
  • Mace, pepper spray or any aerosol
  • Motorized scooters, hover boards, skateboards or self-propelled items except for ADA or medical purposes
  • Noisemakers and horns, whistles, musical instruments of any kind
  • Weapons including firearms, knives, electronic stunning devices
  • Fireworks, explosives, or other combustible items
  • Any other item deemed potentially dangerous or inappropriate in management’s sole discretion will not be permitted

Bike Racks

  • The closest bike racks to the event are located at:
    • SE corner of Main Street and Brown Avenue
    • SE corner of Scottsdale Road and 1st Avenue
    • NE corner of Scottsdale Road and 1st Street
    • The 2nd Street and Brown Avenue parking lot, at the Brown Avenue entrance

Food & Beverage

  • Food will be available to purchase at the Historic Old Town ESPN Main Street Tailgate from:
  • Belle’s Nashville Kitchen | @belles_nashville_kitchen
    Belle’s Nashville Kitchen is a locally owned and operated honky tonk bar & restaurant located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, featuring live music from talented local artists every night of the week. Belle’s is also known for their selection of whiskeys and bourbons not normally found at other venues.
  • Cien Agaves Tacos & Tequila | @cienagaves
    Casual, upbeat and fun, Cien Agaves is a favorite among locals and out-of-towners for tasty tacos and top-shelf tequila. Stop in for lunch, happy hour or dinner and enjoy a lively atmosphere, fabulous service and unbeatable Mexican cuisine.
  • Piccolo Virtu | @piccolovirtu
    Piccolo Virtù, a second spinoff of owner-chef Gio Osso’s acclaimed Virtù Honest Craft, has opened in the former Nonna Urban Eatery space on the northwest corner of Main and Brown in Old Town Scottsdale. Chef Gio will have a special menu for event-goers that celebrates the two teams in the big game.
  • Val’s Fry Bread | @valsfrybread
    Val’s offers the tastiest, fluffiest, most perfect Navajo frybread available. Customers can enjoy it however they like with honey, powdered sugar, cinnamon, salt, or all the above.
  • Yellow Spruce Roasters | @ysroasters
    As coffee is grown and processed all over the world, Yellow Spruce Roasters is dedicated to bringing customers the highest quality coffee possible. Founded and operated by retired Veterans and local Police Officers who understand the value of community.

Map

  • For a digital map of Historic Old Town Scottsdale, click here.

Parking

  • Parking in Old Town Scottsdale is free! On-street parking and garages have no meters or fees, just time limitations. View the parking map.
  • Historic Old Town ESPN Main Street Tailgate expects many visitors. Please keep in mind that delays and traffic will be expected.

Public Bathrooms

  • Public Bathrooms will be available during the event, click here to view the locations nearby.

Service Animals

  • Service animals and service animals-in-training are welcome in Old Town Scottsdale The service animal must be required because of the attending guests’ disability and be trained to work or perform a task related to that. Service animals must be harnessed, leashed or tethered, unless these devices interfere with the service animal’s work or the guests’ disability prevents these devices. In that case, the guest must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal or other effective controls. Service animals must be under the control of their handler and be housebroken. Animals that are used exclusively as comfort, therapeutic or emotional support animals are not allowed inside the Historic Old Town ESPN Main Street Tailgate.

Suspicious Activity

  • If you see something, say something. Please report any suspicious activity or behavior to Event Security.