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Coors Light Presents the NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl Downtown Block Party Sponsored by Rio Nuevo

Monday, December 28, 2015 | 3:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.
MLK Apartments Lot,
5th Ave. and Toole

5th Avenue will be closed off at Toole Avenue and the MLK lot will be made over with artificial turf from Tucson Turf.  Football fans can play sand volleyball, showcase their skills with football-themed games, enjoy local brews at the beer garden and dance the night away with tunes from three live bands:

      Outdoor Music

    • 3:00 Gates open, footprint is Hotel Congress patio, 5th Avenue is closed and the MLK empty lot will host stage, sand volleyball and other games.  Tables will be set around, Finley will put up four beer stations, beer drinkers will have a wrist band and there will be several food and beverage vendors.  Sticks and Fingers drum squad will perform in the crowd.
    • 3:45 Rock band SQWRL will perform on the stage
    • 4:30 CSU has stage, band and pep squads will perform, team, game and league officials can address the crowd from the stage PA
    • 5:00 Nevada has stage, bands and pep squads will perform, team, game and league officials can address the crowd from the stage PA
    • 6:15 Stage is open for mayor, bowl officials, etc
    • 6:45 Grupo Manteca, a Latin jazz band will headline the party
    • 8:00 Gates closed, downtown merchants and bars will all be running game promotions.

      Yellow cab will have a designated spot; there will be a bus loading and drop off zone for team buses.

      Amenities

    • Sand Volleyball – Games – Food
    • Street Performers
    • Beer Garden

Hotel Congress will have their patio open and several of the areas bars and restaurants will offer block party specials. Food vendors will be on-site as well.

Media partners CAMPUS INSIDERS and MIXFM will broadcast live from the party.