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Friday Night Appearance from Tyrann Mathieu and a Special Guest

Don't miss a special appearance from Cardinals S Tyrann Mathieu on Friday, April 28 as he introduces a special guest...
first-round pick Haason Reddick

Spring Tailgate & Draft Party
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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT

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Cardinals Spring Tailgate & Draft Party

Thursday, April 27

  • Gates open at 4:30 PM
  • DJ Christian Gama at 4:30 PM
  • 2017 Cardinals Cheerleaders performance at 4:50 PM
  • Live NFL Network coverage begins at 5:00 PM
  • Live draft selection on the screen
  • Player and coaches autograph session
  • Cheerleader autograph session
  • Live interview from the Cardinals Draft Room
  • Player and coach interviews
  • Carnival Rides
Tailgate Photo

Cardinals Spring Tailgate & Draft Party

Friday, April 28

  • Cardinals S Tyrann Mathieu will make a special appearance to introduce first-round draft pick Hasson Reddick
  • Gates open and live NFL Network coverage begins at 4:00 PM
  • DJ Christian Gama at 4:00 PM
  • Live Cardinals 2nd and 3rd round selections on the screen
  • Live interview from the Cardinals front office and more
  • Live band - Instant Classics perform at 5:00 PM
  • Cardinals player and alumni autograph session
  • Cheerleader autograph session
  • Carnival Rides
  • Live band - Instant Classics second set at 7:45 PM
Tailgate Photo

Cardinals Spring Tailgate & Draft Party

Saturday, April 29

  • Gates open at 5:00 PM
  • DJ Christian Gama at 5:00 PM
  • Live band - Crown Kings perform at 5:30 PM
  • Spring Tailgate Live Show at 7:00 PM
  • Live band - Two-Way Crossing perform at 8:00 PM
  • Live interviews with Cardinals staff
  • Cardinals player and alumni autograph session
  • Cheerleader autograph session
  • Carnival Rides
  • Fireworks display at 9:30 PM

ARIZONA CARDINALS SPRING TAILGATE SHOW

Join us on Saturday for a live taping of the Cardinals Spring Tailgate Show featuring interviews with players and coaches. Taping begins at 7:00 PM and seating is available around the stage based on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tailgate Photo
Tailgate Live Show Photo

Live Acts Schedule


Thursday, April 27

  • 4:30 PM - DJ Christian Gama

Friday, April 28

  • 4:00 PM - DJ Christian Gama
  • 5:30 PM - Instant Classics
  • 7:45 PM - Instant Classics (2nd set)

Saturday, April 29

  • 5:00 PM - DJ Christian Gama
  • 5:30 PM - Crown Kings
  • 7:00 PM - Arizona Cardinals Spring Tailgate Show live taping
  • 8:00 PM - Two-Way Crossing
Tailgate Map

Spring Tailgate Map

Click on the image to view a full-sized map of all the tailgate activities.

Tailgate Photo

FAQs

Is the event free?
Yes, the event is free.

Is the clear bag policy in effect?
Yes, the clear bag policy that is in place for games will be in place for this event.

Will there be food available?
The Draft Party and Spring Tailgate will both offer a variety of food and beverage options for purchase. The Primetime Grill along with an assortment of gourmet food trucks will be on hand.

Are there activities for children?
We have a Kids Zone area with interactive games. There are also carnival rides available. Some may have height requirements.

Are pets allowed?
For the safety and security of our guests, only service animals will be permitted.

What number pick do the Cardinals have in the first round?
The Cardinals currently have the #13 pick in the first round.

How do I get a seat to see the Cardinals Spring Tailgate Show?
Seating for the Saturday, Cardinals Spring Tailgate Show taping is free and open on a first-come, first-served basis.

*All times subject to change.

Clear Bag Policy

Bag Policy, Parking and Ride Safety

Stadium Clear Bag Policy In Effect
To provide a safer environment for the public and significantly expedite fan entry into University of Phoenix Stadium, the Cardinals have an NFL policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the stadium.
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Draft Party and Spring Tailgate Parking
Free parking will be available in the West (Orange) carpark at University of Phoenix Stadium. West (Orange) carpark will open an hour prior to gates opening.
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Amusement Rides Information
Enjoy various exciting amusement rides during both the Cardinals Draft Party and Spring Tailgate. Click the link below for information on height requirements for riders.
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