An Important Message...
Long Island Tailgate (LIT) wishes everyone good health. Stay strong & positive throughout these trying times. We are LONG ISLAND STRONG! Please be respectful to others and have faith. This, too, shall pass, and we ALL will return stronger and better than ever.
LIT will continue posting events and monitoring the situation as time passes.
We appreciate our LIT family and look forward to seeing everyone when this crisis is over.
Standard LIT Pickup Locations & Times
Tailgates starting at 10:30 AM:
- LIE Exit 63: Bus arrives 7:45 AM; departs 8:00 AM
- LIE Exit 49: Bus arrives 8:20 AM; departs 8:35 AM
- LIE Exit 32; Bus arrives 8:55 AM; departs 9:10 AM
Tailgates starting at 1:30 PM:
- LIE Exit 63: Bus arrives 10:30 AM; departs 10:45 AM
- LIE Exit 49: Bus arrives 11:05 AM; departs 11:20 AM
- LIE Exit 32; Bus arrives 11:40 AM; departs 11:55 AM
Tailgates starting at 5:30 PM:
- LIE Exit 63: Bus arrives 2:30 PM; departs 2:45 PM
- LIE Exit 49: Bus arrives 3:05 PM; departs 3:20 PM
- LIE Exit 32; Bus arrives 3:40 PM; departs 3:55 PM
Please note traffic and/or weather conditions may impact bus arrival times at your pickup location. Times may be changed for certain events.
Full details are available in our FAQs.
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What does a Full Tailgate option include?
Our standard Full Tailgate option includes:
- Luxury bus transportation to/from an event
- Frankie's BBQ Menu
What does a Tailgate Only option include?
Our standard Tailgate Only option includes:
- Frankie's BBQ Menu
The standard ticket price is $85.00 + processing fee & sales tax per person for Full Tailgate and $45.00 + processing fee & sales tax per person for Tailgate only. Prices may vary on a per event basis. Kid-friendly environment.
Long Island Tailgate (LIT) honors our unsung heroes. The people shown below are sacrificing themselves and their families to keep our society functioning. They come from all walks of life and serve in varying capacities. All have one thing in common. They are on the front line of this hideous Coronavirus pandemic. LIT thanks them all - our unsung heroes!
Complete the form below to send us your Coronavirus unsung heroes. LIT will proudly display them here in our Unsung Heroes gallery.
Got milk? Well, you do now. Thanks to Louis, a full-time milkman, he is still out there delivering milk, a staple of our diet, to citizens of the Bronx, NY. If you are in the Bronx and purchase milk from your local supermarkets and bodegas, give Louis a shout out. He deserves it! ...and... Louis is an integral part of the Long Island Tailgate (LIT) team!
Tell Us About Your Unsung Hero!
Tailgate Before An Event
Long Island Tailgate provides round-trip transportation, exceptional food and thirst-quenching beverages. Experience tailgating at its best!
Standard Full Tailgate Price
$85.00/adult + processing fee & sales tax
Standard Tailgate Only Price
$45.00/adult + processing fee & sales tax
Private On-Site Tailgating Experience
Long Island Tailgate will make your party a hit! Let us bring the tailgating experience to you. Sit back, relax and enjoy your family & friends. Plan your party with Long Island Tailgate.
Let's Help Our Long Island Community!
Long Island Tailgate (LIT) is keeping the tradition started by Frank Peluso of donating to Island Harvest. We welcome you to join in and give generously to this worthy charity! Help feed our neighbors in need.