Long Island Tailgate

Premier tailgating experience

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.



Debbie Scuro

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Debbie is a maternity nurse in the delivery ward of Winthrop University Hospital. Coronavirus or not, babies need to be born. Debbie is there welcoming new bundles of joy into the world. Thank you for playing your part!

Tell Us About Your Unsung Hero!

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.

Fri, Jun 26th Zac Brown Tailgate Event

[UPDATE]
Please note the Zac Brown Band has cancelled ALL remaining 2020 tour dates due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Our Zac Brown tailgate event was overwhelmingly successful last year. So, we are doing it again! Join us and party with the Zac Brown family.

Sat, Jul 18th Guns N Roses Tailgate Event

Come rock with us at the Paradise City!

Full Tailgate Tix
Tailgate Only Tix

Sat, Aug 22nd Kenny Chesney Tailgate Event

Long Island Tailgate (LIT) is hosting this fantastic pre-concert tailgate event! Come join us for Frankie's BBQ, ice cold water, soda & beer, games, and music!

Full Tailgate Tix
Tailgate Only Tix

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:

What does a Tailgate Only option include?

Our standard Tailgate Only option includes:

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.

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

BOOK your next tailgating event with Long Island Tailgate.

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.