Bill Bates Ultimate Tailgate Party

Leave your grill and cooler at home, and enjoy the CONVENIENCE of the Bill Bates Ultimate Tailgate Party, an all-inclusive event open to the public before every Cowboys home game - located directly across the street from AT&T Stadium at the recently renovated and re-named VIP Sports Bar & Grill!

General Admission and Platinum Package available

General Admission includes:

  • BBQ Buffet - pulled pork, chicken breast, smoked sausage
  • Mac & Cheese, coleslaw, potato salad, red beans, rolls, BBQ sauce, relish & cookies
  • Beer, Wine, Margaritas included - CASH BAR for mixed drinks
  • Soft Drinks and Bottled Water
  • Cocktail tables (no seating)
  • DJ
  • Games/Prizes
  • Big Screen TV
  • Restroom Access
  • Optional Meet & Greet with Bill Bates (book or photo purchase required)

    PLATINUM includes the above, PLUS:

  • OPEN BAR/mixed drinks included
  • Additional premium food options - Brisket, Ribs, Buttermilk Pies
  • Seating at low top tables
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    DEC 29
    vs Cowboys


  • Because the tailgate party will take up the entire parking lot, there is NO ONSITE PARKING. We recommend you buy parking in advance within a few blocks of the VIP Sports Bar and Grill online.

  • Ticket sales are limited to ensure guests access to food, drinks, and restrooms with minimal waiting. We've sold out in the past.

  • Parking and Game Tickets are NOT included with the purchase of tickets to the tailgate party.

  • Noon games include 2 hours of pre-game and 1 hour of post-game festivities, all other games include a 3.5-hour pre-game tailgate.

  • provides information on and facilitates the purchase of tickets to a tailgate party operated by VIP Sports; does not own or operate the tailgate party or VIP Sports Bar & Grill.

    * Must be of legal drinking age with valid ID. Please enjoy responsibly, as VIP Sports Bar & Grill reserves the right to refuse service to anyone that is visibly intoxicated.