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Here’s the official list of UK Alumni Association events for the bowl game


The TaxSlayer Bowl is a week from Saturday, and if you’re planning on making the trip to Jacksonville, you’ll want to check out this list of official UK Alumni Association events, courtesy of UK.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Big Blue Welcome Reception & Game Watch Party
7:00 — 10:00 p.m.
River City Brewing Company
835 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, Florida 32207

Start your visit off by joining other members of the Big Blue Nation at the River City Brewing Company overlooking the beautiful St. John’s River and skyline of downtown Jacksonville.

Hosted by the Jacksonville UK Alumni Club, the event will “kick-off” with light appetizers and entertainment followed by a special viewing of the UK men’s basketball game against the Ole Miss Rebels at 8:00 p.m.

The evening is free and open to all Wildcat fans and will include guest appearances by former Wildcat football players, giveaways and much more!

Friday, December 30, 2016

UK Pep Rally
6:00 — 7:00 p.m.
Jacksonville Landing

Light Boat Parade & Fireworks
7:00 — 9:00 p.m.
Jacksonville Landing

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Pre-Game Breakfast Tailgate Party & Pep Rally
7:30 — 10:00 a.m.
Expo Center at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds
510 Fairgrounds Place
Jacksonville, Florida 32202


Don’t miss the UK Alumni Association’s Official Pre-Game Tailgate Party before the Cats take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl. The event will take place in the Expo Center of the Jacksonville Fairgrounds adjacent to EverBank Field.

Enjoy a full breakfast buffet and be a part of the live pre-game radio broadcasts starting with Matt Jones and the KSR Tailgate Show from 8 – 9 a.m., followed by the UK Sports Network Pre-Game Show with Freddie Maggard and Christi Thomas from 9 – 10 a.m.

Cost is $25 for members, $30 for non-members and $10 for children 10 & under and includes admission to the event and pre-game meal. Cash bars will also be available.



2016 TaxSlayer Bowl – UK vs. Georgia Tech
11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.
EverBank Field

New Year’s Eve Bowl Bash

4:00 — 8:00 p.m.
Downtown Jacksonville

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

No, I will not make you a sandwich, but you can follow me on Twitter @MrsTylerKSR or email me.

1 Comment for Here’s the official list of UK Alumni Association events for the bowl game

  1. Wah Wah
    8:49 pm December 25, 2016 Permalink

    I didn’t know Sam Hunt was a Country singer until I saw that WW Jr interview. lol