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Go Groving!

This weekend marks the beginning of football season in Oxford, MS and those who have been regularly attending the Grove know the hard work that goes into setting up a perfect Grove tent. For those who have yet to attend the Grove, you’re in for a big treat but you might need some help! Parents of Ole Miss has something amazing to offer for those first time Grove goers as well as the veterans who have been doing this for years.

If you visit, you will see all of the accommodations you could possibly need with easy access and hyperlinks to get you connected. Our website holds information regarding tent setup, food & drink, décor & gear, services, accommodations and transportation.

Tent Setup

If you are having trouble getting the tent set up perfectly in the Grove, consider reaching out to Take It to The Grove. They will set a tent up for you in no time! If you’re planning on visiting your student for a game weekend and don’t feel like going through the hassle of setting up your own tent, Parents of Ole Miss has their own tailgate that you are more than welcome to attend. The exact location of our tailgate will be on Bernard Observatory in the lawn right next to the Phi Mu house. Our tent will always be catered and offer a shaded place to sit. Click here to visit the RSVP page for upcoming tailgates.

Food & Drink

Don’t want to worry about feeding an entire tailgate? Check out any one of these great catering options: My Michelle’s, Party Waitin’ to Happen, A & N Catering, Taylor Grocery Catering, The Main Event Catering, Chicken Salad Chick or Newk’s Eatery to fill your catering needs. These businesses have special grove menus with the perfect tailgating munchies - and we can tell you from experience, they are all DELICIOUS!

Grove Decor/Gear

Are you looking to deck out your tailgate? Visit these shops to find serving pieces, décor and more: The Mustard Seed, Olive Juice Gifts, The Lily Pad, Katherine Beck Gifts. They have the perfect Ole Miss goodies to add to your tent.

Grove Services

• Are college kids getting too rowdy around you? You might need to hire security! Also, if you are planning to attend the game and leave your tent set up,it's a good idea to have a security guard keeping an eye on your coolers and other personal belongings while you are in the stadium. Call Drew at Red & Blue Security - he and his crew take care of the POM tent!

Delta Dog has doggie daycare in case you’re worried bout leaving your fur baby alone all day!

• Need Help with tent décor and running errands? Oxford Town Concierge is here to help!


Looking for a hotel or maybe even a bed and breakfast? What about trying to rent a property? Parents of Ole Miss has you set up with a plethora of options to stay at while you’re in town for the weekend. The Graduate, Inn at Ole Miss and Home2Suites are great hotel destinations for you and your family. If you’re looking for a B&B or trying to rent a property, check out these places: Castle Hill and Oxford Town House Rentals.


Parking and driving on game day in Oxford is an absolute disaster! Luckily, Parents of Ole Miss has listed some safe and easy options to and from the grove: EZ-RYDR LLC and Q’s Taxis Service.

We hope you have a great gameday experience in the Grove! Welcome to Oxford!!

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