Before you check out the Utep Miners first football game you can pre-game at the Pickaxe Tailgate Party! The Utep Miners will be playing against Houston Baptist University Huskies this weekend. But before all the action you can pre-game with family and friends. Utep will be hosting a Pickaxe Tailgate Party before the Saturday game, which will start at 2:30 pm. This is a family-friendly event that will be a whole lot of fun and mingling with fellow Miner fans.

The Pickaxe Tailgate Party will be held the Kidd Field that is located at Hawthorne and Robinson Avenue. You will be able to enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, and much more! You can enjoy a catered meal, drinks, two beers while having fun in the tailgating environment. Wine and beer will also be available as well as a cash bar for tailgaters 21 and over. Not only that, if your kiddos are coming along there will be a mini-Miners play area just for them. If you need more information you can give them a call at (915) 747-6150.