Travel Tips from Philly Knights

UCF Philly Chapter at Tailgate

On Saturday, Oct. 30, our Knights take on Temple in Philadelphia, and we know UCF fans show up and show out. That's why we asked our local alumni group, the Philadelphia UCF Alumni Club, for their best recommendations for Knights making the trip!

Things To Do

We've got your pre-game plans covered with two events for Knights! 

Friday, Oct. 29 | Happy Hour

City Tap House Logan Square, 6-8 p.m.

Food and Drink Specials: $6 BBQ pulled pork sliders, hummus, charred brussel sprouts, cheese fries and pretzels. $5 Bud Light bottles, $6 Pinot Grigio and Merlot, $7 Citron-aut and $25 Bud Light bottle buckets.

Saturday, Oct. 30 | Pre-game Tailgate

Lincoln Financial Field Jetro Tailgate Lot, 9-11 a.m.

Adult Admissions: $45 | Child Admissions: $20

Tailgate tickets include: Food (omelets, potatoes, bacon, sausage), drink (soda, water, draft beer and mimosas), music and private restrooms.

For the rest of your time in Philly, our local alumni recommend the following activities:

Best Food and Drinks

We know that #UCFood game is strong, so our local alumni have put forth the best food in the area for Knights to enjoy:


​​Places to Stay

Our friends from the American Athletic Conference recommend the following options for lodging in the Philadelphia area: 


  • Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
  • Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing


Cheerleader at UCF ChargeOn Tailgate event

We hope this helps as you plan your travels to cheer on our Knights! We look forward to seeing you in Philadelphia.

Go Knights, Charge On!

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