Tickets & Events

N3D Garfield Block Party + Gators Tailgate

September 9
5:30p – 8:15p
KST Alloy Studios
5530 Penn Ave :: Map

Presented by Next Three Days

Get to know Garfield and discover this distinct Pittsburgh neighborhood- from the bustling Penn Ave Business District, “along Pittsburgh’s oldest east-west thoroughfare”, to the lively Garfield Heights. Kick off the 3rd official “Next 3 Days” neighborhood celebration + showcase featuring Garfield– then catch the famous Garfield Gators Alumni Charity Game!

Start your weekend adventure in Garfield at Alloy Studios for a Block Party that is also the official Garfield Gators Tailgate event! Featuring live music and dance performances, food from Garfield eateries, brews + cocktails, local art projects, Garfield neighborhood photography, block party games with City of Play and more. While you’re there, get your Garfield Gators merch and make some signs with local artists to support the home team for the big game! Hop the FREE shuttle to the game at Fort Pitt Field in Garfield Heights.

The Gator’s Alumni Charity Football game will also feature a special appearance by the Alumni Gatorettes!

– Block Party + Tailgate: 5:30-8:15pm– Alloy Studios
– Garfield Gators Alumni Charity Game: 8:30pm– Fort Pitt Field
– FREE Game Shuttle starting at 7:45pm– Alloy Studios to Fort Pitt Field
– Official AfterParty: Mixtape on Penn Ave 8:30pm-1am

The Block Party & Gator’s Tailgate is an all-ages event.
Kids 8 years old and under are Free

$12.50 general admission tickets in advance
$7.50 kid’s general admission ticket in advance
$5 resident ticket- there is also a “pay what you can” option for residents at the door
$3 kid’s resident ticket- there is also a “pay what you can” option for residents at the door

**Your admission to the Gators’ game is included in this overall ticket price**

$10 suggested donation or “pay-what-you-can at the door” for residents
$3 resident kid’s suggested donation or “pay-what-you-can at the door” for residents
$15 non-residents
$5 non-resident kid’s ticket


*For the pre-sale resident ticket code and resident ticket inquiries, please email You must be a current Garfield resident to qualify and have an ID with current address.*