It bites the big one when grass lots are closed. Really reduces the pregame festivities for many. There wa more than one game during a season not long ago, that lots were closed. We ended up parking/tailgating at PEB parking lot on campus for the UNI game that year. . Definately not the same experience.
The cars usually park in the upper half of the lot, which I suppose technically belongs to HyVee, but is used by Hobby Lobby customers and HyVee employees. Tailgating isn't an option, but they have run a shuttle from there once or twice in recent memory.
I can just imagine the employees at the door frothing over the idea of actually having customers come into the store...and then they all walk past without going in.
Last couple of years they have had a significant number of people park in the Kmart lot and tailgate there; driving beer and tailgate supply sales. They don't normally get much business though and operate with a fairly skeletal crew and were completely overwhelmed the one Saturday that I went in while tailgating was going on.
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