top storytopical Best spots to hang out on Gameday (if you're not at the stadium) Apr 16, 2018 (…) Facebook Twitter Email Print Save If you don't have tickets to the game or a spot in a tailgate lot, you can still get in on the Gameday fun at these spots. Music building on campus The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cornhusker Marching Band, "The Pride of All Nebraska," warms up and practices songs for the halftime show about two hours before the start of the game outside of the Westbrook Music Building. Courtesy photo Railyard Buy Now The Railyard next to Pinnacle Bank Arena and its surrounding bars and restaurants are popular places to hang out before, after and during a Husker game. AMBER BAESLER, Journal Star file photo Gateway Mall Buy Now Gateway Mall is a top spot for out-of-town visitors before and after the game and is a festive place to be during the game. Journal Star file photo The N Zone The N Zone, 728 Q St., is a hoppin' place on Gameday, serving food as well as drinks. N Zone Facebook page Dock at Embassy Suites The dock behind Embassy Suites has free live entertainment, and they serve beer. The Husker alumni band usually makes an appearance, as does the Fairbury hot dog guy, who attempts to hit the 6th-floor clock on the parking garage across the street with his hot dog gun. The atrium inside Embassy Suites is another popular spot on Gameday. Manuel de la Torre, Embassy Suites Facebook page Single Barrel Buy Now Single Barrel, the bar and restaurant on the southeast corner of 10th and O streets, is a hot spot on Gameday because it's only a few blocks from the stadium and features bands. Journal Star file photo Brewsky's Brewsky's, 201 N. Eighth St. and other locations, gets more than its share of Husker fans on Gameday. TED KIRK, Journal Star file photo Misty's in Havelock Buy Now Misty's in Havelock is a prime spot for the community to gather on Gameday. The steakhouse is at 6235 Havelock Ave. in northeast Lincoln. PHOTOS BY JOHN MABRY Brass Rail Buy Now The Brass Rail, 1436 O St., is a well-known gameday watering hole. AMBER BAESLER, Journal Star file photo Barry's Buy Now Barry's Bar and Grill at Ninth and Q streets is a popular spot close to the stadium for gameday revelry. SouthPointe Buy Now SouthPointe Pavilions, 27th and Pine Lake, is popular as one of the pickup spots for the Husker shuttle service, and those going to the game often are accompanied by folks staying at the mall to shop. Journal Star file photo Tavern on the Square Tavern on the Square, 816 P St., has a great outdoor courtyard when the weather is nice, and it’s a quick walk to the stadium or to tailgating. Tavern on the Square Facebook page Watering Hole Buy Now The Watering Hole at 1321 O St. is a popular spot for fans to congregate for their wing fix on Gameday. ERIC GREGORY/Lincoln Journal Star file photo Tags Sweeps Restaurants Bars As featured on +3 New Huskers Shop promotes more than Big Red gear; sales will provide real-life experience for business students Saturday’s season opener for the Huskers at Memorial Stadium will also be the first big test… Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Load comments Most Popular Restaurant inspections, May-July 2018 For gravel riders, it's all about the challenge Ron Brown returns to Nebraska, joins Frost's staff in player development role Amber Alert issued for child in western Nebraska Lincoln, Omaha area highway speed limits going up promotion Get Journal Star articles delivered to you on Facebook Instant Messenger You can choose the types of updates you want and the frequency. To sign up, simply go to Facebook.com/LincolnJournalStar and click "send message" to choose the type of news you want and how often you want to get it. editor's pickpromotion You can now get Journal Star articles delivered to you on Instant Messenger The Journal Star now offers you the ability to get the news you want via Facebook Instant Messenger. More Latest Local Offers BB Roofing LLC. Know someone in need of a new roof? Click here for details on BB Roofing LLC's Referral Program! Randy's Donuts Military members and seniors can take 10% off your donuts and rolls this morning at Randy's Donuts! Cappy's Hotspot Bar & Grill Come for the wings, stay for the music! See who's playing at Cappy's Hotspot Bar & Grill this weekend!