Complimentary Events in Dublin



July 30, 2014

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By Brian Ormiston

ORLANDO, Fla. ( - UCF fans are anxiously counting down the days for the trip to Baile Átha Cliath, and there will be plenty to do in the city of Dublin to get ready for the Croke Park Classic against Penn State.

All of the following events require no RSVP and are open to the public.

UCF Fan Events in Dublin
Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 28-31
Croke Park Classic Fan Zone

-Location: Temple Bar District
-Each day there will be a fan zone in place providing travelling fans and locals an area to mix and mingle and get behind their chosen teams.

Friday, Aug. 29
UCF Pep Rally

-Location: Meeting House Square
-Starts at 4 p.m.
-Appearances by UCF spirit squad, Knightro and Head Coach George O'Leary

Saturday, Aug. 30
Pregame Tailgate Party

(Please note, there will not be designated tailgating areas around Croke Park)
-Location: Temple Bar District
-UCF Location within Temple Bar: The Old Storehouse
-Starts at 10 a.m. IST
-Temple Bar will celebrate the Croke Park Classic with UCF and Penn State fans all throughout the streets of Temple Bar. The Old Storehouse will serve as the UCF location for fans to gather before the game. Enjoy live music, drink specials and giveaways.

Getting to the stadium from the Pregame Tailgate Party
-Dublin Bus will offer a complimentary shuttle service from the Temple Bar district to Croke Park to allow fans to enjoy both the tailgate and the game.
-Pick-up will be just steps away from The Old Storehouse, UCF's official tailgate headquarters.
-Walking to the stadium from The Old Storehouse is also practical and encouraged. The walk takes approximately 30 minutes and will pass by many of Dublin's attractions.

-Location: Croke Park
-Gametime set for 1:30 p.m. IST

Tickets for the game are on sale at

2014 Football Season Tickets: The March to Victory starts with UCF fans. Order season tickets, starting at $99, today online or call 407-UCF-1000. And to learn about the Croke Park Classic check out



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