Tarleton State is holding the "Ultimate Tailgate Party" before the Texans open their season against Midwestern State in the Lone Star Football Festival Saturday.

The event is located at Fishbone Grill, across from the stadium at 816 N. Collins, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Festivities include a live dee-jay, barbecue meal, beer and margaritas and door prizes. Cost is $35 per person and does not include admission to the game.

The Texans face Midwestern State at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.