The University of Florida football team will be playing the University of Kentucky at 7p.m. EDT, but the tailgate parties have been going on for hours. We took a stroll around campus this afternoon to check out all the action.
Large inflatable gators are everywhere.
Curious about all the noise, the real gators always show up to check out the tailgaters.
A few pranksters come out, too.
Mostly, though, it's just lots of people with a lot of school spirit, having a good time.
Just as we were all getting hot and dehydrated from our walk, we reacher the O'Connell Center, where there were booths handing out free drink samples, free wash clothes next to a tub of ice water to dip them in, and free cheese samples.
The cheese gator: