Red Raider fans came from all around to gear up for Saturday night's game just outside of Jones AT&T Stadium.
Fans chose to discuss Tech's match up against Iowa State primarily around the grill.
From steak to stuffed peppers, tailgaters were grilling up an assortment of delicacies before Saturday's big game - all in the hopes that Tech will win it's 84th homecoming game.
Over 60 Floats Participate in Texas Tech Homecoming Parade
The homecoming festivities began early for faithful Red Raider fans who turned out for Texas Tech's homecoming parade.