Dads Weekend 2016

Dads Weekend 2016


Dads Weekend 2016 Calendar of Events

Friday, November 4, 2016  

  • Ticket Pick-Up
    3pm – 8pm | South Lounge Illni Union
    Pick up your reserved event tickets, or stop by the Information Table. Tickets will be available for pick up until 8pm.

*To facilitate ticket distribution, we highly recommend all weekend event tickets be picked up at this reception or prior during one of the Ticket Distribution opportunities.

  • Hockey: ISU
    6:00pm | University of Illinois Ice Arena
    $9 per ticket
    Please note that the time has been changed from 7:30 to 6:00 due to ESPN obtaining broadcast rights
  • Basketball: Exhibition Game against Lewis University
    7:00pm | State Farm Center (newly renovated)
    $9 per ticket

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Dads Pre-Game BBQ & Football Game: Illinois vs. Michigan State
Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC)
BBQ: 9:00am | 201 E. Peabody Dr.
Game: 11:00am | Memorial StadiumOhio State Football

Follow Illini Union Parent and Family Programs website, Facebook, and Twitter for any additional updates.  Food will no longer be served after the opening Kick-Off of the game.

$65 includes BBQ and a football ticket

$45 for football ticket only

*Note: Do NOT call the ARC to order tickets. ALL tickets to the BBQ are purchased through the Parent and Family Programs Office and the Dads Association using the link above.

  • Dads Weekend Concert: BritBeat: A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History
    8:00pm | Foellinger Auditorium
    Sponsored by the Dads Association and Illini Union Board. You can see BritBeat at their website:

$20 per ticket
$30 for multiples of 2 tickets


Sunday, November 6, 2016

Dads Sunday Brunch  Enjoying Sunday Brunch as a family!

  • 11am – 1pm | Illini Union I-Rooms ABC
    Join your student at the Union for a delicious brunch before you hit the road!
    $20 per person