• October 31st, 2018
    By Amanda Chi

    Top 3 Things to do for Dad's Weekend 2018

    FRIDAY | November 2

    Murphy's Footballs and Fries
    Murphy's Pub: 604 E Green St.

    JSM will be handing out free foam footballs and vouchers for free fries this Friday at 11am! 

    Here are some more daily specials that your dad will love this Friday!

    $6 1/4 lb. Bacon Cheeseburger with fries
    $3 Pints of Budweiser, Bud Light, Coors Light, or Miller Lite
    $3.50 Pints of Shiner Bock, Sam Adams, Angry Orchard, or Goose Island
    $3 Mixed Drinks with Tito's, Smirnoff, Tullamore Dew, Old Forester, or Captain Morgan

    SATURDAY | November 3

    Dads Pre-Game BBQ & Football Game (Illinois vs University of Minnesota)
    Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC): 201 E Peabody Dr.

    Enjoy a traditional pre-game BBQ with your dad and fellow Fighting Illini fans! The annual BBQ will start at 12:30pm this year and food will not be served after the opening kickoff. Traditional BBQ food will be served so think sandwich plates with several sides. The menu has not yet been finalized but a vegetarian option will be available.

    You can purchase any/all event tickets here!
    $65 includes BBQ and a football ticket
    $23 BBQ Ticket only
    $45 for football ticket only

    Game Day parking is very restricted and many roads around ARC will be closed. Parking on Friday or Sunday around Union is free in most University lots (read parking signs). Visit the UIUC parking website to obtain more info and see the parking maps. You can also park at Campus Center Public Parking Deck for affordable parking right in the heart of campus town.


    SUNDAY | November 4

    Dads Sunday Brunch 
    Illini Union I-Rooms ABC: 1401 W Green St.
    Bring your dad to the Illini Union for a delicious brunch before he has to hit the road! Brunch will be served from 11am - 1pm and you can purchase your tickets here!

    $20 per person


    You can contact the Illini Union Parent Programs Office at 217-333-7063 or iuparentfamilyprograms@illinois.edu if you have any other questions!