Football Fridays at 5 p.m.

Visit Morris Inn and enjoy the Irish tradition of bagpipe music on home football weekends on Fridays at 5 p.m., then stop by Rohr’s, Sorin’s or the Wind Family Fireside Terrace for a drink or dinner.

Morris Inn Tailgate

Join us at Morris Inn to hangout and tailgate on game day with our signature tailgating fare.
11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
10:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.

$4 Make-Your-Own Salads
$6 Build-Your-Own Burgers
$5 Build-Your-Own Brats and Hot Dogs
$5 BBQ Pork Sandwiches
$3 Ice Cream Novelties

Morris Inn Game Day Dinner Buffets

Enjoy a delicious meal with family, friends and other Irish fans just steps from Notre Dame Stadium on game day.

McKenna Hall – Lower Level Dining Room
Directly across from Morris Inn on Notre Dame Avenue

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Pre-game buffet dinners will be open from 4:30-6:30PM before 7:30PM games.

  • September 5th Texas
  • October 17th USC

Post-game buffet dinners will be open for two hours immediately following 3:30PM games.

  • September 19th Georgia Tech
  • September 26th UMass
  • October 10th Navy
  • November 14th Wake Forest

Early bird reservations will be available until 5PM on the Tuesday before each home game.

Full priced reservations will be available until the Thursday before each home game.

Each buffet includes salads, side dishes, entrees, vegetarian entrees, dessert, iced tea and lemonade.

Cash bar will also be available and will only accept cash.  All prices include tax and administrative fee.

Early bird adults: $60
Early bird kids (12 and under): $23

Full price adults: $68
Full price kids: $28

Open seating, no reserved tables.

Please enter through McKenna Hall’s EAST doors only on the stadium side across from DeBartolo Quad.

All sales are final, no refunds will be issued.
We reserve the right to cancel the event, change the event venue, or the event menu.
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Sorin’s Wine Academy

Proudly featuring selections from the wineries with Notre Dame connections, the Sorin’s Wine Academy will begin the 2015-2016 series in September! At each Wine Academy Dinner, guests enjoy an exceptional five-course meal perfectly paired with that month’s featured vintner as well as a presentation from the winery and our Executive Chef Patrick Dahms. Join us for an evening of culinary delight.

Reception from 6-6:30PM
Dinner begins at 6:30PM

Sunday, September 6th: Silver Oak
$125 per person
Silver Oak Wine Dinner menu

Wednesday, October 14th: Gallo
$95 per person

Wednesday, November 11th: Allegrini
$95 per person

Monday, December 7th: Louis Martini
$95 per person


  • Buy two wine dinners for two people, get a $50 gift certificate towards Sorin’s
  • Buy three wine dinners for two people, get a $50 gift certificate towards Sorin’s and one overnight stay
  • Buy four wine dinners for two people, get a $50 gift certificate towards Sorin’s and two overnight stays
                ~Gift card and room credit expires on March 31, 2016 and is based on availability.
                ~Gift card and room credit not valid on University Special Events weekends.

Prices include meal and wine pairings, but do not include tax and gratuity.
Call 574-631-2020 to make a reservation or register online now.

Tuesdays on the Terrace

Live acoustic music and $2 specials on the Wind Family Fireside Terrace every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Enjoy the beautiful outdoor firepit while listening to student performers.

A Cabaret Evening with Grammy-Award winning baritone Nathan Gunn and pianist Julie Jordan Gunn

This intimate performance will offer selections ranging from Cole Porter and George Gershwin to Sting and Pearl Jam. Nathan Gunn visits the University of Notre Dame semiannually as part of an Artist in Residence Program where he collaborates with students, faculty and the Notre Dame community.

September 10th and 11th

Dinner Set, 5:45-8PM
Three-course meal and two glasses of wine
$127 per person

Course One: Anise-cured sustainable farmed Alaskan king salmon, honey mustard dill emulsion, cured egg yolk, quick pickled radish and fennel, toasted rye

Course Two: Sous vide breast of Michigan duck, blackberry bread dumpling, duck skin crumble, red cabbage puree

Course Three: Rum chocolate spheres, macerated berry compote, mascarpone ice cream

Dessert Set, 9-11PM
Dessert and two glasses of wine
$70 per person

Dessert features: Rum chocolate spheres, macerated berry compote, mascarpone ice cream

Complimentary valet parking
Tickets include food, wine, taxes and gratuity.
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Morris Inn Gift Cards

Great for gift giving any time of year and can be purchased online or at the Front Desk.

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Events

At the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, dance, music, theater and cinema aren’t charming diversions: They are unconventional inspirations. A four minute walk south will bring you to the $65 million treasure of collegiate gothic architecture conceived on a massive, 150,000-square-foot scale. The center features five venues with a wide variety of ongoing world-class performances and events. For tickets, building tours and information on upcoming performances, visit http://performingarts.nd.edu or call 574-631-2800 or contact the concierge.

University Events

The Notre Dame campus is vibrant and alive with a diverse combination of events year round. Whether your interests range from more scholarly pursuits featured in the wide range of academic, spiritual and cultural events; or more towards the pageantry and excitement which is encompassed in the action exhibited on the various athletic fields on campus, there is sure to be something which will entertain.  To see what is happening around campus during your visit, we invite you to consult the University calendar to assist with planning.

The University of Notre Dame Calendar of Events