Apr. 16, 2016; Blue-Gold game. (Photo by Matt Cashore)

Football Fridays at 5

Fridays; 5 p.m.

Enjoy the sounds of the bagpipe at Morris Inn on home football weekends at 5 p.m. then stop in for a drink and dinner in Sorin’s or Rohr’s.

Morris Inn Tailgate

3:30 p.m. games: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Night games: Noon – 6:00 p.m.
Morris Inn Lobby

Grab a hot dog or hamburger in the Morris Inn lobby before heading over to the stadium.

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Football Gameday Buffets

Enjoy hot food, cold drinks and no traffic at the McKenna Hall football gameday buffet.

October 29th vs. Miami
November 19th vs. Virginia Tech
(No buffets will be served on night home football game weekends.)
Buffet served from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the McKenna Hall Atrium across Notre Dame Avenue from the Morris Inn.
$56.25 for adults
$18.75 for kids ages 12 and under

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Bountiful Thanksgiving Day Buffet

Join us for our traditional buffet in the Morris Inn private dining space. We will be serving a bountiful array of salads, soups, entrees, side dishes and desserts.
Thursday, November 24th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Adults // $39.95
Children 5-12 years // $10.95
Children 4 and under // Free
(Prices do not include tax and gratuity.)
Complimentary valet parking included. 
Make your reservation by calling: 800.280.7256.

Breakfast with Santa

Meet Santa and his elves in the festive Morris Inn. You’ll enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet and entertainment for the whole family. Don’t forget your camera!
December 3rd, 10th and 17th in the Morris Inn Private Dining space; 9-11 a.m. 

Adults // $24.95
Children 3-12 years // $10.95
Children 2 and under // Free
(Prices do not include tax and administrative fee.)
Complimentary valet parking service included.

December 3rd registration
December 10th registration
December 17th registration

Holiday Carolers

Enjoy your favorite carols and light refreshments as local choirs and orchestras perform in the Morris Inn Lobby.

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra: Thursday, December 1st from 4-5:30 pm
Coventry Carolers: Friday, December 9th from 6-7 pm

Christmas Day Brunch Buffet

Celebrate the season at Morris Inn. Enjoy food and merriment as we roll out an expansive buffet of appetizers, entrees, side dishes and sweet treats.
Sunday, December 25th in the Morris Inn Private Dining Space 
Adults // $39.95
Children 5-12 years // $10.95
Children 4 and under // Free
(Prices do not include tax and gratuity.)
Complimentary valet parking service included.
Make your reservation by calling: 800.280.7256.

Sorin’s Wine Academy

Proudly featuring selections from the wineries with Notre Dame connections, 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

$95 per person

Monday, November 7th: Lux Brands (Wines of Renato Ratti, Pieropan and Mia Dolcea)
Sunday, November 20th: Nolet Distillery – Spirits Dinner
Monday, December 12th: Talbott Vineyards

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

Culinary Academy

Enhance your culinary skills. Take a trip around the world and discover different cuisines with Morris Inn’s culinary team. 

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Sunday, January 8th from 1-2:30 p.m.;: McKenna Auditorium: Northern California

Sunday, January 15th from 1-2:30 p.m.;: McKenna Auditorium: Japan

Sunday, February 5th from 1-2:30 p.m.;: Joyce/Carmichael Rooms: France

Sunday, February 19th from 1-2:30 p.m.;: Smith Ballroom Salon A: Italy

Sunday, March 5th from 1-2:30 p.m.;: McKenna Auditorium: Chile

Sunday, March 12th from 1-2:30 p.m.;: Smith Ballroom Salon A: Germany

$35 per person including tastings and wine pairings

NOTE: Attendees need not bring anything to participate.

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