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Smoky Sunday

Sunday, August 19th // 3-6 p.m.
Wind Family Fireside Terrace

It’s bluegrass and barbecue on the Wind Family Fireside Terrace! Welcome in spring and summer with some smokey, delicious food on one of the most fantastic al fresco spots in South Bend. No registration is required.

Kathleen Keifer Art Exhibition

Monday, September 10th // 6-8 p.m.
Morris Inn Lobby

Join us at the Morris Inn for an art exhibition featuring California-based artist, Kathleen Keifer, a 1985 graduate of the University of Notre Dame. Born and raised in Chicago, Kathleen Keifer is a second-generation artist. Keifer met her husband in art class at Notre Dame and the two were married in the Log Chapel.

Learn more about Kathleen Keifer and her Notre Dame works

Jim Beam Dinner

Monday, October 8th // 6 p.m.

Morris Inn welcomes Jim Beam to Notre Dame at this four-course meal. For seven generations, Jim Beam has provided quality Kentucky bourbon. Enjoy the company’s top spirits paired with a delicious dinner from the Morris Inn culinary team.

Registration information to come. 

Football Fridays at 5

Home Game Fridays // 5 p.m.
Wind Family Fireside Terrace

Enjoy the sounds of the bagpipe from David Younger 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.

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 Food and Beverage Director, Patrick Dahms and Executive Chef Phil Gulis. Join us for an evening of culinary delight.

Reception from 6-6:30PM
Dinner begins at 6:30PM
$99 per person

Sunday, November 11th: Tuck Beckstoffer Estate

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

Bites and Brews with Bell’s Brewery

Monday, November 19th // 6 p.m.

The team at Bell’s Brewery is back for an evening of surprises. Join us for a perfect chance to sample an array of selections from Bell’s Brewery paired with bites from the Morris Inn culinary team.
Registration information to come. 

Bountiful Thanksgiving Feast

Thursday, November 22nd // 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join us for our traditional holiday buffet. We will be serving a bountiful array of soups, salads, entrees, side dishes and desserts.

Adults // $44.95
Children 5-12 years // $10.95
Children 4 and under // Free

Does not include tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet parking included.

Reservations open Monday, September 17th by calling (800) 280-7256.

Breakfast with Santa

Saturdays, December 8th and 15th // 9 – 11 a.m.

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!

Adults // $24.95
Children 3-12 years // $10.95
Children 2 and under // Free

Above pricing does not include tax and administrative fee. Tax and administrative fee will be included upon registration. Complimentary valet parking included.

Check back for reservation information. 

Christmas Day Brunch

Tuesday, December 25th // 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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.

Adults // $44.95
Children 5-12 years // $10.95
Children 4 and under // Free

Does not include tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet parking included.

Check back for reservation information.

Morris Inn Gift Cards

Great for gift giving any time of year and can be purchased online or at the Front Desk. Morris Inn gift cards can be used at Sorin’s, Rohr’s and for overnight accommodations.

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 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