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Learn more about Morris Inn’s Holiday Happenings in our 2018-2019 Holiday Book

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

Monday, February 18th: Chateau Belle-Vue

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

Afternoon Tea

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Saturday, November 24th to Sunday, April 14th (excluding holidays) // Seatings at 2:30, 2:45, 3 p.m.

Visit Sorin’s for a selection of Rishi teas accompanied by an assortment of sweet and savory treats.

Reserve your table today by calling (574) 631-2020. 

Sorin’s Wine Academy: “Best of” Celebration

Tuesday, December 11th // 6 p.m. – SOLD OUT

We’re picking the best wines and the best courses from this year’s Sorin’s Wine Academy dinners and serving them all on one joyous occasion. Bring your department and join us for our best holiday party yet!

$99 per person plus gratuity. Complimentary valet parking.


Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 15th // 9 – 11 a.m. – SOLD OUT

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.

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

Christmas Day Brunch Menu

Does not include tax and gratuity. Complimentary valet parking included. A glass of sparkling wine is included.

Reserve your table today by calling (800) 280-7256.

Holiday Carolers

Join us throughout the month of December in the Morris Inn Lobby for the sounds of the season with local groups of holiday carolers.

Sunday, December 16th at 4 p.m.: The Star Carolers

Sorin’s Wine Academy Friday Tastings

Friday, February 15th: Chappellet
4-5 p.m. // Morris Inn Private Dining Rooms
$25 per person

Meet Notre Dame Family vintners and enjoy two glasses of featured wines paired with some sweet and savory bites.

Register now

Glitter & Gold: A Notre Dame Wedding Showcase

Sunday, February 24th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Downes Club, Corbett Family Hall

Glitter and Gold is your opportunity to interact with Notre Dame culinary and wedding teams as they bring you the best in wedding trends and unique cuisine. Brides and grooms can sample menus and specialty cocktails; meet with your event, design, decor and Basilica specialists; and visit with your entertainment vendors. This event is for the bride and groom-to-be plus two guests.

Register now

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.

Purchase a $100 gift card during the month of December and receive a complimentary $25 bonus card. Bonus card valid January 1 – March 31, 2019  

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