Hokie alumnae enjoying a football tailgate

Saturday, Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Game at 2:30 p.m.)
Morris Inn, 1399 N Notre Dame Ave., South Bend, IN 46617

Join us before the big game for good company and great food!

Lunch buffet will include pulled pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, garden salad, bagged chips, cookies, and mini cupcakes. Adults will receive two drink tickets and a cash bar will be available.

Rain or shine, the event will take place indoors at the Morris Inn. For that reason, space is limited.

Tailgate Parking

Unfortunately, there isn’t reserved parking for the tailgate. We suggest tailgate attendees park in the Burke Golf Course lot. This is about an eight minute walk to the Morris Inn. Maps and other information can be found here.

Travel Options

  • Martin Travel is offering travel packages starting at $485 per person, which includes lodging, transportation to/from Chicago, price of admission to the Alumni Association tailgate, and other amenities. Learn more

    *Price of admission to the game is not included or guaranteed in travel packages. Visit HokieSports for more information on purchasing game tickets.
  • The Chicago Chapter is traveling by charter bus to the game. The bus will leave downtown Chicago and tickets are $95 if you purchase them before Sept. 1 and $105 after that date. The price includes the bus ride, food, soft drinks, and more. Learn more 



  • Adults: $25
  • Children 6-12: $15
  • Children 5 and under: Free


For questions or more information, contact Amanda McCormick at amandamm@vt.edu or 540-231-9140.

Game Day Information

See Notre Dame's Game Day page for everything you'll need to know about parking, the clear bag policy, and more.