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Nebraska football team will host three fan events this month

Nebraska football team will host three fan events this month
Posted at 5:14 PM, Jun 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-07 18:14:20-04

The Nebraska football team will host three fan fests on three consecutive Fridays this month at Memorial Stadium. The first one is set for next Friday June 16. The second one will be Friday June 23 with the third & final one coming Friday June 30. 

All of the two hour events will start at 5 p.m. outside of Memorial Stadium on Stadium Drive & will include limited access inside the stadium as well. Parking will be free on a first-come, first-served basis in Lots 5 & 8. 

The three events will be weather permitting. 

Here is a list of events sent by the athletic department: 

  • Free food (Amigos, Chick-fil-A, Hy-Vee, Kona Ice, Mr. Goodcents, Pepsi, Valentino’s and more)
  • Free inflatable games
  • Free balloon artists
  • Free face painting
  • Free giveaways
  • Appearance by Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley (June 16 & June 23 events only)
  • Appearances by former Husker football players (all three events)
  • Access to Memorial Stadium during and following the events (field access at June 30 event only)
  • Ability to purchase 2017 Nebraska football season tickets
  • Free 2017 Nebraska football schedule cards
  • Photo opportunities with the Husker Helicopter, Husker-wrapped team buses and football trophies

 Nebraska Fan Day will still take place on Saturday July 29. 

“We are very fortunate to have the most loyal, supportive and enthusiastic fans in the country,” Head Coach Mike Riley said. “We are always looking for ways to show our appreciation for what the fans mean to our program, our coaches and our student-athletes. We think this is an outstanding opportunity to connect with our fans and to express our gratitude for their support.” 

Nebraska Football Fan Fest Facts

What: Free food, activities, giveaways and limited access to Memorial Stadium for Husker fans of all ages

Dates: Friday June 16, Friday, June 23 & Friday, June 30

Times: 5-7 p.m. all three days

Where: Stadium Drive/Memorial Stadium

Cost: Free to all fans

Parking: Free parking in lots 5 & 8 available on a first-come, first-served basis

                 (additional parking available at the Stadium Drive Parking Garage and the 14th & Avery Parking Garage, which both garages requiring a credit card payment to exit the facility)