FOOTBALL FRIDAYS

The Courtyard by Marriott South Bend Downtown, in partnership with Downtown South Bend, Inc. and Visit South Bend Mishawaka, will be hosting Football Fridays tailgate events on the Gridiron the Friday before each ND Home Game through November 5th. Fans are encouraged to wear their ND apparel and attend this free, family-friendly event taking place from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

The public is encouraged to grab carryout from a downtown eatery and enjoy it at a special physically-distanced seating area that will be set up on the Gridiron. A list of downtown restaurants to enjoy take-out from appear below. There will be live music, food trucks, yard games, and a cash bar provided by the Courtyard by Marriott South Bend Downtown.

Football Fridays will feature live music from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Football Fridays event dates and bands are as follows:

September 10th - Phineas Gage Band

September 17th - The Grooveheads

October 1st - Ultrafab

October 22nd - Ultrafab

October 29th - Ultrafab

November 5th - The Erly

Tables and chairs will be cleaned by DTSB Ambassadors throughout the event, and hand sanitizer will be available. We will be following CDC Guidelines on mask usage: vaccinated participants will not be required to wear a mask, but mask usage will be recommended for non-vaccinated participants

 

Football Fridays is presented by The Courtyard by Marriott, in partnership with Downtown South Bend, Inc. and Visit South Bend Mishawaka. Additional sponsorship is provided by U93 and EventSys.

Barnaby's

713 E. Jefferson Blvd.

574-288-4981

Cuisine: American, Pizza

Bruno's Pizza

131 S. Michigan St.

574-234-2222

Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Cafe Navarre

101 N. Michigan St.

574-968-8101

Cuisine: American

 

Cambodian Thai

235 S. Michigan St.

574-289-2877

Cuisine: Thai

Carmela's at Macri's

214 N. Niles

574-280-4824

Cuisine: Italian

Center Stage Pizza

428 Lincoln Way W

574-472-8700

Cuisine: Pizza

Chimichurri​

601 E. Jefferson Blvd.

574-400-0979

Cuisine: Argentina

Cinco 5

112 W. Colfax Ave.

574-520-1455

Cuisine: Mexican

CJ's Pub

236 S. Michigan St.

574-233-5981

Cuisine: American, Pub

Fiddler's Hearth

127 N. Main St.

574-232-2853

Cuisine: Irish

Flamingo's Restaurant & Grocery Store

425 S. Main St.

574-234-1546

Cuisine: Mexican

Ironhand Vineyard

1025 Northside Blvd.

574-204-2700

Cuisine: American

LaSalle Grill 

115 W. Colfax Ave.

574-288-1155

Cuisine: American, Contemporary

LaSalle Kitchen & Tavern

115 1/2 W. Colfax Ave.

574-288-1174

Cuisine: American

Linden Grill

119 S. Michigan St.

574-234-1907

Cuisine: Pub

Macri's Italian Bakery

214 N. Niles

574-282-1010

Cuisine: Italian

Nom Nom Pho

231 N. Main St.

574-404-1216

Cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese

PEGGS (Weekends)

127 S. Michigan St.

574-520-1777

Cuisine: American, Cafe

Purple Porch Co-op

123 N. Hill St.

574-287-6724

Cuisine: Local, Organic

Render

521 E. Jeffeson Blvd.

574-239-7777

Cuisine: American

South Blend Cafe

237 N. Michigan St.

574-237-1050

Cuisine: Cafe

South Bend Brew Werks

216 S. Michigan St.

574-334-0356

Cuisine: American, Vegetarian, Brew Pub

South Bend Chocolate Cafe

122 S. Michigan St.

574-287-0725

Cuisine: American

Spirited

105 E. Jefferson Blvd.

574-406-6946

Cuisine: American, Vegan

Studebaker Grill & Brewing Co. 

620 W. Washingston St.

574-234-9077

Cuisine: American, Pub

The General Deli & Cafe

609 E. Jefferson Blvd.

574-286-4193

Cuisine: Cafe

The View

515 E. Jefferson Blvd.

574-288-8439

Cuisine: American, Pub

Woochi Japanese Fusion & Bar

119 N. Michigan St.

574-216-3000

Cuisine: Japanese, Asian