NIU Football at Boston College Pregame Reception

NIU at Boston College Pregame Reception

Saturday, Sept. 2

Join us and your fellow NIU Huskies Football fans as we travel to Massachusetts to watch the Huskies open the 2023 season against the Boston College Eagles at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Alumni Stadium

Our pregame reception will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Lower Lawn Tent Village, which is a premium reserved tailgate location just steps from Alumni Stadium. 

Advanced tickets for the pregame are $30 for adults and $20 for kids (ages 4-17), walk-ins are $35 for adults and $25 for kids. You can also purchase a pregame reception and football game ticket package for $50 for adults or $40 for kids (age 4-17).

With each paid registration, guests can enjoy a full brunch buffet meal, beer, water and non-alcoholic beverages. 

For alumni and fans traveling to Boston early, we are organizing a Boston Freedom Trail tour which will take place on Friday, Sept. 1. Visit the event page for full details and to sign up! 

For more information or questions, please contact Director of NIU Foundation and Alumni Events Dana King, '05, at or 815-753-5421. All sales are final. There are no refunds.

Event Information

Cost for Pregame Reception Only:
Adults: $30 in advance ($35 walk-in)
Children (4-17): $20 in advance ($25 walk-in)

Cost for Pregame Reception and Football Game:
Adults: $50 
Children (4-17): $40 

Pregame Reception Information:


9:30AM - 11:30AM Sat 2 Sep 2023, Eastern timezone


Lower Lawn Tent Village
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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