Allstate Wrigleyville Classic – Alumni Tailgate Tent on Wildcat Way
on Sheffield, just north of Addison
Tailgate with the NAA at the Friendly Confines
Show your Northwestern spirit at the Allstate Wrigleyville Classic on November 20. Get ready for the Wildcats’ historic game with the University of Illinois by joining your fellow alumni and friends at the Northwestern Alumni Association Wildcat Tailgate Tent on “Wildcat Way”. Admission is free. “Wildcat Way” and the tailgate tent will be located on Sheffield, between Addison St. and Waveland Ave.; it will open at 10 a.m. and stay open until 9 p.m..
Join Wildcat fans to cheer for the team as it walks through the Tailgate Tent (between 11:30 am and noon) on its way to the field, and enjoy complimentary face-painting. On the main stage at Waveland, hear Athletic Director Jim Phillips and see the Spirit Squad, Willie the Wildcat, and the Wildcat Marching Band between 12:45 and 1:15 p.m. Food and beverages, including beer and wine, will be available for purchase along “Wildcat Way.”
BREAKING NEWS: ESPN College Game Day will broadcast live on ESPNU from 8 - 9 a.m., and on ESPN from 9 -11 a.m. from the McDonald's Parking lot (3620 N Clark St., between Addison St & Patterson Ave). The limited capacity pit will open at 5 am for Northwestern fans, and at 5:30 am for the general public. No food, drinks, bags, purses, backpacks, etc. are allowed. You may only bring yourself and a sign (no signs on sticks). Any derogatory or questionable signs may be confiscated by security. Crowd overflow will be located under the Wrigley marquee across the street. Show your Wildcat Pride--arrive early and wear lots of purple!
After ESPN College Game Day is over at 11 am, experience all of the fun at "Wildcat Way" on Sheffield until kickoff at 2:30 p.m. If you still need tickets to the game, Standing Room Only and Limited View tickets can still be purchased for as low as $25 through tickets.com.
Join us as we paint Wrigleyville purple. Go ‘Cats!
The NAA is also hosting an event for young alumni and friends at Sports Corner in Wrigleyville. Information on that event can be found here.