Football Fridays tailgate event on the Gridiron will have Ultrafab playing a free concert on the Gridiron from 6 to 8:30 pm, and drinks will be available for purchase, provided by the Courtyard by Marriott South Bend Downtown. The public is encouraged to grab carryout from a downtown eatery and enjoy it at a special physically-distanced seating area.
Tables and chairs will be cleaned by DTSB Ambassadors throughout the event, and hand sanitizer will be available. The number of people in the seating area will be limited to 250 per the Stage 4.5 regulations, and masks will be required except when eating/drinking. Anyone experiencing symptoms of illness are encouraged to stay home.
Additionally, the 100 block of S. Michigan St. will be closed and seating will be set up in the streets for an extension of the patios on that block.
This Football Fridays event is presented by the Courtyard by Marriott, JSK Hospitality, Downtown South Bend, Inc. and Visit South Bend Mishawaka. Additional sponsorship is provided by U93, EventSys, and Synergy Insurance Group.