October 6, 2017

Weekend activities to include Purdue's Band Day

High school students from across the state will join Purdue's "All-American" Marching Band on Saturday (Oct. 7) for a halftime performance during the Boilermakers' football game against Minnesota.


Free Ride Fridays: The Purdue Reamer Club will continue the tradition of Free Ride Fridays for the 2017 football season. Each Friday before a home football game, the Boilermaker Special will offer free rides from noon to 3 p.m. in front of Stewart Center on Memorial Mall, weather permitting. Check https://www.facebook.com/ReamerClub or https://twitter.com/ReamerClub for updates.


Boilermaker Crossing: Purdue fans can win prizes, play on inflatable games and more at the family-friendly Boilermaker Crossing at 12:30-3 p.m. at Weist Plaza north of Mackey Arena. The event is free and open to the public.

Team arrival: Welcome the Boilermaker team to campus at the northeast corner of Ross-Ade Stadium. The event will start at 1:15 p.m., and will feature a pep band, giveaways, Purdue Pete and the cheerleaders and the Boilermaker Special.

Thrill on the Hill: The Purdue “All-American” Marching Band, a part of Purdue Bands & Orchestras, will perform a pre-game concert at 2 p.m. at Slayter Center.

Purdue football vs. Minnesota (Band Day): The Boilermakers welcome Minnesota for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff at Ross-Ade Stadium. 

Post-game concert: The Purdue “All-American” Marching Band will march shortly after the game to the front of Hovde Hall and perform there.


* Guide to 2017 Purdue Football
* Game notes
* Ticket information


Writer: Olivia Crouse, ocrouse@purdue.edu 

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