Events

Click on the dates below to check out all the events planned for summer 2018! To view a full listing of community events, click on the Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette events page for more details.

What's Up Wednesday - Carnival

Day/Time: Wednesday, May 16, from 2-3:30 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn; Rain: Union Commons

Whats Up Wednesday is a perfect way to relax on your way home from class or even between your classes! Come enjoy free food, crafts and relaxing games!

Free with PU Student ID

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, May 17, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Movie on the Lawn - Black Panther

Day/Time: Friday, May 18, 10 pm
Location: Krach Lawn; Rain: Fowler Hall, STEW

Do you want to enjoy the warm summer nights, but you aren't exactly sure what to do? Bring a blanket and stop by at 10:00 pm to watch a free pre-release movie! Take advantage of the warm weather and bring your friends!

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, May 24, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Whats Up Wedsneday - Baseball Fun

Day/Time: Wednesday, May 30, from 2-3:30 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn; Rain: Union Commons

Whats Up Wednesday is a perfect way to relax on your way home from class or even between your classes! Come enjoy free food, crafts and relaxing games!

Free with PU Student ID

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, May 31, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Trivia Night - Disney

Day/Time: Thursday, May 31, from 7-9 pm
Location: Union Commons

Do you want to test your knowledge against your friends on topics ranging from sports to music to history? Stop by at 7 p.m. with a team of up to six people to compete for a $10 gift card that can be used anywhere in the Union!

Free with PU Student ID

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, June 7, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Whats Up Wednesday - Hump Day with Camels

Day/Time: Wednesday, June 13, from 1:30-3:30 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn

Whats Up Wednesday is a perfect way to relax on your way home from class or even between your classes! Stop by to see camels on the front lawn. If inclement weather, scheduled rain date: 6/27.

Free with PU Student ID

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, June 14, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Summer Kickoff Event

Day/Time: Thursday, June 14, from 4-7 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn, Rain: Union South Ballroom

Start the summer off right when you stop by the Union Front Lawn for the Kick-Off to Summer! There will be an inflatables, free food, crafts, and much more!

Free with PU Student ID

Movie on The Lawn - Ready Player One

Day/Time: Friday, June 15, 10 pm
Location: Krach Lawn; Rain: Fowler Hall, STEW

Do you want to enjoy the warm summer nights, but you aren't exactly sure what to do? Bring a blanket and stop by at 10:00 pm to watch a free pre-release movie! Take advantage of the warm weather and bring your friends!

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, June 21, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Trivia Night - Game of Thrones

Day/Time: Thursday, June 21, from 7-9 pm
Location: Union Commons

Do you want to test your knowledge against your friends on topics ranging from sports to music to history? Stop by at 7 pm with a team of up to six people to compete for a $10 gift card that can be used anywhere in the Union!

Free with PU Student ID

Indiana Beach

Day/Time: Saturday, June 23, from 10 am-6 pm
Location: Monticello, IN

Come with us and experience the perfect oppurtunity to have fun, relax and spend time with friends at Indiana Beach! Cost: $45/person includes transportation to/from, admission into park, paddle boat cruise, and catered picnic. Purchase tickets in the PSUB office, Union Room 268 beginning 5/14.

Whats up Wednesday - Alien Invasion

Day/Time: Wednesday, June 27, from 2-3:30 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn; Rain: Union Commons

Whats Up Wednesday is a perfect way to relax on your way home from class or even between your classes! Come enjoy free food, crafts and relaxing games!

Free with PU Student ID

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, June 28, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Summer Bash

Day/Time: Friday, June 29, from 6-8 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn; Rain: South Ball Room

Enjoy music from a local artist, food, and fun activities on the front lawn!

Free with PU Student ID

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, July 5, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Indianapolis Indianas Baseball Game

Day/Time: Saturday, July 7, from 3-11:30 pm
Location: Indianapolis, IN – Victory Field

Take a trip to Indianapolis and enjoy some baseball! Cost includes admission into the game and transportation to/from the stadium. Tickets can be purchased in PSUB Office, PMU Room 268 beginning May 14.

Cost: $20 per person – Free with PU Student ID

https://www.milb.com/indianapolis

Summer BBQ

Day/Time: Wednesday, July 11, from 5:30 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn; Rain: Union South Ballroom

Enjoy some tasty food while conversing with Purdue students! This event is open to all Purdue Students, so stop by to enjoy some BBQ.

Free with PU Student ID

Whats up Wednesday - Beach Party

Day/Time: Wednesday, July 11, from 2-3:30 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn; Rain: Union Commons

Whats Up Wednesday is a perfect way to relax on your way home from class or even between your classes! Come enjoy free food, crafts and relaxing games!

Free with PU Student ID

Cultural Festival

Day/Time: Thursday, July 12, from 4-7 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn; Rain: Union North Ballroom

Come on out and celebrate the different cultures represented on our wonderful campus! Free food, crafts, music and more! We look forward to seeing you!

Free with PU Student ID

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, July 12, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Summer Concert Series featuring Michael Kelsey

Day/Time: Friday, July 13, from 6-7:30 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn

Featuring live music by a local band. Food will be available from 5:30-8:00pm. More information on the menu and pricing available on PSUB website.

www.union.purdue.edu/studentevents

Residence Hall Block Party

Day/Time: Saturday, July 14, from 6-9 pm
Location: Harrison Hall Front Lawn

Come enjoy a night of fun with free food, inflatables, caricature artists, and a DJ!

Free with PU Student ID

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, July 19, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Trivia Night - Marvel

Day/Time: Thursday, July 19, from 7-9 p.m.
Location: Union Commons

Do you want to test your knowledge against your friends on topics ranging from sports to music to history? Stop by at 7 p.m. with a team of up to six people to compete for a $10 gift card that can be used anywhere in the Union!

Free with PU Student ID

Community Service

Day/Time: Saturday, July 21, from 10 am-2 pm
Location: Union Faculty Lounges

Keep what’s there, but add – signups for this event are available in PSUB Office, PMU Room 268. We will be collaborating with Food Finders Lafayette, Be The Match: Bone Marrow registry, and other local organizations.

Free with PU Student ID

Movie on The Lawn - Rampage

Day/Time: Saturday, July 21, 10 pm
Location: Krach Lawn; Rain: Fowler Hall, STEW

Do you want to enjoy the warm summer nights, but you aren't exactly sure what to do? Bring a blanket and stop by at 10:00 pm to watch a free pre-release movie! Take advantage of the warm weather and bring your friends!

Whats Up Wednesday - Desert

Day/Time: Wednesday, July 25, from 2-3:30 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn; Rain: Union Commons

Whats Up Wednesday is a perfect way to relax on your way home from class or even between your classes! Come enjoy free food, crafts and relaxing games!

Free with PU Student ID

End of Summer Celebration

Day/Time: Thursday, July 26, from 4-7 pm
Location: Union Front Lawn; Rain: Union South Ballroom

Summer is coming to an end so enjoy some fun in the sun with us! Free food, crafts, music, and lots of activities.

Free with PU Student ID

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, July 26, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Summer Concert Series featuring Brett Wiscons

Day/Time: Friday, July 27, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Location: Union Front Lawn

Featuring live music by a local band. Food will be available from 5:30-8:00pm. More information on the menu and pricing available on PSUB website.

www.union.purdue.edu/studentevents

Summer Destress Fest

Day/Time: Tuesday, July 31, from 3-6 pm
Location: Union North Ballroom

Take a break from the stress of finals and come to the Union for some relaxation! Crafts, bingo, massages, an oxygen bar, and free food.

Free with PU Student ID

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, August 2, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, August 9, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.

Purdue Farmers Market

Day/Time: Thursday, August 16, from 11 am-2 pm
Location: Memorial Mall, North End

Fresh garden vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, crafts, honey, jams and jellies. Short-term, 20 minute parking will also be available during the market on Oval Drive. Additional parking is available in the Grant Street Parking Garage.