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Bold Spirits Huskie Tailgate
September 23, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Bold Spirits Huskie Tailgate is back for the 2023, as NIU Football fans will show off their school spirit during the Bold Spirits Huskie Tailgate before when the Huskies take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, Saturday, September 23 at Huskie Stadium.
Fans participating in the Bold Spirits Huskie Tailgate are encouraged to integrate “homegrown” DeKalb County products – particularly food and beverages from DeKalb County Bold Spirits partners – into their traditional tailgate fare. Fans can enjoy apples and apple cider from Jonamac Orchard in Malta, DeKalb’s Byers Brewing Company, wines from Waterman Winery (Waterman) and Prairie State Winery in Genoa and spirits from Whiskey Acres Distillery in DeKalb.
Prizes will be awarded to tailgates exuding the most “Huskie Spirit” and that best use DeKalb County Bold Spirits products within their tailgate.
The judging for the competition starts approximately two hours before kickoff of the NIU vs. Tulsa football game. Fans can register for the Bold Spirits Huskie Tailgate online here or by calling the DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau toll free at (877) 335-2521.