Don’t Miss the Final NIU Football Home Game Nov. 11th!


On Tuesday November 11th, NIU Football welcomes rival Toledo to DeKalb for the last home game of the season. The Huskies are bowl eligible for the 7th straight year (a MAC record) with a winning record of 6-2. They face Ball State on Wednesday before returning home for this great matchup with the Rockets. Don’t miss your last opportunity to support the Huskies at home! Tickets are on sale now for the game and will certainly sell out fast.

In addition to the DeKalb County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau website, Gameday Central has all the information you need to make your plans, including the weather forecast and parking info. DeKalb offers a host of options for lodging, dining, shopping, and entertainment for fans traveling in from out of town, so come for the game and stay for a day or two!

BONUS: What To Do This Week!

Two Downtown DeKalb establishments are singing the blues this Thursday! O’Leary’s Restaurant and Pub is hosting their monthly Open Blues Jam from 8-10 p.m. Come and listen or bring your instrument and join in! The House Café’s Blues Gone Wild is an all-ages show where you can enjoy or participate.

Visit DeKalb County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for more information and dates of other upcoming events, or call 877-335-2521 for assistance planning travel for groups and families.