Events and Theme Meals

Dining Special Events

Gather your friends and join us for some fun at our special events and theme nights. On these nights we create a special menu and offer extras that may include live entertainment, raffles, educational booths, or interactive games. Watch for information in your email, on digital signs, and this page to stay updated on what's coming next!

Spring 2017 Schedule

Please note: events are subject to change. We will update this information if any changes occur.

Black History Month Celebration

  • Dates: Tuesday, February 7 and Thursday, February 23
  • Locations: PAR, IKE, Busey (February 7) FAR, ISR, LAR (February 23)

Lunar New Year 

  • Date: Wednesday, February 1
  • Locations: All dining halls

Valentine's Day

  • Date:Tuesday, February 14
  • Locations: All dining halls

Ash Wednesday

  • Date: Wednesday, March 1
  • Locations: All dining halls

National Nutrition Month

  • Dates: Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday,March 9
  • Locations: IKE, FAR, Busey (March 8) PAR, LAR, ISR (March 9)

St. Patrick's Day

  • Date:Friday, March 17
  • Locations: All dining halls


  • Dates: April 10-18
  • Locations: All dining halls

University of Illinois Sesquicentennial

  • Date: Thursday, April 27
  • Location: IKE

Urbana South Drag Show

  • Date: Thursday, April 13
  • Location: PAR

Urbana North Carnival

  • Date: TBA
  • Location: ISR


  • Date: TBA 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
  • Location: LAR

Midnight Breakfast

  • Dates: Wednesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 4
  • Locations: IKE and ISR

Cinco de Mayo

  • Date: Friday, May 5
  • Locations: All dining halls


  • Date: Sunday, May 14 
  • Locations: All dining halls