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Memorial Stadium

Home of the "Fighting Illini" football team

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Constructed in 1923, honoring the 182 Illinois men and one woman who gave their lives for their country during World War I.

The stadium has expanded to almost 70,000 seats. A $1.5 million air-supported "bubble" covers the artificial turf for winter conditioning, practice and post-season bowl game appearances.

Location: 200 E. Florida Av., Champaign Illinois 61821 Telephone 217-333-3630

Other Sports and Sporting Events nearby:
(Danville) Big Bird Charters
(Decatur) Frank M. Lindsay Track and Field Stadium
(Mt. Zion) Lincoln Trail Homestead State Memorial
(Champaign) Memorial Stadium
(Rockville) Turkey Run Canoe Trips

06/08 Coming to The Champaign area
Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Lotus World Music and Arts Festival Bloomington IN May10 The annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival celebrates the diversity, beauty, and joy of music and arts from cultures around the world.
Peoria Heights Art Fair Peoria Heights IL May11 A great weekend is planned; the show coincides with the Race for the Cure and the Illinois Art League members show at the Village Hall. A hospitality tent will be open throughout the Art Fair with coffee and donuts in the morning and water and fruit during the day .
Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair Springfield IL May18-19 Whether you are a serious art collector or are just developing an appreciation, there is original art here for you, in the form of jewelry, sculpture, photography, glassware, pottery, wood, metalwork, oils, watercolors, and other media.
Summer Camp Music Festival Chillicothe IL May24-26 The first Summer Camp Music Festival was held in 2001 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL. About 1,000 attended the festival that year, and enjoyed over 20 bands on 2 stages over the course of 2 days. Since then, Summer Camp Music Festival has grown to more than 15,000 attendees, hosting more than 100 bands on 7 stages over 3 days.
International Horseradish Festival Collinsville IL May31-June2 Admission is always free, parking is always free and musical entertainment is always free at the Horseradish Festival.