Summer 2014 Wedding Reception Dates Are Filling Fast!
"Wow" your guests. The Colonnades Club is the MOST unique venue in Central Illinois and we are booking now for summer of 2014! For more information and pictures please see our Wedding Package and visit the Event Rentals Page.
2013 Spring Game and "The Blitz"
The annual Illinois football Orange and Blue Spring Game, was presented by Fighting Illini Energy, and took place under the lights at Memorial Stadium on Friday, April 12, at 8 p.m. CT. With the change to a Friday night Spring Game, the annual "Blitz" party took place pre-game this year (also see Members Page). It was an amazing Fighting Illini Friday night!
Moms Out at Memorial Stadium Brunch- Memories Made
The 2nd Annual Moms Out at Memorial Stadium Brunch was considered a success! This campus Mom's Weekend event has become the hidden jewel of Sunday morning. Be sure to mark you calendar to join us in 2014!
Illinois Premium Seating Members Enjoy the Best Seats in the House in 2012!
With 7 home games in 2012, Illinois Premium Seating Members found their club seats and suites their home away from home. Premium Seating members enjoyed a fun-filled gameday environment.
Features For the 2012 Season:
- The band Soul Purpose returned to perform at Illinois' night game vs. Louisiana Tech. The band, as always, kept a lively atmosphere in the Colonnades Club!
- The Colonnades Club featured a hearty treat in "Da Burger" for Salute to Ag Day.
- Along with exemplary catering and customer service, Suite Owners and 77 Club Members were able to enjoy the return of the 77 Club Special Amenities Schedule (found here).
- The band SOJOURNROCS made their Colonnades Club debut on Dad's Day and had members talking!
- DJ Craig Gaskin entertained and THANKED all premium seating members to close out the home schedule on Senior Day.
Memorial Stadium's First Bridal Show
Over 150 brides, family, and friends came up to the Colonnades Club on Sunday, October 21, 2012 to experience Memorial Stadium's first Bridal Show. Complete with desserts from various vendors, a fashion show, and a grand prize, soon-to-be brides were able to receive a first-hand look at Central Illinois' premier wedding reception venue.
77 Club Namesake Harold "Red" Grange Honored as the #1 Big Ten Icon
In the world of college football, he has been called the greatest player of all time, is a charter member of its hall of fame and his sensational career vaulted the sport into the national consciousness for the first time. Now, Illinois' Red Grange, the "Galloping Ghost," has been named the No. 1 Big Ten Icon by the Big Ten Network. To watch the episode click here. For more information, click here.
Big Ten Slate and Select Non-Conference Games Set for 2013 & 2014
See updated schedules through 2014 here.
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Premium seating ONLINE PAYMENT
Payment was due April 1st. Thank you for your continued, loyal support!
Premium seating on sale now!
Colonnades Club, 77 Club, and Suite Options Available for the 2013 Season and Beyond
It is a great time to join THE EXPERIENCE that is Illinois Premium Seating. To inquire about available opportunities for 2013, you may contact Illinois Premium Seating at 217.244.7722. For more information please visit the Premium Seating Page.
Memorial Stadium Is Available to Host Your Next Event
Download this form, complete it, and send it to our office to request space with Illinois Premium Seating for your next event! You may also contact Dustin Boyer regarding events at 217.333.0516. For more information please visit the Event Rentals Page.
2013 Single Game Options
Pick a game next fall to get the "ol' gang" back together or to close that big business deal. Let us treat you to the Memorial Stadium Premium Seating Experience and you will not regret it! Call 217.244.7722 to inquire and be placed on our waiting list.
Options for 2013 are undetermined at this time. Click the following link to check out the options that were offered in 2012. 2012 Single Game Order Form
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