University of Iowa


Kinnick After Party

Continue the party after Kickoff at Kinnick while enjoying free food, carnival games, inflatables, and tons of Hawkeye entertainment. It’s here, the party we’ve waited for… the 90’s & 00’s themed Kidult Pop Party! The tour features 9 larger than life inflatables for hilarious Instagram pics, a fully interactive retro games zone featuring classic consoles on massive screens, a custom designed Bounce House (for BIG kids only), and the Kidult Tour DJ dropping pop throwbacks from the past 2 decades and much, much more.”

Table Top Games

(In rooms 335, 337, & 343, IMU) Play classic games Like Monopoly, Life, Scrabble, and Risk. Also, try your chance at newer mega-hits like Ticket to Ride, Catan, King of Tokyo, Codenames, and Ultimate Werewolf. Have a favorite game you want to share with your new friends? Feel free to bring it along! No experience needed – bring your love and interest for games. 

Yard Show

Where’s the first opportunity you can enjoy watching stepping and strolling? Come to the Yard Show, where NPHC’s "Divine Nine" organizations will inform you all about their organizations and history.

University of Iowa Women's Soccer vs. Western Michigan

Join the Hawkeyes Soccer team as we kickoff the 2019-2020 Iowa Athletics season! The Iowa Soccer team went 7-0 during spring play earlier this year and are poised to make a run at the Big Ten conference title. Join us for our home opener for some great soccer, fun pre-game and halftime activities and a chance to meet the team for a postgame autograph session. Admission for all home Iowa Soccer games are FREE and everyone is welcome!

Trivia Night

Take the first test of your college career… but we promise this test will be fun. Quiz the night away with questions provided by various student organizations. Test your knowledge by yourself or bring your hall mates!

Magician- Nate Staniforth

Nate Staniforth was the star of the Discovery Channel’s international hit TV series “Breaking Magic,” which aired to over one-hundred million people around the world. Nate became the second magician in history to speak about magic at the world famous Oxford University, and his TED Talk “Creating Astonishment” outlines his direct, no-frills approach to magic. Seating is limited to first 200 students at the door.

Dessert Crawl

(Meet on East steps, Old Capitol, Pentacrest) If you like exceptional dessert and a great time then join us as we visit some of Iowa City’s best places to satisfy a sweet tooth. Meet on the Old Capitol Steps facing downtown Iowa City as we venture out to try the best desserts available anywhere, you’ll be glad you did! If you only attend one optional event Thursday this should be it! Limited to the first 50 participants.

Bijou After Hours Feature at FilmScene

Due to conflicting construction schedules, the "Bijou Behind the Scenes" event has been postponed. We're excited to welcome everyone to our new location later in September. Please join us this Friday and Saturday for our free screenings of Mulholland Drive and Hereditary. At 9pm we will start a game of trivia with prizes and free popcorn. At 10pm we will start the movie."