Purple & Gold Day 2015

Purple & Gold Day

Purple & Gold Day 2015 #WIUGroupSelfie Western Illinois University and the WIU Alumni Association will celebrate Purple and Gold Day 2015 with 15 simultaneous events around the world on Friday, April 24, 2015. You are invited to join us in Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Los Angeles, CA; Macomb, Moline, Peoria, IL; Phoenix, AZ; Naperville, Northbrook, IL; Orlando, FL; Seattle, WA; South Korea; St. Louis, MO; and Washington, DC.

Events at each location will include an evening social with complimentary food and a cash bar (unless otherwise indicated), along with a message from WIU streamed live to all 15 locations.

We hope you can join us in a city near you! (All times are local.)


Order your Purple & Gold Day 2015 t-shirt! Order online, call 309-298-1914 or stop by the Alumni House! Purple & Gold Day t-shirt

Chicago Purple & Gold Day

Ay Chiwowa, 311 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Dallas Purple & Gold Day 
Gordon Biersch Dallas, 8060 Park Lane, Suite 125, Dallas, TX
5:30-7:30 p.m. 

Denver Purple & Gold Day 
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks, 8100 E. Union Avenue, Denver, CO
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Los Angeles area Purple & Gold Day 
Gordon Biersch Brewery, 145 S. San Fernando Boulevard, Burbank, CA
4:30-7:00 p.m.*

Macomb Purple & Gold Day 
The Sport's Corner @ 124, 124 N. Randolph Street, Macomb, IL
5:30-7:30 p.m. Purple & Gold Day

Moline Purple & Gold Day
Brix Annex, 425 15th Street, Moline, IL
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Naperville Purple & Gold Day  
Tommy Nevin's Pub, 3032 English Rows, Naperville, IL
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Northbrook Purple & Gold Day 
Pinstripes, 1150 Willow Road, Northbrook, IL
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Orlando Purple & Gold Day  
Teak Neighborhood Grill, 6400 Times Square Avenue, Orlando, FL
6:00-8:30 p.m.

Peoria Purple & Gold Day  
Alexander Steakhouse, 100 Alexander Street, Peoria, IL
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Phoenix Purple & Gold Day
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 18545 North Allied Way, Phoenix, AZ
4:30-7:00 p.m.*

St. Louis Purple & Gold Day
Patrick's Bar & Grill, 342 West Port Plaza, St. Louis, MO
5:30-7:30 p.m.  

Seattle Purple & Gold Day
McCormick & Schmicks Harborside, 1200 Westlake Avenue North, Seattle, WA
4:30-7:00 p.m.*  

Washington, DC Purple & Gold Day  
Gordon Biersch Brewery, 900 F St. NW, Washington, DC
6:00-8:30 p.m.

Sheridan, WY Purple & Gold Day
Firewater Bar & Grill in Trail's End Motel, 2125 N. Main Street, Sheridan, WY
5:00-7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia, PA Purple & Gold Day
Westin Philadelphia Hotel, 99 South 17th St. at Liberty Place, Philadelphia, PA
6:30-8:30 p.m.

*West coast events are starting early to catch the live streaming message at 5 p.m. (PST); it will be replayed later in the evening for those who are unable to see it live. Feel free to join us when you can.

South Korea Purple & Gold Day
will be celebrated May 30, 2015
Mercure Ambassador Gangnam, 10 Teheran-ro 25-gil Gangnam-gu, Venus 12 Hall, Seoul, Korea
6:00-9:30 p.m. KST
Event will include a social with complimentary dinner buffet and drinks
Hosted by Richard Carter, Executive Director, School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach

 RSVP to a Purple & Gold Day Event near you by calling 309-298-1914 or emailing