Alumni

Purple & Gold Day 2015

Purple & Gold Day

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, 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.)

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 
Location is TBA.
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Los Angeles are Purple & Gold Day 
Gordon Biersch Brewery
145 S. San Fernando Blvd., 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
Location is TBA.
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 
Location is TBA.
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  
Location is TBA.
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
324 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.*  

South Korea Purple & Gold Day
Location is TBA.   

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

 RSVP to a Purple & Gold Day Event near you by calling 309-298-1914 or emailing A-Association@wiu.edu.