Husker Nation Pavilion
The Husker Nation Pavilion will open at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2. The Huskers will play their 2017 home opener Arkansas State at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln on Saturday at 7 p.m. The Pavilion, located north of Memorial Stadium on the Gass Practice Field, offers fun with family-friendly entertainment during Husker home football games.
The Pavilion, generally opens three hours prior to kick-off.
Husker Nation Pavilion Highlights
Fun & Inflatables - The Husker Nation Pavilion features games for kids of all ages, including inflatable games (weather permitting), including an obstacle course and a bounce house with a slide. The Kids Zone also features Quarterback Toss, Corn Hole and the Hoops HotShot.
Unity Walk - Husker fans are encouraged to line the path of the Nebraska football team's Unity Walk. The team expects to arrive on the East side of Memorial Stadium, directly in front of the entrance to Nebraska's East Stadium. The team's arrival is expected two hours and 30 minutes before kickoff, or at approximately 4:30 p.m. for Saturday's game against Arkansas State. Fans are encouraged to line the walkway, along with members of the Husker Spirit Squad and Nebraska band members, as the Huskers enter East Stadium through Gate 20.
Huskers Shop - Nebraska's official team stores are located in East Stadium, Pinnacle Bank Arena and UNL’s new College of Business Administration Building.
Big Screen & Bleacher Seating - Seating is available for fans to help them relax while watching the video board or meeting friends before the game. The game will be carried live on the big screen at the Ed Weir Track and Field Stadium. Throughout the day, the video board will show other games of interest from around the country.
Gass Practice Field - The Ed and Joyanne Gass Practice Field is usually available for youngsters and families. The FieldTurf surface on the practice field next to the Hawks Championship Center offers fans a fun place to stretch out before the games - just like the Huskers during their game-week preparations. Nebraska's grass football practice field and the track surface are not available to football fans.
Pavilion Entrances & Exits - Fans can enter the Husker Nation Pavilion from both the East and West gates at field level outside of the Ed Weir Track & Field (North side of Memorial Stadium). Fans who plan to watch the game on the big screen can enter through the South gates near the Columns above the track (East side of Memorial Stadium).