Sixth Annual Destination Downtown to Take Place 8-11P.M. Thursday, August 27, on the Bricks

Brandon Benitz
assistant to the dean of Student Life, 308.865.1619

Destination Downtown, the sixth year for the University of Nebraska at Kearney Blue and Gold Welcome Week event, will take place on Thursday, Aug. 27, from 8-11 p.m. on the Bricks in downtown Kearney.

Destination Downtown is one in a series of events that celebrates the beginning of the school year with students, local businesses and community members. More than 7,000 people attended the event last fall.

Live music, free food, student discounts, prizes, a caricature artist and the Ultimate Eating Contest are among the scheduled activities. Trolleys to take students to Destination Downtown will run from two campus locations, the Nebraskan Student Union and University Residence South. UNK Blue and Gold Welcome Week features activities and events for students and the Kearney community.