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Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Part of Carbondale’s “Fourth Friday Fair” series.  There will be live music, food court, kids’ activities and BYOB!  This event will also have a dunk tank and water activities.
Carbondale’s Town Square Pavilion
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Part of Carbondale’s “Fourth Friday Fair” series.  There will be live music, food court, kids’ activities and BYOB!  Pups are welcome at this event and  you can also win back to school prizes.
Carbondale’s Town Square Pavilion
Sep 13 – Sep 15 all-day
12:00 am
The Saluki football team will be taking on the Skyhawks from the University of Tennessee at Martin on Sept. 14. Numerous other special family-oriented activities are in the works throughout the weekend. Keep an eye …
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am
11:00 am
Join us on the steps of Shryock to see our Greek organizations showcase their singing and dancing skills!
Steps of Shryock
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Part of Carbondale’s “Fourth Friday Fair” series.  There will be live music, food court, kids’ activities and BYOB!  This event will feature a bounce house and photo booth.
Carbondale’s Town Square Pavilion
Sep 28 – Sep 29 all-day
12:00 am
The Saluki Comic Con will feature special guests, a wide array of vendors and artists, gaming and a costume contest.
Student Center
Oct 13 – Oct 19 all-day
12:00 am
You won’t want to miss this year’s homecoming, which takes place Oct. 13-19, as SIU celebrates its 150th anniversary in grand style. The university is commemorating its birth as a small teacher’s college and growth to become …
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Part of Carbondale’s “Fourth Friday Fair” series.  There will be live music, food court, kids’ activities and BYOB!
Carbondale’s Town Square Pavilion

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Fireworks Display at SIU 9:15 pm
Fireworks Display at SIU @ Banterra Center Parking Lots
Jul 4 @ 9:15 pm
Fireworks Display at SIU @ Banterra Center Parking Lots
The City of Carbondale is partnering with Southern Illinois University to bring the annual fireworks display back to campus. You can catch this year’s show on Thursday, July 4 at 9:15 p.m. Parking will be …
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Star Party 7:00 pm
Star Party @ University Farms Astronomy Observation Area
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Star Party @ University Farms Astronomy Observation Area
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of SIU Carbondale by attending the Southern Illinois Star Party.  Join SIU, the Astronomical Association of Southern Illinois, and the Adler Planetarium of Chicago for a free, family friendly star party …
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Beat the Heat 6:00 pm
Beat the Heat @ Carbondale’s Town Square Pavilion
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beat the Heat @ Carbondale’s Town Square Pavilion
Part of Carbondale’s “Fourth Friday Fair” series.  There will be live music, food court, kids’ activities and BYOB!  This event will also have a dunk tank and water activities.
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