Several athletic and cultural events Friday evening are expected to make traffic heavy on and around the University of Notre Dame campus.
The football pep rally has been moved to Notre Dame Stadium and is expected to attract three or four times as many fans as the typical 11,000 who attend rallies in theJoyceCenter. Other Friday evening activities include a concert featuring violinist and composer Daniel Bernard Roumain and his bandThe Missionin theDeBartoloCenterfor the Performing Arts and a Fighting Irish mens soccer game at Alumni Field.
Free public parking for all events will be available in several campus lots, including those to the south of theJoyceCenterand Notre Dame Stadium. The lots on Leahy and Wilson Drives across from the Hesburgh Library and theStepanCenteralso will be open.
Notre Dame Security/Police officials are advising people to arrive on campus early to reduce delays.