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Homecoming Hosts Welcome Huskies

The local business community is excited to welcome Huskies home! Below is a list of “Homecoming Hosts” who are offering discounts to Huskies who visit their retail and dining establishments throughout Homecoming week.

Downtown DeKalb Businesses

Business Name Address Deals/discounts
Aurora Music Company 137 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb  
Barb City Bagels 118 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb Huskie Special 15 % off 
Blu Door Decor LLC 235 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb 10% off total order with ID
Byers Brewing Company 230 E. Lincoln Hwy, Ste 100, DeKalb Stop by in your Huskie gear and receive 25%off beer in the taproom all week.
Canvas Hair Studio 201 East Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb All students receive 15% off service with NIU ID
City of DeKalb 164 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb  
Clothing IT2 Fashions 128 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb 10% off
Cracker Jax 118 N. 3rd St., DeKalb  10% off of everything
Dance Dimensions 134 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb  All fans that wear NIU clothing into our business October 3-9 will receive a free class coupon
DeKalb Confectionary, The 149 N. 2nd St., DeKalb  10% off everything in the store - no restrictions!
DeKalb Public Library  309 Oak St., DeKalb   
Ducky's Formal Wear 250 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb 15% off store wide purchases 
El Jimador 260 E. Lincoln Hwy  10% all food purchases to Huskie Fans
Egyptian Theatre 135 N. 2nd St, DeKalb Student discounts on tickets
Herbal Oracle, The 150 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb 10% off entire purchase
Hillside Restaurant, The 121 N. 2nd St., DeKalb

Huskies Fans Special prices

  • $12, featured sandwiches: Bertha Cheeseburger and Oktoberfest Bratwurst Sandwich with Fries.
  • $5 apple pie slice.
Hometown Sports Bar & Grill 241 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb
  • Oct 3 - Open at 5 pm Half price pizza, $3 miller lite, Bud Lite drafts.
  • Oct 4 - "Taco Tuesday", Buy one get one taco free with NIU ID limit one free. $2.50 Cervesa Team Trivia at 8 pm.
  • Oct 5 - "Wing Wednesday" $.85 boneless or traditional weings (dine in only), Xtreme Bar Bingo at 8pm, $2.50 Tall Boys.
  • Oct 6 - $2.50 Quarter pound burgers and various drink specials, Karaoke at 10 pm.
  • Oct 7 - Smokin Gunz performing at 9 pm (no cover) with Tableside magic from 9 to 11 pm, various drink specials.
  • Oct 8 - Open an hour early for NIU pregame at 10 am, various drink specials and $2 biscuits and gravy.
    Local favorite band "Nostalgia" at 9 pm (no cover) on Stage Left side and Karaoke at 10 pm on Hometown side
  • Oct 9 - Bloody Mary and Mimosa and other drink specials along with NFL ticket
Insomnia Cookies 203 E. Lincoln Hwy Dekalb  
Keg and Kernel  106 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb 10% off all food and non-alcoholic beverages 
Kid Stuff  149 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb 15% off purchase with NIU ID
La Calle 263 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb "The Red & Black" cocktail - Limited Edition Black Vodka & Cranberry $5
Robin's Nest Bookshoppe 218 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb 15 % off to all NIU students, alumni, & fans!
Sundog 230 E. Lincoln Hwy, STE 200, DeKalb  
Tapa La Luna 226 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb  
This & That Collectibles 109 N. 7th St, DeKalb 15% discount 
Willrett Flower Company 302 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb 10% off with student ID 
World Famous Pizza 142 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb $25 - 16" 1 topping pizza with 2 pitchers, $5 well mixers, $3 domestic drafts, $10 domestic pitchers for all those wearing Huskie gear that are 21 and older

Other Local Businesses

Business Name Address Deals/discounts
Blumen Gardens 403 Edward Street, Sycamore 20% Off Storewide + NIU homecoming participants receive a free houseplant card (value $10) to use that day or another time. 
Ellwood Steak House  2219 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 10% off to all Huskies
Fattys Pub and Grill 1312 W. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb Free Breakfast starting at 8am on Homecoming Game Day.
Lizzy’s Pink Boutique  303 W State St, Sycamore Receive 15% off any regular priced clothing item when you show your Huskie Pride. 
MVP Sports Bar 124 S. California St., Sycamore
  • 10% off your entire bill for Students and Alumni during Homecoming Week
  • Featuring $3 specials
  • 1/4lb Huskie Burger w/chips for $7
  • "The Red & Black" cocktail - Limited Edition Black Vodka & Cranberry $5
  • $3 Well Drinks
Seven Out Cards & Collectibles 2180 Oakland Dr, Unit C, Sycamore Free NIU T-shirt with purchase during homecoming week
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