13 THURSDAYS in CAMPUSTOWN
May 26 - August 18

The summer is the best time to explore Campustown and support local businesses while students are away. 13 THURSDAYS, presented by JSM Living, is returning May 26 to August 18, 2022, with all of the regular specials, sales, and deals every Thursday, all summer in Campustown!

WE PROVIDE FREE 2-HR PARKING IN CAMPUSTOWN EVERY THURSDAY! Customers can receive 2-hours of free parking validation at 6th and Healey parking deck when they support a 13 Thursdays business.

Our digital passport smart phone app will feature sales and deals at a variety of participating businesses. Plus, get a chance to win weekly prizes including season Colonnade Club tickets for Fighting Illini Football! When customers support a campustown business, we reward them with discounts, free parking, and a chance to win BIG!

 Stay tuned for information about participating business deals and events.

Quick Links

Weekly Updates

Subscribe to the our e-newsletter to get weekly updates about what's going on each Thursday.

Plan Your Visit

View the BUSINESS PASSPORT and TRAVEL GUIDE on Google My Maps to plan your trip!

Follow Us

Stay in the know by liking and subscribing to our 13 Thursdays Facebook page.

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Download the Eventzee app

The app is free to download!

Android user? Click here to get Eventzeee from Google Play or scan the QR code.

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Google Play Store

iOS user? Click here to get Eventzee from the App Store or scan the QR code.

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iOS App Store

2. Find the event

Create an account with an email and password – it’s FREE to join! You can find the event in the app under the “My Events” tab.

Use code CAMPUSTOWN or scan the QR code to find the event.

EVENT TO BE POSTED SOON!

3. Bon Voyage!

Access business deals, complete fun challenges, track points on the leaderboard, receive badges, and more! 

How to win prizes

Earn points by completing challenges.

  • Business Passport challenges are available only on Thursday.
  • Campustown Explorer challenges can be completed any day.

Completing challenges in any order will earn you points. Earning points each week will make you eligible to win weekly prizes. Here’s what you need to do:

  • Earn 150 points by 11:59 PM on June 2 to enter to win 2 colonnade club tickets to Fighting Illini football against Wyoming (8/22).
  • Earn 200 points by 11:59 PM on June 9 to enter to win 2 $10 gift cards to Esquire Lounge.
  • Earn 250 points by 11:59 PM on June 16 to enter to win 2 colonnade club tickets to Fighting Illini football against Virginia (9/10)
  • Earn 300 points by 11:59 PM on June 23 to enter to win a $30 gift card to Literary Book Bar.
  • Earn 350 points by 11:59 PM on June 30 to enter to win 2 colonnade club tickets to Fighting Illini football against Iowa (10/8).
  • Earn 400 points by 11:59 PM on July 7 to enter to win 4 campustown pub tour tickets (7/21).
  • Earn 450 points by 11:59 PM on July 14 to enter to win 2 colonnade club tickets to Fighting Illini football against Chattanooga (8/22).
  • Earn 500 points by 11:59 PM on July 21 to enter to win a prize (TBD).
  • Earn 550 points by 11:59 PM on July 28 to enter to win 2 colonnade club tickets to Fighting Illini football against Michigan State (11/5).
  • Earn 600 points by 11:59 PM on August 4 to enter to win a 4 VIP tickets at Neil St. Blues for the Downtown Champaign Parade of Lights (11/26).
  • Earn 650 points by 11:59 PM on August 11 to enter to win a prize (TBD).
  • Earn 700 points by 11:59 PM on August 18 to enter to win the GRAND PRIZE: 1-night stay at TownePlace Suites and 2 colonnade club tickets on homecoming (10/15), and premiere Champaign essentials gift basket. 
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2022 Business Passport

BrewLab Coffee
Game Day Spirit
Illini Union
Illini Union Bookstore
Acai bowls in Illini Union
Just BEE Acai (Illini Union)
Kung Fu Tea
Chinese restaurant in cmapustown
Kung Fu Taste
Latea Lounge
Murphy's Pub
Pokelab Champaign
Ragstock Champaign
Yummy Future

Are you a campustown business? Sign up to participate in 13 Thursdays today. Click the button to fill out our participation form.

Our Sponsors

JSM Living
Illinois Athletics
Fisher National Bank
KEC Design