ESPN’s College GameDay is BACK!

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Saturday is the Big Day. ESPN’s College GameDay is back at James Madison University after their last visit in 2015! As evidenced from this photo from last year, all of the JMU Dukes are excited to welcome back the program and play against the Villanova Wildcats Saturday at 3:30pm.

Check below for a schedule of activities and ways to join in the festivities in downtown Harrisonburg.

Here is the schedule of events for the weekend:

The ESPN GameDay Bus returned to the JMU quad Thursday at 5:30pm.

The JMU Dukes will play against the Villanova Wildcats at 3:30pm on Saturday at Bridgeforth Stadium. JMU is ranked No 1. and Villanova 12th.

As of now, tickets are sold out – but you might try your luck at going to

If you’re not able to make the game in the afternoon – come celebrate with thousands of fellow JMU fans on the Quad to join in the ESPN’s College GameDay starting at 9am Saturday.

Downtown Harrisonburg is getting into the festivities as well – check out a list of ways to save and support local businesses.

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Claire manages details of real estate contracts, coordinates social media and the Wilson Downtown Gallery, and keeps the team organized on a day-to-day basis. In her free time, she enjoys playing flute in various area groups and participating in local community theater.