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Family Weekend Events

THANK YOU! For a successful 2018 Family Weekend!
Save the dates and check back for updated details for next year.
Family Weekend 2019 | Sept. 27-29, 2019

For a full schedule of events click check out the Schedule page**All activities are subject to change depending on weather


Aloha Volleyball

$5 Ages 5 and Up

Bearcat Volleyball vs Lindenwood
Free leis and free Kool Kats

TBD, 6 p.m. at Bearcat Arena



Bobby's Bistro

$5 per person

Delicious selection of bite-sized desserts. Cash only day of the event. Cash bar provided by Aramark for those over 21.

Friday, Sept 14, 8 p.m. at Ray Courter Pavilion




FREE and open to everyone – bring a lawn chair!

Enjoy music under the stars from this retro pop duo from Staten Island, NY. Mom & Dad will enjoy it, and you will too! And it beats hosting them in your residence hall!

Friday, Sept 14, 9 p.m. at Raymond J. Courter College Park Pavilion.


5k Run/Walk

$25 registration fee - for more information click the link below.

Sponsored by Northwest Athletic Trainers

Race Starts: Saturday, TBD, 7 a.m. (Check-in 6:15 a.m.) at Lamkin Activity Center Circle

Information and Register


Bearcat Breakfast by Chris Cakes

$6 per person pre-purchase | $7 day of event

All you can eat Pancakes & Sausage with Chris Cakes.

Saturday, TBD, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. at Alumni House Lawn (Student Rec Center Rain Location)



The Amazing PLACE Scavenger Hunt

Free Registration

Teams of 2-4 compete in this high stakes campus challenge! Finish line is at the Bearcat Tailgate Zone

Saturday, TBD, 10 a.m. in front of the Gaunt House



Bearcat Tailgate Zone Meal

$10 per person. 

The Bearcat Tailgate Zone is free to attend. The meal is an additional cost.
Menu provided by Northwest Campus Dining:

  • Smoked Pulled Pork Sliders
  • Grilled Brats with Caramelized onions
  • Cheesy Potato Bake
  • Corn on the Cob
  • Cowboy Caviar with Frito Scoops
  • Vegetable Pasta Salad
  • Apple Crisp

Saturday, TBD, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at College Park Pavilion.



Bearcat Football vs TBD

Saturday, Sept. 28, 1:30 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium

Tickets and Information


Bearcat Volleyball vs TBD


Saturday, TBD, 6:30 p.m. at Bearcat Arena


Comic Magician: Derek Hughes

Free to students and the public!

The live performances of celebrated conjurer “Stand Up Magician” Derek Hughes have been lauded by audiences and critics alike, with the New York Times calling him “thoroughly entertaining.” Hughes has performed his magic on MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, and the CW’s “Penn & Teller: Fool Us.” He’s a consulting producer on TRUtv’s hit magic series, “The Carbonaro Effect” and was a finalist on season 10 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.”

Sponsored by SAC

Saturday, TBD, 7 p.m. at the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts


Bearcat Soccer vs TBD


Sunday, TBD, 1 p.m. at Bearcat Pitch