Celebrate Family Weekend
General registration costs $5 (free for St. Cloud State students). Additional items and events are available as add-on purchases at a discounted rate. Please register during check-in.
Families are invited to join their student for a weekend full of great events and get a glimpse of life on the St. Cloud State campus and community!
Family Weekend occurs every fall as part of Fall Celebrate St. Cloud State weekend, which includes even more programming and events that are open to Family Weekend participants.
Family Weekend 2016 schedule
Friday, Sept. 16
Saturday, Sept. 17
|9 a.m.||Family Weekend check-in and registration||Campus Involvement Front Desk - Atwood Memorial Center|
|11 a.m.||Welcome and opening remarks||Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom|
|11:15 a.m.||Comedian Tyler Boeh||Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom|
|9 a.m.-noon||FREE Chair Massages
Individual massages will be 3-5 minutes each and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Must be registered for Family Weekend to participate.
Sponsored by Woodlands Chiropractic Clinic.
|Atwood Glacier Room|
|10 a.m.-3 p.m.||Planetarium Shows: 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 3 p.m.||Wick Science Building - Planetarium|
|10 a.m.-3 p.m.||Stuff-a-Husky
|Atwood Memorial Center - Main Lounge|
|10 a.m.-3 p.m.||Craft: Decorate your own photo frames and Family Photo Booth||Atwood Memorial Center - Voyageurs Room|
|10 a.m.-3 p.m.||Bike tours and rentals
Rental period is one hour. Families can chose between a guided or self-guided tour. MUST sign up in advance at check-in.
|10 a.m.-3 p.m.||Canoe tours on the Mississippi (weather and river conditions permitting)
Canoe tours will be two hours each on a 3 mile stretch down the Mississippi River. Transportation and safety equipment will be provided. MUST sign up in advance at check-in.
|Campus Rec Center - Halenbeck Hall|
|10 a.m.-3 p.m.||Open Rec Center and Climbing Wall||Campus Rec Center - Halenbeck Hall|
|10 a.m.-3 p.m.||Atwood Underground open||Atwood Memorial Center - Lower Level|
|10 a.m.-3 p.m.||Family photo station||Atwood Memorial Center - Main Lounge|
|11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.||Tour the Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility (ISELF)
St. Cloud State's state-of the art laboratory and classroom building. Tour highlights include:
|Noon-8 p.m||Atwood Movie Showing: Finding Dory
Showings at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
|12:30 p.m.||Huskies Fan Fest
Join us for an afternoon of fun featuring a performance by pop-country band Diamondback as well as lawn games, bounce houses and other fun family activities.
Add on: Barbeque tailgate meal is available for $10 featuring hamburgers, chicken breasts and veggie burgers on the grill, as well as four side options, beverages and dessert.
|3 p.m.||Huskies Football vs. Minnesota State University Mankato
Add on: Tickets for Family Weekend attendees cost $10 for adults, FREE for St. Cloud State students and children 12 and younger with paid adult.
|4-9 p.m.||Atwood Underground open||Atwood Memorial Center - Lower Level|
Sunday, Sept. 18
Garvey Commons: $9 per person (pay at the door)
Brunch also is available from several Huskies Athletics corporate sponsors in St. Cloud including:
(Attendees are responsible for their own meal costs. Reservations encouraged.)
|St. Cloud/Garvey Commons|
|2 p.m.||Atwood Movie Showing: Finding Dory||Atwood Theatre|
|All day||Tour St. Cloud with your student||On your own|
|Noon-5 p.m.||Atwood Underground open||Atwood Memorial Center - Lower Level|