2018 Family Weekend Schedule

View the tentative 2018 Family Weekend schedule below. New events are added weekly, so check our page frequently to see all of the exciting things your family can experience during Family Weekend.

All families will receive an email with the final Family Weekend schedule approximately one week prior to Family Weekend. All families will also receive a hard copy of the schedule at check-in.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Family Weekend Check-In
12:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Front Lobby, LSU Student Union
Registered participants should check in to pick up their Family Weekend packet that includes a schedule of events, nametags, and other souvenirs.

Family Weekend Silent Auction
12:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Front Lobby, LSU Student Union
Support the LSU Student Affairs Emergency Support Fund by participating in the Family Weekend Silent Auction. 100% of proceeds will go directly to LSU students who need financial assistance in emergency situations. Bidding will be open from 12:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday only. 

Family Weekend Welcome Buffet - *Purple or Gold Package Guests Only
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Tiger Lair, LSU Student Union
Come visit us at our opening event for LSU Family Weekend! After you have checked in, enjoy some delicious BBQ and mingle with other LSU families at the Tiger Lair. Dinner will be served continuously throughout the evening, so please arrive at your convenience.

Family Weekend Dessert Social - *Purple or Gold Package Guests Only
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
All registered guests for Family Weekend are invited to attend this event to mingle with other families and enjoy delicious desserts and coffee. 

Family Association Game Night - *Purple or Gold Package Guests Only
8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Royal Cotillion Ballroom, LSU Student Union
Enjoy fun for the whole family with bingo, trivia, and prizes! This is an exclusive event for Family Association members only. 

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Family Weekend Check-In
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Front Lobby, LSU Student Union
Arriving on Saturday? Stop by the LSU Student Union to check in and pick up your Family Weekend packet that includes a schedule of events, nametags, and other souvenirs.

Family Weekend Tailgate
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (this time may change depending on the final kickoff time, which will be announced 7-10 days before game day)
LSU Parade Ground (South end, closest to Student Union)
Tailgating is an LSU Tradition! Join us for a pre-game buffet and tailgate festivities, including a live band, photo booth, and fun for the whole family! Look for our white tents and Family Weekend flags.

LSU Football Team Walks Down “Victory Hill”
Time TBA

LSU Band marches down “Victory Hill”
Time TBA

Golden Band takes the field for pregame performance
Time TBA

Kickoff, LSU vs. Louisiana Tech
Time TBA (approx. 7-10 days prior to game day)
Tiger Stadium
Clear Bag Policy: LSU’s “clear bag” policy will be in effect for all athletic venues and is aimed to speed up gate entries and enhance fan safety. View the clear bag policy here. As a part of your Family Weekend package, all registered families will be provided one clear bag that meets these requirements.

 

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Jazz Brunch - *Gold Package Guests Only
Two time slots offered:
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Royal Cotillion Ballroom, LSU Student Union
Join us as we close out Family Weekend with an all-you-care-to-eat, southern-style brunch buffet, featuring a live Jazz Band, and end-of-weekend slideshow.