Spring Family Fling


Each spring, all LSU Family Association members are invited to campus for our annual Spring Family Fling to enjoy a weekend of LSU athletic events and to experience Louisiana culture and cuisine, while mingling with other LSU families. Laissez les bon temps rouler!

Thank you to everyone who joined us at this year's Spring Family Fling, which was held March 6-8, 2020. The date for next year's Spring Family Fling will be announced in late fall 2020.

Photos

Click the links below to view the full gallery of images from each main event held during Spring Family Fling 2020.

Crawfish Boil Tailgate

Mocktails & Masterpieces

King Cake Tasting Party

 

2020 Schedule of Events

The schedule from Spring Family Fling 2020 is available below to give you a general idea of what to expect.

LSU Softball vs. Campbell University
Begins at 6:00 p.m.
Tiger Park
Cost: $3 per ticket

Information about how to purchase discounted tickets to the LSU Softball vs. Campbell tournament will be available once you complete registration for the Spring Family Fling. This will be general admission seating, which allows guests to sit in the outfield bleachers or the outfield berm. Guests are allowed to bring in lawn chairs or blankets if they would like to sit on the berm. Full-time LSU students will have free admission by scanning their Geaux Rewards app ticket. 

Crawfish Boil Tailgate
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Canal Hall Lobby and Courtyard, Nicholson Gateway Apartments, 3650 Nicholson Dr.
Cost: 
$35 per person (includes crawfish)
$20 per person (does not include crawfish)
$10 per child ages 12 years old and under (includes crawfish)
Free for children ages 12 years old and under (does not include crawfish)

Tailgate with us before the LSU Baseball game or after the Men's Basketball game, while you satisfy your cravings for crawfish, jambalaya, meat pies, and more. We'll have tailgate games, a photobooth, music, and fun for the whole family! Registration includes a Spring Family Fling souvenir.

Nicholson Gateway Apartment Tours
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Tours depart from the lobby of Canal Hall at Nicholson Gateway Apartments

Join LSU Residential Life in the lobby of Canal Hall for a tour of our Nicholson Gateway Apartments and see just how sweet it is to Live Easy, Live On!

LSU Men's Basketball vs. Georgia
Begins at 1:00 p.m.
Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC)
Cost: $17 per adult / $5 per youth (ages 3-12)

Information about how to purchase discounted tickets to the LSU Men's Basketball vs. Georgia game will be available once you complete registration for the Spring Family Fling. There will be a limited amount of tickets available for the game. Full-time LSU students will have free admission by scanning their Geaux Rewards app ticket. The Clear Bag policy will be in effect.

LSU Softball vs. Campbell University
Begins at 1:30 p.m.
Tiger Park
Cost: $3 per ticket (one ticket is valid for the entire day of 3/7/20)

Information about how to purchase discounted tickets to the LSU Softball vs. Campbell tournament will be available once you complete registration for the Spring Family Fling. This will be general admission seating, which allows guests to sit in the outfield bleachers or the outfield berm. Guests are allowed to bring in lawn chairs or blankets if they would like to sit on the berm. Full-time LSU students will have free admission by scanning their Geaux Rewards app ticket. 

LSU Baseball vs. UMass Lowell
Begins at 4:00 p.m.
Alex Box Stadium
Cost: $4 per ticket

Information about how to purchase discounted tickets to the LSU Baseball vs. UMass Lowell game will be available once you complete registration for the Spring Family Fling. Tickets are available in sections 101, 102, and 201. There will be a limited amount of tickets available for the game. Full-time LSU students will have free admission by scanning their Geaux Rewards app ticket. The Clear Bag policy will be in effect.

LSU Softball vs. Illinois State
Begins at 4:00 p.m.
Tiger Park
Cost: $3 per ticket (one ticket is valid for the entire day of 3/7/20)

Information about how to purchase discounted tickets to the LSU Softball vs. Illinois State tournament will be available once you complete registration for the Spring Family Fling. This will be general admission seating, which allows guests to sit in the outfield bleachers or the outfield berm. Guests are allowed to bring in lawn chairs or blankets if they would like to sit on the berm. Full-time LSU students will have free admission by scanning their Geaux Rewards app ticket. 

Mocktails & Masterpieces
7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Magnolia Room, 301 LSU Student Union
Cost: $45 per person

All pre-registered family members should arrive to the Student Union 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the event to check-in and get settled. The painting class will begin promptly at 7:30 PM and will last approximately two hours. Guests will receive step-by-step instruction from an experienced and enthusiastic local artist as they paint an LSU-themed piece of art on canvas. Click here to view this year's artwork

Wear something comfortable. Aprons will be provided, but keep in mind that paint may still find its way to your clothing. Enjoy light snacks and creative mocktails while you paint. You'll leave with your own one-of-a-kind creation! 

King Cake Tasting Party
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
West Stadium Club, Tiger Stadium (enter via Gate 4)
Cost: $20 per person. Free for children 12 years old and younger.

Enjoy king cake samples from local bakeries, door prizes, and vote for your favorites. Registered adult family members can try up to eight samples of king cake from local bakeries. The places that will be featured are: 

  • The Ambrosia Bakery
  • Counterspace BR
  • Gambino's Bakery
  • Matherne's Market
  • Ralph's Market
  • Rouses Market
  • Thee Heavenly Donut

Voting will end at 12:30 p.m., and winners will be announced at 1:00 p.m.

LSU Softball vs. Illinois State
Begins at 1:00 p.m.
Tiger Park
Cost: $3 per ticket 

Information about how to purchase discounted tickets to the LSU Softball vs. Illinois State tournament will be available once you complete registration for the Spring Family Fling. This will be general admission seating, which allows guests to sit in the outfield bleachers or the outfield berm. Guests are allowed to bring in lawn chairs or blankets if they would like to sit on the berm. Full-time LSU students will have free admission by scanning their Geaux Rewards app ticket.

LSU Baseball vs. UMass Lowell
Begins at 2:00 p.m.
Alex Box Stadium
Cost: $4 per ticket

Information about how to purchase discounted tickets to the LSU Baseball vs. UMass Lowell game will be available once you complete registration for the Spring Family Fling. Tickets are available in sections 101, 102, and 201. There will be a limited amount of tickets available for the game. Students will have free admission by scanning their Geaux Rewards app ticket. The Clear Bag policy will be in effect.