Family Weekend Schedule


Family Weekend will include many exciting event offerings for your family to enjoy. View the tentative 2019 Family Weekend schedule below. We will continue to post more events to the site as information becomes available.

Family Weekend-sponsored events that require pre-registration and a Family Weekend nametag are highlighted in yellow below. 
Other campus activities available to Family Weekend registrants are also listed below (not highlighted in yellow)

Friday, October 4, 2019

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.
Center Lobby, 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. Dinner will be served in the Center Lobby on the second floor of the LSU Student Union. Seating will be available in the Tiger Lair and Royal Cotillion Ballroom. Dinner will be served continuously throughout the evening, so please arrive at your convenience.

Family Weekend Dessert Social - *Purple or Gold Package Guests Only
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Front Patio, Barnes & Noble at LSU
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 - *Exclusive Event for Family Association Members
Bingo: 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. in the Royal Cotillion Ballroom, LSU Student Union
Trivia: 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. in the Live Oak Lounge, First Floor of the 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, October 5, 2019

Family Weekend Check-In
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 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
Time TBD (will be finalized once the kickoff time is announced, approx. 10 days prior to Family Weekend)
LSU Parade Ground (South end, closest to Student Union)
Tailgating is an LSU Tradition! Join us for a pre-game buffet and tailgate festivities, featuring music from After 8 band, a photo booth, face painting, and more! Sign up for the corn hole tournament during the tailgate to win an awesome prize. Look for our white tents, Family Weekend flags, and balloons.

LSU Football Team Walks Down “Victory Hill”

LSU Band marches down “Victory Hill”

Golden Band takes the field for pregame performance

Kickoff, LSU vs. Utah State
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, October 6, 2019

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.