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Fall Festival - Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2018

We hope to see you at Family Weekend, September 28 – 30, 2018!

Register Here

FAMILY WEEKEND REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

$15 per person online ($25 on site).
The following events are included in the registration fee:

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

  • 6 a.m.-9 p.m.: Mack Fitness Center Open House
  • 2:30-6:30 p.m.: Check-In and Chance Auction Display and Ticket Sales
  • 3-5 p.m.: Faculty Lectures and Information Sessions
  • 6:30-7:30 p.m.: Family Reception
  • 7 p.m.: Hofstra Volleyball vs. Elon University
  • 8-10 p.m.: PRIDE Court Showcase (student performances)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Check-In
  • 9-10:15 a.m.: Family Breakfast
  • 10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Mack Fitness Center Open House
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Hofstra Cub Zone (children 6-11) Information Sessions, Faculty Lectures
  • Noon-2 p.m.: Pride Expo
  • 2-7:30 p.m.: Fall Festival Concert/Carnival, $30 per person ($40 per person on-site) (Hofstra students and children 11 and under are admitted free)
  • 6:30-8 p.m.: Taste of Hofstra, $30 per person (children under 3 are admitted free)
  • 7 p.m.: Grucci Fireworks
  • 7:30 p.m.: Hofstra Men’s Soccer vs. William & Mary

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

  • 10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Mack Fitness Center Open House
  • 12 p.m.: Hofstra Field Hockey vs. William & Mary
  • 1 p.m.: Hofstra Volleyball vs. William & Mary

RELIGIOUS SERVICES from Catholic, Jewish, Muslim and Protestant communities.
Register for Hofstra Hillel’s Fall Festival Programing, including Shabbat Services and Dinner and Family and Alumni Brunch.

HOFSTRA FALL FESTIVAL ADDITIONAL EVENTS (AVAILABLE AT EXTRA COST):

Saturday, September 29
Fall Festival Concert and Carnival
$30 per person ($40 on site)

Taste of Hofstra
$30 per person (Adults and Children Age 3 and Older)

Join us for an evening featuring savory and sweet fare from local restaurants and enjoy complimentary beer and wine.
*Please note, this event is NOT free for Hofstra students. Please purchase a ticket for your Hofstra student and each family member who would like to attend.

INFORMATION ABOUT EVENTS, TICKETS AND PRICING:

THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR PURCHASED REGISTRATION AND TICKETS. After purchasing the Family Weekend Registration, you may purchase the Fall Festival concert and Taste of Hofstra tickets that are sold at extra cost. The online registration at lower prices ends on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

DO NOT COUNT YOUR HOFSTRA STUDENT WHEN PURCHASING REQUIRED FAMILY WEEKEND REGISTRATION.
Hofstra students attend all events for free except for Taste for Hofstra Reception ($30). Students need to swipe their Hofstra ID card to be admitted to the concert. In addition, students may buy two guest tickets for the concert but only during the online registration that ends by September 26.

*Children 11 years of age and under participate for free at all events except Taste of Hofstra. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Children age 12 and older pay adult price. The Carnival, concurrent with the concert, offers activities and rides for younger and older children. Please note that the concert may contain adult content, not intended for young audiences.

Check out the photographs below from Family Weekend 2017.