Parents & Family Weekend

Due to tropical storm Ian’s potential landfall, we are rescheduling Parent & Family Weekend to Nov. 4-6, 2022. 




Laissez les bons temps rouler! Parents and Family Weekend returns this fall - but this time, we're headed to the Big Easy! Join us as we kick off our Mardi Gras-themed events November 4-6, 2022.As usual, we are jam-packing the weekend with frills, thrills, and of course, that unmistakable Rattler spirit. Find that masquerade ball mask and practice your moves for the Second Line parade - we’re headed to Parents and Family Weekend: Mardi Gras!



Frequently Asked Questions.

  • Each ticket (except student tickets) includes access to all scheduled Parents and Family Weekend events, meals, registration items, and (1) one football ticket.

  • Yes, students will need to purchase a ticket in order to gain access to all Parents and Family Weekend events and receive meals and registration items. Student football tickets are free; the student ticket is discounted to reflect this offer.

  • Yes! The Parents and Family Weekend football ticket is general admission. You may sit with your student in the student section or choose another general admission section to be seated.

  • Attendees wishing to access the North End Zone Tailgate must purchase a ticket separately from the Office of Advancement. More information will follow.
  • Yes. A clear bag is easily and quickly searched and greatly reduces faulty bag searches. It also supports the Department of Homeland Security's "If You See Something, Say Something" campaign. Additionally, it will allow staff to be more efficient and effective in checking bags that are brought into the stadium.
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  • All attendees will be emailed a parking decal by the Parents and Family Weekend chairperson (1 pass per car), which can be used in all lots and garages on campus. For game day parking, the decal is not required. Instead, please consider arriving to campus early to choose preferable parking at or near the stadium.
  • Registration includes access to all Parents and Family Weekend events. No individual event tickets will be sold.


Office of Student Activities
1628 S. MLK Jr. Blvd.
(850) 599-3400
(850) 561-2515