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Parents & Families Weekend

Save the Date: October 2-4, 2020
Parents and families are invited to share in Penn State traditions during Parents and Families Weekend held October 2-4, 2020 on the University Park campus. From touring Old Main to snapping photos at the Lion Shrine, the best Penn State traditions are even sweeter when shared with family.

While seeing your student is always the best part of the weekend, some events to look forward to include: Old Main Open House, Family Tailgate Lunch, Football Game Watch Party, Off-Campus Housing Fair, United in Song: A Student a Capella Concert, the Pumpkin Festival at The Arboretum, Astronight, guided tours of facilities across campus including Beaver Stadium and the Breazeale Nuclear Reactor, and special events hosted by academic colleges.

Some things to keep in mind:

Events begin midday Friday and come to a close on Sunday afternoon.

Lodging fills quickly in the State College area, click on the Lodging and Transportation link box to explore options.

Registration begins August 11 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Most events and overall registration are free; however, some events require a ticket purchase or additional registration. More information will be shared closer to the registration date.

The event schedule will be posted in August and will include details about events requiring ticket purchases.

For general information about Parents & Families Weekend click on FAQ link box.
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