Aggie Parents and Family
2016 PARENT & FAMILY WEEKEND
We are pleased to announce this year's Parent and Family Weekend on October 28-29th! Take advantage of the opportunity to visit your student on a beautiful fall weekend and participate with them in exciting athletic events on Friday and the USU Campus and Academic events on Saturday.
Friday October 28, 2016
PRE-GAME TAILGATE MEAL - 3:30 - 5:30 PM. Look for the Green Tents on 800 East Road next to Maverik Stadium Parking Lot. Parents, family members, and students can reserve a place at the tailgate BBQ meal that will occur prior to the game to get everyone excited to cheer on the Aggies! Meal tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for children (10 years and younger). This tailgate event will occur on the 800 East Road next the the Maverik Stadium
Reservations for the tailgate are now open at the link below, and will be available until October 24, 2016.
FOOTBALL GAME USU vs. SAN DIEGO State - Kick-time is at 6:00 PM. Maverik Stadium. Get ready to experience a football game as an Aggie! Discounted tickets are available for Aggie families in the General Admission section. Please note that if you would like your student to sit by you in the General Admission seating you will need to purchase a ticket for them, but they can sit in the student section for free with their student ID card.
Discounted Football and Tailgate Tickets are now available here. When asked, please enter the code: FAMWEEK16
NORA ECCLES HARRISON MUSEUM OF ART - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. NEHMA. Visit the art museum and their three exhibits, Endangered Landscapes, Lighting the Fire, and Transcendence: Abstraction and Symbolism in the American West.
AMERICAN WEST HERITAGE CENTER Haunted Hollow, Corn Maze and Activities - 3:00 - 11:00 PM. 4025 South Highway 89-91, Wellsville. The American West Heritage Center hosts the scariest river hollow in Cache Valley. Recommended for ages 8 and older. Admission is $9-12 depending on your chosen activites, and can be paid upon your arrival. Please visit their website https://www.awhc.org/for more information.
USU HOCKEY vs. BYU - 7:00-9:00 PM. Eccles Ice Center - 805 East 700 North, Logan. See the Aggies on Ice as they compete against BYU! Tickets can be purchased at the door.
10TH WEST SCARE HOUSE - 7:30 - 11:00 PM. 900 North 1000 West. The scarehouse prides themselves in offering "tasteful scaring" without too much gore, which makes this sevent perfect for the entire family. Visit the 10th West Scare House website for pricing and reservations.
HISTORIC LOGAN GHOST TOUR - Experience ghost encounters in historic downtown Logan if you dare! Tickets are $10 and reservations can be made at www.logandowntown.org
Saturday October 29, 2016
USU LIBRARY RECEPTION 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM. Visit the Merrill Cazier Library for a tour by our fantastic librarians and enjoy donuts and locally produced Apple Cider.
FAMILY PHOTOS ON THE "A" 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Bring the entire family for a photo on the "A" with historic Old Main in the background. Our Aggie mascot, Big Blue will be available to join your photo from 12-1. There's not a better time than fall in Logan to capture your memories. (There is no fee for these photos and you will receive a copy via email following your visit.)
CAMPUS TOURS 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Ambassadors from USU will offer campus tours that will leave from Old Main just next to the photo booth.
DISCOUNTED MEAL @ AGGIE MARKETPLACE - Lunch available from 11:00 AM-2:00 PM. The Aggie Marketplace is offering a meal in their all-you-can-eat buffet for $7 per person (regularly $9.50) for those attending Parent and Family Weekend.
USU MEN'S RUGY vs. UNIVERSITY OF UTAH - 1:00 - 3:00 PM. Aggie Legacy Fields. Come cheer on the Aggies as they battle against the U. Bring a lawn chair for your entire family and enjoy the fall afternoon. Admission is free of charge.
FAMILY POPS CONCERT MATINEE - 2:00 - 4:00 PM. The American Festival Chorus and Orchestra's fun-filled concert is for all ages and takes on a spooky twist. Purchase tickets as soon as possible at http://americanfestivalchorus.org .
An extensive list of hotels in the area is listed here, but please note that because this is not a SOAR event the discounts may not be available as listed.