Please join us for Fall Family Weekend, an annual event that serves as an opportunity for parents and families of Auburn University students to attend campus activities during the fall semester. Fall Family Weekend will be held September 28-30, 2018. All Auburn family members are invited to experience student life, as well as discover a wide variety of offerings on campus and in the Auburn community.
Many campus departments and local businesses work together to make Fall Family Weekend a great event for you and your family. In addition to a tailgate hosted by the Office of Parent and Family programs, there will be many other ways for families to explore Auburn’s campus and community.
Fall Family Weekend Ticket Information
Tickets to attend the Auburn University Parents’ Association tailgate were on sale through Sunday, September 23. If you missed this deadline, we are unfortunately unable to add you to this event. With that said, you can still attend other events surrounding Fall Family Weekend. Download a schedule of events here, or view a schedule on your mobile device via the Parent and Family Programs Auburn Guide.
Auburn versus Southern Mississippi Block Football Tickets
Tickets to the Auburn versus Southern Mississippi game are sold out through our block seating.
If you purchased tickets through our website, they will be picked up at a registration will call during check-in on Saturday, September 28 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at the Auburn Alumni Center, or Saturday, September 29 from 8:00 a.m.-noon at the site of the Auburn University Parents’ Association tailgate in the Upper Quad lawn in front of the Quad Center. Tickets will move to Will Call in the Auburn Arena at noon on Saturday, September 29. Please note that your student can pick up your registration materials on your family’s behalf.
All football ticket sales are final.
Fall Family Weekend Schedule
Fall Family Weekend is comprised of events all over campus held by schools, colleges, and departments. Download a schedule of events here, or view a schedule on your mobile device via the Parent and Family Programs Auburn Guide.
Fall Family Weekend T-Shirt
Shirts for Fall Family Weekend were on sale through Sunday, September 9. If you ordered a t-shirt, you will it pick up on Friday, September 28 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. CST at the Auburn Alumni Center at Fall Family Weekend Check-In or Saturday, September 29 at the Auburn University Bookstore during regular gameday hours. Please note that you can send your student to pick up your registration packet and shirts.
If you purchased tickets for the Auburn University Parents’ Association Tailgate, Auburn versus Southern Mississippi Block Seat tickets, or a pre-ordered Fall Family Weekend t-shirt, you will receive your items at check-in. Check-in for Fall Family Weekend will occur both Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29. Please note that the location of check-in changes per day, as well as what is received.
Friday, September 28, 2018: 1-5 p.m. CST at the Auburn Alumni Center, located at 317 S College St, Auburn, AL 36849. The following items are available for pick up at check-in on Friday, September 28:
- Wristbands for those who purchased tailgate tickets
- Football tickets for those who purchased seats in the blocked seating area through the Office of Parent and Family Programs
- T-shirts pre-ordered through the Auburn University Bookstore (The Auburn University Bookstore will have extended hours for shopping and t-shirt pick up from 5-7 p.m.)
Saturday, September 29, 2018: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. CST at the check-in tent located next to the Parents’ Association tailgate in the upper Quad (the tent is located directly in front of the Quad Center main entrance). The following items are available for pick up at check-in onSaturday, September 29:
- Wristbands for those who purchased tailgate tickets
- Football tickets for those who purchased seats in the blocked seating area through the Office of Parent and Family Programs (football tickets will move to will call in the Auburn Arena at noon CST on Saturday, September 29).
- Pre-Ordered t-shirts will only be available for pick-up on Saturday, September 29 at the Auburn University Bookstore from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The Bookstore is located on the bottom floor of the Haley Center.
Please note that your student CAN pick up these tickets for you.
During gameday weekends, Auburn and Opelika hotels can fill up fast. In case you have trouble finding a room, check out the surrounding areas that are convenient to travel to and from.
- Phenix City, AL (34.0 miles)
- Columbus, GA (36.2 miles)
- Lake Martin/Alexander City, AL (38.9 miles)
- LaGrange, GA (43.3 miles)
- Montgomery, AL (54.1 miles)
Weekend and Gameday Parking Information
Guest parking will be available to all Fall Family Weekend guests on Friday, September 28. Guest parking for the Friday of Fall Family Weekend can be found in the South Quad Parking Deck located at 330 Lem Morrison Dr. Parking is free and open to guests Friday during the day. Be mindful of signage identifying when your car must be moved. Most areas, cars must be moved by 10:00 p.m., but there are some areas that require cars be moved at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 28.
Parking on gameday Saturday’s can be more congested than off-weekends, and there are different traffic patterns to accommodate the number of visitors in town. For Saturday, September 29, we suggest to either reserve parking at this website, or to take one of the many free shuttle options to campus. Ride-share options such as Uber or Lyft and taxis are available in the Auburn/Opelika area. If you would like to leave your car at your hotel, please note that this is also an option.
Be prepared for your trip by reviewing Gameday Guide for pertinent information regarding parking and traffic flow changes.