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 for Fall Family Weekend will go on sale on Monday, July 30, 2018 and will remain on sale until Sunday, September 23, 2018. The cost to attend is $25 per guest and Auburn University students may attend for free. This ticket is to cover the cost associated with the Auburn University Parents’ Association tailgate, registration, and publicity of weekend activities.
This ticket DOES NOT include a ticket to the Auburn verses Southern Miss football game. Football tickets must be purchased separately from Fall Family Weekend tickets.
Auburn versus Southern Mississippi Block Football Tickets
Tickets for the Auburn versus Southern Mississippi football game will go on sale on Monday, July 30. This is a separate purchase from Fall Family Weekend tickets and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis until they are sold out. Join fellow Auburn families in blocked seating to enjoy the football game! Tickets are $45. Please note that the student section is blocked off from the rest of the stadium. If you would like for your student to sit with you, you will need to purchase a ticket as well.
Tickets purchased through this website will be picked up at Fall Family Weekend Check-In. One hour prior to kickoff, any tickets that have not been picked up will move to Will Call in the Auburn Arena. All football ticket sales are final.
Please note that there are limited seats available in the Fall Family Weekend guest block. When tickets sell out, we suggest purchasing tickets through a third-party vendor such as Stubhub.
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
Commemorate your weekend with a 2018 Fall Family Weekend T-shirt, available for purchase through the Auburn University Bookstore. Shirts are available for pre-sale through Sunday, September 9. You will pick up your t-shirt 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.
Pre-sale shirts cost $15 a piece. A limited number of Fall Family Weekend shirts will be available the week of September 24 in the Bookstore for $18, but will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. All sales are final.
Check-in for Fall Family Weekend will be Friday, September 28, at the Auburn Alumni Center from 1:00 – 5:00 PM CST, and on Saturday, September 29, at the registration tent in the Upper Quad (the lawn area behind Cater Hall and in front of the Quad Center) from 8:00 AM – Noon CST. The check-in times on Saturday, September 29 may change depending on kickoff. Please note that your student can pick up your family’s registration packet on behalf of your group.
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.