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Fall Family Weekend

Fall Family Weekend 2021

Welcome

We are currently in the planning stages for preparing for Fall Family Weekend 2021.  Parent & Family Programs and the Auburn University Parent & Family Association Board of Directors are excited to bring back this annual event.

Fall Family Weekend will be held Sep. 24 – Sep. 26, 2021. Fall Family Weekend is held in conjunction with Homecoming.

We are in contact with our campus health and community health professionals as we work to provide an event that is safe and fun for attendees

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 Parent & 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 Parent & Family Association’s Tailgate will go on sale in Summer 2021.  An official sale date will be provided closer to time.  For those families that may have participated with us in the past, our annual tailgate may look a little different to accommodate university event guidance policies, but we will make updates as soon as we are able.

Please note that Fall Family Weekend and the AUPFA Tailgate are contingent upon university event guidance and approval.

So that you can have an understanding of what types of events to expect on Fall Family Weekend, we are providing the schedule from Fall 2019.

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Historically, we have worked with Auburn Athletics to sell tickets in a block for our parents and families that wish to attend the Homecoming game.  We will continue to work toward this opportunity.

Auburn Athletics has not announced attendance plans for the 2021 season, and our ability to provide tickets will be dependent upon Auburn Athletics.  We will continue to provide updates as soon as we are able.

Fall Family Weekend Schedule

At this time the schedule of events for Fall Family Weekend 2021 has not been set.  To give you an idea of the types of events and activities you can expect, we have provided the schedule of events from Fall Family Weekend 2019.  As we get closer to ticket sale date, we will update with the current year’s selection of activities.

 

Fall Family Weekend 2019 Schedule: aub.ie/FFW2019schedule.

Check-In

Check-in for Fall Family Weekend will take place the Friday of the Homecoming game, and will continue Saturday morning of the Homecoming game. Please note that your student can pick up your family’s registration packet on behalf of your group.

Hotel Information

Auburn and Opelika Tourism Bureau

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)

Campus Partnership and Community Sponsorship Information

For Campus Partnership and Community Sponsorship information, please contact Parent & Family Programs at parent@auburn.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

The ticket gives you admittance to the Auburn University Parent & Family Association’s tailgate with a meal and non-alcoholic beverages. There will also be fun activities throughout the tailgate, live music, and time to meet other Auburn families. Because Fall Family Weekend is a campus-coordinated event, a portion of this cost also goes towards the marketing of Fall Family Weekend. Regardless of age, the ticket for the tailgate is $27. This helps offset the costs for Auburn University students to attend for a reduced amount.

At this time the menu for Fall Family Weekend 2021 has not been finalized.  Stay tuned for updates.  When the meal is finalized, and if you require a dietary accommodation, you can contact parent@auburn.edu to let us know.

No, you will not receive a ticket in the mail.  Additional details will be provided as we finalize Fall Family Weekend 2021 plans.

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 conveniently accessed from the Fall Family Weekend location.
Phenix City, AL (34.0 miles)
Columbus, GA (36.2 miles)
Lake Martin/Alexander City, AL (38.9 miles)
LaGrange, GA (43.3 miles)

Gameday at Auburn University is a major event, and Parent & Family Programs cannot guarantee parking for any guest.  However, Auburn Athletics has provided guidance regarding parking for game day at the following links:

Guests of the university are also encouraged to park in downtown Auburn and surrounding streets.  Guests should be prepared to walk during gameday, as the traffic pattern on campus and surround area is altered to accommodate the large number of fans in the area.

Accessible parking is available on game day. We will publish this information as it is posted. Gameday weekends are crowded, and campus can be difficult to navigate. We recommend bringing a wheelchair or a motorized scooter for those guests to have trouble walking long distances. We are not able to provide golf-carting or shuttling from accessible parking areas to the location of the tailgate.

Of course! There are tons of family-friendly events for your student’s sibling to attend throughout the entire weekend. Please note that a ticket will have to be purchased for siblings as well.

We are continuing to work with Auburn Athletics to finalize football ticket plans.  In the event that we are able to offer a parent and family block that decision is completely up to you! The student section of Jordan-Hare stadium is blocked off from general seating. If you would like for your student to sit with you during the game, we recommend purchasing a ticket for them, or plan on meeting up after the game. Please note that football tickets are a separate purchase from Fall Family Weekend event tickets.

Most certainly! We always recommend comparing the schedule of events to see if it is feasible to attend both. Tickets for Fall Family Weekend will be on sale till close to the event, so you have plenty of time to weigh your options.

Tickets to the Auburn University Parent & Family Association’s Tailgate can be refunded in full through 4:45 p.m. Central Time on the Friday one week prior to the start of Fall Family Weekend. After this date, all sales are final. Because a final number must be turned into the caterer for the tailgate, all meals are purchased at this time and no ticket may be refunded.

All football ticket sales are final.

Last modified: April 19, 2021