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Parents and Family Weekend tickets on sale
Ticket sales began Aug. 1 for Parents and Family Weekend, which is Oct. 13-15.

Oct. 13-15: Parents and Family Weekend

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Tickets on sale Aug. 1 for headline events

The University of Delaware is gearing up for Parents and Family Weekend, an annual UD community celebration that brings together Blue Hen families, students, faculty and staff for three days of campuswide events. This year’s celebration will be held Friday, Oct. 13 through Sunday, Oct. 15.

Tickets will go on sale on the Parents and Family Weekend website beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1, for the PFW Comedy Show, which will feature comedian Brian Regan.

New events are added regularly to the weekend schedule and a variety of popular programs will return this year, showcasing programs and initiatives throughout UD’s main campus. This year’s schedule includes:

Friday, Oct. 13

  • Major Mania, inviting students and families to explore majors, minors and out-of-classroom educational experiences

  • Blue Hen Leadership Program Parent and Family Reception, offering a meet and greet with participants of UD’s tiered student leadership certification program

Saturday, Oct. 14

  • Do2Learn Maker Space Open House, offering interactive circuit-building and LEGO activities in a space that combines technology, toys, games and crafts into educational experiences

  • Living on Campus Today and Beyond: Residence Life & Housing Open House, with staff on hand to answer questions about the once-in-a-lifetime community experience of living at UD

  • Upper Division Housing Tours, featuring guided visits to residence halls that enhance students’ second and third years on campus

  • Family Fest Indoor Tailgate with DJ music, entertainment and a delicious buffet with UDairy Creamery ice cream; tickets on sale Aug. 1

  • UD Football versus College of William & Mary; tickets on sale Aug. 1

Sunday, Oct. 15

  • University-style brunch at Pencader and Caesar Rodney Fresh Food Company dining halls; tickets on sale Aug. 1

Details about all events, tickets and registration for the weekend are available online at the PFW website. Questions may be directed to studentlife@udel.edu.


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