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Family Day

2016 Schedule of Events

The 2016 Family Day is almost here! PFA is adding events to this schedule each and every week. Keep checking back with us to see what options we have this year for fun with your family!

Friday, September 23, 2016

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Bubble Soccer with UPC 

If you want to watch and play the funniest sporting activity of your life, come and check out Bubble Soccer where you "wear" a bubble and run around playing soccer. It's so much fun and a unique experience that you will never forget. The event itself is only available to K-State students with a student ID, but parents and families are invited and welcome to come and cheer on your student! 

Note: Please wear athletic shoes without spikes and full-length t-shirts WITH sleeves. 

Cost: FREE

Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex

Saturday, September 24, 2016

10:00am - 11:30am

K-State Legacy Pinning Ceremony & Brunch 

Celebrate your family's K-State tradition! The K-State Parents and Family Association will host this traditional celebration of loyalty to K-State. The ceremony recognizes the commitment of K-Staters across generations and concludes with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, and others pining current K-State students as a symbol of shared loyalty to the purple and white. Family members who are not alumni are honored with K-Stater by Choice recognition. Participants will enjoy a delicious brunch followed by the program and ceremony. 

Pre-Registration required. Click here to register! 

Cost: $15 per person. Registration required. NO REFUNDS. 

K-State Alumni Center Ballroom

11:00am - 1:00pm

Latin Jazz Band

Come listen and dance to the smooth sounds of K-State's very own Latin Jazz Band. Bring your friends and family and enjoy a day in the sun! 

Note: For questions, call the UPC office at 785-532-7326

Cost: FREE

Bosco Student Plaza

12:00pm - 6:00pm 

K-State Insect Zoo

Visit the K-State Insect Zoo for only $1 from 12pm to 6pm and then stroll through the beautiful K-State Gardens just outside our front door.

Note: For questions, call the UPC office at 785-532-7326

Cost: $1 per person  

K-State Insect Zoo 
4:00pm - 5:30pm

 Family Time in Cat Town

The K-State Parents and Family Association is pleased to host the 11th annual Family Time in Cat Town on Saturday, September 24th. Every K-State parent, family member, and student is invited to this event, sponsored by Hy-Vee and Payless Shoesource. 

Held in conjunction with Family Day, this casual pre-game event begins two hours before kick-off of the K-State vs. Missouri State game. The event will feature great food, the chance to purchase tickets to win $2,000 in FREE tuition for your student, fantastic door prizes, a fun-filled tailgate experience area, a photo booth, a visit from Willie the Wildcat, and the opportunity to meet and interact with other parents, families, and K-State administrators.

Pre-Registration Required. Click here to register! 

A promotion code for $20 discounted Football game tickets will be provided to you after completing your Family Time in Cat Town registration.

Cost: $15 per person. Registration required. NO REFUNDS.  

Cat Town, SW of Bill Snyder Family Stadium

4:00pm - 6:30pm

College of Arts and Sciences Tailgate and Scholarship Drawing

We’re throwing a party in Cat Town and invite any student in the College of Arts & Sciences to bring their family and join the fun! We’ll have all-you-can-eat Cox Brothers BBQ, drinks, representatives from each of our departments and a drawing for two $500 scholarships to be held at 5 p.m. Whether you’re on your way to the K-State Family Day tailgate (also in Cat Town) or just looking for a fun tailgate prior to the game, we hope you’ll stop by and join us!

Cost: TBD

Cat Town at Bill Snyder Family Stadium
6:10pm

Football Game - K-State vs. Missouri State 

Join your wildcat family of 50,000+ at Bill Snyder Family Stadium as the K-State Wildcats take on the Missouri State Bears! Kickoff is set at 6:10 pm CT. The game will be televised and will also be on the K-State Sports Radio Network.

Register for Family Time in Cat Town, a pre-game tailgate hosted by the Parents and Family Association, and receive a promotional code from K-State Athletics to purchase tickets to the Family Day football fame at a discounted price of $20.

Bill Snyder Family Stadium
Sunday, September 25, 2016