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2017 Schedule of Events

Events for 2017 Family Day are being added to the schedule each week, so keep checking back to see the latest options for fun with your family!

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Details for Friday's activities will be added soon! 

Saturday, October 14th, 2017


College of Business Administration: Breakfast 

Enjoy this free come and go breakfast sponsored by the College of Business. All students, past, present, and future are welcome to join our faculty and staff. Come see why the College of Business is where your clear path to success begins.

Cost: FREE

Atrium, College of Business Administration 

Experience the Newly Renovated K-State Student Union

Union Ambassadors will have an information table for parents and students to learn about the K-State Student Union, the recent updates to the facility, and go on building tours. We are also going to have an art gallery exhibit documenting the 'YourUnion' Renovation that will tentatively be from Oct 7-21.

Cost: FREE

First Floor;K-State Student Union


K-State Legacy Pinning Ceremony & Breakfast

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 pinning 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. Online registration will be available soon.

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

Ballroom, K-State Alumni Center 

2 Hours Prior to Kick-off

 K-State Family Tailgate (formerly known as Family Time in Cat Town) 

The K-State Parents and Family Association is pleased to host this 12th annual event, formerly known as Family Time in Cat Town, on Saturday, October 14th. 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 prior to kick-off of the K-State vs. TCU 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.

NOTE:  This event has moved to an indoor location at the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex.

Pre-Registration Required. Online registration will be available soon.

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

Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex, SE corner of Bill Snyder Family Stadium

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Details for Sunday's activities will be added soon!