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Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2023 will be September 22nd-23rd, 2023

Friday, September 22nd

1PM-4PM Challenge Course Open
Get your challenge on! Meet us at the EKU Challenge Course and do your best at making it through to the end!

7AM-7PM Family Day at Case Kitchen
Come enjoy a meal in our dining hall! Case Kitchen (Upstairs Case) will be open with a special rate for Family Weekend

5PM-9PM Chi Omega County Fair
Step Right Up! Chi Omega has a fun filled day out at the County Fair in Keen Johnson Plaza!

Saturday September 23rd

10AM-1PM Pool Time at the Campus Recreation Center
A splashing good time! We will have the pool open with the Lily Pad (a super fun blow up obstacle course in the pool)!

10:30AM-2:30PM Brunch at Case Kitchen

12PM EKU Baseball Scrimmage
Batter up! Come see the Colonels play a scrimmage at the EKU Baseball Field!

1PM EKU Women’s Volleyball vs. Kennesaw State – Lace Up for Pediatric Cancer
Come watch the EKU Women’s Volleyball team take on Kennesaw State in Alumni Coliseum
Discounted Tickets

2PM-5:30PM Colonel-Val
Join us in the Alumni Coliseum parking lot for an afternoon of fun and games as you get ready to cheer on our Colonels! Visit this site for details, map, and parking info

3:30PM-4:30PM Bingo during Colonel-Val on the baseball field!

3PM-7:30PM Dinner at Case Kitchen

5PM EKU Band Performance – Word Up – A Tribute to Coach Kidd
Come see our Marching Colonels as they perform a tribute to Coach Kidd at the baseball field after Bingo!

6PM EKU Football vs. Southeast Missouri State (SEMO) and FIREWORKS SHOW!
Let’s pack Roy Kidd Stadium as we cheer for our EKU Colonels against SEMO! Family of the Year 2023 and Legacy Family of the Year 2023 announced at the end of the first quarter! Get a special discounted ticket for $9 in Sections A, B, C, and O, or $5 off any ticket priced $20 or higher by visiting this site!

Explore Richmond

Adventure Falls Mini Golf
M-F: 4PM-9PM
Sat: 10AM-9PM
Sun: 12PM-9PM
250 Lake Reba Drive
This 18-hole course features a 9-hole ADA accessible course, challenging holes and water obstacles. Bring your family to Adventure Falls for a fun-filled day!

Fort Boonesborough
Park Open 7AM-10PM
Fort Open Wed-Sun from 9:00AM-4:45PM
4375 Boonesboro Road
Tour Fort Boonesborough, a reconstruction of the fort built by Daniel Boone and early settlers, with cabins, blockhouses, and furnishings. Additional information can be found on their website.

Galaxy Bowling
Fri-Sat 12:00PM-1:00AM
Sun 1:00PM-9:00PM
1025 Amberly Way
Enjoy a game of bowling with your family! Galaxy Bowling also has arcade games, snacks and lots of fun.

University Club at Arlington
1510 Lexington Road
Play EKU’s private and challenging 18-hole championship golf course at the Arlington Club. Call the Pro Shop at (859) 622-2207 for tee times and green fees.

White Hall State Historic Site
Fri-Sat 9AM – 5PM
Sun 12PM – 4 PM
500 White Hall Shrine Road
Tour White Hall-Clermont, the restored Italianate mansion that was home to Cassius Marcellus Clay: emancipationist, newspaper publisher, Minister to Russia, and friend to Abraham Lincoln. Costumed guides will show you this historical treasure.

Lake Reba
8AM to Dark
274 Lake Reba Drive
A Richmond favorite! Enjoy: Fishing Lake with Boat Ramp, Judy Raines Memorial Dog Park, Kayaking, Paradise Cove Aquatic Center, Playground, Shuffleboard, Walking/Jogging Trail, and so much more!

Parent & Family Programs

521 Lancaster Avenue
Powell Student Center, Room 152
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-3855

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