Family Weekend is the perfect opportunity to see campus through your student’s eyes and to get to know their new home away from home. You'll spend time with your student, meet their new friends, and learn more about the resources available on campus. Plus, there’s plenty of time for fun! Take a look at the Family Weekend schedule and make your reservation today!
- Purchase Tickets Online
- Family members participating in the following events will need a ticket to enter: Dragon Football, Laserfest with 1PrettyRicky, and the Cookie Class.
- Current MSUM students will need to claim a ticket for the Cookie Class as space is limited for that event, as well as the Laserfest with 1PrettyRicky show time.
- Events requiring a ticket have the direct links posted below in the schedule.
Family Weekend Events - November 4 - 6, 2022
Friday, November 4, 2022
- 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm | Union Bash | Comstock Memorial Union
Join the fun at this student lead event hosted by the Dragon Entertainment Group. Enjoy carnival games, mini golf and food! Stuff your own dragon activity is limited to current students only.
Saturday, November 5, 2022
- 10:00 am - 6:00 pm | Wellness Center All Access | Wellness Center
Spend some family time at the Wellness Center! Participants 18 years and older are welcome to use the facility. Take a lap around the indoor track, pump some iron, cruise on a treadmill, or simply tour the building to see all the options it offers.
- 12:00 pm | Dragon Football | Scheels Field at Nemzek
Cheer on the Dragons for their final football game of the regular season!
- 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Laserfest with 1PrettyRicky | Planetarium, Bridges 167
Join the fun with the MSUM Planetarium with live music and laser graphics at the MSUM Planetarium! DJ 1PrettyRicky will be showcasing different styles of House music throughout the evening. Reserve your ticket for a half hour, or heck, reserve your spot for them all! You will be sure to remember this unique event in this amazing space! Tickets available for the 30 minute shows.
- 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Cookie Class with Cookie Krums | Comstock Memorial Union Room 205
Class is in session! Enjoy an instructor led cookie decorating class with local Cookie Artist, Katie from Cookie Krums! Each participant will receive 6 cookies to decorate in addition to the supplies needed to decorate tasty treats! Ticket required for this event, limited capacity.
Sunday, November 6, 2022
- 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Dragon Family Brunch | Kise
Enjoy the on-campus dining experience just like your student with meal passes to Kise!
Weekend Wide Festivities
- Fargo-Moorhead Visitor & Dining Guides
Whether you are familiar with the area or not pick up a Fargo-Moorhead Visitor or Dining Guide to learn more about what the locals love. Wanting to escape campus for a bit and see what the community has to offer – these booklets will be a great guide to use for the weekend!
- Caffeine Crawl Passport
Our friends at the Fargo-Moorhead Visitor Center are on top of their caffeinated game! They offer a Caffeine Crawl that anyone can participate! Family Weekend is a great time to start your Caffeine Crawl Passport! Consider planning a return trip to finish if you are not able to collect 10 stamps in one weekend!