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Welcome to Family & Friends Weekend!

Experience the best of Fredonia at our annual Family and Friends Weekend, from September 27 to September 29, 2024! This exciting event is designed to be all about your family & friends enjoying each other’s company! Please use this weekend as a time to connect with each other by joining in on both campus and community events. 

Why Attend?

  • Discover Fredonia: Visiting campus is one of the best ways to see everything Fredonia has to offer. From our beautiful grounds to our vibrant community, you'll get an insider's view of life at Fredonia.
  • Reconnect and Enjoy: Use this weekend to bond with your family and friends. With a packed schedule of events, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
  • Exclusive Events: Some activities require registration or tickets, so be sure to sign up early to secure your spot. Events will be added throughout the summer, so please check back for a complete listing by August 1st.

Event Highlights

Friday, September 27, 2024

  • Kick-off Party: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Williams Center Patio. Partnering with Fredonia’s own student club acapella groups, the party will include upbeat family friendly music and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Members of Fredonia's faculty, staff and administration will also be attending. Register/purchase tickets and view full menu ($18 per person, $12 for children under 12).
  • Open Skate: 7 - 8:30 p.m. at Steele Hall ice rink. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for children, and free for Fredonia students with ID. Skate rentals available for $4.

Saturday, September 28, 2024

  • Legacy Breakfast: 9 a.m. at Horizon Room, lower level, Williams Center. Celebrate Fredonia's rich legacy with a buffet breakfast. Register and pay ($5 per person).
  • Women's Tennis vs. Daemen: 10 a.m. at the Tennis Courts. • 
  • Women's Volleyball vs. Penn State Behrend & Houghton, 11 a.m., Dod's Hall Gymnasium
  • Club Maker Fair: 11 a.m. - Noon at Multipurpose Room. Meet members of Fredonia's clubs and enjoy giveaways and activities.
  • Pep Rally: Noon - 12:30 p.m. at Multipurpose Room. Enjoy performances by Fredonia's dance and performance-based clubs.
  • Open Swim, Noon – 2 p.m. Steele Hall Natatorium, ($3 per person)
  • Food Trucks: Noon - 3 p.m. at Jewett Hall parking lot. Explore some of the area's most popular food trucks.
  • Men's Soccer vs. Canton: 1 p.m. at University Stadium|Grass.
  • Open Skate, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Steele Hall ice rink, Admission: Adults $5, children $4, Fredonia students free with ID. Skate rentals: $4 for all.
  • Solar Harmony (Quartet), 3 p.m., Outdoor Amphitheatre. Immerse yourself in celestial melodies under the open sky.
  • Drag Show Bingo: 7 p.m. at Williams Center Multipurpose Room. Join our dazzling lineup of talented drag queens for a unique bingo experience ($5 per person).
  • Fredonia Wind Ensemble, 8 p.m., King Concert Hall (Sponsored by the School of Music)
  • Esports Club Games, 8 p.m., S204ABC, Williams Center. Come play a variety of games with the club. All are invited!

Sunday, September 29, 2024

  • Open Skate, 7:30 pm to 9 pm, Steele Hall ice rink, Admission: Adults $5, children $4, Fredonia students free with ID. Skate rentals: $4 for all. 

Off-Campus Events

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