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Parent & Family Weekend
Date:  Friday, September 27th, 2019
Time:  8:00am - 10:00pm
Location:  Various locations
Contact:  Mindy Johnson, (270) 745-2459

Parent & Family Weekend (Sept. 27-29) includes a series of events for the entire family beginning Friday with registration and the WKU Baseball alumni game. Some of Saturday's events include the Kentucky Museum, residence hall open house, Festival on the Green, open houses, brunches, and tailgating on South Lawn.


Here is a list of Friday’s highlights:

Friday, September 27, 2019

All times are listed in Central Standard Time

Kentucky Museum - Free Admission for Topper Parents & Families

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Kentucky Museum, 1444 Kentucky Street (across from CVS)

Parking: Museum visitor parking in Adams St. Lot across from the Museum

Details: The Museum is always free. Visit for more information about this event or exhibits.

No tickets or registration required for this event.


PFW Registration Check In

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Downing Student Union, 2nd Floor

Details: Check-in at registration for your Parent & Family Weekend pre-ordered WKU Football game, Hilltopper Cookout, Farewell Brunch tickets, and merchandise.

NOTE:  PFW event tickets ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP at the Football Ticket Office or the Will-Call Window


WKU Symphony - Fall Colors Concert

7:30 PM

Location:  Van Meter Auditorium

Details: Dr. Brian St. John, Conductor

The WKU Symphony begins the 2019-2020 season with composers who are legendary for their unique gifts regarding the use of the orchestra. Three colorful pieces will be featured in this concert:  Rachmaninoff, Symphonic Dances Mvt. I Sibelius, Finlandia, Schubert, Unfinished Symphony

Tickets are required for this event.

Purchase tickets at

PFW Discount Code: Adult Tickets Only "pfwfc"


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