Fall Family Weekend

Father daughter walk away holding each other

Fall Family Weekend is a time when families are invited to enjoy all that Gonzaga has to offer and experience a glimpse of student life.

Please be aware that Parent & Family Orientation is a separate experience for incoming families that takes place in August just before the Fall semester begins. Both are hosted by the Office of Parent and Family Relations. Registration for Parent & Family Orientation is currently closed.

Upcoming Family Weekend

2019: Friday, October 4 – Sunday, October 6

Schedule of Events - subject to change




Included with Registration

Regular Registration (September 1st - 20th)

  • Access to never before seen programming
    • Gastro Tour Gonzaga* - Sold Out
  • Exclusive Fall Family Weekend merchandise
  • Academic Open Houses and Presentations
  • Two lunch vouchers for food trucks (for first two registrants, additional may be added at an extra cost)
    • on campus Saturday for the Pep Rally
      • Inflatable Obstacle Course and Basketball Shot Game
      • Live Music
      • Student Organization Performances
      • Kennel Club, Cheer Squad, Dance Team, Drum Line and More!
  • SpikeNites evening games and entertainment
    • Friday and Saturday
    • Escape Rooms, Trivia, Coffee Mug Decorating
  • Toy Story 4 Screenings
  • Transportation to iconic Spokane hiking trails - FULL :(
    • Riverside State Park, Bowl and Pitcher Area
  • Musical and theatrical performances*
    •  60 by 60 Dance Performance - Sold Out
    •  Jazz Sampler Concert - Tickets
    •  Musical Theatre and Dance Revue -  Friday TicketsSaturday Tickets
    •  Big Bing Theory - A Cappella Concert
    • Concert Choir, What We Need Is Here (Discantus Treble Choir, and Glee Club) - Tickets
  • Numerica's Kraziness in the Kennel
    • The first look at this year's Men's Basketball Team as well as future 4 and 5 star recruits!
  • Flu Shots*
  • Senior Portraits* (must be taken by Student Media to be included in commencement slideshow)
  • Full schedule and details of all offerings

Late Registration (on and after September 21st) EXTENDED to September 30th!!!

  • Everything listed above
  • $10 Late Registration fee for first 2 registrants
  • $5 Late Registration fee per additional registrant

Last day to make changes to your registration, Monday, September 30th

No refunds will be processed after Friday, September 20th at 4 PM

Fall Family Weekend registration is non-transferable

* Some free with registration, some incur an additional cost.

Please find Campus Map & Parking information here. Parking is complimentary on campus all weekend - please be mindful of no-parking zones and disabled spots.

Hotel Reservations:

If you plan to book a hotel, you will need to start soon! Hotels in town, especially those close to campus, fill early. For information about hotels, see our Accommodations Page. Discount codes listed for select hotels on the accommodations page may not be valid for Fall Family Weekend.

Need a wheelchair? Complete the Wheelchair Reservation Form.

Suggestions or Questions?  Contact Parent & Family Relations at families@gonzaga.edu or 509-313-5399

Prospective Students

Families with a junior or senior in high school who would like to visit with an Admissions counselor, tour campus, or visit classes during Family Weekend are encouraged to come. This year, the Office of Admissions will be hosting a Preview Day on Friday, October 4, for all prospective students. For more information choose the Visit photo option below, or contact the Office of Admissions at 800-322-2584.

Contact Parent & Family Relations

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502 E. Boone Ave.
Crosby Center Suite 022
Spokane, WA 99258-2464
(509) 313-4154