Family Weekend Sept. 24-26, 2021

The 2021 Lafayette Family Weekend Committee is thrilled to welcome you to Lafayette College for this annual tradition.

Registration for Family Weekend is closed, please refer to your confirmation email if you previously registered.

If you did not previously register, you may still attend Family Weekend, but please check in at the Registration area when you arrive. Individual events requiring pre-registration are sold out.

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Learn more about  the 2021 Family Weekend Committee

FAQ: Proof of Vaccination
for Ticketed & Major Events
Look for the tent at the edge of the Quad between Farinon and Hogg! 

COVID-19 Statement:
Lafayette is taking comprehensive measures to support the health and well-being of our community, as well as our neighbors in Easton. We are closely monitoring the number of COVID-19 cases in our region and ask that you visit for updates and additional information.


Tickets are available online at and gameday tickets may be purchased at Gate 2.  Students are granted admission with their Lafayette ID. Markle Deck premium football parking passes are sold out. For all questions, contact the Lafayette Athletic Ticket Office at (610) 330-5471 or go online at

We are so excited to have a full campus with many activities this weekend. There will be a KIDZONE opening at 2pm in Fisher Stadium. You must have game tickets to enter the stadium. The KIDZONE will have a coloring contest, little Leopard tattoos, and a sand art activity using our school colors. There will alternative parking for all families at 901 Bushkill Drive. Those parking at that location (see this map) can use GATE 4 for their vaccination verification and to enter the stadium. You can purchase tickets at or call the ticket office at 610-330-5471 with any questions or concerns. We look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday.

And don’t forget….

Saturday 1-1:30 p.m.
Leopard Walk

from Skillman Plaza to Markle Deck tailgating area and on to Fisher Stadium
The football team will be on the Quad for you to cheer on as they head to the stadium and prepare to beat Penn!
If you didn’t get your tickets in advance, gameday tickets are available at Gate 2.

Billie L. Weiss
Lafayette College Athletics
Ticket and Promotions Manager
Cheer and Dance Teams Coach

Pards and ProJeCt Philanthropy Project

Please contribute to the Family Weekend Philanthropy Project by donating to ProJeCt of Easton, which has been working to break the cycle of poverty in the Lehigh Valley by providing free literacy, educational programs, and assistance with basic needs since 1968. A list of suggestions may be viewed HERE. Please bring your items to the Family Weekend Registration area in Farinon College Center. All donated items will be personally delivered to ProJeCt by students of the committee following Family Weekend. Representatives from ProJeCt will be on hand to answer questions regarding the agency, community needs, and the impact the College and your contributions will have on the clients they serve. Thank you in advance for helping this worthy local organization.

Pardy Pack Care Package

The package includes: a Lafayette water bottle, a reusable straw, a $10 gift card to
Mojo 516 Cafe, and some sweet treats. Include YOUR personal message: sample messages might be, “Wish I was there!” or “It was nice to see you!”. It will surely brighten your student’s day ♥ All Pardy Packs will be delivered to your student’s mailbox after the weekend. $30 each. 
Supplies are limited; please purchase when you register.

2021 Family Weekend Tshirt

Celebrate and commemorate Family Weekend with a tshirt for you and your student! Purchase your tshirt online, indicate your size, and pick up your tshirt(s) when you arrive on campus, or have your student pick them up for you. 

$22 each. Supplies and sizes are limited! Please purchase online when you register.

Event Details

Allan P. Kirby Sports Center*

  • Friday: 10 a.m.–midnight
  • Saturday: 10 a.m.–midnight
  • Sunday: 10 a.m.–midnight

Skillman Library

  • Friday: 7:30 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m.–1 a.m.

College Store

  • Friday: 8:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Lower Farinon

  • Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m.–1 a.m. Sunday: 11am-1am

Upper Farinon

  • Friday–Sunday: 8 a.m.–9 p.m.

Gilbert’s Café

  • Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Marquis  Dining Room

  • Friday: 7 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

 Skillman Café

  • Friday: 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Noon–11 p.m.

Simon’s Café

  • Friday–Sunday: 5:30 p.m.–midnight

The ECO Café

  • Monday-Friday 7am-7pm
  • Saturday -Sunday 10am-3pm
Located in the new Rockwell Integrated Science Center
*please note: there is NO gym use available for families during Family Weekend. If you have questions, please email Thank you!


  • Friday:​ Sullivan Road Parking Deck and visitor spaces
    Please note: vehicles can not be left overnight on Markle Deck Friday evening without a football game parking pass
  • Saturday:​ Any legal parking space on campus; Markle Parking Deck by parking pass only. For information, contact the Athletic Office at (610) 330-5471.
  • Sunday: ​Markle Parking Deck, Sullivan Parking Deck, and visitor spaces.

Additional Off-Campus Parking Locations:

  • Bushkill Commons Lot – located at 901 Bushkill Drive
  • Second Street Lot – next to Buck Hall 219 North Third Street
  • Third Street Lot – next to 248 Building 248 North Third Street

Please park only in designated zones. Do not park in faculty residence spaces or the red fire zones. Tickets range up to $150. Violators will be towed at their own expense.