Family Weekend

Bradley University offers parents, siblings, and all family members a specific weekend to attend campus activities and events with their students.  Many of the student organizations showcase their work through displays and interactive demonstrations for their family members.  This weekend is an opportunity for family members to engage in the Bradley experience.

Family Weekend 2015: September 18 - 20
Last Updated 5.8.15

Friday, September 18

7:00-9:00pm Family Game Night sponsored by Peer Mentoring Program
Garrett Center
7:00-9:00pm Author's Day sponsored by NaNoWriMo Wyckoff Room, Library
7:00-10:00pm Dueling Piano's sponsored by Delta Tau Delta Fraternity Hayden Clark Alumni Center
8:00pm ACBU Cinema Presents: TBD Marty Theater, Student Center

Saturday, September 19

8:00am Family Weekend 5k Race Markin Center
8:00am-1:00pm Pancake Breakfast  Williams Cafeteria
9am-Noon Bradley Farmer's Market and Bazaar Founder's Circle
Noon Presidential Welcome and Meet and Greet Hayden Clark Alumni Center
1:00pm Bradley Society of Physics Student Demo Olin Hall
1:00pm Haunted Peoria Bus Tour Meet in Front of the Student Center
2:00pm Haunted Peoria Bus Tour Meet in Front of the Student Center
3:00-5:00pm Pre-Game BBQ Picnic Alumni Quad
3-5:00pm Fraternity and Sorority Life Open Houses Location Varies
5:00pm Cram the Coliseum - Bradley Volleyball vs. Renaissance Coliseum

6:00pm

John Cassidy - Comedy Balloon Artist
Sponsored by ACBU

Student Center Ballroom

8:00pm John Cassidy - Comedy Balloon Artist
Sponsored by ACBU

Student Center Ballroom

9:00pm Movie on the Quad: TBD
Sponsored by ACBU
Olin Quad
Rain Location: Marty Theatre

Sunday, September 20th

9:00-11:30am Family Weekend Send Off Breakfast Student Center Ballroom

Hotel Accommodations

For families who plan to stay in a hotel during Family Weekend, we have compiled a list of hotels nearby campus offering discounts to those affiliated with Bradley University.  Mention that you're visiting for Bradley University Family Weekend to receive the discounted rate listed below.

Wingate by Wyndham ($114)
7708 N Route 91
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: 309-589-0033 

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites ($129)
101 Holiday St
East Peoria, IL 61611
Phone: 309-698-3333

Hampton Inn & Suites ($124)
7806 N Route 91
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: 309-589-0001 

Candlewood Suites ($114)
5300 W Landens Way
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: 309-691-1690

Country Inn & Suites ($114)
5309 W Landens Way
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: 309-589-0044

Comfort Suites ($79)
1812 W War Memorial Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
Phone: 309-688-3800

Peoria Pere Marquette ($119)
501 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Phone: 309-637-6500

Courtyard by Marriott Peoria Downtown ($109)
533 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Phone: 309-671-5050

Holiday Inn Express & Suites ($114)
140 Ashland Street
Morton, IL 61550
Phone: 309-263-4400