Family Weekend

Bradley University's Family Weekend will be held September 14-16, 2018.

Scroll down to see the schedule from 2017. Registration will open in July 2018.



Family Weekend 2017 is September 15-17

Click Here to Register

This is an at a glance schedule, full details available in your registration materials.  There are two different registration deadlines. 

  1. Priority Registration Ends August 23 at noon.  This comes with discounts and is the only time t-shirts can be purchased. (Refunds, except for t-shirts, can be processed through September 6). 
  2. Regular Registration ends September 6 at noon.  T-shirts can only be purchased if there are extra and all prices will increase by $4.  (Refunds can be processed through September 13). 

Family Weekend T-Shirts

T-Shirts are available for purchase this year. Pricing is below and design.  T-Shirts are only available for purchase through the August 23 Priority Registration Deadline. After this deadline, t-shirts can only be purchased if there are extra and all prices will increase by $4.

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Short Sleeve Long Sleeve
Youth L $10 $15
Adult S - XXL $16 $20

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 15th

5:00-Midnight

Markin Center Open for Families (Markin Family Recreation Center)

Must be accompanied by Bradley Student with Valid ID

Free, no registration required
5:00-10:00pm Rock Climbing Wall Open (Markin Family Recreation Center) Free, no registration required
5:00-10:00pm Markin Pool Open (Markin Family Recreation Center) Free, no registration required
6:00pm ACBU Cinema: Despicable Me 3 (Marty Theater, Michel Student Center)

Free for Bradley Students

Free for Children 12 and under

$2 for Public 

*Tickets can be purchased at the door in cash

6:00pm Bradley Men's Hockey vs. St. Louis University (Owens Center Ice Arena)

Tickets can be purchased at the door

8:00pm
The Evansons (Mentalist Duo) (Ballroom, Michel Student Center)
Sponsored by ACBU

Free, no registration required

8:00pm-10:00pm Parents Board Sponsored Social (The Fieldhouse)

Free, no registration required

9:30pm Outdoor Movie: Wonder Woman (Olin Quad) Free, no registration required

Saturday, September 16th

8:00-Noon Peoria Riverfront Farmer's Market (Peoria River Front) Free, no registration required
9:00-11:00am FELLOWS Pancake Breakfast benefitting Easter Seals (Williams Dining Hall)

Priority Registration: $5.00

Regular Registration: $6.00

At the Door: $6.00

*Bradley students will need a ticket

9:00-Midnight

Markin Center Open for Families (Markin Family Recreation Center)

Must be accompanied by Bradley Student with Valid ID

Free, no registration required
9:00am DPT 5K Fun Run (Markin Center Start/Finish) Registration Available at http://www.hilltoptrot.com
9:00-11:00am Self Guided "Hot Spot" Tours (Locations Marked on Map)
Sponsored by Student Senate
Free, no registration required
10:00-11:00am Greek Life Panel (Neumiller Lecture Hall)

Free, no registration required

11:00am ACBU Cinema: Despicable Me 3 (Marty Theater, Michel Student Center)

Free for Bradley Students

Free for Children 12 and under

$2 for Public 

*Tickets can be purchased at the door in cash

11:00am-1:30pm

Family Weekend Picnic (Olin Quad)

11:00am - Dave & Whitney (Country Duo)
12:00 President Gary Roberts Welcome Remarks
12:10 Parent of the Year Award Presentation
12:20 Bradley Pre-Game Pep Rally

(Tickets must be pre-purchased) 


Sponsored by Athletics, Kappa Delta, Pi Kappa Phi,
and Parents Association

Priority Registration Adult: $10.00

Priority Registration 8 and Under: $7.00

Regular Registration Adult: $15.00

Regular Registration 8 and Under: $10.00

At the Door: Not Available 

*Bradley students will need a ticket

11:00am-3:00pm

Heuser Gallery Open (Heuser Art Center)

Free, no registration required
Noon -6:00pm

Climbing Wall Open (Markin Recreation Center)

Free, no registration required
Noon -6:00pm

Markin Pool Open (Markin Recreation Center)

Free, no registration required
12:30pm

Cram the Coliseum: Bradley Braves vs. UMKC
Previous Women's Volleyball record attendance: 1752

(Renaissance Coliseum)

Featuring Kaboom!, Bradley Cheer, Bravettes and more! 

Priority Registration Adult: $4.00

Regular Registration Adult: $5.00

At the Door: $6.00

8th Grade and Under: Same as above or
$10 with a free Little Braves Shirt and free
admissions to all Bradley Athletic games
Register Here

*Bradley students will NOT need a ticket

1:00pm

Department of Chemistry Science Demo (Olin Hall 168)

Free, no registration required

2:00pm

Bradley Men's Hockey vs. St. Louis University

Tickets can be purchased at the door

3:00pm 

ACBU Cinema: Wonder Woman  (Marty Theater)

Free for Bradley Students

Free for Children 12 and under

$2 for Public 

*Tickets can be purchased at the door in cash

4:00-6:00pm

Fraternity and Sorority Open Houses

Free, no registration required
5:00pm

Diversity and Inclusion Open House (Romeo B. Garrett Cultural Center)

Free, no registration required
7:00pm

Men's Soccer Game (Shea Stadium)

Tickets can be purchased at the gate
8:30pm

ACBU Cinema: Wonder Woman  (Marty Theater, Michel Student Center)

Free for Bradley Students

Free for Children 12 and under

$2 for Public 

*Tickets can be purchased at the door in cash

8:30-11:30pm

Dueling Pianos (Ballroom, Michel Student Center)

Sponsored by Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

Free, no registration required

Sunday, September 17th

8:30-10:30am

Send Off Breakfast (Williams Dining Hall)

Sponsored by Fraternity and Sorority Life

Priority Registration: $5.00

Regular Registration: $6.25

At the Door: $6.25

*Bradley students will need a ticket

9:00am-Midnight Markin Center is Open (Markin Family Recreation Center) Free, no registration required