Family Weekend

Celebrate spirit, pride,
Sun Devil family tradition

Save the dates of Sept. 22-24 for ASU Family Weekend 2023, a celebration of Sun Devil spirit, pride and tradition! During a weekend packed with exciting activities, you and your entire family will be able to experience a fun weekend on the ASU campus alongside your Sun Devil.

As part of the festivities, registrants will be eligible to purchase specially priced tickets to attend the ASU vs. USC football game on Saturday, Sept. 23. Families who need accommodations are invited to check out ASU discounts for area hotels available during Family Weekend. Please note that discounted rooms are limited.

We understand that Yom Kippur begins the Sunday evening of Family Weekend. We will be sharing information on Jewish community events throughout the weekend including opportunities for families who choose to remain in town to observe the holiday with their Sun Devil. Family Weekend activities will conclude the morning of Sunday, Sept. 24 to facilitate return travel in time for the holiday.

Registration for Family Weekend 2023 will open this summer.

Schedule of events

Explore the ASU Family Weekend 2022 Calendar of Events to see a sample of the many exciting activities that occur during Family Weekend. The Famly Weekend 2023 schedule will be released in Fall 2023.


See 2022 Events

Important information

Frequently asked questions

When is Family Weekend?

Family Weekend 2023 will be held on Sept. 22-24. 

What is Family Weekend?

Family Weekend is a long-standing ASU tradition held during the fall semester. Current students invite their families to join them on campus for a weekend of events to celebrate Sun Devil spirit and traditions. Family members of all ages can enjoy activities hosted by academic colleges, campus departments and Sun Devil Athletics.

Who can attend?

Any ASU affiliated families — students, staff, faculty, alumni and their family members and guests of all ages are welcome to attend.

What is the cost of attending Family Weekend?

Registration information for Family Weekend 2023 will be available in early Fall 2023. 

Where should we stay for family weekend?

Families can choose from a variety of accommodations to best suit their needs. Families who need accommodations are invited to check out ASU discounts for area hotels available during Family Weekend. Please note that discounted rooms are limited. For additional information on traveling to ASU, go to the university's travel site.

What time should families arrive in town on Friday?

Check-in will begin at each campus the Friday morning of Family Weekend with events beginning at midday. Be sure to review the Family Weekend calendar of events to plan your visit.

Who can I contact for more information about Family Weekend or for assistance with registration questions?

You can contact the ASU Family office at

When will the full schedule of events be available to participants?

The Family Weekend 2023 schedule will be released in late summer with programs added throughout the fall. Please reference the 2022 calendar of events for a sample of the types of programs offered throughout the weekend.

Where do I check-in for Family Weekend?

You will check in at the campus you selected when you registered for Family Weekend.

Check in Times/Locations

Fall 2022 times and locations below. Family Weekend 2023 check-in details  will be confirmed in Fall 2023.

  • Downtown Phoenix Campus: Friday, Nov. 5 | 1-6 p.m.
    Student Center @ The Post Office
  • Polytechnic Campus: Friday, Nov. 5 | noon–6 p.m.
    Student Union
  • Tempe Campus: Friday, Nov. 5 | 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 6 | 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
    Sun Devil Marketplace @ College Avenue Commons
  • West Campus: Friday, Nov. 5 | 2–6 p.m
    Sun Devil Fitness Complex - West

Check-in locations will be provided in your confirmation email after you complete registration. Reminders will be sent out in emails leading up to the event date.

Can I go to class with my student?

Most faculty members will allow guests to visit their classrooms during Family Weekend. Have your student check with his or her individual professors prior to your visit.

Are football tickets included with Family Weekend registration?

No. Football tickets need to be purchased separately through Sun Devil Athletics. However, once you pay for the Family Weekend registration, a discount code to use when you purchase football tickets is made available at the end of successful registration in addition to the event confirmation email.

Do students need to purchase tickets to the football game?

If the student would like to sit with his or her family, then he or she will need to purchase a ticket. However, fee-paying students may sit in the student section for no charge, just like any other home football game.

Where do I park for check-in? Is it free?

Pay-by-hour parking for Friday check-in and events is available at any daily/hourly lot.

Where can I park on Saturday for events?

  • Downtown Phoenix- Campus and City lots and metered parking available. See the ASU campus parking website for additional details. Be sure to also grab a Family Weekend Guide provided at check-in for further event information and parking options.
  • Tempe- Most of Tempe campus parking is used for Game Day activities. See game day parking for more information.
  • Polytechnic & West- Parking restrictions are not enforced on weekends in lots on the West and Polytechnic campuses.

Where can I park on Saturday for the game in Tempe?

All parking for the game on Saturday will adhere to the game day guidelines. Guest/Pay lots open 3.5 hours prior to kick-off and rates range from $20-40 depending on the lot. Please see the parking map for further details.

Is parking available on Sunday?

Open lots, metered parking open where available at no cost. Please observe posted parking regulations for information.

Who can I contact if we need transportation on campus?

ADA Cart service will be available Saturday on the Tempe Campus to support participant transportation from the Family Block Party to the Stadium, me day activities. Individuals who requested accommodations during the registration process will be emailed instructions for accessing these, and additional Friday,  services. 

What public transportation options are available?

The Valley Metro Rail is a regional rail system that runs from Mesa to Phoenix. You can hop on at either end — Dunlap and 19th Avenue, or Main Street and Gilbert Road — or at the many stops in between, including ASU’s Tempe and Downtown Phoenix campuses. Student fares are available. To travel to the Downtown Phoenix campus, utilize stop 15: Van Buren/Central Ave. For the Tempe Campus utilize either stop 25: Mill Ave/Third or 26: Veterans Way/College Ave.

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