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Schedule of Events

In-Person Program

Friday, September 17, 2021

Family Fest

Family Fest will be an action-packed outdoor event that will offer a variety of activities for the whole family followed by an outdoor family movie event on Stafford Commons (the green just behind Talley Student Union). Ticket holders will have unlimited, come-and-go, access throughout the evening to all games, activities, giveaways, and more! 

Time

4:00 – 9:00 p.m.

The family movie on the lawn will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Family Dinner at Fountain Dining Hall

It is said that from sitting around the dining table families often create some of their most favored memories and heartfelt conversations. We hope to extend this experience for you and your family to include our very own dining halls. Parents and families can join their student(s) on Friday evening for dinner and Brunch on Sunday in either Fountain or Clark Dining Hall.

Time

4:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Belltower Tours with Dr. Stafford

Join Dr. Tom Stafford, former vice chancellor for Student Affairs, for a legendary tour of the Memorial Belltower. Step back in time as we discover the history and significance of this famous campus landmark.

Pack Family (Drive-Thru) Picnic

Whether you are a football fan or looking for a fun dining option for Saturday evening, we are excited to offer the Pack Family Drive-Thru Picnic Box! A fun and family-friendly option to pre-order and pick up before heading over to the football game or setting up a memorable picnic at your favorite spot on campus. 

This family-style picnic box will offer families three options for entrees and will include sides, desserts and beverages for the entire family. Each box will feed up to two people ordering multiple boxes will be available providing options to mix- and match for a variety of entree options. 

NC State versus Furman Football Game

New for 2021, all football tickets for the NC State v. Furman football game, parking and gameday accessibility requests for Sept. 18 will be sold separately from all other weekend activities via NC State Athletics.

CLICK HERE for NC State v. Furman football game tickets ONLY.

All questions regarding football tickets, parking or gameday details can be directed to the NC State Athletic Ticket Office by emailing ncstateticketoffice@ncsu.edu or by phone at 919.865.1510.

For non-football inquiries about Parents and Families Weekend, please email the Parents’ HelpLine at ncstateparents@ncsu.edu or call 919.515-2441.

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Fun-Run for a Cause

The Run

Just shy of a 5k, the 2.9-mile race will start and end around beautiful Lake Raleigh on NC State’s Centennial Campus! Timing and tracking will not be recorded formally. Participants interested in time tracking will need to plan to do so independently. 

The Cause

We are excited to partner with our colleagues in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs in support of the Student Emergency Fund.

In addition to supporting our campus partners with this event, we encourage registrants to make a donation to the Student Emergency Fund. All donations will go directly to the fund. Make your donation here today!

Participate virtually! If you are not going to be on campus for the weekend, we invite you to participate in the race as a virtual runner from Sun., Sept. 12 to Sun., Sept, 19 to complete the race. All virtual runners will receive a participant pack mailed to them prior to Sept. 12.

  • $25 per participant for runners 15 and older
  • $15 per child participant (14 and younger)
  • $15 per VIRTUAL participant (all ages)
  • Children 5 and under are free (Donations are encouraged)

Registration (for paid virtual and in-person participants) will include:

  • Participation Fee
  • Race Bib
  • Finisher’s Medal
  • T-shirt
  • Swag Pack

Sunday Brunch

It is said that from sitting around the dining table families often create some of their most favored memories and heartfelt conversations. We hope to extend this experience for you and your family to include our very own dining halls. Parents and families can join their student(s) on Friday evening for dinner and Brunch on Sunday in either Fountain or Clark Dining Hall.

Time

9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Virtual Programs

We are excited to offer a schedule of events for Wolfpack Families near and far. The 2021 virtual schedule will offer pre-recorded content that will go live on our social pages daily, Monday – Friday as well as special events that are marked with ** below. These signature events vary in delivery mode, size and cost to attend.

**Advance registration and/or purchase required. 

Registration is now closed. If you were unable to get tickets you are still invited to come to campus. There are lots of activities and events on and around campus for you to enjoy with your student. We hope to see you there!

8:00 AM EST Workout with the Wolfpack Get a workout in with Wellness and Recreation. Don’t forget to #snapapic and share it on our social page with the hashtag #WolfpackWorkout.
10:00 AM EST Campus Highlight of the Day
12:00 PM EST Virtual tour of Reynolds Coliseum with Dr. Stafford
 Take a peek inside Reynolds Coliseum with NC State’s favorite tour guide, Dr. Thomas Stafford.
4:00 PM EST Parents and Families Week Kickoff** Join us when we go Live on Facebook with Warriors from the Kay Yow Cancer Fund to kick off Parents and Families Week 2021.

8:00 AM EST Workout with the Wolfpack Get a workout in with Wellness and Recreation. Don’t forget to #snapapic and share it on our social page with the hashtag #WolfpackWorkout.
10:00 AM EST Campus Highlight of the Day
2:30 AM EST Coffee Chat with PFS**
 Grab your coffee, or even your lunch, and join us each weekday to connect with other Wolfpack Families and members of the Parents and Families staff.

8:00 AM EST Workout with the Wolfpack Get a workout in with Wellness and Recreation. Don’t forget to #snapapic and share it on our social page with the hashtag #WolfpackWorkout.
10:00 AM EST Campus Highlight of the Day

8:00 AM EST Workout with the Wolfpack Get a workout in with Wellness and Recreation. Don’t forget to #snapapic and share it on our social page with the hashtag #WolfpackWorkout.
10:00 AM EST Campus Highlight of the Day
6:30 PM EST Facebook Live with NC State Dining**
Join us on our Facebook page for this live event with our tastiest campus partner!

8:00 AM EST Workout with the Wolfpack Get a workout in with Wellness and Recreation. Don’t forget to #snapapic and share it on our social page with the hashtag #WolfpackWorkout
9:30 AM EST Coffee Chat with PFS Grab your coffee, or even your lunch, and join us each weekday to connect with other Wolfpack Families and members of the Parents and Families staff. Sign-up today!
10:00 AM EST Campus Highlight of the Day
7:00 PM EST Virtual Family Fest**

8:00 AM EST Workout with the Wolfpack Wrap up your week with a workout from Wellness and Recreation. Don’t forget to #snapapic and share it on our social page with the hashtag #WolfpackWorkout
2:00 PM EST Virtual tour of Reynolds Coliseum with Dr. Stafford
7:30 PM EST NC State v. Furman football game 
Gather your Pack and get ready for a virtual tailgate.

8:00 AM EST Fun-Run for a Cause** Race Day If you haven’t yet gotten to your miles OR if you want to participate on the actual race day, join us for the Fun-Run For a Cause race day supporting the Student Emergency Fund. Don’t forget to #snapapic and share it on our social page with the hashtag #PackFamilyFunRun21
12:00 PM EST Kay Yow Virtual Silent Auction Closes