Family Weekend

Family members of students in any class – freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior – are strongly encouraged to attend!

UNC Asheville’s Family Weekend brings together Bulldogs of all ages for a weekend filled with fun and UNC Asheville spirit! Get a sense of what it is like to be a student with our renowned back-to-class sessions, our annual picnic on the Quad, men’s and women’s soccer games, and many more on and off campus opportunities!

Create new memories with your student and enjoy UNC Asheville’s gorgeous campus as summer officially gives way to fall!

 

Registration and Ticket Prices

UNC Asheville’s Family Weekend brings together Bulldogs of all ages for a weekend filled with fun and UNC Asheville spirit! Get a sense of what it is like to be a student with our renowned back-to-class sessions, participate in our annual Picnic on the Quad, and get to enjoy some of our campus activities!

Create new memories with your student and enjoy UNC Asheville’s gorgeous campus as summer officially gives way to fall!

Register for Family Weekend on Eventbrite- Registration Ends on September 13th

The following types of tickets are available for Family Weekend:

Adult ticket: $40 (*if you are an alum of UNC Asheville, please include your graduation year with your last name)

Ages 18 – 6 : $20

Ages 5 & under: free

*UNC Asheville students do not need to purchase a ticket in order to participate in Family Weekend.*

Schedule of Events

Check out a link to our full schedule of events below:

Family Weekend 2021 Schedule

Here are some highlights of the weekend that you can look forward to!

Friday, September 17th

3:00pm – 5:00pm Check-in

5:30pm – 7:00pm Welcome Reception

Saturday, September 18th

9:30am – 11:30am  Back to Class Sessions

11:30am – 1:00pm Picnic on the Quad

8:00pm – 10:00pm Think Fast Trivia

Sunday, September 19th

10:00am – 11:30am Foraging Walk Through Campus

 

Places to Stay

UNCA Friends, Family and Fans Rate can be used a variety of Virtelle Hospitality locations in Asheville.  We have a variety of hotels that can accommodate every Budget depending on the date and season that someone is coming to Asheville.  Every stay equals a donation to the UNC Asheville student-athlete scholarship fund.

Holiday Inn- Biltmore West

435 Smokey Park Highway, Asheville, NC 28806

Comfort Suites-Outlet Center

890 Brevard Rd, Asheville NC, 28806

Quality Inn and Suites- Biltmore East

1430 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805

Holiday Inn Express and Suites- Asheville Outlet Center Area

12 Rocky Ridge Rd, Asheville, NC 28806

 

Element by Westin Downtown Asheville

62 College Place, Asheville, NC 28801

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