Cardinal Family Weekend 2023
We Can’t Wait to See Your Family at Cardinal Family Weekend!
Cardinal Family Weekend is a time for students and families to reconnect and explore UofL and the city of Louisville.
The cost of Cardinal Family Weekend is $35/person. Football game tickets will be sold separately at a discounted, Cardinal Family Weekend price. Purchase tickets.Cardinal Family Weekend t-shirts will also be sold at the event.
Thursday, September 21, 2023 (pre-Cardinal Family Weekend
Cardinal Palooza Sponsored by SAB, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Outside the Red Barn - Stop by UofL’s Student Activities Board (SAB) annual “Cardinal Palooza.” Several inflatables, as well as snacks, will be available for students and their families.
Friday, September 22, 2023
Cardinal Family Weekend Check-In Reception, 4 p.m – 7 p.m., Red Barn - When you arrive on campus, stop by the opening reception to get your registration packet, and weekend schedule, and relax with your family with some light refreshments.
UofL Parent of the Year Award Ceremony, 7 p.m., Campus Visitor Room, SAC - UofL is excited to honor the dedication and sacrifice of our parental figures at the annual “Parent of the Year” Award Ceremony. Students can nominate their parental figure for this award. Nominees will be honored, and the winner will be named at this ceremony. The winner will also be honored at the Football Game on Saturday, September 23.
UofL Volleyball vs. Syracuse, 7 p.m., L&N; Arena – Volleyball UofL vs. Syracuse - Separate Ticket Required
School of Music Gala, 7:30 p.m., Comstock Hall, School of Music – Experience amazing music performances presented by our amazing music faculty. This event is completely free and open to the public.
Outdoor Showing of "Top Gun: Maverick," 8:30 p.m., Student Recreation Center (SRC) Turf Field - Feel the need for speed under the stars at this outdoor showing of one of the year's biggest movies. Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair for this event.
Saturday, September 23, 2023
Cardinal Family Weekend Tailgate Brunch, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 2020 Quad - Before the big game, grab breakfast and enjoy the morning with your family!
CardMarch, 1 p.m., L&N; Stadium, outside of Gate 4 – Take the opportunity to greet the Cardinals and cheer them on before the team enters the stadium to prepare for battle!
University of Louisville Cardinals Football vs. Boston College Eagles, 3:30 p.m., L&N; Stadium - Cheer on the Cards and help bring them to victory! Get your family weekend discounted football ticket here.
Sunday, September 24, 2023
Explore Louisville and grab brunch with your family on your way out of town!
Chi Omega Chili Cookoff, 12 - 4 p.m., SAC Ballroom (SAC W215) - Stop by Chi Omega's Chili Cookoff and taste a variety of delicious chili's! There is a $5 admission to this event (tickets sold at the door or online) and all proceeds will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
UofL Volleyball vs. Boston College, 1 p.m., L&N; Arena – Volleyball UofL vs. Boston College - Separate Ticket Required
UofL Men’s Soccer vs. NC State, 7 p.m., Lynn Stadium – Free Admission
If you have any questions, please email the Parents and Family Association.
Cardinal Family Weekend is open to eligible faculty, staff, and students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age.