Parent and Family Weekend

Our signature events for Parent and Family Weekend are full, however, listed below are great opportunities in and around the KSU campus for you to make great memories with your student.

Save the Date for our Parent and Family Programs Spring Reunion Day, March 23, 2019.

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Parent and Family Weekend September 21-23, 2018

Sponsored by: 
PFW Save the Date

Schedule of Signature Events:

  •  Friday September 21st, 4-8pm

    Parent and Family Weekend Drop-In and Hospitality Soiree, Embassy Suites in Kennesaw, GA

  • Saturday, September 22nd, 5:30pm

Parent and Family Weekend Tailgate                                                       

Kennesaw State vs. Clark Atlanta Football Game  (Kick-off at 6pm)                            

  • Sunday, September 23rd, 10am-12pm                                          

Parent and Family Weekend Brunch with KSU VIPs, Embassy Suites in Kennesaw, GA

Hotel Information:

Embassy Suites of Kennesaw 

 Opportunities on-campus and around the Kennesaw & Marietta areas : 

Friday Events :

High Note Music Competition - Come see talented performers from multiple universities compete for a recording session with a Grammy award-winning music producer!
When : September 21, 2018
Where : Austin Residence Complex Amphitheater, Kennesaw Campus
Click here for more information

Saturday Events:
Don't forget to visit the Marietta Farmer's Market on Saturday morning! This local farmer's market will be open from 9:00am-12:00pm and is located in the Historic Marietta Square. Click here for more information.

KSU College of the Arts and KSU Theatre Present: Baltimore
Buy tickets online at

The Strand Theater in Marietta will be hosting "Natural Woman : An Aretha Franklin Story" from 3:00pm - 5:00pm on Saturday, September 22nd. If you'd like to visit this historic theater to watch the story of a beloved musical icon, visit this link to purchase tickets.

Fan Zone is a great (and free!) way to spend time with your student prior to the KSU football game. This area outside the stadium includes vendors, Spirit Squad, Game, Giveaways and More! This event begins at 3pm.

Sunday Events:
Enjoy a Braves Game while in town! This game is the Fan Appreciation Day Game with surprise giveaways!
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies, 1:35pm
SunTrust Park, Atlanta GA
Ticket info:

KSU College of the Arts and KSU Theatre Present: Baltimore
Buy tickets online at

This weekend only, we have partnered with
The Alliance Theater for their Sunday showing of A Midsummer Night's Dream!
When? Sunday 9/23/18 at 2:30pm
Where? The Atlanta Botanical Gardens
How? Click here and use the promo code KSUFAMILY or call 404.733.4690.
Other info? The rate is $40 per person and includes a ticket to the show and a self guided tour of the Gardens beforehand. Members must have physical ticketsmailed to them should you want to visit the Gardens before the show (as the Gardens require a physical ticket for entrance).

Anytime Extras:
As a valued PFA member, you have access to discounted tickets to Zoo Atlanta, the Georgia Aquarium and the Atlanta Ballet. This is a great way to spend time with your student after the brunch on Sunday or before the game on Saturday. Click here for details on how to get your discounted tickets!