Family Weekend 2024

Family Weekend 2024 at UT Tyler's main campus in Tyler, TX September 26-29, 2024

UT Tyler Family Weekend September 26-29th, 2024

Schedule Overview 

Thursday, September 26th, 2024 

  • UT Tyler Day at the East Texas State Fair 
    • UT Tyler students get in for free at the East Texas State Fair, guests receive 50% off tickets when wearing UT Tyler apparel

Friday, September 27th, 2024

  • Check-In for Family Weekend 
  • Family Movie Night 
    • Drinks, popcorn, and snacks provided 
  • Patriot Zone game night 
    • PZ will be open for anyone to play video games, pool, or ping pong if not interested in the movie night 

Saturday, September 28th, 2024

  • Check-In for Family Weekend 
  • Welcome Reception from UT Tyler staff 
    • Light breakfast provided 
  • Family Weekend Festival 
    • Multiple food truck options 
    • Carnival games 
    • Photo booth 
    • Carnival foods
    • Live concert hosted by Campus Activities 
  • Casino Night 
    • Fun money provided 
    • Chances to win prize baskets with fun money 
    • Texas hold 'em, Craps, Roulette, etc. 
    • Beer & wine provided to 21+ guests 
    • VIP reception area for Fledge Scholarship donors

Sunday, September 29th, 2024

  • Jazz brunch with live music from the UT Tyler Jazz Band
    • RSVP needed - included in Family Weekend ticket price 


Registration for Family Weekend 2024 will open late summer 2024. Stay tuned to social media for the official announcement. We can't wait to see you there!


Please email with any questions.


Accommodations for Out of Town Guests

Tyler is home to many hotels and overnight accommodation options to fit any preference and budget! Visit Tyler has a great website to help plan your visit to Tyler.


Page updated 7/1/2024