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Join us Sept. 16-18 for Family Weekend 2016

Don't miss this opportunity to spend time with your student at this Redbird tradition!  The 2016 Family Weekend schedule of events and ticket information will be available in June.  


Redbird Football vs Eastern Illinois:  Don't miss the Family Weekend online presale ticket opportunity for the 2 p.m. Redbird Football vs Eastern Illinois game on Sat., Sept. 17. Presale ends on August 1.

To purchase parking/tailgate passes during the special Family Weekend Presale, add the number of football tickets needed to your shopping cart.  The next screen will prompt you to add parking.  Click on the parking button to view the available tailgate/parking lots and make your lot selection.  Parking/tailgate only passes (without a Family Weekend presale football ticket purchase) will go on sale on July 26.  Please note:  The Family Weekend presale parking passes for Lot G53 are sold out.  All other lots remain available for parking/tailgate purchase.  Additional G53 parking passes will be made available when tickets and parking/tailgate passes go on sale to the general public on July 26.

Contact the Illinois State University Athletics Ticket Office at 309-438-8000 for ticket information.  

Family Weekend events:  Tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster or at the Braden Box Office in the Bone Student Center for Family Weekend events including Redbird Family Lunch at the President's Tent, Dinner and Dueling Pianos and Magician Michael Carbonaro.

Legacy Brunch:  Register for the Legacy Brunch, honoring families for their continued generational support of Illinois State University, at or by contacting Alumni Relations at (800) 366-4478.

Additional information about each of the ticketed Family Weekend events can be found under the Schedule tab.




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