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Schedule of Events

*Schedule of events is tentative and subject to change

Friday, October 5

Campus Tour | LBJ Student Center Welcome Center | Free

There’s no better way to find out what campus is really like than to explore it with a current Texas State student. During your tour, student tour guides will show you the heart of campus, share their experiences as Bobcats and provide general information about the university they call home. Tour space is limited, please register in advance.

To register for a tour, click here.

Glass-Bottom Boats | The Meadows Center | Cost Varies

Take a tour of and learn about Spring Lake on the glass-bottom boats. Adults: $9.75, Seniors (62+): $8.00, Children (3-12): $6.00, 2 and Under FREE

For more information, click here

Check-in | Student Recreation Center

If you purchased a Family Weekend ticket please stop by the official Family Weekend check-in at the Student Recreation Center to pick up your tickets, t-shirts and other goodies.

Student Recreation Center Open | Student Recreation Center | Included in Family Weekend ticket

Show your Family Weekend badge and enjoy a cardio workout or play hoops with your Bobcat! Activity release is required and provided at the front desk. Sponsored by Campus Recreation.

For more information on the Student Recreation Center, click here.

Wine Walk | Downtown San Marcos | $30 per person

Sponsored by the City of San Marcos Main Street Program. Wine Walk is around the Historic County Courthouse and Downtown Square. Tour historic downtown San Marcos and visit stops for wine tastings and artisan food from downtown dining establishments. Check-in will be held at Family Plaza (214 E. Hutchison). In the event of rain, check-in will be held at the Main Street Office (317 N. LBJ Dr).

The Wine Walk ticket provides you with a commemorative etched wine glass, wine tastings and hors d'oeuvres from local eateries. Minors will receive a downtown mason jar. Minors need a ticket if they are attending Wine Walk with an adult. Tickets for adults and minors are limited.

Tickets will go on sale August 15.

Rockwall Open | Student Recreation Center | Included in Family Weekend ticket

Show your Family Weekend badge to enjoy the two 54’ climbing towers and a large bouldering area which totals over 2,600 square feet of climbing terrain.

Welcome Dinner | Student Recreation Center | Included in Family Weekend ticket

Your Family Weekend ticket gets you a great catered meal and many other fun activities. This is a come and go dinner, so stop in when you are ready! Please bring your name badge to gain entry to event.

Paddle Raft Trip | Outdoor Center/San Marcos River | $20 per person

Join the Outdoor Center on a paddle raft trip along the upper mile of the San Marcos River between Sewell Park and 1-35, and make runs through the Rio Vista Falls rapid! Those wanting to participate in the paddle raft trip must weigh at least 60 pounds. 20 person limit.

Tickets will go on sale August 15.

Stargazing | Supple Science Building - Observatory | Included in Family Weekend ticket

Located on the fourth floor of the Supple Science Building. The observatory houses a 16-inch telescope making our galaxies visible from both near and far.

For more information on the Observatory, click here.


Saturday, October 6

Student Recreation Center Open | Student Recreation Center | Included in Family Weekend ticket

Show your Family Weekend badge and enjoy a cardio workout or play hoops with your Bobcat! Activity release is required and provided at the front desk. Sponsored by Campus Recreation.

For more information on the Student Recreation Center, click here.

Check-in | Location TBD

Please stop by the official Family Weekend check-in to pick up your tickets, t-shirts and other goodies.

Glass-Bottom Boats | The Meadows Center | Cost Varies

Take a tour of and learn about Spring Lake on the glass-bottom boats. Adults: $9.75, Seniors (62+): $8.00, Children (3-12): $6.00, 2 and Under FREE

For more information, click here

Picnic | Sewell Park | Included in Family Weekend ticket

Come out to Sewell Park and bring your swimsuit to enjoy an afternoon of swimming in the river, family fun activities, and a catered meal.

Texas State vs. Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns | Bobcat Stadium | $11 per general admission ticket

Want to cheer on the Bobcats? Join us for the Texas State vs. Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football game! Here is what you need to know:

  • Your Texas State student has free general admission to all athletic events.
  • If you wish to sit in general admission with your student, you will purchase a general admission ticket. These are $11.00 per person and can be added to your Family Weekend package.
  • If you wish to sit in reserved seating, you will purchase a seat of your choice through Athletics, and you will need to purchase a seat for your Texas State student if they want to sit with you in reserved seating.
  • If you have season or half season tickets for the game, you are all set to go!

Tickets will go on sale August 15.

*Schedule of events is tentative and subject to change