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Family Weekend Sept. 20 - 22, 2024

Family Weekend is a time-honored tradition for the Washburn University community! It's a great time to visit with family and friends, enjoy activities on the Memorial Union lawn and tailgate before the football game. Check back for more details as we get closer to Family Weekend 2024.

Event Details

The Great Dubois 7 p.m. in White Concert Hall

A fast-paced, high energy circus show for all ages...showcasing incredible feats of juggling, hula hoops, unicycle, aerial, circus stunts, contortion, magic and audience interaction all wrapped up in a blanket of comedy. Simply put...the most unique two-person circus show you will ever see!

Featured in Hugh Jackman's hit movie, "The Greatest Showman," The Great DuBois have amassed an impressive list of credits, including the Tony Award winning "Pippin" on Broadway, "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", "Late Night with David Letterman", Britney Spears World Circus Tour, and the movie "Burlesque" to highlight just a few.

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Beginning at 10 a.m.

  • Names and Faces, on the Memorial Union Lawn
  • Musical Performance from Austin Cain, on the Memorial Union Lawn
  • Henna Assists, on the Memorial Union Lawn
  • Clearly Crystals in the Memorial Union, across from I-card Office

Beginning at 11 a.m.

  • Tailgating

Kickoff at 1 p.m.

  • Ichabod football versus Missouri Southern in Yager Stadium

Washburn students can attend games for free with their valid Washburn University iCard. Learn more about all tickets for Washburn athletic events, or all things Washburn athletics, at

Family Day Fun!

A Washburn professor makes a craft with his family on Family Day.
Dr. Mazachek welcomes football players to the stadium.
Smoke from a grill fills the air while two students tailgate.
A Washburn wide receiver checks with the side judge to make sure he's lined up correctly.
A marching band drum major directs the band during a tailgate.
Mr. Ichabod mascot gives a high-five to a kid on Family Day.
Students play corn hole on the Union lawn.
A cheerleader smiles towards the crowd.
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