Parent and Family Day

Join us for our annual Parent & Family Day at Lamar University!

Spend the weekend on campus with your Cardinal enjoying activities planned for the whole family. It's also Homecoming Week, so get your Red On!

Purchase Parent & Family Day Tickets!



  • $10 for ages 5 and up
  • No charge for LU Students and children ages 4 and under

Your Parent & Family Day ticket includes:

  • LU t-shirt
  • Entry to family activities & events
  • Tailgate party

October 1, 2022

Parent & Family Day includes:

  • Family-friendly activities
  • Homecoming tailgating
  • Opportunity to attend the LU vs. HCU football game


Need a place to stay for Parent & Family Day?

View hotels in the Beaumont area.

Event Map

View map of Homecoming parking and events.

Football Game Tickets

Want to cheer on the Cardinals? Join us for the LU vs. Houston Christian University football game! Here's what you need to know:

  • Your LU Student has free general admissions to all athletic events. (They must show their student ID card.)
  • If you wish to sit in general admission with your student, you will need to purchase a general admission ticket.
  • Purchase your general admission football ticket through Athletics.
  • Athletics is offering families a special ticket offer, a Family Four-Pack.
To purchase football tickets, please visit this site.

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 30

Homecoming Pep Rally and Bonfire
7:00 pm | Spindletop-Gladys City Museum Field
Celebrate Homecoming at the annual Bonfire! Enjoy the Showcase of Southeast Texas Band, cheerleaders, dance team, and see who's crowned for Royal Court!

LU Soccer vs Incarnate Word
7:00 pm | LU Soccer Complex | TICKETS
Cheer on your Cardinals as they play Incarnate Word.

Saturday, October 1

Parent & Family Day Check-In
9 am - 11 am | Setzer Student Center Atrium
All registered participants should check in to pick up their packets, including the Guide to Parent & Family Day, wristbands, tickets, and other goodies!

Family Fun Zone
9 am - 11:00 am | Setzer Student Center Atrium
Stop by for coffee and donuts but stay for the fun! Stock up on Spirit Supplies for the game, make your own signs, take photos in the photo booth, have a balloon animal made and much much more! Activities will be open until 11 am.

Opening Remarks
10:00 am - 10:30 am | Setzer Student Center Ballroom
Welcome to Parent & Family Day. We hope you have a great time!

Football Tailgate
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Montagne Center Parking Lot A-5
Visit the Parent & Family Day tent for snacks and activities for the kids.

LU Football vs Houston Christian University
3:00 pm | Provost Umphrey Stadium

Homecoming Schedule & Information

Learn more about the different Homecoming events happening all week!