Schedule of Events

New events continue to be added to the schedule, keep checking for updates!

Tickets are now available!

CLICK HERE to buy tickets to those events that require a ticket in advance. Please note: No registration is needed in order to attend Family Weekend. Be sure to book your hotel and purchase your GVSU football tickets as well!

 
 
 

All Weekend

Event

Time

Location

ArtPrize

All Day

Downtown Grand Rapids

Toy Story 3

11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 9 p.m.

Kirkhof Center, Big Screen Theatre

*Shakespeare Festival-The Comedy of Errors

Friday 7:30 p.m, Saturday & Sunday 2 p.m.

Performing Arts Center, Theatre

Friday September 26, 2014

Event

Time

Location

GVSU Art Gallery 

10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Performing Arts Center

Climbing Center

1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Recreation Center

Greek Housing Ribbon Cutting

Please join us in celebrating the phase 1 completion of Grand Village, as well as a dedication in welcoming fraternity and sorority students to their beautiful new homes. Home tours will take place following a short dedication ceremony. 

2 p.m. 

Grand Village, 5050 Pierce St.

Dueling Pianos

Test the knowledge and skill of the pianist while singing along with them. Refreshments are also available. 

7 p.m.-10 p.m

Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room

Women's Rugby vs. Calvin University 

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

GVSU East Outdoor Field

Men's Rugby vs. Oakland University 

9 p.m. -11:30 p.m.

GVSU East Outdoor Field

Men's Hockey (D3) vs. SVSU

9:30 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Georgetown Ice Arena (8500 48th Ave, Hudsonville)

Saturday September 27, 2014

Event

Time

Location

5k Walk/Run

9 a.m. (Registration 8 a.m.)

Kirkhof Center

Kirkhof Roundup

Games, prizes, food, and more hosted by GVSU's student clubs and organizations.

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Kirkhof Center

Farmers Market

10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Kirkhof Center, Metered Parking Lot

GVSU Art Gallery 

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Performing Arts Center

University Book Store

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Kirkhof Center

Renaissance Faire

The faire returns with family-oriented festivities including minstrels, bagpipers, sword-fighting demonstrations, face painting, dancing, and crafts instruction. Vendors will be on hand selling clothes, jewelry, candles, woodcarvings, weavings, and of course, food and drink. 

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Kirkhof Lawn

Learn to Row

Join us at GVSU's Boat House to test your rowing skills.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

GVSU Boat House

*3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

11 a.m. 

Outdoor Recreation Court

*Art at GVSU Tour & Lunch

12 p.m.- 2 p.m.

 University Club Building C, Grand Rapids Pew Campus

*W.G. Jackson Vessel Cruise

Take a cruise on the W.G. Jackson to learn about aquatic ecology and have discussions on fisheries, exotic species, and human impact on the environment. There is no seating on the vessel and limited accessibility for passengers with disabilities. Questions about accessibility should be directed to Capt. Tony Fiore at 616.331.3986 or fiorea@gvsu.edu

12:30 p.m & 3 p.m.

Lake Michigan Center, Muskegon

Climbing Center

1 p.m-5 p.m.

Recreation Center

ArtPrize Break with PNC Bank

Take a breather from the crowds. Show your GVSU ID at the PNC Building and get a quick snack, some directions, or whatever you might need while you are checking out ArtPrize in downtown Grand Rapids. PNC Bank is offering hot dogs, popcorn, and bottle water in addition with a PNC Cinch Sak to the first 150 GVSU students that top by. 

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

PNC Building, Grand Rapids (171 Monroe Ave.)

Women's Soccer vs. U of M Dearborn

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

GVSU East Outdoor Field

*Meadows Golf Outing

Due to the GVSU Women's Fall Preview scheduled at The Meadows in the morning, we have arranged for a 3 p.m. shot gun start. The outing is a 9 HOLE scramble with 4 person teams. The $45 dollar cost/person includes a cart, golf balls, and setup. 

3 p.m.-5 p.m.

Meadows Golf Course

Alpha Tau Omega Presents: EggerATOr

4 p.m.- 7 p.m. 

GVSU Tennis Courts

Women's Hockey vs. Victory Honda

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Georgetown Ice Arena (8500 48th Ave, Hudsonville)

Family Association Tailgater

5 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 

GVSU Tennis Courts

*GVSU vs. Lake Erie

7 p.m. 

Lubbers Stadium

Men's Hockey (D2) vs. Rochester College

8 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Georgetown Ice Arena (8500 48th Ave, Hudsonville)

Square Dancing

9 p.m.-11 p.m.

Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room

Sunday September 28, 2014

Event

Time

Location

University Book Store

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Kirkhof Center

Renaissance Faire

The faire returns with family-oriented festivities including minstrels, bagpipers, sword-fighting demonstrations, face painting, dancing, and crafts instruction. Vendors will be on hand selling clothes, jewelry, candles, woodcarvings, weavings, and of course, food and drink. 

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Kirkhof Lawn

Dodgeball

11:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Field House Arena

*Intramural Tennis Tournament

12 p.m. (Check-in 11:30 a.m.)

GVSU Tennis Courts

Performing Arts Showcase

Join us for a light lunch and showcase of the many performing arts groups at GVSU. 

12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room

The Well-CM at GVSU Worship Gathering

8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Cook-Dewitt Center

*Requires Ticket/Cost