After being virtual for two years during the COVID-19 pandemic, Family Weekend is back at Texas A&M University April 8-10. The weekend, dedicated to all members of the Aggie family, will include a variety of events both on campus and around the Bryan-College Station community.
“We are excited to return to our full calendar of events in 2022 and look forward to welcoming our Aggie families to campus,” said Libby Daggers, Director of New Student and Family Programs.
Ring Day will kick off family weekend, as is tradition, from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. on April 7 and 8. The Aggie Moms’ Shop at the Memorial Student Center and the Freudian Slip Improv show at the Rudder Theater are scheduled for April 8. track meet at EB Cushing Stadium.
Friday events conclude with a 10 p.m. shouting practice at Kyle Field. This classic Aggie tradition, which normally takes place at midnight the night before football games, is known for the Yell Leaders, the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band, and current and former students singing the Aggie War Hymn. Those unable to attend Yell Practice in person can watch the event live on the Aggie Parent and Family Facebook page.
Saturday, April 9 features events around the Bryan-College Station community. Shop from local farmers and artisans in downtown Bryan at the Brazos Valley Farmers Market, or take part in the 37th Annual Rock the CASA 5K, both starting at 8 a.m. ) philanthropy as well as the Theta Foundation.
The Maroon vs. White Spring Game begins at 1 p.m. at Kyle Field. Check out the Fightin’ Texas Aggie football team as they show why Texas A&M achieved the #1 recruiting class in college football history. Texas A&M’s athletics department will feature other events throughout the day, including golf, track and field, baseball, softball and soccer.
Century Square will host a Sip N’ Shop event from 1-5 p.m. with live music, a performance by the Little Wranglers, and cold drinks to enjoy while shopping. The Carter G. Woodson Black Awareness Committee and the Black Student Alliance Council host a Black Aggie Family BBQ where attendees can learn about black organizations on campus and enjoy the block party-style event. The Council of Hispanic Presidents will once again host Un Fin De Semana Con Su Aggie this year to celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Aggies.
Events on Sunday, April 10 include the Gladiator Dash, Bryan-College Station’s only mud obstacle course, Sunday Sounds at Century Square, and numerous on-campus sporting events.
The Corps of Cadets will also take part in several activities over the weekend, including performances by the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band, the Ross Volunteer Company and the Fish Drill Team.
For the full list of Family Weekend events, visit familyweekend.tamu.edu/events.