Come Celebrate Family and Champions Day!
October 1 - October 3, 2021
Each Fall, we invite our Westfield State Families, Friends, and Champions to our campus to experience a sample of student life. This event is a great opportunity for students to re-connect with folks from home and enjoy a fun-filled day at Westfield State.
Online Ticket Sales: August 1–September 24 at 3:00 p.m.
Limited tickets will be available at the door for an increased cost. Check or Cash ONLY.
Your All-Access Pass includes admission to several fun events for you, your guests, and the students of Westfield State. Join the fun from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Harvest Fest Carnival where students will be hosting fun and interactive activities! Enjoy the sounds of live music provided by local musicians, grab a snack from one of our Food and Beverage stations, and make sure to sign-up to compete in our field day games for prizes.
Enjoy a meal in the Dining Commons from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. on Saturday with your students as part of the day’s events!
All of the events are included in the All-Access Pass: $25.00 for adults, $10.00 for children 3-10, and free for children under 3. Current Westfield State students attend for free.
For event questions, contact the Office of Student Activities, Involvement, and Leadership at (413) 572-5619.
For ticket questions, contact Kim Hosmer at (413) 572-8295
Schedule of Events
FRIDAY, Oct. 1
3:00pm – 7:00pm Welcome Table - Check In to the Weekend and get your Welcome Packet.
4:00pm – 8:00pm Dinner - Join your student for dinner in the Dining Commons.
4:00pm – 7:00pm Campus Tours -Take a self-guided tour of campus using our online campus tour guide program.
7:00pm Fall Sports Pep Rally-Help us celebrate the Westfield State University Spirit!
8:00pm – 9:00pm Family Bingo-Join us for one of our favorite events, Brown Bag Bingo.
9:00pm Family Movie Night-Bring a Blanket, or pull up a chair as we enjoy Raya and the Last Dragon under the stars.
SATURDAY, Oct. 2
9:00am – 2:00pm Welcome Table-Check In to the Weekend and get your Welcome Packet.
10:00am Campus Tour-Join Admissions staff for a campus tour.
10:00am Men’s Soccer vs. Worcester State
10:00am – 2:00pm Harvest Festival-Carnival Games, Relay Races, Caricatures, Craft Fair, and Live Music
11:00am Campus Tour-Join Admissions staff for a campus tour.
11:00am – 1:00pm Food Truck Themed Lunch-Join your student for a special Food Truck Themed Lunch.
12:00pm Campus Tour-Join Admissions staff for a campus tour.
12:30pm Game Side Tailgate-Enjoy lawn games, beer, and food while watching the Football Game. (Additional cost for food and beverage at this event)
1:00pm Football vs. Mass. Maritime
4:00pm – 8:00pm Dinner-Join your student for dinner in the Dining Commons.
8:00pm – 9:15pm Comedy Show feat. VCR Comedy
In the VCR Party, comedians Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show with David Letterman) present a hilarious guided tour through their unbelievable VHS collection. As featured on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, America’s Got Talent, Tosh.0, TruTV, and Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Joe and Nick resurrect these forgotten video treasures and serve them up in the funniest, most jaw-dropping show on the college circuit. VCR Party was founded in New York City in 2004 and has gone on to sell out hundreds of shows around the world, including the HBO Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs and Bonnaroo.
SUNDAY, Oct. 3
10:00am – 2:00pm Jazz Brunch-Join your student for Brunch and enjoy our Jazz Musicians.
12:00pm – 3:00pm Apple Picking Adventures-We will provide the name of a local Apple Orchard and provide a coupon for a discount on your apple picking adventure.