Family Weekend 2018 - September 14 - 16

Family Weekend Intro

Registration is now open for Family Weekend 2018! Get ready for a weekend full of fun, family and friendship. Check back with us as we update the schedule throughout the summer.

Family Weekend is not funded by state funds, tuition or state fees. Family Weekend is an independent and self-supporting activity for families and friends of the University.

Registration Information

Registration is free for students unless participating in the Paint Party or Pottery Class

You can register online before Family Weekend or when you arrive on campus. There will be a registration table Friday night and Saturday morning in the Lankford Student Union.   

Registration Includes 

  • Swag bag
  • Friday- Casino Night in Lankford  (Each paid registration will include $50,000 in Casino “money” )
    • Poker, Blackjack, Craps, and Roulette  
  • Welcome Reception in Brock Hall (Food and Cash Bar will be available)

Saturday- continental breakfast and picnic lunch
                  all activities Saturday afternoon to include novelties, workshops, and more   
                  admission to Double Header Softball Game
                  Wine & Cheese Reception (cash bar will also be available)

Additional Activities

  • Pottery Class @ Mainly Clay - $40 per person (includes shipping)
  • Paint Party- $35 per person
  • Saturday night entertainment Magician Daniel Martin -$5


Park anywhere on campus, as long as it is not a reserved parking space.

Meals/ Food

We will offer individual meals and you can pay for them when you're on campus.

Meals are $8.50-$15.00 per person, per meal.


We recommend not bringing your pet. It is a very busy weekend and there are a lot of people around.

Nearby Accommodations

  • Hampton Inn - Farmville, 434.392.8826
  • Comfort Inn - Farmville, 434.392.8163
  • Comfort Inn - Burkeville, 434.767.3750
  • Days Inn - Farmville, 434.392.6611
  • Econolodge - Amelia, 804.561.4220
  • Grey Swann Inn - Blackstone, 434.292.3199
  • Star Motel - Dillwyn - 434.983.2365
  • Sheldon's Motel - Keysville, 434.736.8434
  • Super 8 Motel - Appomattox, 434.352.2339
  • Maysville Manor B&B - 434.221.8942, 434.969.2162 
  • Miss Emily's Bed & Breakfast- 434.542.5718
  • Holiday Inn Express - Richmond, 866,270.5110
  • The Inns on the Avenues - Farmville, VA, 434.315.0452
  • Winterham Plantation - Amelia Co., VA, 804.561.4519
  • The Crowling Place - Lunenburg Co., VA 757.434.8869
  • The Hotel Weyanoke - Farmville, 434.658.7500
  • Tru By Hilton - Farmville, 434.414.1500

Farmville Area Attractions

Check out the Farmville, VA website or the Chamber of Commerce website for more area attractions!