Parent Programs at the University of Central Oklahoma

Parent & Family Weekend

The Office of Parent & Family Programs is excited to announce Parent & Family Weekend 2016 will be held September 24-25th. 

Schedule of Events:

Friday, September 23rd

8am- 5pm: Pick Up- NUC 424

Students and/or family members can pick up tickets and tshirts in Campus Activities Office, NUC 424

6pm- Asian Moon Festival

Plunkett Park

The Asian Moon Festival is a free event open to the public and will ensure to provide a night of entertainment, activities, free food and fun. The evening will end with a traditional lion dance.  For more information contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at (405) 974-3588.

Saturday, September 24th

12pm-10pm- Plaza Festival- 1700 Block of 16th Street, Oklahoma City

The Festival features a wide array of live musicians, food trucks, visual artists and children's activities and is free and open to the public. During the daylong festival, you can catch a performance at any of the stages set up in the district, view and purchase local art, and eat lots of delicious food! For more information, visit 

4-6pm: Parent & Family Tailgate- Wantland Stadium

*Wear your Parent/Family Weekend tshirt to our classic tailgate of hot dogs, hamburgers and all the fixings! We will also have a photo booth on hand and games to enjoy with your student. In addition, we will have the chance for you all to win great door prizes just for coming! Note: If you don't pick up your shirt and tickets on Friday, you can pick them up at the tailgate. (Rainsite: Nigh University Center Ballrooms) Tickets required.

6pm- Football Game- Wantland Stadium

Join us as we watch our Bronchos defeat Missouri Western State University

Sunday, September 25th

11:30am- 1pm- Parent & Family Brunch- Nigh University Center, Ballrooms. Tickets required.

*Wrap up the weekend with your student by joining us for a great brunch. We will have more door prizes and a special guest!

Registration for Parent/Family Weekend is now closed. You are still welcome to come visit your student for the weekend and take part in the events where pre-purchased tickets are not required. Game tickets can be purchased at the gate. Questions, contact us at 974-3301. Thank you!

Questions regarding the Parent & Family Weekend can be directed to Kay Robinson, Director of Student Engagement at 405-974-3301 or

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