Family Weekend
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Welcome FAMILIES to Homecoming and Family Weekend 2019! 

Family Weekend takes place during Homecoming each year at Gannon University. Registration for the weekend is $5 per person and children 15 and under are free. 

Registration Includes: 

Signature Family Weekend T-Shirt*
$5 Coupon for Food Truck during the Tailgate
Weekend Membership to the Rec Center
10% Discount at the Bookstore
Discounts & Coupons to be used in Downtown Erie.

*Additional shirts may be purchased for $15 each at registration. Sizes will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.


Below you will find a list of family activities for the weekend:

Friday, September 27

Flashback to Antler's Pub
8 p.m. 

Join the Alumni Association as we celebrate the '60s and '70s at The Knight Club, formally known as Antler's Pub. Food will be available to purchase and a Beer Garden will be outside of the "pub" -- enjoy music from DJ Butchie Knight from 8 -10pm as we flashback in time. Karaoke starts at 10pm!

Saturday, September 28

Homecoming Tailgate
9 a.m. 
Recreation & Wellness Center

Homecoming Football Game vs. Clarion University

1 p.m.
McConnell Family Stadium

Greek Reunions/Open House
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

"Cheer the Knights"
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: TBD

Alumni & Family Mass
4:15 p.m.

Family BBQ Cookout
5 p.m.
Recreation & Wellness Center 

Sunday, September 28

Registration 10th Annual Pump-kin-Run 5K, hosted during Homecoming 
7:30 a.m.  
Recreation & Wellness Center
Cost: $25
The Pump
7:45-8:15 a.m.
Participants can bench press a percentage of their body weight according to age/gender.
10th Annual Pump-kin-Run 5K Run/Walk 
8:30 a.m. 
Start: At Gannon Rec & Wellness on 4th Street 
Brunch with the President
9:30 a.m.
Yehl Ballroom
Cost:  $5 or $20/family

Register HERE!

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