Family Weekend 2017

  • October 20, 2017–October 21, 2017

Family Weekend final details

The Canvas Painting session and Calvin Improv show are SOLD OUT.

Tickets/registration are still available for the Family Weekend Dinner (~25 spaces), Calvin Music Festival, Hockey, and Student Showcase. Register now »

Print a copy of our activity map for a full weekend schedule and campus map. Updates: Men's volleyball (new event); men's rugby (now at the PhiChi Field)

The box office will be open on Friday from 10 a.m.–8 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.–1 p.m. + 6:308 p.m. for ticket pick-up. There will be a welcome station in the CFAC lobby from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Friday with some freebie items for parents and staff available to answer general questions about the weekend.


Friday, October 20


Saturday, October 21


Sunday worship

Staying until Sunday? Here are local churches you might consider visiting.

Explore Grand Rapids

Dining options

All the dining halls are open to visitors. Consider eating on campus with your son or daughter and enjoy a great meal with no hassles!

Please note that only cash or check payments are accepted at Knollcrest and Commons Dining Halls; Johnny's Cafe accepts all forms of payment. Knollcrest and Johnny's are open on Saturday; Commons is open on Sunday (see venues and hours).

Knollcrest and Commons Dining Hall guest costs per meal:
Hot Breakfast—$6.90 (Continental—$5.15)
Children’s rates: 0–4 years are free; ages 5–11 are 1/2 off

For off-campus dining options, see our suggestions for local restaurants.


Calvin's Prince Conference Center is full for Family Weekend.

For information on other local hotels, see the Experience Grand Rapids website.


Please contact with any questions about this weekend.


Please register by Thursday, October 19, 2017.

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