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Family Weekend

  • October 21, 2016–October 22, 2016

Please note: registration closes at noon on Thursday but there are still tickets available at the box office for Banachek + Calvin Improv, Calvin Music Festival and Hockey.

Please note: Registration is required only if you plan to attend any ticketed or reservation-required events on campus.

More information

Schedule and map for the weekend (.pdf)

Dining on campus? See hours and prices for this weekend below.

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


Friday, October 21


Saturday, October 22


Explore Grand Rapids

Dining on campus

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.

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

Friday, October 21
7:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Knight Way Café, Fieldhouse
7:15–10:30 a.m., Commons Dining Hall (Breakfast)
7:30 a.m.–11:00 p.m., Johnny’s Café
8:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m., The Fish House
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Commons Dining Hall (Lunch)
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Uppercrust (Lunch)
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Knollcrest Dining Hall (Lunch)
5:00–7:00 p.m., Knollcrest Dining Hall (Dinner)
5:30–7:00 p.m. Tailgate Dinner, Fieldhouse; advance registration required

Saturday, October 22
8:30–10:00 a.m., Knollcrest Dining Hall (Breakfast)
9:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m., The Fish House
11:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Knight Way Café, Fieldhouse
11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m., Johnny’s Cafe
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Knollcrest Dining Hall (Lunch)
4:45–6:15 p.m., Knollcrest Dining Hall (Dinner)

Sunday, October 23
8:30–11:30 a.m., Commons Dining Hall (Continental Breakfast)
11:45 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Commons Dining Hall (Lunch)
5:00–7:00 p.m., Commons Dining Hall (Dinner)

See the food service website for additional details on these dining venues.


Please contact with any questions about this weekend.


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