Welcome to Boise State

Parent & Family Weekend

We are excited to invite new and returning parents to campus for a weekend full of tradition and festivities. Planning is underway for Parent & Family Weekend from October 11-13, 2019.

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Parent & Family Weekend is October 11-13, 2019.

Parent & Family Weekend Events

Welcome Station

Family Climb Night

Paint n' Dips

Star-Gazing with the Physics and Astronomy Club

President's Brunch

Bronco Bash (Time TBD)

Boise State Football vs. Hawaii (Time TBD)

Touch the Turf

Community Partner Discounts

A variety of local businesses are opening their arms to our local and out-of-state families and their students! Bring your Parent & Family Weekend pass with you to the locations in order to receive any/all of the below discounts.

Flatbread Neopolitan Pizzeria$10 off your $50 purchase (pre-tax, any location, cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions, including Happy Hour)
Guru DonutsFree drip coffee with donut purchase.
Meraki Greek Street FoodBuy one Bronco Gyro, get one 50% off
Boise Art MuseumUp to 2 family members free with student ID. Student must present valid Boise State ID to receive offer.
Discovery Center of Idaho$3 off general admission
Foot Dynamics$10 off a purchase of $10 or more
Idaho Botanical Gardens$3 off general admission with pass
Kingsmen Grooming Co.10% off unlimited haircuts/memberships
Old Idaho Penitentiary$2 off general admission (offer does not include special evening events)
The Record Exchange20% off your purchases (Excludes sales/clearance, tickets, food/beverage, and consignment apparel)
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Ongoing Campus Fun

Two Students with Boise State bags and arms around each other
Play at Campus Recreation

Play at Campus Recreation

Free Bowling at the Games Center

Free Bowling at the Games Center

$1 Bike Rentals at Cycle Learning Center

$1 Bike Rentals at Cycle Learning Center

Travel and hotels

When purchasing travel for Parent & Family Weekend, we suggest you arrive early.

You’ll find Boise State University between Broadway Avenue and Capital Boulevard, just a short distance from Interstate 84 and less than 4 miles from the Boise Airport.

Hotels near campus

Our close proximity to the heart of downtown Boise gives you a variety of great hotel options and some hotels offer discounts for guests. Contact the hotel directly and tell them you’re coming for Parent & Family Weekend to secure the best pricing.

Contact us

New Student Programs
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1380
(208) 426-1679
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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