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September 24, 2022
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FHSU & Downtown Hays

Hays, KS 67601
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FHSU Family & Friends Day

Saturday, September 24, 2022

FHSU Student Engagement presents FHSU Family & Friends Day!!! Come on out to cheer on the TIGERS!! Hall of Fame. Friends & Family Weekend! Check out all of the many things going on throughout the day!

Schedule of events:

7:30AM-11:00AM Downtown Hays Market: Downtown Pavilion, 1200 Main Street

  • Enjoy items such as fresh produce, cut flowers, live plants, baked goods, honey, jams, & handcrafted items, including jewelry, soaps, & more!

8:30AM-11:00AM Fishing Derby: Hammond Hall Circle Drive

  • Gear & bait are available for families to fish for catfish. Fish will be cleaned & filleted for participants. Free fish fry for the first 100 participants, hosted by the Office of Campus Intramurals & Recreation, contact for questions, 785-628-4373 or

10:00AM-3:00PM Downtown Hays Tailgate on the Bricks: Select Downtown Hays Merchants

  • The businesses on the bricks of downtown Hays want to welcome you to Hays with in-store specials & treats.

10:00AM-4:00PM Tiger Shopping Spree: Victor E. Apparel & Gift Co., Memorial Union

  • Stop into the newly renovated location on the 1st floor of the Memorial Union to stock up on your tiger apparel & gear & get 15% off your entire purchase! 

11:00AM-1:00PM Family Day Open House: United Methodist Campus Center, 507 Elm Street, Hays, KS

  • Come to their open house & get a free lunch! Bring yourself, your friends, & your family to the Center for the annual FHSU family weekend event. 

1:00PM-2:30PM MakerSpace: Forsyth Library, Lower Level

  • Families will be able to make stickers, experiment with robots, & learn about 3D printing.
1:00PM-5:00PM Family Splash: Cunningham Hall Pool 
  • Put those swimsuits & goggles on and end summer with a big splash with the whole family!  

3:00PM-5:00PM Country Dance Lessons by Barn Hoppers: Cunningham Hall 122 (Dance Room) 

  • Learn how to Swing dance, Two-step, Line dance, or brush up on old skills.

5:30PM-6:45PM Tiger Carnival Tailgate: East Side of Lewis Field Stadium

  • Students & families can join Student Engagement for a free tailgate before the FHSU football game. Families & students can: football toss, cross net, commercial bingo, cornhole, dunk tank, cup toss, service projects, & free giveaways!

7:00PM-10:00PM FHSU Tigers Football Game


If you are interested in attending a religious service during your Family Weekend visit, check out the Local Churches Directory here

Check out more community experiences, there is something for everyone ranging from Activities, Attractions, Dining, & Lodging!

Take any awesome photos this weekend? Share them with us! Post them on social media with the hashtags #UatFHSU and #FHSUFamilyDay2022

This schedule will continue to be updated & is subject to change.

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