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An array of activities include a lunch, choir performances, basketball games and more

Schedule | Area Hotels | Restaurants


Family Weekend 2017 Schedule

Families can meet some of the Family Weekend staff, enjoy some light refreshments, and receive a schedule of the weekend events and tickets for specific performances.

Family Weekend Headquarters

  • Student Recreation Center Lobby (Lawrenceville Campus)
  • Associate Dean of Students Office (Princeton Campus)

Friday, November 3, 2017

Bronc Bingo – Cavalla Room (Lawrenceville Campus)
8 p.m.
For Family Weekend a special version of the game has been designed.  Families and students can play to win prizes and enjoy this exciting weekend activity. Sponsored by the Residence Hall Association.

Artist You Should Know! - Live Music in the Pub – Bart Luedeke Center Pub (Lawrenceville Campus)
10 p.m.
Music from rising local musicians while enjoying the iconic atmosphere of the Rider Pub.  18 to enter, 21 to drink.


Saturday, November 4, 2017

Rider and Westminster Legacy Family Breakfast – Mercer Room, Daly Dining Hall (Lawrenceville Campus)
9 – 10:30 a.m.
Alumni who are the parents or grandparents of a Rider or Westminster student are invited to celebrate their dual connection to the University.

Rider Ultimate Frisbee (RUF) Alumni Game – Daly Field (Lawrenceville Campus)
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
An annual tradition featuring current RUF students taking on their alumni counterparts!

Family Luncheon – Student Recreation Center (Lawrenceville Campus), Dining Commons (Princeton Campus)
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
A complimentary lunch for students and families with entertainment for the Little Broncs provided by the Residence Hall Association.

RU Serving – Student Recreation Center Atrium (Lawrenceville Campus)
1 – 3 p.m.

Family Feud
Bart Luedeke Center Theater (Lawrenceville Campus)
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
100 Rider students were asked….“What are you going to do with your family during Family Weekend?” Survey says… “Win prizes during Family Feud!” That’s right…Recreation Programs is hosting another game show to add to our repertoire (Price is Right, Minute to Win It, etc.) and we’re asking Rider families to come have a great time with us while competing in this popular game show. All you need is 3-5 “family/friends” to enter into the game and we’ll take it from there.


Sunday, November 5, 2017

Brunch Available – Dining Commons (Princeton Campus), Daly Dining Hall (Lawrenceville Campus)
11 a.m.
Families can "pay at the door" and enjoy a meal in the Dining Commons or Daly Dining Hall.


Area Hotels

Spring Hill Suites Ewing Township/Princeton South
1000 Charles Ewing Blvd., Ewing, NJ 08628
609-530-0900

Clarion Hotel Palmer Inn
3499 US Route 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08540
609-452-2500

Comfort Inn Lawrenceville
3270 US Route 1 North, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
609-896-3700

Courtyard by Marriott
US Route 1 & Mapleton Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
609-716-9100

Homewood Suites Princeton
3819 US Route 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08540
609-720-0550 

Princeton Hampton Inn
4385 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540
609-951-0066


Family Weekend Restaurants

Killarney's Publick House
1644 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road
Hamilton, NJ
609-586-1166

Candela's Pizzeria
22 Lawn Park Ave
Lawrenceville, NJ
609-882-9119

Doc's Bar & Grill at Colonial Bowling and Entertainment
2420 Brunswick Ave
Lawrenceville, NJ
609-882-7700

Enzo's La Piccola Cucicna
1906 Princeton Ave
Lawrence Township, NJ

609-396-9868

North End Bistro
354 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ
609-683-9700

Osteria Procaccini
7 Tree Farm Rd, Suite 101
Pennington, NJ
609-303-0625

PJ's Pancake House
154 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ
609-924-1353

Purple Cow Ice Cream
2685 Main St
Lawrenceville, NJ
609-896-0050

Tastee Sub Shop
1161 Lawrence Rd
Lawrenceville, NJ
609-882-1994

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