T-Shirt and Bundle Sales Extended Through September 1st.

September 8-10, 2023

UT Martin invites your family to join us for Family Weekend 2023. We have a great weekend of events for our students and their families to enjoy.

We will spend Friday night at the Tennessee Soybean Festival in beautiful downtown Martin. Enjoy the sights, sounds, and food trucks of the festival. Friday night is highlighted by country superstars Brothers Osborne in concert. Saturday will begin with the Family Weekend 5K, followed by the Donuts with Deans event in the UTM Paul Meek Library. Family activities such as bingo and karaoke will take place in the afternoon in the University Center leading up to the Skyhawk Tailgate Party before the UTM Football game versus Missouri State. Sunday will feature a student-led worship service followed by the Family Weekend Brunch in the UTM Dining Hall. Don’t miss this incredible weekend at UT Martin.

Registration to attend Family Weekend is not required, but some events do have an admission cost. Information on pricing and the full schedule is provided below.

Event Pricing

Full Schedule

Friday, September 8, 2023

TimeLocationEventCost to Attend
4:00pm to 7:00pmCity of Martin Public LibraryFamily Weekend Check-In - Pick up your Family Weekend T-Shirts and Bundles 
4:00pm to 10:00pmDowntown MartinFood Truck Night - Enjoy dining from a variety of local food trucks while enjoying the TN Soybean FestivalPay at each Food Truck. $5 voucher included in Family Weekend Bundle.
7:00pmDowntown MartinBrothers Osborne Concert - The country superstars headline Friday night, including hits such as "It Ain't My Fault", "Stay A Little Longer", "Nobody's Nobody" and more.$20-$40 Order Tickets Here

Saturday, September 9, 2023

TimeLocationEventCost to Attend
7:00am - 7:30amElam Center LawnFamily Weekend 5K Registration Opens - First 100 get a t-shirt with their registration! Kids Fun Walk/Run begins at 7:30am.5K Run - $10 5K Walk - $5 1K Kid Run/Walk - $5
8:00amElam Center LawnFamily Weekend 5K Begins - Enjoy a morning run through our beautiful campus! Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, TN Soybean Festival, and the UTM Office of Campus RecreationRegister Here
9:30am to 11:30amUTM Paul Meek LibraryDonuts with Deans - Come and Go Event (Pick up your Family Weekend Bundle/T-Shirts) Visit with the UT Martin Academic Deans while enjoying donuts and coffee. 
11:30am to 1:30pmSkyhawk Dining Hall - University Center BBQ Lunch in Skyhawk Dining Hall$9.00 per person +tax Pay at the door
1:00pm to 3:00pmPacer PondWildlife Society Fishing Derby - Join students from our Wildlife Society for a fishing derby at UTM's own Pacer Pond. Prizes will be award in multiple categories.  
1:00pm to 3:00pmUniversity Center BallroomSkyhawk Bingo - Bingo fun with great prizes! 
1:00pm to 3:00pmUniversity Center Ballroom LobbyKaraoke with Kam! - Join our Director of Multicultural Affairs, Kameron Echols, for some karaoke fun! 
2:00pmUniversity Center Watkins Auditorium"The Drop" Game Show - Families compete head-to-head in this fast-paced game with trivia and minute-to-win-it tasks to win real cash! 
4:00pm to 5:30pmHardy Graham StadiumTailgate Party - Prepare for kick-off of the UTM/Missouri State game with music, a nacho bar, the balloon guy, photo booth, caricature artist and recreation games. 
6:00pm Hardy Graham Football StadiumKickoff - UT Martin vs. Missouri State$20 at Gate. UTM Students admitted free.

Sunday, September 10, 2023

TimeLocationEventCost to Attend
9:30am University Center Duncan BallroomStudent-Led Non-Denominational Worship Service 
10:30am to 1:30pmSkyhawk Dining Hall - University CenterFamily Weekend Brunch - Enjoy brunch in the dining hall with your student.Pay at the door. Price: $13.00 +tax for Adults $6.00 +tax for Children (12 and under)
6:00pmUniversity Center Watkins AuditoriumMiss UT Martin Scholarship Pageant$12 at the door (cash or check)