Spring Family Days - February 28 to March 1

Spring Family Days is a chance for families to visit, reconnect, and spend time with their student(s). Unlike Parent & Family Weekend in the fall, there is no registration or fee required to participate, instead we provide a list of suggestions (see below) for events you can attend with your student including a special rates for tickets to some of the activities.  Feel free to email us at parent@umn.edu with any questions you may have!

Gopher Men's Hockey vs. Michigan *special rate

Gopher Men's Hockey vs. Michigan *special rate

Gopher Men's Hockey vs. Michigan: 

Date: Friday, February 28 or Saturday, February 29

Time: TBD

Location: 3M at Mariucci Arena

Tickets: 

Friday, February 28: to purchase tickets for this game, please click here

Saturday, February 29: to purchase tickets for this game, please click here

Gopher Women's Basketball vs. Maryland *special rate

Gopher Women's Basketball vs. Maryland *special rate

Gopher Women's Basketball vs. Maryland

Date: Sunday, March 1

Time: TBD

Location: Williams Arena

Tickets: To purchase discounted tickets, please click here.

A Choral Kaleidoscope

A Choral Kaleidoscope

A Choral Kaleidoscope: campus singers and University Men’s chorus perform “sacred and secular choral music”. 

Date: Saturday, February 29

Time: 7:30 PM

Tickets: Tickets are not required for this event. For more information, please click here.

A.I.M. by Kyle Abraham

A.I.M. by Kyle Abraham

A.I.M. by Kyle Abraham: a performance choreographed by “one of today’s most in demand choreographers’. 

Date: Saturday, February 29

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Northrop

Tickets: $21-$50

For additional information, and to purchase tickets, please click here

Jazz Festival Combo Concert

Jazz Festival Combo Concert

Jazz Festival Combo Concert

Date: Friday, January 28

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall - Ferguson Hall

Tickets: Tickets are not necessary. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For additional information please click here.

Pot - a - Plant

Pot - a - Plant

Pot - a - Plant:

Date: Saturday, February 29 & Sunday, March 1

Time: 12 PM - 4 PM

Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Tickets: Free!

For additional information, please click here.

Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

Date: Friday, February 28

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Location: McNamara

Tickets: This event is free but requires an RSVP. 

For more information, and to RSVP, please click here.

Snowshoeing Event

Snowshoeing Event

Snowshoeing Event: Get some wonderful exercise while recreating in nature by checking out a pair of snowshoes for free! A naturalist will be available to show you the basics and then you are free to explore the park on your own. 

Date: Sunday, March 1

Time: 1 PM - 3 PM

Location:  N. Mississippi Regional Park

Tickets: Admission is free, but a registration is required. 

For additional information, and to register for the event, please click here.

Spring Flower Show Teas

Spring Flower Show Teas

Spring Flower Show Teas: Beautiful botanically inspired traditional teas. Vintage English china, white tablecloths and printed menus (to keep) make each guest feel special. The teas include both sweet and savory items including chocolate-covered strawberries, petite finger sandwiches, a gourmet soup by Chef Ashley, tartlets, pastries and new this year, traditional (loose) tea for each guest. A sophisticated, lovely event that is a perfect partner to the Spring Flower Show: Branching Out. Edible flowers and infusions will bring special touches to this event that will be a gracious outing to share with friends and family members.

Date: Friday, February 28 

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Tickets: Member: $45, Non-member: $55

For additional information, and to purchase tickets, please click here.

 

“Spring in the Winter”

“Spring in the Winter”

“Spring in the Winter”: Spring Dance Concert

Date: Friday, February 28 & Saturday, February 29

Time: 6:00 PM & 8:30 PM both days

Location: Barbara Barker Center

Tickets: $12 adults, $7 students/under 18

For additional information, and to purchase tickets, please click here.

“The Oresteia”

“The Oresteia”

“The Oresteia”: a performance of Greek tragedies by 3rd year BFA acting students.

Date: Friday, February 28 & Sunday, March 1

Time: 7:30 PM both days

Location: Rarig Center - Kilburn Theatre

Tickets: Tickets to this event are free, but you must register. 

For additional information, and to register for the event, please click here.

Uptown Art Fair Indoors

Uptown Art Fair Indoors

Uptown Art Fair Indoors: A collaboration with the Uptown Art Fair is welcoming artists from across Minnesota into the warmth of the greenhouse for a winter weekend of inspiration. Check out the exciting work of 45 artists, including five youth and five emerging artists, while enjoying lunch from your favorite food and beverage vendors. 

Date: Saturday, February 29 & Sunday, March 1

Time: 10 AM - 5 PM both days

Location: Bachman’s on Lyndale

Tickets: this event is free to attend and open to the public. 

For additional information, please click here.

UMN Jazz Festival Concert

UMN Jazz Festival Concert

UMN Jazz Festival Concert

Date: Saturday, February 29

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Ted Mann Concert Hall 

Tickets: This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not necessary, seating is general admission and available on a first-come, first-seated basis.

For additional information, please click here

Winterskate

Winterskate

Winterskate: Wells Fargo Mpls WinterSkate in Loring Park offers you a chance to skate under the downtown Minneapolis skyline.

Date: Friday, February 28

Time: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Loring Park ( (1382 Willow Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402)

Tickets: Skating on the rink is free, and complimentary skates are available during warming house hours on a first-come, first-served basis.

For additional information, please click here.

Yoga in the Gardens

Yoga in the Gardens

Yoga in the Gardens:

Date: Sunday, March 1

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Tickets: Free with gate admission ($15 for visitors 16+)

For additional information, and to purchase tickets, please click here.

Spring Family Days