Make plans to join us April 21, 2018 for Spring Family Day. Head to Springfield and enjoy time with your student and take part in many activities planned for the weekend. More event announcements will follow soon.
Check out the list of hotels in Springfield offering discounts for family members.
Events - Saturday, April 21st
Spring Family Day at Hammons Field
Hammons Field - gates open at 1pm, game starts at 2:05pm
Join us for the 4th annual Spring Family Day at Hammons Field. Head out to the ballfield, decked out in your best BearWear and cheer on our Missouri State Bears Baseball team as they take on the Illinois State Redbirds. Tickets will go on sale in January 2018.
Work-out with your Student
Foster Rec Center, Saturday, April 21st, 9 am - 9 pm
Get active and enjoy a workout (or a swim) with your student at Foster Recreation Center! Families will have the opportunity to use the FRC to workout with their students. A signed waiver of consent is needed to use the facility. Family members can fill out the waiver form at the front desk of the center. Free admission
Dine with your Student
Blair-Shannon Dining Center, Saturday, April 21st, 8 am - 11 am
Garst Dining Center, Saturday, April 21st, 11 am - 2 pm
Join your student for breakfast at Blair-Shannon Dining Center or for lunch at Garst Dining Center. Choose from a wide variety of cuisines and enjoy the decorative scenery as you indulge in a delectable eating experience. Students with an on-campus meal plan can invite their parents to join them and eat for free! The cost for additional family members is $6.50 per person.
Shop at the Missouri State Bookstore
Saturday, April 21st, 10am - 4pm (on-campus)
Stop by the Missouri State Bookstore, located on the Missouri State campus, and pick-up some cool new BearWear. You can also shop the Bookstore at the baseball game starting at 1pm at Hammons Field.
Bowling at Level 1 Game Center
Level 1 Game Center, Saturday, April 21st, 11 am - 10 pm
Spend some fun time bowling, playing pool and ping-pong with your student at Level 1 Game Center. Bowling costs $2 per game with a BearPass or $3 per game without one. Shoe rental is $1 with a BearPass and $1.50 without.
Get to know Missouri State's surrounding community of Springfield. Visit one of the nation's largest Bass Pro Shops, practice your swing on one of the greens, or enjoy a local restaurant!