Spring Family Fling

Save the Date: March 3-5, 2023

Each spring, all LSU Family Association members are invited to campus for our annual Spring Family Fling to enjoy a weekend of LSU athletic events and to experience Louisiana culture and cuisine, while mingling with other LSU families. Laissez les bon temps rouler!

This year's Spring Family Fling will be held Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 5, 2023. 

Registration

Registration is now open! All Family Association members received an email on Thursday, February 2 with details about how to complete the registration process. If you do not receive an email, please check your spam/junk folder, then email us at lsufamily@lsu.edu. Registration is required to attend Spring Family Fling. 

Registration for Spring Family Fling will close on Sunday, February 12 at 11:59 p.m. CT. 

Registration for all LSU Family Association Spring Family Fling events is a la carte, meaning you can pick and choose which events you and your family would like to register for and attend. The cost for each event is listed below on our schedule of events.

Spring Family Fling is an exclusive event for our LSU Family Association members. If you would like to join the Family Association, please visit lsu.edu/join to learn more. 

Lodging

Click here for a list of discounted hotel rates in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. 

2023 Schedule of Events

See below for the schedule of events. More details will be added soon! 

Spring Family Fling Check-In
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Nicholson Gateway Apartments, Canal Hall - 3650 Nicholson Dr.

Registered participants should check in to pick up your Spring Family Fling materials, including nametags and t-shirts (if you pre-ordered them) prior to attending your first event.

LSU Baseball vs. Butler University
Begins at 6:30 p.m. 
Alex Box Stadium
Cost: $5 per ticket

The Family Association block of tickets are located in sections 101 and 123. Tickets are limited, and they are expected to sell out quickly. Information about how to purchase tickets to the LSU Baseball vs. Butler University game will be emailed to you after you complete registration for Spring Family Fling. You must register and pay for at least one event during Spring Family Fling in order to receive the link to purchase baseball tickets.

Students do not need to purchase baseball tickets, unless they wish to sit with their families at Alex Box Stadium. Full-time LSU students will have free admission by scanning their Geaux Rewards app ticket. The student sections are located in sections 95, 96, and 97. Children under the age of 3 do not need a ticket for admission. 

View the Alex Box Stadium seating chart here. The Clear Bag Policy will be in effect. 

Mocktails & Masterpieces
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Location: TBA (on LSU campus)
Registration is required. 

Cost: $50 per person

The painting class will begin promptly at 7:00 PM and will last approximately two hours. Guests will receive step-by-step instructions from an experienced and enthusiastic local artist as they paint an LSU-themed piece of art on canvas. *Note: The art will be a new design that is different from last year's retro Mike the Tiger logo.

Wear something comfortable. Aprons will be provided, but keep in mind that paint may still find its way to your clothing. Enjoy light snacks and creative mocktails while you paint. You'll leave with your own one-of-a-kind creation! 

*Note: The event is expected to sell out!

Cajun Cooking Experience
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Club at Union Square
Registration is required. 
Cost: $40 per person

Join LSU Dining for a live and interactive cooking demonstration featuring your favorite cajun cuisine! Enjoy a three-course meal including shrimp remoulade, chicken and sausage gumbo, and bread pudding, and get ready - select members of the audience will be called up to help the chef prepare a portion of the meal! A cash bar will be available.

*Note: This event only has 60 spaces and is expected to sell out quickly!

Spring Family Fling Check-In
12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Nicholson Gateway Apartments, Canal Hall - 3650 Nicholson Dr.

Registered participants should check in to pick up your Spring Family Fling materials, including nametags and t-shirts (if you pre-ordered them) prior to attending your first event.

LSU Tennis vs. University of Florida
Begins at 12:00 p.m. 
LSU Tennis Complex

Cost: Free

LSU Baseball vs. Central Connecticut State University
Begins at 1:30 p.m.
Alex Box Stadium
Cost: $5 per ticket

The Family Association block of tickets are located in sections 101 and 123. Tickets are limited, and they are expected to sell out quickly. Information about how to purchase tickets to the LSU Baseball vs. Butler University game will be emailed to you after you complete registration for Spring Family Fling. You must register and pay for at least one event during Spring Family Fling in order to receive the link to purchase baseball tickets.

Students do not need to purchase baseball tickets, unless they wish to sit with their families at Alex Box Stadium. Full-time LSU students will have free admission by scanning their Geaux Rewards app ticket. The student sections are located in sections 95, 96, and 97. Children under the age of 3 do not need a ticket for admission. 

View the Alex Box Stadium seating chart here. The Clear Bag Policy will be in effect. 

Crawfish Boil Tailgate
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Nicholson Gateway Apartments, Canal Hall - 3650 Nicholson Dr.
Registration is required.
Cost: 

  • $35 per person (includes crawfish and jambalaya)
  • $10 per person (tailgate entry only - no food included)**
  • Free for children ages 5 years old and under (no food included)

Join us after the LSU Baseball game, while you enjoy tailgate games, a photobooth, music, and fun for the whole family! 

The $35 per person ticket option includes access to enjoy the tailgate festivities + 3 lbs. of crawfish with a side or corn and potatoes, jambalaya, soft drinks, and bottled water. 

**The $10 per person ticket option simply grants you access to enjoy the tailgate festivities. It does not include the cost of food or access to the crawfish and jambalaya. Food trucks will be available to purchase food on your own. Registrants can also bring in outside food and beverages. 

No alcohol will be served, but registered attendees may bring in their own outside beverages (alcoholic or non-alcoholic). 

Mocktails & Masterpieces
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Magnolia Room, 301 LSU Student Union
Registration is required.

Cost: $50 per person

The painting class will begin promptly at 7:00 PM and will last approximately two hours. Guests will receive step-by-step instructions from an experienced and enthusiastic local artist as they paint an LSU-themed piece of art on canvas. *Note: The art will be a new design that is different from last year's retro Mike the Tiger logo.

Wear something comfortable. Aprons will be provided, but keep in mind that paint may still find its way to your clothing. Enjoy light snacks and creative mocktails while you paint. You'll leave with your own one-of-a-kind creation! 

*Note: The event is expected to sell out!

King Cake Tasting Party
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: TBA (on LSU campus)
Registration is required.

Cost: 

  • $20 per person
  • Free for children ages 5 years old and under

Enjoy king cake samples from local bakeries, door prizes, and vote for your favorites. Registered adult family members can try up to eight samples of king cake from local bakeries. Registered children (ages 5 years old and under) can try up to three samples of king cake. Coffee, bottled water, and chips are included. A cash bar will also be available. 

LSU Baseball vs. Central Connecticut State University
Begins at 1:00 p.m.
Alex Box Stadium
Cost: $5 per ticket

The Family Association block of tickets are located in sections 101 and 123. Tickets are limited, and they are expected to sell out quickly. Information about how to purchase tickets to the LSU Baseball vs. Butler University game will be emailed to you after you complete registration for Spring Family Fling. You must register and pay for at least one event during Spring Family Fling in order to receive the link to purchase baseball tickets.

Students do not need to purchase baseball tickets, unless they wish to sit with their families at Alex Box Stadium. Full-time LSU students will have free admission by scanning their Geaux Rewards app ticket. The student sections are located in sections 95, 96, and 97. Children under the age of 3 do not need a ticket for admission. 

View the Alex Box Stadium seating chart here. The Clear Bag Policy will be in effect. 

Photos

Click the links below to view images from past Spring Family Fling events.

Crawfish Boil Tailgate

Mocktails & Masterpieces

King Cake Tasting