Food Trucks, Athletic Games, RugbyFest, Live Music, Lil' Stags Zone, and more! Don't Miss AFW!

Food Trucks, Athletic Games, RugbyFest, Live Music, Lil' Stags Zone, and more! Don't Miss AFW!

RECONNECT. ENJOY. NETWORK. It’s never been a better time to be Fairfield Alumni.

Alumni & Family Weekend (AFW) is a Fairfield tradition that offers a variety of fun activities and special events for students, alumni, and families alike, during one weekend each fall. The weekend is always filled with a variety of fun activities and events designed to entertain visitors of all ages. 

Campus departments have collaborated to create a unique schedule that offers current students more time to share their experiences with their families, while also giving alumni opportunities to reconnect and network, and offering everyone the opportunity to gather and enjoy a great time at StagFest. StagFest at Rafferty Stadium will include food trucks, live music from alumni band The Adults , Lil' Stags Zone, petting zoo, and a wine and beer garden. Food Truck participants include Caseus Cheese Truck, Colony Grill, Dogtown, Flipside Burgers & Bar, Garden Catering, Granola Bar, Micalizzi’s Italian Ice, Milford Soft Serve, Nom Eez, Old Post Tavern, Popcentric, Rita's Pitas, Source Coffeebus, Sugar Bakery, Super Duper Weenie, Taco Loco, The Belgian Bus, and Wing It On.

Following StagFest, the University community is invited to join members of our varsity athletic teams, coaches, and administrators for the Stags Pep Rally as we officially kick of the 2018-19 athletic season!

New this year is Family Night on October 20 from 7-10 p.m. in the RecPlex. Gather together with current students, families, and alumni for a fun night of food, activities, and live music from the Sin Sister's band. The event will have appetizers, desserts, and activities for the kids, such as an inflatable rock wall, photo booth with Lucas, candy bar, and more! 

In addition to StagFest, AFW will have Rugby Fest, a Glee Club Concert, the White Coat Ceremony, Coffee & Conversations with the Deans and Faculty, academic events, athletic events, alumni forums, and more!

Don’t miss this year’s Alumni & Family Weekend! For ticket information and a complete schedule of events, please visit

Come see for yourself. Reconnect. Enjoy. Network. Don't miss this year's #AFW18!


Alumni & Family Weekend

Date: October 19-21, 2018

Additional Details:

For a full schedule of events or pre-register for Alumni & Family Weekend, visit, Additional tickets will be available for purchase at the Barone Campus Center third floor Tully Information desk during Alumni & Family Weekend.

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Last modified: 10-05-18 2:32 PM


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