Saturday, September 25, 2021

Parking available at Hawks' Landing, our parking garage on 54th Street. Click here to find it on our Campus Map!

10:00 am - 5:00 pm: SJU Bookstore Open

Be sure to get your 21% off coupon at Registration

11:00 am - 3:30 pm: Registration - Cardinal Foley Center

Stop by to pick up your tickets for the  Hawk Hill Picnic and ask any questions you may have about the day. 

11:00 am, 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm - Barnes Arboretum Tours - Entrance on Lapsley Lane

Join Arboretum Assistant Director and horticulturist Bill Rein for a 45-minute tour of the Barnes Arboretum to learn about the unique history and plants of this campus jewel of Saint Joseph's University. Tours begin at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm, and are limited to the first 18 people to arrive.
For self-guided tours, maps are available, and student docents are stationed throughout the arboretum and can answer questions and provide insight into the arboretum's unique offerings.
Come get to know the arboretum and all that it has to offer our campus community!

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Hawk Hill Picnic - Curran Lawn

Join in the fun and enjoy a BBQ lunch, performances by SJU student groups, Stuff-A-Hawk, caricaturists, freshly made kettle corn and Mister Softee! Tickets are available on sjutickets.com now through Wednesday, September 23rd. Tickets may also be purchased at the Registration Center on Family Day. Check out the information below to learn more about the menu and ticket pricing. 
Stuff-A-Hawk will be limited to 1 hawk per family, while supplies last. Stuff-A-Hawk will take place within the Hawk Hill Picnic, so a ticket to the Hawk Hill Picnic is required for this event. Pre-registration for Stuff-A-Hawk has closed.
SJU Student Group Performances
12:30 pm - 54th & City
12:45 pm - Irish Dance
1:00 pm - Hawkapella
1:30 pm - City Belles
2:00 pm  - SJU Live
Check out the information below to learn more about the menu and ticket pricing.

3:00 pm: Quizzo - Curran Lawn

Put your heads together as a family or a group of friends to play this popular trivia game and win some great prizes.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Coffee & Cookie Hour 

4:30 pm: Mass - Chapel of St. Joseph 

Celebrate Mass with Fr. Dan Joyce, SJ and the SJU community. All members of our community are welcome! Please note that seating is limited. 

5:00 pm: Men’s Soccer vs. University of Massachusetts - Sweeney Field

7:00 pm & 9:30 pm: Big Money Bingo - Mandeville Teletorium 

One of Hawk Hill Productions' most popular events. Feel free to bring your family to Bingo! Prizes include electronics, Philly sports team swag and SJU apparel. Hawk Hill Productions will distribute tickets at 6:30 pm (for the 7:00 pm event) and 9:00 pm (for the 9:30 pm event) outside of Mandeville Hall, on the Sweeney Field side of the building. Only 1 member per family must be present to reserve tickets for your group. Doors open at 6:45 pm and 9:15 pm, seating is limited. All are welcome!
*In accordance with Philadelphia and SJU guidelines, masks must be worn during all on-campus indoor events and programs, and are optional at outdoor gatherings.

Hawk Hill Picnic Information

Tickets - through September 22nd: 

Adults (21 and over) $20
Youth (20 and under including all undergraduate SJU students) - $15

Walk-up tickets: 

Adults (21 and over) $30
Youth (20 and under including all undergraduate SJU students) - $20

Hawk Hill Picnic Menu: 

  • BBQ Chicken
  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches
  • Hot Dogs
  • Veggie Burgers
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Potato Salad
  • Cole Slaw
  • Corn on the cob
  • Watermelon, Cookies, and Dessert Bars
  • Beer and Wine 
  • Bottled soda and water 
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Family Day on Hawk Hill

Questions? Contact sla@sju.edu