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Family and Friends Weekend

It's that time--gather up family and friends and hit the road to visit your favorite Western New England University student at Family and Friends Weekend 2019!  The Campus Activities Board (CAB) has designed a weekend of fun-filled activities for the entire family to enjoy with their Golden Bear. Various activities across campus are designed so that families can select what activities they would like to participate in throughout the weekend while still having time to explore the Springfield area. All of the activities on campus are free of charge, except meals and admission to the Golden Bear Football game. There is no registration fee, so plan to make it a multi-generational visit to campus!

We ask that each family register (no cost) and purchase admission to any meals or the football game by visiting wneu.universitytickets.com.

Western New England University is committed to ensuring that all its programs & services are accessible to all. If you require a special accommodation, are a wheelchair user attending our campus for the first time, or have specific questions about the physical features of our campus and venues, please call 413.782.1203 at least two weeks prior to your visit.

Schedule for Saturday, November 2

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Schedule for Sunday, November 3

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Aramark and Bookstore Hours

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Local Bed & Breakfast, Hotels, and Motels

All hotels/motels listed have easy on/off access to either the Massachusetts Turnpike (T)* or Interstate 91 (I)*. Most are within a 20-minute drive from the University. Western New England University does neither endorse nor guarantee facilities listed. This listing is provided as a service for those visiting Western New England University. *T=Massachusetts Turnpike; I-Interstate 91 Access

Sheraton Hotel (I)

1 Monarch Place

Springfield, MA

413-781-1010

Distance: Approx. 3.9 miles

Travel time: 10-15 min.

Tower Square Hotel Springfield (I)

1500 Main St.

Springfield, MA

413-781-7111

Distance: Approx. 4 miles

Travel time: 10-15 min.

Holiday Inn (I)

One Bright Meadow Boulevard

Enfield, CT

800-315-2621

Distance: Approx. 12.6 miles

Travel time: 25 min.

Candlewood Suites (T/I)

572 Riverdale St.

West Springfield, MA

413-739-1122

Distance: Approx. 8 miles

Travel time: 15-20 min.

Red Roof Inn (I)

5 Hazard Ave.

Enfield, CT

860-741-2571

Distance: Approx. 12.1 miles

Travel time: 20-25 min.

Sheraton at Bradley

 Airport (I)

1 Bradley International (Off Rt.75)

Windsor Locks, CT

877-422-5311

Distance: Approx. 23 miles

Travel time: 30-40 min.

Clarion Hotel (T/I)

1080 Riverdale St.

West Springfield, MA

413-781-8750

Distance: Approx. 9.4 miles

Travel time: 15-20 min.

Residence Inn by Marriot (I)

64 Border Way

West Springfield, MA

413-732-9543

Distance: Approx. 10 miles

Travel time: 20-25 min.

Hartford/Windsor Airport Marriot (I)

28 Day Hill Road

Windsor, CT

860-688-7500

Distance: Approx. 22 miles

Travel time: 25-30 min.

Holiday Inn Express (T)

321 Center St.

Ludlow, MA

413-589-9300

Distance: Approx. 5 miles

Travel time: 15 min.

Lathrop House B&B (I)

188 Sumner Ave.

Springfield, MA

413-736-6414

Distance: Approx. 5 miles

Travel time: 12 min.

Doubletree Hotel Bradley Airport (I)

16 Ella T Grasso Turnpike

Windsor Locks, CT

860-672-5171

Distance: Approx. 22 miles

Travel time: 30-40 min.

 

Crown Plaza (I)

1 Bright Meadow Boulevard

Enfield, CT

860-741-2211

Distance: Approx. 10 miles

Travel time: 20-25 min.

Hampton Inn Chicopee (T)

600 Memorial Drive

Chicopee, MA

413-593-1500

Distance: Approx. 8 miles

Travel time: 15min.

 

Hilton Garden Inn (I)

800 West Columbus Ave,

Springfield, MA

413-886-8000

Distance: Approx. 4.5 miles

Travel time: 15 min.

Hampton Inn (T/I)

1011 Riverdale St.

West Springfield, MA

413-732-1300

Distance: Approx. 9.5 miles

Travel time: 15-20 min.