Events & Venues
Lehigh University is an exciting place to be—both inside and outside the classroom. We invite members of the Lehigh community and our neighbors throughout the Lehigh Valley to experience all that the university has to offer, whether it's a free lecture, an art exhibit or one of our many athletic events.
Happenings Around Campus
Each year brings numerous happenings to Lehigh, from university events to arts and culture opportunities, athletics events to long-standing traditions that date back decades. It simply would not be a year at Lehigh without Family Weekend, Founder’s Day, Lehigh-Lafayette and so much more.
An annual celebration of our graduates, Commencement brings the university together on the Goodman Campus as we send our newest alumni out into the world. Learn more about Commencement >
Known as The Rivalry, the Lehigh-Lafayette football game is the most-played college football series in all of college football. The two teams first took to the gridiron in 1884, a mere one year after standardized football rules were established. Learn more about Lehigh-Lafayette >
Founder's Day has been an annual Lehigh tradition since it was first celebrated on October 9, 1879, following the death of our founder, Asa Packer. The October event celebrates Asa Packer's legacy and honors the current leaders of the Lehigh community. Learn more about Founder's Day >
Held on campus each fall, Family Weekend is precisely what it sounds like—a celebration of the Lehigh family. The weekend-long event is filled with activities for families and students to enjoy together. Learn more about Family Weekend >
Every year at The Rally, first-year students are adopted by the alumni who were introduced to Lehigh 50 years prior. Learn more about The Rally >
Reunion weekend brings Lehigh alumni back to campus each spring. The event features class gatherings, family-friendly activities, academic experiences and more. Learn more about Alumni Reunions >
Lehigh hosts athletic, arts and other events at venues located on each of its three campuses.
From MOOV-In Day to Commencement, Founder's Day to Spirit Week, every year at Lehigh brings an exciting variety of events, lectures, activities, traditions and more.
Celebrating the Globe
Each year, students, faculty and staff celebrate the International Bazaar with a flag parade, performances and food that celebrate the innate beauty and uniqueness of all the places around the world that make up Lehigh.
Each year, Lehigh welcomes nearly 1,500 graduates to the alumni family in an exciting, inspirational ceremony at Goodman Stadium.
Honoring Asa Packer
Founder’s Day commemorates the rich legacy of our founder, Asa Packer. On this day we recognize University leaders who continue to take our institution to new heights.
The greatest college football rivalry is played against Lafayette College each season. After more than 150 meetings, Lehigh spirit and Mountain Hawk pride are at an all-time high when alumni and Lehigh community members come together to celebrate one of our most exciting traditions.