Family Weekend

Jay, the Blue Jay mascot, standing with arms around a Hopkins family.

Thank You, Blue Jay Families!

Dear Blue Jay Families,

We would like to thank all of you who traveled near and far to attend Family Weekend 2018 and help make this year’s event such a great success. We sincerely hope you enjoyed the diverse programming, university amenities, and, most importantly, some quality time with your student.

Again, we greatly appreciate your support and please don’t hesitate to contact the Parent and Family Relations office at if we can be of any further assistance.


Kesha Williams, Director of Parent and Family Relations

Family Weekend is an annual Johns Hopkins University tradition that provides an opportunity for families of undergraduate students at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering to connect with their student and the larger Hopkins community by participating in a series of engaging activities and programming.

Family Weekend 2019 will be held Friday, October 25 through Sunday, October 27.


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Parking in the South Garage and San Martin Center Garage on the Homewood campus will both be available for families. Additional information about local transportation can be found on our Transportation Services website.

Local Accommodations

Families are responsible for their own accommodations during Family Weekend. Below is a list of hotels offering special Family Weekend rates, or view a map of hotels near our Homewood Campus.

HotelAddressRateLink or Other Method of ReservationOther
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront700 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore MD 21202$229Book Now20 rooms per night being held
Inner Harbor Marriott110 S Eutaw Street, Baltimore MD 21201$149Book Now20 rooms per night being held
Hotel Indigo24 West Franklin Street, Baltimore MD 21201$139 standard room/$189 deluxe roomBook NowJHU rates apply; if needed, code is JOHNS HOPKINS CORPOR; Fitness Center and wifi included
Mt. Washington Conference Center5801 Smith Avenue, Baltimore MD 21209$139 single occupancy/$159 double occupancyCall 410-735-7964 and ask for JHU Family Weekend rateParking and breakfast included; complimentary internet
Radisson Cross Keys5100 Falls Road, Baltimore MD 21210$204Call 410-532-6900 or 800-532-5397 and ask for the Johns Hopkins University Family Weekend rate20 rooms being held; located near shopping in the Village of Cross Keys
Inn at the Colonnade4 W University Parkway, Baltimore MD 21218Best available rate plus Hilton Honors discountBook NowOffering Hilton Honors discount on best available rate; guests must be or sign up for Hilton Honors member; no special rate offered
Royal Sonesta550 Light Street, Baltimore MD 21202$169 city or courtyard view/$199 harbor viewBook NowIncludes wifi, two bottled waters per day and complimentary wine hour from 5–6 p.m. on Friday
Lord Baltimore Hotel20 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore MD 21201$139 single or double occupancy/ $159 triple/$179 quadBook NowRate includes breakfast, self-parking, and transportation to/from campus

*Most hotels now have a 48-hour cancellation policy