Young Alumni Weekend & Beer Bike

Go beyond Beer Bike with Young Alumni Weekend! Owls from the Classes of 2011-2021 are invited to extend their Beer Bike experience with exclusive events March 31 - April 2, including Brains in a Bar, Picnic at Valhalla and Young Alumni Meetup at Memorial Park. The weekend culminates with the entire Rice community at Beer Bike. See the full lineup of events below!


Online registration ends March 29.

Please note: Event details are subject to change in accordance with local health guidelines.

Classes of 2015 & 2016

Register here for your 5th Reunion, Young Alumni Weekend and Beer Bike!



Thursday, March 31

Brains in a Bar

Brains in a Bar
6-8 p.m.
Pricing: $10 Online; $15 Walk Up

Brains in a Bar mixes socializing and learning in a fun and casual environment. Grab a drink at True Anomaly Brewing Company with your host, current Young Alumni Ambassador Timothy Harrison '20. Price includes two drink tickets.

Friday, April 1


Picnic at Valhalla
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pricing: $10 Online; $15 Walk Up

Bites and brews await you at this sacred spot on campus. Enjoy a cold beverage (or more) at our outdoor picnic and munch on hot dogs, sliders and dessert. Vegan options available.

Young Alumni Meetup

Young Alumni Meetup at Memorial Park
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Pricing: Free, but registration required

Lace up your sneakers and get some endorphins! Meet us at Memorial Park Tennis Center for a casual walk/run, hosted by ARA Board member Matthew Andrade Cheney '10 '14.

Saturday, April 2

Alumni Tent at Beer Bike

Alumni Tent at Beer Bike
Greenbriar lot outside of Rice Stadium
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pricing: $10 Online; $15 Walk Up

Fuel your Beer Bike fun with breakfast tacos, mimosas, pizza, beer, cider and more at the Alumni Tent.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is advance registration required?

While advance registration is not required, it is strongly encouraged. Walk-ups are welcome.

Does Young Alumni Weekend include the Alumni Tent at Beer Bike?

Yes, Young Alumni Weekend culminates with the entire Rice community at the Alumni Tent at Beer Bike. You can register for the Alumni Tent at Beer Bike via Young Alumni Weekend registration.

What do I need to bring?

Please bring a government-issued ID (driver’s license or passport, student IDs not accepted) to all events.

Where can I park for on-campus events, including Picnic at Valhalla and the Alumni Tent at Beer Bike?

Parking is available on campus. The best spots for Young Alumni Weekend would be the South Stadium and West Lots. Please visit for information regarding parking rates and facilities for visitors.

Will you accept Apple Pay or Venmo at any events during the weekend?

No, we are not able to accept payments using Apple Pay or Venmo. Credit and debit payments only.

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