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Sunday, 20 Oct 2019

Homecoming Parade

Oct 20, 2019

2:00 PM

Downtown Ames

free

Alumni Association Special events Student activities

Come join the homecoming celebration on Main Street in downtown Ames. Included in the parade will be the Cardinal Court, Iowa State representatives and dignitaries, student organizations, and many local businesses and organizations from the Ames area. This year's parade grand marshal is university carillonneur Tin-Shi Tam, who is celebrating her 25th anniversary at Iowa State.

Friday, 25 Oct 2019

Homecoming: Alumni awards ceremony

Oct 25, 2019

1:15 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

The ISU Alumni Association and ISU colleges will present some of their highest honors during the annual honors and awards ceremony. A dessert reception will follow the ceremony.

Homecoming: Happy Hour and Pep Rally

Oct 25, 2019

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

Giveaways, entertainment and family fun. Meals ($5) and a cash bar will be available while supplies last. Stay for the pep rally and Yell Like Hell final performances on the stage in the parking lots.

Homecoming: ExCYtement in the Streets

Oct 25, 2019

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Greek neighborhood

free

Alumni Association Special events

Take a walk through the Greek house neighborhoods to see Homecoming decorations, displays and performances. This year's theme is "Cy's the Limit."

Homecoming: Pancake feed, fireworks and mass campaniling

Oct 25, 2019

10:00 PM - 12:15 AM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Special events

These events are Homecoming traditions. Pancakes are $3 per person. Mass campaniling and fireworks will start at midnight.

Saturday, 26 Oct 2019

Homecoming: Cyclone Central Tailgate

Oct 26, 2019

11:30 AM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff. Catered meal available for an additional charge.