Brutus, parade floats, and Buckeye pride will hit the streets on campus for The Ohio State Homecoming Parade on Friday, October 8, 2021! Check out the creative and fun floats, as they compete to win prize money. Check out all of the festivities for Ohio State Homecoming.
Friday, October 8, 2021, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Northwest Stadium Lot
Homecoming is back! Bigger and better than ever. Join us on the Northwest Stadium Parking lot (next to the Ohio Stadium) prior to the parade for free food, carnival games, inflatables and music to celebrate the return of homecoming! The festival will run from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and will wrap up with a firework display!
The festival is FREE; no tickets required.
Ohio State Homecoming Parade
As one of the biggest and longest running traditions at Ohio State, the homecoming parade features student organization floats, colleges, departments, community organizations, and local celebrities with this fun tradition during Alumni weekend. The parade dates back to as early as 1920, and has been an annual event since 1965.
Everyone is welcome to attend, with pre-Parade festival at 5 pm and the Parade starting at 6 pm. The parade will begin at Ohio Stadium and end at the Ohio Union. There will be grandstand announcing and seating areas along the route, as well as food and drinks.
Homecoming Firework Display
In partnership with The Ohio Union Activities Board, The Office of Student Life and CAS we are proud to wrap up this celebration of the 109th Homecoming Parade and Festival with a firework display from 8-9 pm!
Head to the Northwest Stadium Lot (next to the Ohio Stadium) to view this fireworks display!
Find more details on the website.
Traffic and Parking for The Ohio State Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally
Parking suggestions include:
Ohio Union Garages (along High Street, South of 15th)
Arps Garage (along High Street, North of 17th)
Tuttle Garage (near the Architecture Building)
South Campus Gateway Garage (along 11th Avenue, East of High Street)
Lane Avenue Garage (cornerof Tuttle and Lane Ave)
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