Best of Penn State Carnival - September 24, 2014 3 pm to 7:00 pm
Best of Penn State Carnival is a huge celebration on Old Main lawn that engages all members of the student body, alumni, and community of State College. There will be many different activities for people to participate in such as carnival games and inflatables. There will be various performances from different Penn State organizations, as well as a DJ to provide entertainment. This event offers various carnival foods such as popcorn, sno-cones, and cotton candy, all free of charge. While the carnival is taking place, there will also be Old Main bell tower tours provided by the Lion Ambassadors.
The Homecoming Ice Cream Social is an event that all students, alumni, and members of the Penn State community are welcome to come to. With help from the Nittany Lion, Berkey Creamery ice cream is served along with a fun assortment of toppings to all guests. Throughout the event guests have the opportunity to win festive prizes as well as watch performances by a variety of student organizations. Located in the Hintz Alumni Center, the Ice Cream Social helps boost pride and morale leading up to the Homecoming Parade!
Homecoming Parade - September 26, 2014 6:00 pm
The annual Homecoming Parade brings together students, alumni, faculty, and staff members all across the Penn State community through a procession through the University Park Campus and downtown State College area. Every year, we welcome back the Alumni Chapters who travel from all around the country to attend or walk in the Parade. Spectators can line up along College Avenue to watch the students demonstrate their school pride by designing an elaborate float for the Float Competition or walk along the Parade route with their organization. The Grand Marshall and Honorary Grand Marshall will ride in convertibles along with all members of the Student, First Year, and Faculty courts. Various members of the Penn State community are also welcome to partake in the Homecoming Parade.
Visit http://homecoming.psu.edu/eventregistration to register to participate in the Homecoming Parade!
Student/Alumni Tailgate Competition - September 27, 2014 before kickoff
Students and alumni have the opportunity to compete in a tailgate competition like no other. Tailgates will be assessed based on their creativity, pride, food, atmosphere, and quality by multiple judges. Before fans start entering Beaver Stadium winners will be announced and presented their prizes. Categories for winners include: Best Overall, Best Food, Most Creative, and Most Spirited.
Registration for this event will be available soon!
Homecoming Football Game vs. Northwestern - September 27, 2014 12:00 pm kickoff
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