Parade to Celebrate UMass Amherst Homecoming

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

DATE: Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

TIME:  10:30 a.m.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst’s annual Homecoming Parade will step off at 10:30 a.m. at McGuirk Alumni Stadium, traveling up Amity Street, turning left on North Pleasant Street, and then turning down Massachusetts Avenue back onto Stadium Drive. It will return to McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

Many student groups and organizations will form the parade, along with the UMass Minuteman Marching Band, which will make one of its few local parade appearances before being featured in the 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on New Year’s Day.

UMass will take on Georgia Southern in its Homecoming football game with kick-off scheduled for 3:30 p.m.

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