You don't have to be a CU Boulder alum or a student to enjoy the spirit of Homecoming. Faculty, staff and community members are welcome and encouraged to attend many of the events on the schedule, from the parade and pep rally, to Ralphie's Corral, the official CU tailgate, and of course the football game against Oregon State. Faculty, staff: Volunteer for Homecoming and get a free T-shirt.
Friday, Oct. 26
Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally
Students, alumni, faculty, staff and the Boulder community come together to celebrate their CU pride during the Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally Friday, Oct. 26, at the Pearl Street Mall/Courthouse Lawn. Stop by the Alumni Association spirit tent across from the Boulder Courthouse Lawn starting at 6:30 p.m. to grab a free pom-pom. After the parade, stick around for the pep rally celebrating football and men’s and women’s basketball.
The parade begins at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27
Ralphie’s Corral: The Official CU Tailgate
Get ready to cheer on the Buffs against Oregon State at the Official CU Tailgate, located at the Duane Field outside of Duane Physics and Astrophysics, beginning at 10 a.m. Admission is free, and all are welcome at this family-friendly event featuring concession food and drink. Get there early to see Ralphie before she leads the Buffs onto the field.