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Wednesday, October 26

Rocky Top Royalty Meet & Greet (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee)           6:30 p.m. HBB 102

Saturday, October 29

Rocky Horror Picture Show (Hosted by Campus Events Board)                        11:59 p.m. HPER Gym

Sunday, October 30

Homecoming 5K Fun Run/Walk (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee)              9 a.m. Pedestrian Walkway – Registration opens 8 a.m.

Chalk Ped Walk* (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee and All Campus Events)                                                                                                                          1 p.m. Pedestrian Walkway

Anything Goes* (Hosted by All Campus Events)                                                         2 p.m. TRECS Fields

Barnwarmin’ (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee)                                      3-6 p.m. FIJI Island

Smokey’s Howl* Preliminaries (Hosted by All Campus Events)                                7 p.m. Cox Auditorium

Monday, October 31

Homecoming Carnival (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee)                     11 a.m.-2 p.m. Pedestrian Walkway/Humanities Plaza

Dyeing the Europa the Bull Fountain Orange (Hosted by Alumni Affairs)                   2 p.m. McClung Tower Plaza & Clarence Brown Theatre Plaza

Office Decorating Contest Judging (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee)     3 p.m. Various

Vol Navy Boat Races* (Hosted by All Campus Events)                                             4-6 p.m. Aquatic Center Pool

Homecoming Comedy Show (Hosted by Black Cultural Programming Committee)  7 p.m. AMB 210

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Tuesday, November 1

Banner Drop* (Hosted by All Campus Events)    Noon Neyland Stadium

Homecoming Day of Service (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee and Center for Leadership & Service)                                        1-4:30 p.m. Various

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament* (Hosted by All Campus Events and Student Homecoming Committee)                                                         5-10 p.m. Bubble

Mossman Lecture featuring Alan Alda “Getting Beyond a Blind Date with Science” (Hosted by Office of Special Events)                                                              6:30 p.m. Cox Auditorium

Wednesday, November 2

Breakfast on Ped Walk (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee)                     8-10 a.m. Pedestrian Walkway

Rocky Top Royalty Meet & Greet (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee)                          10 a.m.-2 p.m. Pedestrian Walkway

Tower of Cans* (Hosted by All Campus Events)                                                        4-6 p.m. Brehm Arena

Mr. and Miss Freshman Pageant (Hosted by Multicultural Mentoring Program)        7 p.m. Cox Auditorium

Thursday, November 3

URHC Car Smash! (Hosted by United Residence Hall Council)                                        8 a.m.-5 p.m. Presidential Court

Paint the Town Orange Due* (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee and All Campus Events)                                                                                                            3 p.m. Downtown Knoxville

Flag Football Tournament (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee) 3-6 p.m. TRECS Fields  CANCELLED

Paint the Town Orange Judging (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee and All Campus Events)                                                                                                  5:30 p.m. Downtown Knoxville

Smokey’s Howl* Finals (Hosted by Student Homecoming Committee and All Campus Events)                                                                                                              6:30 p.m. Cox Auditorium

Men’s Basketball Game (Hosted by University Athletics)                                                           7 p.m. – Thompson-Boling Arena

Friday, November 4

StompFest

UT History Walking Tour with Jack Neely (Hosted by Campus Events Board)                                    Noon on Campus – Pre-Registration Required

Homecoming Parade (Hosted by University Homecoming Committee)                                            4 p.m. Beginning at FIJI Island

Post-Parade Celebration (Hosted by University Homecoming Committee)                                           5-6 p.m. FIJI Island

Little Vols at the Ballpark (Hosted by Alumni Affairs)  Following Parade @ Baseball Stadium

17th Annual Southeastern Stomp Fest (Hosted by Multicultural Student Life)    6:30 p.m. Cox Auditorium – Ticketed

Black Alumni Council: Homecoming Kick-Off Party (Hosted by Alumni Affairs) 8 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Knoxville Marriott

UT Singers Concert 8 p.m. Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

Homecoming Pep Rally & Bonfire (Hosted by Student Government Association and Student Homecoming Committee)                                                                        9:45 p.m. FIJI Island

 

Saturday, November 5 – GAME DAY!!!

The Annual Frieson Black Cultural Center Tailgate (Hosted by Multicultural Student Life and Black Cultural Programming Committee)
12-3 p.m. FBCC

LGBT+ Alumni Homecoming Tailgate (Hosted by the Chancellor’s Commission for LGBT People)                                        12-3 p.m. – Melrose Courtyard/Pride Center

Party in the Park & Rocky Top Tailgate (Hosted by Alumni Affairs, Admissions, and Family Engagement)
1 p.m. – Circle Park – Pre-Registration Required

World’s Largest MoonPie (Hosted by Alumni Affairs)                                                 2 p.m. – Circle Park

College of Engineering Annual Homecoming Barbecue (Hosted by College of Engineering)
1 p.m.- Courtyard between Ferris and Perkins Halls

 

Haslam College of Business Administration Tailgate (Hosted by Haslam CBA Office of Development and Alumni Affairs)
1 p.m.- Haslam Business Building

College of Law Reunion Weekend (Hosted by COL Development and Alumni)
November 4-5

College of Nursing Tailgate (Hosted by College of Nursing)
TBD- Courtyard of College of Nursing Building

Football Game vs.Tennessee Tech
4 p.m., Neyland Stadium

Competition Trophy & Top Vols Presentation (Hosted by All Campus Events and Student Homecoming Committee)*
Halftime, Neyland Stadium

Alumni Band March at Halftime – Neyland Stadium

Homecoming Concert featuring Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors and special guest Cereus Bright (Hosted by Campus Events Board)

8 p.m. Market Square Stage


* ACE Competition Events- Participation open to student organizations and residence halls. Attendance open to all!

Times and locations are subject to change. For more information regarding individual Homecoming events and potential associated entrance fees, please contact the sponsoring department or organization. 

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