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Homecoming Schedule

There are Homecoming events all week long for students, alumni, and friends. If events have a cost and require registration that is noted below. For questions, please contact the Office of Special Events at SpecialEventsOffice@vt.edu. Please check back soon as we update this page with additional events. 

Monday, Oct. 10

Homecoming Kickoff

  • When: Monday, Oct. 10 from 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Prairie Quad
  • About: This student event will feature student-based music, dining services food trucks, Homestead Creamery, the opportunity to get to know Homecoming Court candidates, and so much more. We will also have performances from student-led musical groups to celebrate the start of Homecoming Week!

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Homecoming Showcase

  • When: Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 7-9 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
  • Where: Haymarket Theater
  • About: The Homecoming Showcase is a culmination of music, dance, and other artistically creative talents.  The purpose is to highlight and acknowledge the diverse student talents on and off campus. Seating is limited so make sure you reserve your seat in the link below.

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Homecoming Court 72 Question

  • When: Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 7-8 p.m.
  • Where: Online
  • About: Get to know the 2022 Homecoming Court candidates! Inspired by Vogue’s 73 Questions series, Homecoming Court will be asked various questions about themselves, their platforms, and their experiences in a one-take, unscripted video.

NPHC Homecoming Yard Show

  • When: Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m.
  • Where: Haymarket Theater
  • About: NPHC will celebrate their dynamic organizations with a Yard Show. This exciting and engaging event will highlight incredible talent from members and organizations. 

Thursday, Oct. 13

BSA Homecoming Comedy Show

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 13 from 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: Commonwealth Ballroom
  • About: Students, start off the school year and Homecoming Week with a stand up comedy show! Registration for students is $10 and $15 for the public. Check back soon for a registration link. 

No Ordinary Celebration: Sesquicentennial Exhibit

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 13 from 4-5 p.m.
  • Where: Newman Library, 2nd Floor
  • About: Hokie Nation is invited to attend a dedication of the Celebrating Virginia Tech exhibit and to mark the publication of the book No Ordinary Moment: Virginia Tech, 150 Years in 150 Images.

Friday, Oct. 14

 Lavender House LLC Grand Opening

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tent outside O’Shaughnessy Hall
  • About: Gather with Hokies of the Ex Lapide Alumni Society, LGBTQ+ students, and allies to celebrate Virginia Tech's first LLC for students who identify as members or allies of the LGBTQ+ community.

 Pass in Review in honor of the Class of 1972

  • When: Friday, Oct. at approximately 3:30 p.m. 
  • Where: Drillfield
  • About: The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets will conduct a Pass in Review honoring returning members of the Class of 1972 who are celebrating their 50th reunion this year. This time-honored tradition is for all alumni and the campus community. 

Men’s Soccer vs. Pitt

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 from 5-7 p.m.
  • Where: Thompson Field
  • About: Check out Hokies men’s soccer, coming off their sixth straight NCAA Tournament appearance in 2021, in a major ACC men’s soccer tilt!

Homecoming Parade

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Washington Street, Main Street, and Alumni Mall
  • About: The Homecoming Parade is a time-honored tradition that allows us to highlight and celebrate some of the best that Virginia Tech has to offer. The parade travels between campus and downtown.

Homecoming Spirit Rally

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. (shortly after the parade)
  • Where: Drillfield
  • About: SAA will host a Spirit Rally on the Drillfield in celebration of Homecoming! Dan Marshall will provide live music and we will have different clubs and/or organizations entertain and energize the crowd, plus games.

Homecoming Fireworks

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 at 8:45 p.m. 
  • Where: Drillfield
  • About: Enjoy a fireworks show over the Drillfield!

Chemistry Homecoming Happy Hour

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 from 5–6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Davidson Hall Lawn
  • About: Enjoy spending time with faculty and staff from the department, and fellow Chemistry Alumni! Cost is $20, with $5 going to support the Chemistry Department. Registration includes two drinks and hors d'ouevres.

Young Alumni Happy Hour

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Hokie House
  • About: Celebrate Homecoming and catch up with young alumni during our happy hour. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 the day of.

Torgersen Bridge Sesquicentennial Projection

In continuing to honor Virginia Tech’s Sesquicentennial, a special projection will be displayed on Torgerson Bridge just after dark. This moving portrayal of 150 years of the university will explore history with photos, videos, and sound played on a loop during the parade and after, continuing until about 10 p.m.

If you can’t catch the Friday debut of the projection, the event will be open to the public on Saturday and Sunday inside the Cube at the Moss Arts Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as well as projected on Torgerson Bridge from dark until 10 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Homecoming Tailgate

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 15 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Holtzman Alumni Center Lawn
  • About: Kick off game day right with food, drinks, games, music, and colleges and groups represented from across campus. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 the day of.

Student Tailgate

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 15, 9:00-11:45 am
  • Where: Hokie Village
  • About: Celebrate Homecoming with food, games, music and an amazing game day kit full of goodies for the first 500 students!

Time Capsule Unveiling

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 15 at 9 a.m.
  • Where: Outside Burruss Hall
  • About: Hokie Nation is invited to a short program and unveiling of the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule Bench to celebrate 150 years of Virginia Tech before the official sealing of the time capsule for the next 150 years this December.

Virginia Tech vs. Miami Football Game

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 15 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Lane Stadium
  • About: The Hokies take on the Miami Hurricanes in a Maroon Effect game.

Sesquicentennial HokieTalk: Creating a Home for All at Virginia Tech

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9–10 a.m.
  • Where: Holtzman Alumni Center
  • About: This HokieTalk will feature faculty who are helping create a home for all at Virginia Tech.

Torgersen Bridge Sesquicentennial Projection

  • At Torgersen Bridge, 190 Alumni Mall, from dark until 10 p.m.
  • OR at the Cube at the Moss Arts Center from 10 a.m. - 4p.m.
  • About: This stunning portrayal of 150 years at Virginia Tech will explore the university's history through photos, video, and sound.

Sunday

Torgersen Bridge Sesquicentennial Projection

  • At Torgersen Bridge, 190 Alumni Mall, from dark until 10 p.m.
  • OR at the Cube at the Moss Arts Center from 10 a.m. - 4p.m.
  • About: This stunning portrayal of 150 years at Virginia Tech will explore the university's history through photos, video, and sound.

All Weekend Long Celebrations

Cornerstone Alumni Celebration at Homecoming 

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15
  • Where: Locations across campus
  • About: Cornerstone Alumni are Virginia Tech's most passionate and loyal Hokies. They are invited to celebrate at Homecoming with special festivities. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 the day of.

Highty-Tighty Alumni Reunion Weekend

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15
  • Where: Locations across campus
  • About: The Highty-Tighty alumni band is the heartbeat of Virginia Tech Homecoming. For more than four decades, our alumni have marched in the parade and performed at the football pre-game show with current Highty-Tighties.

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Homecoming Events

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 15
  • Where: Locations in Roanoke and Blacksburg
  • About: Join us for a welcome reception, tailgate, and the Homecoming football game. 

Black Alumni Society Celebration at Homecoming

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15
  • Where: Locations across campus
  • About: Join the Black Alumni Society at Homecoming! We're celebrating Black Hokies. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 the day of $15 day of.

Native and Indigenous Alumni Celebration at Homecoming

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 and Sunday, Oct. 16
  • Where: Locations across campus
  • About: Celebrate Homecoming and catch up with Native American and Indigenous alumni during our meet and greet, happy hour, tailgate, and more. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 the day of.

Latinx and Hispanic Alumni Celebration at Homecoming

  • When: Friday, Oct. 14 and Sunday, Oct. 16
  • Where: Locations across campus
  • About: Celebrate Homecoming and Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month with special events like a welcome reception, tailgate, and more. Registration is $10 in advance and $15 the day of.