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Students cheering at the 2023 Homecoming football game

There are Homecoming events all week long for students, alumni, and friends. If events have a cost and require registration, that is noted below. Please check back soon as we update this page with additional events.

Monday, Oct. 21

Homecoming Kickoff

  • When: Monday, Oct. 21; Time TBD
  • Where: TBD
  • About: This student event will feature interactive games, food, music, and special guests, including the Homecoming Court candidates.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Laugh Riot

  • When: Tuesday, Oct. 22; Time TBD
  • Where: TBD
  • About: Laugh Riot is a comedy show sponsored by the Black Student Alliance. Come for a night of laughter, community, and overall fun!

Thursday, Oct. 24

Homecoming Concert

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 24; Time TBD
  • Where: TBD
  • About: The Homecoming Concert is sponsored by Virginia Tech Union and Undergraduate Class Programs.

Friday, Oct. 25

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    The HokieBird at the 2022 Homecoming Parade
    Parade and Fireworks

    This is a beloved annual tradition for the entire community. The parade will march through the streets of downtown Blacksburg before a fireworks show over the Drillfield.

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Annual Dr. Zenobia L. Hikes Homecoming Yard Show

  • When: Friday, Oct. 25; Time TBD
  • Where: TBD
  • About: This annual event brings students, alumni, and the university community together to highlight the culture of the Divine 9 organizations through stepping and strolling.

Saturday, Oct. 26

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    Three Hokies enjoying the Homecoming tailgate
    Homecoming Tailgate

    Make plans to tailgate with us at Holtzman Alumni Center! Registration includes food and drinks. Guests will enjoy lawn games, music, a petting zoo, inflatables, and more.

Football Game vs Georgia Tech

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 26; Time TBD
  • Where: Lane Stadium