All details and registration information for student organizations who would like to compete in the Homecoming events will be available on The Hub NMU. 

Student Activities

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Ice-cream Scoop Challenge

Dead River Games

Sunday, Sept. 26 | 1 p.m. | Clark Lambros Park

Held at Clark Lambrose Park at the mouth of the Dead River, residence halls, club sports teams, and student organizations will compete in one of Homecoming's longest traditions--Dead River Games. Consisting of a series of relay races, this is an exciting and entertaining event for participants to compete for prizes. Spectators are welcome!

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Sidewalk Chalk Contest

Sidewalk Chalk Competition

Tuesday, Sept. 28 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Academic Mall

Taking place in the Academic Mall (between Harden Hall and West Science), the Sidewalk Chalk Competition is a chance for residence halls, club sports, and student organizations to show their Wildcat Pride and create the best design corresponding with the Homecoming theme. 

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Decorated Golf Carts

Pre-Parade Party

Friday, Oct. 1 | 4 - 9 p.m. | Superior Dome

The golf carts are back! All registered residence halls, club sports teams, and student organizations will have valuable time to decorate their cart with the Homecoming theme. Participating groups will be judged during the Parade on Saturday, Oct. 2 and are competing for cash prizes. 

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Alumni Associations at 2019 Homecoming Parade

Homecoming Parade

Saturday, Oct. 2 | 2:30 p.m. | Third Street

Everyone's favorite tradition - the Homecoming Parade! The parade will start on Pine Street, turn right on Fair Avenue (go in front of the Berry Events Center), go up Third, turn left on Hewitt, turn left on Pine Street, and finish back behind the Superior Dome.  

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Wildcat Willy and NMU Students

Tailgating Party

Saturday, Oct. 2 | 3-4 p.m. | Behind Superior Dome

Special game day menu by Dining Services (meal swipes). 
 

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Football Game

NMU Football vs. Wayne State

Saturday, Oct. 2 | 4 p.m. | Superior Dome

The NMU Football game will be the grand finale of Homecoming week featuring the marching band. This is an event you won't want to miss!

Alumni Activities

The Alumni Association has a full line-up of events for alumni to enjoy!

Community Activities

Homecoming Parade
Saturday, October 2, 2:30 p.m.
Third Street
The parade will start on Pine Street, turn right on Fair Avenue (go in front of the Berry Events Center), go up Third, turn left on Hewitt, come down Front, and finish back behind the Superior Dome. 


NMU Football vs. Wayne State
Saturday, October 2, 4 p.m.
Superior Dome
Tickets

Learn about the history of Homecoming at NMU!


The Special Events Committee works hard to bring you all the fun and exciting events that occur during Homecoming. For more information, please email sec@nmu.edu, or visit us at facebook.com/NMUSpecialEvents and Instagram.com/NMU_SpecialEvents for updates and more.


The Special Events Committee is always looking for motivated and enthusiastic students to become a member of the Special Events Committee. Meetings are held Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Contact the sec@nmu.edu or check out The Hub NMU if you are interested in learning more and/or joining the committee.