Homecoming 2017: Sept. 29-Sept. 30

From the parade to the Blugold Fever Fest, and football game in Carson Park, you won't want to miss UW-Eau Claire's annual Homecoming celebration. It's the largest alumni gathering of the year and celebrating UW-Eau Claire!

Directions to Carson Park: The causeway over Half Moon Lake from Lake St. to Carson Park is closed. Only access to Carson Park is the Menomonie St. entrance. Parking is limited in the park.There are a number of shuttles busses for the students and alumni. Football Game Shuttle: One bus travels from Towers Hall to Carson Park and one bus will pickup from Water St. and 2nd Ave. Shuttle starts 1 hour prior to game time and runs until 30 mins. after the game.

What's on schedule:

Friday, Sept. 29

Golden Blugold Celebration
10:00 a.m. | Davies Center.

Hall of Fame Banquet
4:30 p.m. | Davies Center

Varsity Night Live!
7 p.m. | Zorn Arena
Varsity show featuring the talents of UW-Eau Claire students. To purchase tickets contact UW-Eau Claire Service Center.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Nursing Alumni Homecoming Walk
8 a.m. | Nursing Building.

Parade
10 a.m. | First Avenue

Blugold Fever Fest
11 a.m. | Carson Park
Join other alumni and the Blugold Marching Band at the pregame Fever Fest. Buy your lunch from one of the food trucks available, and revel in Blugold fun and camaraderie.

Football game
1 p.m. | Carson Park
Blugolds vs. UW-River Falls, Tickets can be purchased at Carson Park or in advance at the Blugold ticket office.
Halftime entertainment by the Blugold Marching Band.

The Fifth Quarter
4 p.m. | Carson Park
After the game, join the Alumni BMB band for a good time at the postgame party in the park! The food trucks return with great food and beverages for you to buy.

Group reunions/events:

The following groups are planning Homecoming 2017 reunions and events.

Nursing Alumni Homecoming Walk, Saturday, Sept. 30, 8-10 a.m., | Nursing Building. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., with the walk across and around campus beginning at 8 a.m. Continental breakfast and a door prize drawing will follow at 9 a.m.

UWEC Greek Alumni Weekend, Friday-Sunday, Sept. 29, 30-Oct. 1. More information and registration.

Soccer Alumni Event, Saturday, Sept. 30: Blugold soccer game at noon, followed by alumni reception from 2-5 p.m. More details.

Blugold Volleyball Alumni Day, Saturday, Sept. 30: alumni game at 10 a.m. in McPhee Physical Education Center; Blugold volleyball match at 6 p.m. in McPhee; alumni reception 8-10 p.m.. More details.

For more information
Check back to this page for additional Homecoming details as they are finalized. For more information about any of the Homecoming 2017 events, contact the alumni office.

View images from Homecomings past.

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