Homecoming 2016: Sept. 30-Oct. 1

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's Centennial!

What's on schedule:

Friday, Sept. 30

Golden Blugold Celebration
11:30 a.m. | Davies Center.

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

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

Saturday, Oct. 1

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

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 Biggies and Bulls BBQ Food Truck, Davis Dogs or Fire Truck Pizza, and revel in Blugold fun and camaraderie.

Football game
1 p.m. | Carson Park
Blugolds vs. UW-River Falls
Halftime entertainment by the Blugold Marching Band.

The Fifth Quarter
4 p.m. | Carson Park
After the game, join the Blugold Marching Band and The Pour Boyz 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 2016 reunions and events.

Nursing Alumni Homecoming Walk, Saturday, Oct. 1, 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. Visit the Nursing Website for details and registration form.

For more information
Check back to this page for additional Homecoming details as they are finalized. For more information about any of the Homecoming 2016 events, contact the alumni office.

View images from Homecomings past.


parade drum major

fifth quarter