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Missouri State Homecoming

Missouri State Homecoming

Here are the events that will welcome you home!

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Homecoming headquarters

Hours: 4-7:30 p.m. Oct. 14  •  9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 15

Make the Davis-Harrington Welcome Center your first stop when you arrive on campus to ensure your weekend gets started on the right paw! Pick up your Homecoming packet, which contains maps and a complete list of activities. Get registered here.

Welcome home reception

5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 14

Enjoy free snacks and a cash bar while making plans with friends to soak up as much maroon and white spirit as you can. Get registered online.

The Pointer Sisters

The Pointer Sisters in concert

8 p.m. Oct. 14

The Pointer Sisters, a pop and R&B group who first hit the charts in the early 1970s, will perform in Juanita K. Hammons Hall. The group is the vocal force behind hits such as “Jump (For My Love),” “I’m So Excited,” “Neutron Dance” and many more. Get tickets now!

Band of Bears homecoming parade

9 a.m. Oct. 15

Join your Missouri State friends on John Q. Hammons Parkway to enjoy floats, bands and all the festivities.

Breakfast with Boomer

10 a.m. Oct. 15

Bring the whole family, including your Bear cubs, to enjoy a hearty breakfast at Meyer Library. Get your family photo taken with Boomer! You can register here.

BearFest village

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15

Visit the MarooNation Alumni Association tent to connect with fellow Bears and enjoy food and beverages.

Bears on the square

Evenings of Oct. 14, 15

Alumni and friends are invited to a good time in downtown Springfield! Enjoy food and drink specials at participating restaurants.

Bears Football Team

Bears football game

2 p.m. Oct. 15

Cheer on the Bears as they take on the Leathernecks of Western Illinois University. At halftime, see the Pride Marching Band and the coronation of the Homecoming king and queen. Get your game day tickets online.