After going virtual last year, spectators will once again line the two-mile stretch of George Street to celebrate “Hometown Heroes” at this year’s Millersville Community Parade. The parade, a joint venture of Millersville University and the community, will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 16 to thank all our “Hometown Heroes” who have helped us through the COVID-19 pandemic, kept the University running and our entire community safe, all while showcasing their Millersville pride.
The parade is just one of the many events taking place during Homecoming. The week will kick off after fall break on Wednesday, October 13 with ‘Ville Spirit Week – Plenty O Cookies Decorating from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Student Memorial Center multipurpose room. Spirit Week continues on Thursday night with Eric Dittelman: Mind Reader from 7 – 10 p.m. in the SMC MPR. These events are free with an MU ID. Pridefest will also take place during homecoming this year on Friday, October 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the SMC. Following Pridefest, the Pridefest Drag Show featuring two contestants from RuPaul’s Drag Race from 7:30 – 10 p.m. in the SMC.
Homecoming 2021 also features several class reunions, a golf outing, various alumni sporting events for former athletes and a huge block party. The Marauders football team will take on Shepherd at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 16 in the Homecoming football game. Tickets are a discounted price of $5 when you register for another Homecoming event.
For more information on homecoming check out Homecoming Events List.