Spectators will once again line the two-mile stretch of George Street to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Millersville Community Parade. This year’s theme is “Animal Kingdom” and will feature entries that range from the Philadelphia Mummers in “full-plume” to handmade floats by local children’s groups. The parade, a joint venture of Millersville University and the community, will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22.
The parade is just one of the many events taking place during homecoming. The week will kick off on Oct. 17 with ‘Ville Spirit Week. These events are free with an MU ID. The MU field hockey team will also host another Pride Game on Friday, Oct. 21 at 3 p.m. against Slippery Rock. In addition, there will be Alumni Golf, the Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Banquet, an Alumni and Friends Block Party and more.
The Marauders football team will take on Shippensburg at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 in the homecoming football game.