Time Set for Homecoming Parade, Game

  • October 1st, 2018
A scene from the 2017 Homecoming Parade.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama’s Homecoming Parade will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, followed by the Alabama-Missouri football game, which kicks off at 6 p.m.

The parade is scheduled to start in downtown Tuscaloosa, move north on Greensboro Avenue and then east on University Boulevard. The parade route will continue on University Boulevard from downtown toward the center of campus. However, this route is subject to change.

The traditional pep rally and bonfire will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, on the Quad.

This year’s theme is “Excellence Lights the Crimson Flame.”

The 2018 SGA Homecoming Committee has been working to provide students, alumni and fans with a week’s worth of events. The week will begin with the 30th Annual Roll Tide Run at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, and conclude with the crowning of the 2018 Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Alabama vs. Missouri football game.

For details on Homecoming events, registration and tickets, go to https://homecoming.sa.ua.edu/.


Richard LeComte, communications, rllecomte@ur.ua.edu, 205/348-3782

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