Homecoming weekend events make campus busy place
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Visitors to the University of Minnesota campus should plan extra time for travel and parking this weekend as the university is going to be a busy place with activities taking place in conjunction with Homecoming.
Friday evening events include Men’s Hockey vs Michigan State at Mariucci Arena at 6 p.m., Men’s and Women’s basketball kicking off their seasons with the Gopher All-Star Friday Night at Williams Arena at 7 p.m., and the Homecoming concert featuring B.o.B. at TCF Bank Stadium at 8:30 p.m.
In the midst of all of the events will be the Homecoming Parade on University Avenue. University Avenue will close between Tenth Avenue and Oak Street for the Parade at 6:15 p.m. The Parade is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. University Avenue is expected to reopen at approximately 9 p.m.
On Saturday, activities continue with Homecoming festivities at McNamara Alumni Center at 8 a.m., the Homecoming Football game vs Northwestern at TCF Bank Stadium at 11 a.m., and Men’s Hockey vs Michigan State at Mariucci Arena at 8 p.m.
For a complete schedule and details on all Homecoming events, visit homecoming.umn.edu.