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The Homecoming Parade

Event information

October 22, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Presented By: The Campus Activities Center

Location: Downtown Pittsburg

Address: Broadway St. Pittsburg, KS 66762

Event details

Perhaps the oldest of Homecoming traditions, the Homecoming Parade will be held in Downtown Pittsburg. It will feature bands, floats, and other parade entries from Pittsburg and surrounding towns. Leading the way will be the Pride of the Plains Marching Band. The parade route extends along Broadway from 11th and Broadway to Second Street. Parking is available in free lots and on side streets surrounding the area. To register, complete this form before midnight on Sunday, Oct. 16. 

GorillaFest will open at 10 a.m. in Gorilla Village east of Carnie Smith Stadium, with a variety of food trucks, bounce houses, entertainment by the Pride of the Plains Marching Band and the Pitt State cheer and dance teams.  

The football game kicks off at 2 p.m. in the stadium, with the Gorillas hosting Lincoln University of Missouri. Tickets: Free to PSU employees and students with ID in person at the Ticket Office in the Weede Building. The public may purchase them in person, by calling 620-235-4796, or online. 


Contact information

Eva Segar

(620) 235-4794