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Homecoming parade

Illinois State Homecoming Parade

  • Date and Location

    Saturday, September 28, 2024 - 10 a.m.

    Steps off at the corner of College Avenue and University Street

    Parade Map
  • Register for Homecoming Parade

    • Submit parade entries online by September 16.
    • Submit band entries online by September 17.
    • Review parade resource guide prior to September 28.
      • All floats must schedule an inspection with Environmental Health and Safety the week of or prior to Saturday, September 28. Call (309) 438-8325.

    Questions? Email

Can't make it to the 2024 Homecoming Parade? Watch it live September 28 on the Illinois State University Facebook page.

2023 Parade Award Winners

  • RSO/Campus Award Winners

    1st Place: Spanish Club
    2nd Place: Construction Management Student Association 
    3rd Place: Student Alumni Council

  • Community Award Winners

    1st Place: Holiday Spectacular
    2nd Place: Music Connections Foundation Presents Kindermusik and studioCONNECT 
    3rd Place: BN Lacrosse/Bloomington Normal Warrior Lacrosse