Homecoming festivities to culminate with weekend paradeBy Annie Hollon | 10/12/2017 10:03pm
What: University of Alabama Homecoming Parade
Who: Different student organizations, such as the Million Dollar Band, Crimsonettes and cheerleaders will participate in the parade.
The event is open to the public.
When: Saturday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: The parade will line up in downtown Tuscaloosa at 11 a.m, traveling around campus and finishing at the Family Friendly Tailgate on Peter Bryce Boulevard.
Why: After a week chock full of activities on campus, the Homecoming celebrations will come to a culmination on Saturday, Oct. 14 with the University of Alabama Homecoming Parade kicking off prior to the football game against the University of Arkansas.
This time-honored tradition on campus aims to unite the student body, past and present, as well as residents of Tuscaloosa, in celebration.
“[The parade] is meant to celebrate homecoming, the Capstone and to recognize the celebrations of the entire week,” sad Addalee Cantrell, senior nursing major and director of parade events. “It’s a great way for the community of UA, the alumni, students and citizens of Tuscaloosa to celebrate all that homecoming means.”