Homecoming Block Party 2019

One of the great UChicago traditions, Homecoming is an opportunity to reconnect with old friends, cheer on the Maroons, and remember that rigor and discipline can extend beyond academia.

2018homecoming_083_resizedThe Homecoming Block Party is an opportunity to reconnect with your UChicago alumni network and show your Maroon pride. Join us for food, music, the homecoming football game, and fall festivities for Maroons of all ages. Admission includes two food tickets, giveaways, and all Block Party activities, including:

  • Story time by Mama Fresh
  • Pumpkin decorating
  • Live music from Hello Weekend
  • Face painting
  • Student banner competition
  • Bounce house
  • Special bookstore discounts (see below)

Food and Beverage
The Alumni Association thanks Great Lakes Brewing Company founder and owner Patrick Conway, AM’78, for his generous sponsorship of the Homecoming Block Party Beer Tent. Complimentary Great Lakes Brewing Company beer will be available for guests age 21 and over (government-issued ID required) while supplies last.

Football Game
2 p.m.
UChicago Maroons vs. Knox College Prairie Fire
Tickets are available at the Stagg Field box office. Alumni tailgating starts at 11:30 a.m. and continues through the football game.

Bookstore Deals
Celebrate Homecoming Weekend in style! Download the UChicago Bookstore App to receive a coupon for 20 percent off UChicago apparel, along with additional exclusive offers. To download, visit the App Store on your mobile device and search “My College Bookstore” or visit www.appbnc.com.

This event is hosted by the Alumni Association. If you have any questions regarding registration or logistics of the event, where to meet, special assistance requests, parking, please contact the Alumni Association at alumniassociation@uchicago.edu or 773.702.2150.


Event Information

Cost: $5 suggest donation for entry


11:30AM - 2:30PM Sat 12 Oct 2019 ( Timezone: Central )


University of Chicago
56th Street and Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

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Event Contact
UChicago Alumni Association