Thursday, October 2, 2008

Media Advisory: Homecoming Parade

What: Homecoming Parade at the University of Illinois at Springfield

When & Where: 5 p.m., Saturday, October 4, UIS campus

Details: UIS’ Homecoming Week 2008 is capped off with the Third Annual Homecoming Parade. Some 25 entries, including 12 student groups, will participate in the parade which will feature walking units, floats, bands, fire trucks, candy, and possibly construction equipment. UIS mascot Blue the Star is scheduled to appear as parade marshal.

Parking will be available along the route in lots A, C, D, F, and G.

Download a map of the parade route: ParadeRoute.pdf

After the parade, a Homecoming BBQ & Lawn Party will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the east side of Kiwanis Stadium, followed at 7 p.m. by a men's soccer game pitting UIS against Williams Baptist College.

More information is available from UIS' Office of Student Life, call 206-6665.

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