Band of Bears Homecoming Parade

  • Homecoming parade with alumni walking

  • Homecoming Mascot Boomer Bear

  • Homecoming band

  • Homecoming football golf cart

Date, time and location

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
9–10 a.m.

John Q. Hammons Parkway

Event details

Let the good times roar and the parade sounds echo across the Missouri State campus! Watch student organizations, area high school bands and community members compete for the honor of having the best float, band, walking entry and more.

The route makes its official start at the corner of John Q. Hammons Parkway and Trafficway. The groups will travel south past the JQH Arena on to Grand Street.

Free parking for parade spectators is available in Bear Park North and Bear Park South.

Register to participate

Community members are encouraged to register to participate in the Homecoming parade. You may register online for the following: