Homecoming weekend events make campus busy place
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (10/10/2012) —Visitors to the University of Minnesota campus should plan extra time for travel and parking this weekend as the university is going to be a busy place with activities taking place in conjunction with Homecoming.
Friday evening events include Men’s Hockey vs Michigan State at Mariucci Arena at 6 p.m., Men’s and Women’s basketball kicking off their seasons with the Gopher All-Star Friday Night at Williams Arena at 7 p.m., and the Homecoming concert featuring B.o.B. at TCF Bank Stadium at 8:30 p.m.
In the midst of all of the events will be the Homecoming Parade on University Avenue. University Avenue will close between Tenth Avenue and Oak Street for the Parade at 6:15 p.m. The Parade is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. University Avenue is expected to reopen at approximately 9 p.m.
On Saturday, activities continue with Homecoming festivities at McNamara Alumni Center at 8 a.m., the Homecoming Football game vs Northwestern at TCF Bank Stadium at 11 a.m., and Men’s Hockey vs Michigan State at Mariucci Arena at 8 p.m.
For a complete schedule and details on all Homecoming events, visit homecoming.umn.edu.