Make plans to return for Penn State's 2019 Homecoming Weekend

September 18, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Homecoming 2019 will be one of the most memorable weekends of the year in Happy Valley, and the Penn State Alumni Association is hosting a number of free events that are available for alumni and friends on Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 4-5.

Enjoy free Berkey Creamery ice cream at the popular student-alumni ice cream social at the Hintz Family Alumni Center. The high-energy event is set for 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, with performances from the Alumni Blue Band. Special guests typically stop by, creating some memorable photo opportunities.

Click here to RSVP for the ice cream social. 

Homecoming ticket sale photo

Alumni Association members are invited to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Homecoming with a special Alumni Association rate for the Purdue game on Oct. 5. Visit gopsusports.com/aa100 and use the promo code AA100 to purchase tickets. 

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Also, Alumni Association members are invited to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Homecoming with a special Alumni Association rate for the football game against Purdue game on Oct. 5. Visit gopsusports.com/aa100 and use the promo code AA100 to purchase tickets. All tickets will be delivered electronically.

Single-game parking passes can be purchased at $25 each if purchased by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20. General car parking can be purchased on game day for $60 (subject to availability). To purchase parking online, click here. Parking passes also can be purchased by calling 1-800-NITTANY.

For hotel accommodations, visit pennstay.com for 10% off your hotel reservation at any Lion Country Lodging property. For any special seating requirements or to purchase parking, contact 1-800-NITTANY or GoLions@psu.edu.

Additional Homecoming highlights:

  • Head downtown for the Homecoming Parade, starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Cheer on alumni groups and student organizations while enjoying the pageantry that overtakes the town on one of the best nights of the year.
  • Immediately following the Homecoming Parade, visit the Nittany Lion Shrine, where Lion Ambassadors will host Guard the Lion Shrine. Live music, food and photo opportunities will be available for everyone.
  • Before enjoying the game on Saturday, Oct. 5, start your day at the Nittany Lion Inn, with Kirk French presenting at Huddle with the Faculty. French is an associate teaching professor of anthropology at Penn State and the director and executive producer of Land and Water Revisited. Complimentary continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m., and the presentations starts at 9 a.m. Details and a livestream of the presentation can be found at alumni.psu.edu/huddlelive.
Last Updated September 18, 2019