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2020 Homecoming Parade 

The Homecoming Parade is an annual tradition that unites students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members across the Iowa City community. Each year, we welcome Hawkeye Alumni back home to Iowa City to celebrate alongside more than 15,000 spectators that come from around the world to watch the parade. The Homecoming Parade is a time to celebrate being a Hawkeye! With fancy floats and guests of honor riding corvettes to student organizations, community organizations, & University of Iowa Departments flaunting their Hawkeye spirit─ The Homecoming Parade is an event NO Hawkeye will want to miss!


As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person parade. The 2020 Homecoming Parade will be a virtual experience consisting of videos and photos submitted by UI staff, student organizations, departments, and community groups in relation to homecoming and this year’s theme. 


Furthermore, as a result of the changes to Iowa’s football schedule, the Homecoming Parade was moved to Friday, October 2nd, 2020.


Applications for this year's parade have closed.


2020 Homecoming Parade Details: 

Theme: Leave Your Own Legacy -- Remembering Hayden Fry

Time, Date & Location: Friday, October 2nd, 2020. Time TBD at a later date.

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