Will the U of M Homecoming Parade Return in 2021?
Good news! The plan is for University of Montana Homecoming to be back in full force this fall with the parade planned for Saturday, September 25th. Registration isn't available yet but it's in the works. Next question, what about all the construction on Beartracks Bridge? And that's actually why registration is being delayed. Organizers are working with city and state officials to iron out logistics of the parade route.
Homecoming week begins on September 20th and concludes on Saturday, September 25th with the parade and Griz game against Cal Poly. If you've never experienced Missoula's Homecoming week it's an absolute eruption of Griz pride! Proud alumni, students, staff, faculty and community members all come together to celebrate their UM pride by participating in the Hello Walk, Homecoming Griz on Tap, Yell Night Pep Rally, and a whole lot of tailgating.
The Homecoming Parade is the biggest and best of the year, with a lot of talent represented from our local schools in the way of pep bands, choirs, orchestras, and dancers. It's a really fun, traditional Missoula event and it feels like the whole city is participating.
Don't forget, three of this fall's Griz games will be nationally televised, tickets to all games are available now, and the full schedule is below. GO GRIZ!
Montana Fall 2021 Schedule
9.11 Western Illinois
9.25 Cal Poly*^
10.2 @Eastern Washington*
10.9 Dixie State
10.16 Sacramento State*
10.30 Southern Utah*
11.6 @Northern Colorado*
11.13 @Northern Arizona*
11.20 Montana State*
The official U of M website does note: Note that all activities are subject to COVID-19 guidelines and the schedule is subject to change.