Homecoming Parade

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Homecoming Parade

October 6, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This year’s parade kicks off on Friday, October 6th, at 5:45 PM in downtown Iowa City.

The Homecoming Parade is an annual tradition that brings Hawkeyes together from both near and far. Parade participants include students, staff, faculty, and members of the Iowa City and surrounding communities.

Parade route

The parade will begin moving west on Washington St. at Gilbert, then north on Clinton, east on Jefferson, south on Dubuque, east on Iowa, and will end at the intersection of Iowa Ave. and Gilbert Street.

a map of the parade route.

Each year, the University of Iowa community celebrates alongside more than 20,000 Hawkeyes that come from near and far to watch the parade. Included in the parade are dozens of floats, performances, bands, dance troupes, guests of honor, student organizations, community organizations, staff, faculty, and students.

Grand marshals

Hawkeye superstars Caitlin Clark and Spencer Lee will lead off this year’s parade as the grand marshals!



October 6, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Downtown Iowa City
210 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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