Homecoming Events

Dead River Games

Sunday, September 15, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Dead River Bridge area

Entry Form       Rules/points

An old Homecoming favorite, teams will compete in various outdoor events including the ice cream scoop, relay race, and sand castle competition. Set on the shores of Lake Superior near Presque Isle, it's the perfect kick-off to Homecoming week!

Campus Cinema Movie

Sunday, September 15, 6:00 p.m.

Jamrich 1100

Points Submission       Rules/points

NMU Campus Cinema will be showing TBD as part of Homecoming week.

Sidewalk Chalk Competition

Tuesday, September 17, 10:00-2:00 p.m.

Academic Mall

Entry Form       Rules/points 

Fill your sidewalk square in the Academic Mall with word art and drawings celebrating Homecoming week. Drawings can represent TBD or just your favorite Homecoming event during the week!

Homecoming Parade

Friday, September 20, 5:30 p.m.

Fair/Third/Hewitt/Front St.

Entry Form    Non-Competing Form   

Rules/points       Parade Route

The annual Homecoming parade will take place on Friday (Fair, Third, Hewitt, and Front). 

Tailgate Party

Saturday, September 21, 11 a.m.

Superior Dome


An outdoor game day celebration with Double Trouble DJs, inflatables, yard games, and food for purchase!

NMU Football vs. Davenport

Saturday, September 21, 1 p.m.

Superior Dome


The NMU Football game will be the grand finale of Homecoming week featuring the marching band and the overall Homecoming winner announcements. This is an event you won't want to miss!