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Save the Date: October 19-24, 2020

From contests and tailgating, to concerts, a parade, and even fireworks, you won’t want to miss any of the events this Fall! We’ve got something for the entire family to enjoy, so go ahead and mark your calendars.

CSU Students Say:

Kaitlynn Powell

My favorite Homecoming traditions are Paint the Paws on Main Campus and Paint the Town at RiverPark! I can't wait to see all the creative artwork around campus!

Cylina Velazquez, Homecoming Committee, Co-Director

2019 Featured Annual Homecoming Events

Events & Times are subject to change. Please return for the final schedule and registration links after August 15th.


Annual Downtown Domination

CSU Homecoming Parade
6:45 PM | Down Broadway 
Celebrate students, alumni, and community through a colorful spirited parade! Wear your red, white, and blue!


11:30 AM-2:00 PM | CSU Main Campus
Inspired by Oktoberfest, Cougarfest will feature selections of craft beer from around the country. The guys from Maltitude will be on site to help expand your knowledge of craft beer! Tickets will be sold online prior to the event and at the door. This event is for adults 21 and older. Tickets for the event can be purchased online.

11:30 AM -3:00 PM | CSU Main Campus,  Walden Soccer Complex
As a part of CougarFest, pack a cooler and join the fun! Alumni are invited to tailgate on CSU's main campus prior to the Athletics game. Come join the fun and bring your family!

Homecoming Game
Women's Soccer vs. USC Aiken
2 PM | Walden Soccer Complex

Evening on the Top*

7:30 PM | City of Columbus Parking Garage (1028 Front Ave.)
Bringing together students, alumni, and the community event is sure to please. With live music from Funk Factory Five and fireworks, dance the night away with your friends and family. Some table seating will be available so bring your own picnic and settle in for a night of fun! While this event is free, please RSVP here to assist us in planning.