September 28-30
Monday - Thursday
Cake Walk
Monday, September 24
The Omicron Delta Kappa, commonly referred to as ODK, Cake Race began in 1928 by Wilber Hutsell. Hutsell was Auburn’s track coach at the time and began the race to discover possible track team recruits in the freshman class. Today, the ODK tradition lives on as a key event during Homecoming week.
Miss Homecoming Campaign Kickoff
Tuesday, September 25
Meet the five Miss Homecoming Candidates at the campaign kickoff on Monday, September 24.
UPC Concert
Campus Green
Thursday | 7:30 p.m.
UPC (University Program Council) is excited to announce that Jon Pardi featuring Chris Lane will be kicking off homecoming weekend this year! The show starts at 7:30pm on Thursday, September 27th on Campus Green. Visit for more information and site map.
Auburn Family Friday Speaker Series
Auburn Alumni Center Goodwin Room | 317 South College Street
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
The Auburn Family Friday Speaker Series features speakers with a connection to Auburn University who speak on a wide range of topics relating to Auburn people, history, sports, programs, and research. Check back soon for further speaker details.
War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen Walking Tours
Auburn Alumni Center | 317 South College Street
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Get to know campus by foot on a walking tour led by Auburn's student representatives, the War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen. Tours will begin at 4:00 p.m. at the Auburn Alumni Center. Tours can be directed to Jordan-Hare Stadium for locker room tours, or back to the Alumni Center.
History of the Auburn Creed and its Author, George Petrie
Pebble Hill | 101 S. Debardeleben Street
4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Visit Pebble Hill to learn about the history of the Auburn Creed and its author, Dr. George Petrie. Author Mike Jernigan will discuss his book Auburn Man: The Life and Times of George Petrie. Parents and family members of Auburn students will receive a 30% discount. Participants will also receive a tour of the historic Scott-Yarbrough House (1847) at Pebble Hill, the oldest house in Auburn. Free parking is available, and the program will end in time for participants to walk from Pebble Hill to attend the 6:00 p.m. Homecoming Parade downtown.
Locker Room Tours
Jordan-Hare Stadium | 251 South Donahue Drive, Gate 10
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Experience the pre-game locker room setup for the Auburn football team at Jordan Hare-Stadium! For more information visit
Homecoming Parade & Pep Rally
Downtown Auburn
6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

The annual Homecoming Parade allows the Auburn community to celebrate alumni returning home and to build spirit for the Homecoming football game the next day. The Auburn University Homecoming Parade features floats from on and off-campus organizations, the Auburn University Cheerleaders, Tiger Paws, and the Auburn University Marching Band. The parade begins at 6:00 p.m., completing a short loop around downtown Auburn before concluding with a pep rally around 6:30 p.m. on Samford Lawn. The best location to view the parade is on College Street in front of Samford Hall.

Float Registration

Come Home to the Corner
Downtown Auburn
7:00 p.m.
After enjoying the Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally stick around downtown Auburn for live music provided by local musicians!
Coca-Cola Tiger Fan Fest
Nichols Center Lawn | 188 S Donahue Drive
Coca-Cola Tiger Fan Fest is Auburn's pre-game fan entertainment area located in front of the Nichols Center on Donahue Drive. Every home game, fans have the opportunity to check out sponsor displays, products, and giveaways. Drop by and enjoy the inflatable games for kids and a live DJ.
Auburn Hospitality Tailgate
Auburn Alumni Center | 317 South College Street
The Auburn Alumni Associations Hospitality Tailgate features a kids zone, air conditioning, food for purchase, and more! Bring your friends and family. Admission is free for ALL!
Red Diamond Tailgate Show
Outside Jordan-Hare Stadium, adjacent to the Stadium Parking Deck | 251 South Donahue Drive
Get a close-up view of your favorite Auburn personalities with the Tiger Tailgate Show presented by Red Diamond.
Verizon Autograph Tent
Outside Jordan-Hare Stadium, adjacent to the Stadium Parking Deck | 251 South Donahue Drive
Come to the Verizon Autograph Tent on Saturday prior to the Homecoming game and meet form Auburn football lettermen.
Tiger Walk
Donahue Drive
Each gameday, the football team walks from Sewell Hall down Donahue Drive to Jordan-Hare Stadium, but the team does not make the walk alone. Instead, they are celebrated by thousands of Auburn Fans who line the street, and in the process, create one of the greatest scenes in college football.
Spirit March and Pep Rally
Donahue Drive
The Spirit March and Pep Rally include the Auburn University Marching Band, Cheerleaders, Tiger Paws, and more as they march from Tiger Walk into Jordan-Hare Stadium. Don't miss this opportunity to cheer along to some Auburn favorites to get ready for the game!
Eagle Flight
Jordan-Hare Stadium | 251 South Donahue Drive
One of the most revered traditions in college football, the Eagle Flight occurs 16 minutes prior to kickoff. Watch as one of the Southeastern Raptor Center raptors flies around Jordan-Hare Stadium before landing on the 50-yard line as 87,541 fans yell "War Eagle!"
Auburn Football vs. Southern Mississippi
Jordan-Hare Stadium | 251 South Donahue Drive
Join the Auburn University Tigers for their homecoming football game against Mercer University! Purchase tickets online at for $45 while supplies last.
Fans on the Field
Jordan-Hare Stadium | 251 South Donahue Drive
Immediately following the Auburn vs. Southern Mississippi game
Fans are invited to Pat Dye Field for photos and to experience gameday as the players do.
Brunch and Browse
Downtown Auburn
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Join the Downtown Merchants for a morning of shopping and brunching. Local businesses in downtown Auburn are providing discounts and specials for Fall Family Weekend attendees. Please check back soon for a full list of participating merchants.
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