It’s homecoming season and throughout the DMV, everyone is starting to throw parties, parades, fashion shows and panels.  In order to make sense of all the homecoming activities throughout the next few days, we made a comprehensive list of all the homecoming events for surrounding schools.

Look below for events at Howard University, Morgan State, Bowie State and University of Maryland

Howard University:

Oct. 16:

Fashion Show I & II Empress: A Global Excerssion
6:30 p.m. AND 9:30 p.m. at Cramton Auditorium
Performance by SZA and celebrity DJ Vashtie.

Oct. 17:

YardFest The Royal Fair: La Grande Roue
Noon to 6:00 p.m. at  Howard University’s Main Campus
La Grand Roue will create a family-friendly environment for all ages and will feature celebrity DJs Biz Markie, DJ Drama, and DJ Quicksilva. This event is free of charge.

The 2014 Step Show Game of Thrones: A New Regime Will Rise
8 p.m. at DC Armory.
This year’s host is Mack Wilds, featuring performance by CA$H OUT, and a special appearance by Yo Gotti.

Oct. 18:

2014 Parade
10 a.m. at Howard University’s Main Campus

The 2014 Homecoming Football Game vs. FAMU
1 p.m. at Howard University’s Greene Stadium

Ms Lauryn Hill At Howard University
6 p.m. at DAR Constitution Hall
Tickets can be purchased at Cramton Auditorium Box Office.

The 2014 Hip Hip Concert: Imperial Empire
8 p.m. at The DC Armory
Includes special performances by Dom Kennedy, Fabolous and more.

Blackout: The Official Homecoming After Party
11 p.m. at The Howard Theatre
Will feature celebrity appearances

Oct. 19:

The 2014 Gospel Show Kingdom Come: The Manifestation of the Heavenly
7 p.m. at Cramton Auditorium
The Gospel Show will feature Tye Tribbett, We Live As Kings, and is hosted by Kirk Franklin.

Bowie State University

Oct. 16:

Bulldog Nation Alumni Dinner Cruise
7 to 11 p.m. (7 p.m. Boarding, 8 p.m. Departure)
National Harbor
165 Waterfront Street
Fort Washington, MD 20745
Dance and mingle with your fellow alumni on the Bulldog Nation Alumni Dinner Cruise. Dinner, beer/wine and entertainment are included.
Cost: $65
Event Contact:
Office of Alumni Relations
alumni@bowiestate.edu

Concert
9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Leonidas S. James Physical Education Complex, A.C. Jordan Arena
Bowie State hosts a can’t-miss homecoming concert, featuring celebrity artists.
Cost: $40 BSU Students/$45 General
Event Contact:
Office of Student Life
egordon@bowiestate.edu
301-860-3836

Oct. 17:

26th Annual BSU National Alumni Association Scholarship Gala
7 to 11 p.m. (7 p.m. Cocktail Reception, 8 p.m. Dinner and Program)
Martin’s Crosswinds
7400 Greenway Center Drive
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Raise funds for scholarships for BSU students while mingling with fellow alumni at this semi-formal gala. The Bowie State University National Alumni Association is celebrating 75 years in the spirit of BSU.
Purchase tickets online or download the Ticket Order Form.  To purchase an ad for the Souvenir Journal, download the Advertisement Contract.
Cost: $85 per person ($49 is tax-deductible)
Event Contact:
Office of Alumni Relations
alumni@bowiestate.edu
301-860-4327

70/80’s Alumni Group Party
8 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Student Center – Wiseman Ballroom
Socialize with BSU alumni from all classes over food and music to celebrate your alma mater. Food and drinks will be available (21 and older).
Cost: $35 only for Friday/$40 for Friday party and 5th Quarter
Event Contact:Office of Alumni Relations
alumni@bowiestate.edu
301-860-4327

Step Show
9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Leonidas S. James Physical Education Complex, A.C. Jordan Arena
Represent your fraternity or sorority at the step show and after-party with live entertainment. Doors open at 8:15 p.m.
Cost: $10 BSU Students/$15 General
Event Contact:
Office of Student Life
egordon@bowiestate.edu
301-860-3836

Oct. 18:

Legacy Parade
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ruby Tuesday’s to Macy’s at Bowie Town Center
Take pride in your school at the annual parade, with floats showcasing student organizations and performances by the Symphony of Soul band and Golden Girls. Community groups and bands will also participate.
Event Contact:
Office of Alumni Relations
alumni@bowiestate.edu
301-860-4327

Homecoming Game vs. Virginia State University Trojans
4 to 7 p.m.
Bulldog Stadium
Relive your college memories and make new ones as you connect with Bowie State alumni and students.
Cheer on your BSU Bulldogs football team to victory over the Virginia State University Trojans.
Cost: Purchase your homecoming tickets online.

Bulldog Nation 5th Quarter
7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Student Center – Wiseman Ballroom
Socialize with BSU alumni from all classes over food and music to celebrate your alma mater. The Secret Society Band will perform live, along with the Diabolical DJ Biz Markie. The event will be hosted by BSU’s own Antonio “Cuban Cigar Smoker” and DJ Steady.
Food and cocktails will be available (21 and older).
Cost: $20 in advance
Event Contact:
Office of Alumni Relations
alumni@bowiestate.edu
301-860-4327

Oct. 19:

Gospel Show and Alumni Jazz Brunch
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Goodloe Alumni House
9300 Laurel Bowie Road
Bowie, MD 20715
Enjoy a live jazz band and gospel choirs over brunch.

Cost: Free with RSVP
Event Contact:
Office of Alumni Relations
alumni@bowiestate.edu
301-860-4327

Morgan State University

Oct. 16:

Bear Fest
2 to 6 p.m.
Location: TBD
7 p.m. at Clavin and Tina Tyler Ballroom

Oct. 17:

 Alumni Business Meeting in the USC Theatre – Noon

Gala XXX in Martin’s West – 8 p.m.

SGA Homecoming Concert featuring Young Jeezy and YG – 8 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. in the Talmadge Hill Field House

Oct. 18:

Homecoming Parade – Alameda and Cold Spring Lane – 9 a.m.

 Life Membership Reception – 9 a.m.
UCS: Calvin and Tina Tyler Ballroom B

Homecoming Football Game – 1 p.m.
MSU Bears vs. North Carolina Central Eagles

 Morgan Memories – USC: Calvin & Tina Tyler Ballroom – 10 p.m.

Oct. 19:

Alumni Memorial Service – University Chapel – 11 a.m.

University of Maryland

Full list of events here.

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