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Don't miss a week of excitement & Bulldog spirit!

From live performances to pep rallies, Homecoming has events and activities for Fresno State students, student organizations, and their supporters!


The Homecoming student committee has got their hands on the Homecoming game ball and are sharing it with student groups and departments! "Bless" the ball with positive thoughts on your social media with "#BlesstheBall" for the football team as they take on Hawaii during the Homecoming game on October 27! Email for more information.

Lip Sync Battle

Student groups will compete head-to-head for a trophy in a '90s themed lip sync competition! Attire and song selection from the '90s is encouraged! Fraternity and Sorority Life organizations will showcase step or stroll performances.

Family Weekend

Exciting opportunity for families, parents and support networks of Fresno State students to experience the campus and immerse yourself in the various traditions of Fresno State! (Registrations now closed!)

Events and Activities

Explore Homecoming events and activities available for students! Items in red are open to alumni or the community.

October 22, 2018

Kick-Off Pit Stops
8 to 10 a.m. • Speaker's Platform & Maple Mall
Students can grab breakfast snacks at one of our pit stop locations and learn about the fun planned for the week!

Campus Pawrade
11 to 11:30 a.m. • Route to follow the interior of campus
Parade across campus to the Homecoming kick-off for all students, faculty and staff to enjoy!

Fired Up by the Fountain: Homecoming Kick Off
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. • Memorial Gardens (Lawn in front of the Kennel Bookstore)
Don't miss the games, activities, music, inflatables and more for students, faculty and staff to kick off the festivities!

October 23, 2018

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Outdoor Movie
7 p.m. • Bulldog Stadium
Enjoy this movie screening on the football stadium! Gates open at 6 p.m.

October 24, 2018

Lip Sync Battle + Step & Stroll Showcase
7 p.m. • Satellite Student Union
Teams of students compete head-to-head in a lip sync and dance competition!
Register at

October 25, 2018

National Student Day
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. • Memorial Gardens (Lawn in front of the Kennel Bookstore)
Games, activities and giveaways celebrating Fresno State students!

Homecoming Tie Dye
3 to 5 p.m. • University Courtyard
Students can tie-dye shirts, bandanas and rally towels in blue and red!

October 26, 2018

Red Friday
9 to 10 a.m. • Bulldog Zone (USU Lower Level)
Special Homecoming version of the monthly Fresno State faculty and staff mixer. 

Bulldog Bowl Homecoming Special
2 to 6 p.m. • Bulldog Bowl (USU Lower Level)
$1 games (includes shoes), 50% off billiards with valid Fresno State student, faculty and staff ID.

Women's Soccer vs. San Jose State
7 p.m. • Soccer Field
Cheer on your 'Dogs as they take on the Spartans!

Pep Rally
6 to 10 p.m. • Parking Lot P6 (East of the Peters Business Building - map)
Get excited for the Homecoming game at this evening of fun featuring Athletics teams, student performances and a concert!

October 27, 2018

Student Tailgate
5 p.m. • ESPN Tailgate Space (Red Lot)
Giveaways and fun before the game– just for current Fresno State students!

Football Game vs Hawaii
7:30 p.m. (kick off) • Bulldog Stadium
Cheer on your 'Dogs as they take on the Rainbow Warriors!

Fireworks Show
After the game • Bulldog Stadium
Spectacle for the entire Fresno State community to enjoy after the Homecoming game!