Plan Ahead for UC Homecoming Activities as Oct. 22 Parade Occupies Streets Near Campus

PARADE AT 3 P.M. OCT. 22: Around the University of Cincinnati campus, some streets will close during the mid-afternoon hours on Saturday, Oct. 22, while traffic and parking on other nearby streets will be restricted.

October 13, 2016

University of Cincinnati Homecoming activities Oct. 22 will feature the annual Homecoming parade around campus starting at 3 p.m. and the football game versus East Carolina University at 7 p.m. at UC’s Nippert Stadium.


UC’s Homecoming parade at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22, will affect the following streets around campus:

  • Calhoun Street, between Vine Street and Clifton Avenue, will close at 2 p.m.
  • Clifton Avenue, between McMillan Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, will close at 2:30 p.m.
  • Eastbound traffic on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, between Clifton Avenue and Woodside Drive, will be restricted prior to the start of the parade. The eastbound right-hand lane (the lane closest to campus) will be closed; the middle and left-hand lanes will remain open. Westbound traffic will remain unaffected.

Also, entry into the Clifton Court, Woodside and Calhoun parking garages will be prohibited starting at 2 p.m. until near the parade’s anticipated end by approximately 4:30 p.m. Get additional parking and tailgate details here.

Parade lineup will occur the full length of Calhoun Street from Vine Street to Clifton Avenue. The parade route starts at the corner of Calhoun and Clifton avenues, then proceeds north on Clifton Avenue, then east on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, ending at the corner of MLK and Woodside Drive. See the campus map.

All parking and regular driving routes will be reinstated near the Homecoming parade’s anticipated end by approximately 4:30 p.m.

For more information on UC Homecoming activities, see the complete UC Homecoming news release or visit the UC Alumni Association’s Homecoming website.

Information on purchasing tickets to the Homecoming football game is available at the UC Athletics website.


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