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UL Homecoming week wraps up

Posted at 11:30 AM, Oct 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-13 23:36:08-04

UL Homecoming Week has been a blast, but today has some of the most exciting events.

The parade rolled this morning at 10 a.m., but there are still a lot of events – all open to the public – where you can celebrate the university.

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Here’s today’s schedule of events:

Saturday, Oct. 13

8 a.m. Parking gates at Cajun Field open for reserved parking. Free general parking will be updated closer to the game.
9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Open House at the Alumni Center | Stop by before the parade and connect with fellow alumni.
10 a.m. Homecoming Parade | Ragin’ Cajun spirit is on the move as our students, alumni, and fans watch the parade roll down Johnston St. and St. Mary Blvd. Begins at Blackham Coliseum and ends by the Alumni Center.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hilliard University Art Museum | Free admission for all Homecoming and Festivals Acadiens et Créoles attendees on Saturday and Sunday.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Zydeco Brunch | Join us in Cypress Lake Dining Hall in the Student Union for an all-you-can eat buffet and music.
10 a.m. Cajun Field ticket office opens | Purchase tickets at Cajun Field’s LHC Gate C and at the main ticket booth at State Farm Gate A.
10 a.m. Official Ragin’ Cajuns apparel outlets open | Buy your gear at the apparel outlets by Gate A and inside Russo Park at ‘Tigue’ Moore Field.
1 p.m. Student tailgating at Bourgeois Park | Your chance to see and be seen at tailgating and grab some free food and drinks.
1:30 p.m. Cajun Walk down Reinhardt Drive | Bring your ragin’ spirit and wish the team good luck before the big game.
2:30 p.m. Cajun Field gates open | Stop by the Ragin’ Cajuns apparel outlet inside Cajun Field before heading to your seat.
3 p.m. Band begins Ragin’ March along Stadium Way | Join the Pride of Acadiana Marching Band in the fight song and the classic “R-E-S-P-E-C-T.”
3 p.m. The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team begins on-field warm-ups.
3:45 p.m. Pride of Acadiana Marching Band’s pregame performance | Arrive early, wear red, get LOUD, and stay late!
4 p.m. Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs. New Mexico State Aggies at Cajun Field | Tickets required. GET TICKETS »
8 p.m. Christiana Smith “Sweet Sounds of Sharing” at the Mardi Gras Ballroom in the Cajundome Convention Center | The Christiana Smith African American Alumni Chapter celebrates this year’s honorees. Pre-registration is encouraged.