* Head out to the Lamar University Campus for the Homecoming Bonfire and festivities on Friday, November 12, 2021 and game day festivities on Saturday, November 13, 2021. *

Pep Rally and Bonfire at Spindletop Field 5:30 p.m. (11/12)

Get your Red on and join Lamar University for the Pep Rally lighting of the Homecoming Bonfire at Spindletop Field and meet your winners and finalists for Homecoming Court!

Big Red’s Ride Classic & Antique Car Show at the Spindletop-Gladys City Museum 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (11/13)

Celebrate Homecoming at Lamar University by taking a step back in time at the Spindletop Gladys City Museum and viewing an amazing assortment of beautifully restored cars from area car clubs. You might even catch Big Red and Lu checking out the cool rides! No entry fee for participating cars and great prizes. Free parking and shuttle service to Homecoming FanFest. 

Homecoming FanFest at the Montagne Center 12 - 3 p.m. (11/13)

There is something for the whole family at Homecoming FanFest at the Montagne Center A-5 Parking Lot. Enjoy meals from area food trucks and sample free craft beer while you listen to the sounds of Champagne Room and The Flava Band. Booths from museums and university departments will provide educational and entertaining children's activities, lawn games, and other tailgating activities. Free parking is available in lots off Rolfe Christopher. Admission is FREE and open to the public

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Alumni Pregame Party at the Montagne Center 2 - 4 p.m. (11/13)

Cardinals of all ages along with their friends and family are invited to join for Homecoming! A pre-game party will be held at the Montagne Center Arena for those who pre-register. Registration closes on Friday, October 29, 2021 by 5:00pm as seating is limited. The registration fee for this event is $20 per person and includes: a meal, dessert, 2 drink tickets, LU Spirit Item, and a green section football game ticket for Homecoming* (a $68 per person value). There will also be games, face painting, cardinal tattoos, and a selfie station. Children 3 and under are free.

Art Exhibition: Julie Speed at the Dishman Art Museum 12 - 4 p.m. (11/13)

Join the Dishman Art Museum for FREE museum tours and viewing of the Julie Speed exhibit.

Lamar University vs. Jacksonville State at Provost Umphrey Stadium 4 p.m. (11/13)

Cheer on the Cardinals in the Homecoming Game! The Cardinals will face Jacksonville State with a 4 p.m. kickoff. Halftime will include the presentation of the Homecoming Court and Homecoming Parade Winners, along with  a band production.