Office of Student Life


111th Annual Homecoming Celebration

The Ohio State Homecoming Parade is one of Ohio State's biggest and longest-running traditions. Student organization banners, floats, colleges, departments, community organizations, and local celebrities are all a part of this great tradition. Students, Alumni, OSU Family, and Friends are all invited to attend! 

The Parade will begin with step off at the Ohio Stadium on Friday, October 6, 2023 at 6:00 pm in the West Stadium Parking lot and end at the Ohio Union. 

The Parade registration form is OPEN now until September 20, 2023 at 11:59 pm. Registration is open to students, organizations, departments and community members who are interested in but not limted to walking, driving a vehicle, holding banners, and performing. 

Traffic and Parking

We suggest you park in Ohio Union Garages (along High Street, South of 15th), Arps Garage (along High Street, North of 17th), Tuttle Garage (near the Architecture Building), or the South Campus Gateway Garage (along 11th Avenue, East of High Street). Lane Avenue Garage (corner of Tuttle and Lane Ave)

Please note CABS Service will also be impacted during the time of the Parade. For more details, read more here. 


Parade Route