TODAY kicks off Homecoming Weekend at MSU!  Come out for fun and fabulous festivities, from a parade complete with floats and bands to Sunday night’s Alabama concert!

Here is a timeline of this weekends events!


  • Band of Bears Homecoming Parade, 9 a.m., John Q. Hammons Parkway. FREE
  • Breakfast with Boomer at the Foster Recreation Center at 10 am. Kids are welcome to meet Boomer. Come out and play on the inflatables and fun  activities.  Cost is $10 per child and adults are $15.00
  • Golden Bears Reunion 10:30 am, Plaster Student Reunion Ballroom. Open to those who attended SMS/MSU 50 years ago or more.
  • Bears Football vs. Murray State at Plaster Stadium. Kick off is 2 pm. Tickets prices vary.
  • Bear Crawl begins at 7 p.m. Springfield Brew Co.  Tickets $10.


  • Alabama Concert at the Great Southern Bank Arena. Ticket prices vary.