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Join us for the 2023 WVU Homecoming parade on Friday, October 20th at 6:00 pm on High Street.

Parade Application Information

Homecoming Parade Application

Dear West Virginia University Homecoming Parade Participant:

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the West Virginia University Homecoming Parade on Friday, October 20, 2023. The parade begins at 6:00 pm and all of our participants can start staging at their appropriate locations at 4:30 pm.

We are always encouraged by the University and community response to this activity that all seem to enjoy. However, for our parade to be successful, we need to ensure that all participants are well informed of the City of Morgantown and University guidelines for this event. Please make sure you and your organization read and understand the enclosed Homecoming Parade Rules and Regulations.

To expedite the planning of the parade, please complete the enclosed application and return the entry fee as indicated below:

Payment Options:

  1. Credit Cards: You may pay using the following link:
    Student Engagement and Leadership Payment Center.
  2. Checks: Make all checks payable to WVU Student Engagement & Leadership and indicate “Homecoming Parade - Organization” on the memo line of the check.
  3. Mail or drop off checks to:

    Student Engagement and Leadership
    Mountainlair, P.O. Box 6444
    Morgantown, WV 26506
    Fax 304-293-4104
    Call 304-293-4397 for more information

    *Entry fee is due with the application. No cash will be accepted.

    Please note the fee structure below for all entries:
    *All entries are limited to two (2) vehicles*

West Virginia University (Student Organizations & Departments)

  • Walking Units, Vehicles. or Floats - $25

External Organizations & Groups

    • Community Organizations & Non-Profit Organizations • Walking Units, Vehicles, or Floats - $75
    • Incumbent or Candidate for Public Office (Political Official) • Walking Units, Vehicles, or Floats - $75
    • First Responders • Walking Units, Vehicles, or Floats – Fee Exempt
    • Pageant Winners (Mr. & Miss) • Walking Units, Vehicles, or Floats – Fee Exempt
    • Marching Bands • Walking Units, Vehicles, or Floats – Fee Exempt

    Application deadline is Wednesday, October 18, 2023. Entries must be postmarked by this date. There will be an additional $25.00 fee for late applications and payments.

    If you have any questions regarding the West Virginia University Homecoming Parade, feel free to contact our office (304-293-4397). We look forward to your participation in our annual Homecoming Parade.


    Student Engagement and Leadership