Bradley University prepares for 2019 homecoming

WMBD This Morning

PEORIA, Ill. —

Monday, September 30 – Live! On Main, 8 – 9:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
Join ACBU as they host the first-ever Live! On Main concert. This event is only $10 for the public and tickets can be purchased through a Ticketmaster outlet or through the ticket offices in the Renaissance Coliseum. The headliner is social media star and comedian Matt Bellassai.

Cost: $10; ticket https://www1.ticketmaster.com/matt-bellassai/event/070056EAA9F72B18
Location: Renaissance Coliseum

Friday, October 4 – Lighting of the B, 7 – 9 p.m. (B is lit around 8:30 p.m.)
This is one of the main highlights of Homecoming Week. Join students, friends, family, and alumni as we light the B on top of Bradley Hall with a short fireworks display to follow. There will be carnival games, food, giveaways, and more!

Cost: free; no RSVP required
Location: in front of Bradley Hall

Dueling Pianos, 9 – 11 p.m.
Come sing along as Midwest Dueling Piano’s brings their live act to Bradley’s Homecoming! This event is hosted by Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, thanks to sponsorship from the Bradley Student Activities Budget Review Committee.

Cost: free; no RSVP required (cash bar available)
Location: Michel Student Center

Saturday, October 5 – HilltoP Trot, 9 a.m. (Packet pick-up begins at 7:45 a.m.) ShaZam Racing, Running Central, and Bradley University’s Department of Physical Therapy are excited to announce the Hilltop Trot, a 5K run or 1-mile walk through Bradley University’s campus. Register before September 2 to take advantage of a special early bird rate; discounted rates are available to Bradley students and alumni.

Cost: visit the website for more information
Location: Markin Family Student Recreation Center

Homecoming Parade, Noon – 1 p.m.
New to Homecoming Week this year is the Bradley Homecoming Parade! After a short hiatus, we are bringing the parade back to celebrate Bradley and our community. There will be student groups to high five, decorative floats to see, and much more.

Cost: free; no RSVP required
Location: Elmwood (in front of Student Center) → Bradley Ave → Duryea → Fredonia → Glenwood → Bradley Ave (intersection of Bradley & Glenwood)

Bradley Fest, 2 – 4 p.m.
Bradley University is bringing together campus and community for another new event this year. Join us for an afternoon of carnival games, inflatables, entertainment by ZJ DJ Music, slushies from Kona Ice, face painting, and much more!

Cost: free; no RSVP required
Location: Hayden-Clark Alumni Quad

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