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MSU Homecoming Parade

The 2021 Homecoming Parade took place on Oct. 1. 

This year, the parade featured nearly 100 entries, including the Spartan Marching Band, the MSU Alumni Band, student organizations, MSU athletic teams and dance teams, MSU colleges and departments, Greek sororities and fraternities, East Lansing community groups, Michigan high school bands and much more. Miss the parade or want to rewatch? Check out the recorded livestream.

View 2021 Parade PhotosParade LivestreamParade Winners

Homecoming Parade Entries

All student groups and community organizations are encouraged to participate in the MSU Homecoming Parade and can register to do so by completing the online registration form. Registration is only available online, and applications will be accepted up until parade staging capacity has been met.

Homecoming Parade Rules

To ensure all aspects of the MSU Homecoming Parade run smoothly, all those participating are encouraged to read the parade entry rules below. 

Parade Entry RulesRules for Elected Officials

Homecoming Parade Volunteers

Hundreds of volunteers are needed to make the MSU Homecoming Parade run smoothly. A variety of shifts are open to help with the parade. All volunteers will receive a Homecoming t-shirt and button.