The Homecoming Parade is an annual tradition that features the KSU Marching Owls leading a procession of floats, banners, decorated vehicles, golf carts, and the Homecoming Court. This year, the parade will be Saturday, October 3rd, and will start approximately three and half hours before kickoff for the Homecoming football game.

Route (Route Information)
The route for the 2020 Homecoming Parade will start from KSU Center down Busbee Drive taking a right on George Busbee Pkwy and a right on Big Shanty Road. The parade with take a right into the Black Lot and end back at the KSU Center).

For guest who are parking for the football game, all of the lots adjacent to the stadium will be convenient for viewing the parade along Busbee Pkwy (Fanzone) or down Busbee Dr. If you are not parking in one of the stadium lots for the football game, the best viewing area would be down Big Shanty between the intersection with Busbee Pkwy and the Black Lot.

Registered Student Organizations and KSU Departments that are interested in participating in the 2020 KSU Homecoming Parade will need to fill out a Participation Form by Monday, September 14th at 5:00pm. For questions about participating in the parade or the form, please contact either Ron Lunk ( or Tonya Baker McPherson (

Junior Owls
Junior Owls are KSU fans who are 12 years old and under. We'd love to have your youth group/team participate in this year's Homecoming Parade. As a thank you, we're offering $10 tickets to the KSU Homecoming Game against Samford. (You must register your youth group/team in order to receive the discount code).

Please visit the following link to register your group: Junior Owls Parade Registration
For questions, contact Tonya Baker McPherson at