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Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally


Join the procession of BLUE and ORANGE by watching the Boise State Homecoming Parade and stay for the Pep Rally at 6:45 p.m. immediately following the parade!



Friday, Oct. 7

Start Time: 6 p.m.

Start/End: The parade will run along Cesar Chavez Lane beginning at Brady Street, into West Stadium Parking Lot, ending at University Drive by the Rec Center.

Find a spot along the greenbelt or West Stadium Parking lot for a great view of the floats. Parking is open across campus with the exception of the lot between Brady Parking Garage and the Morrison Center.

Stay for the Pep Rally at Allen Noble Hall of Fame Plaza – hear from the Boise State Football team and enjoy visits from President Tromp, Keith Stein Blue Thunder Pep Band, the Boise State Spirit Squad and more. The Boise State Alumni Association will hand out blue light up cheer sticks so stay and dance as we cheer on the Broncos!

View parade route map

Register Your Parade Entry

Staging Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Staging Area: Morrison Center parking lot – enter the parking lot using Earle Street off University Drive. Parade participants check-in at the northwest corner of the Brady Garage.

All parade entries are limited to a max number of 20 participants in the staging area and on the parade route; including in the vehicle, on the float, or walking.

Register your parade entry here

Nominate a Parade Grand Marshal

The Grand Marshal serves as the leading dignitary at the front of the Homecoming parade. The role is typically bestowed upon an alumnus, staff, faculty, or community member who has shown an exceptional commitment to Boise State University and our greater community. Submissions are due by TBD.

View a list of previous grand marshals.

Submit nomination