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Homecoming Tailgate

Hokie fans cheer during homecoming

Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to noon
Holtzman Alumni Center Lawn

Join us for live music, food, drinks, games, inflatables, a kids' corner, and special guests. Colleges and organizations from across campus will host tents, including:

  • College of Engineering
  • College of Natural Resources and Environment
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering (NCR region)
  • Dairy Science
  • Ex Lapide Alumni Society
  • Hispanic/Latino Alumni Society
  • Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Young Alumni Tent





We'll also be collecting nonperishable food items to be donated to Manna Ministries. Manna Ministries provides food, toiletries, and school supplies for college students at Virginia Tech.





More Homecoming Events

There's plenty to do on campus during homecoming. Make sure to catch the parade, spirit rally, and more.

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Register here. The event is free, but everyone who registers in advance will be entered to win a signed Virginia Tech basketball.


For questions or more information, please contact Heather Miller at

Pregame HokieTalks

Join us Saturdays before you tailgate for our Pre-game Hokie Talks lecture series. The talks are held in the Holtzman Alumni Center and are free and open to the public.

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