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No matter where you land after graduating, there's a Hokie waiting to welcome you! Across the country, chapters are hosting events to welcome new Hokies to their area. You'll get to connect with members of your alumni chapter, meet your young alumni committee, and learn all about your new city.

Most events will be held Sept. 18 at noon. Find one in your area!

  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Taco Mac Perimeter - 1211 Ashford Xing, Atlanta, GA 30346
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Desperate Times Brewery, 1201 Carlisle Springs Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: The Back Porch, 808 Belvedere Clearwater Road, Belvedere, SC 29841
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: The Brick, 24 Ann St., Charleston, SC 29403
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Graham Street Pub, 400 South Graham St., Charlotte, NC 28202
  • Date: Thursday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m.
  • Location: Ballston Local, 900 N Glebe Road, Arlington VA
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 25 from 1-3 p.m.
  • Location: Legal Draft Beer Co., 500 E Division St., Arlington, TX 76011
  • Date: Aug. 21 from 2-5 p.m.
  • Location: Bierstadt Lagerhaus, 2875 Blake St., Denver, CO

We will host a second Welcome Party on Sept. 18 with our Game Watch Party:

  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. MST
  • Location: Jackson's LoDo - 1520 20th St., Denver, CO 80202
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location One: Catherine Rooneys, 1616 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, DE 19806
  • Location Two: Rehoboth Ale House on the Mile, 20859 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18, Noon
  • Location: Buffalo Wild Wings in Central Park - 1638 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 224
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Double Dogs, 8910 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37923
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Buffalo Wild WIngs 524 Fort Evans Road NE, Leesburg, VA 20176
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. CST
  • Location: Smokin Thighs 4400 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37209
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Carolina Ale House, 150 Hanes Mall Circle, Winston Salem, NC 27103
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: 730 Tavern, Kitchen & Patio,  730 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Shades of Green Pub, 125 E. 15th St., New York, NY 10003
 
Please note that in NYC, patrons are required to show proof of vaccination to go inside a restaurant.
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Full House Sportzaria, 404 Harrison Bridge Road A, Simpsonville, SC 29680
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: St. George Brewing Comany, 204 Challenger Way, Hampton, VA
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: The Wrap Shack, 112 S. 11th Street (at 11th & Chestnut sts)
    Philadelphia, PA  19107
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Helicon Brewery, 102 Union Ave., Oakdale, PA 15071
  • Date: Saturday, Aug. 14  from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: Hardywood Park Craft Brewery - West Creek
    820 Sanctuary Trail Drive, Richmond, VA
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: 202 Social House, 202 Market St. SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at 9 a.m. PST
  • Location: Bus Stop Bar, 1901 Union St.
    San Francisco, CA 94123
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. CST
  • Location: The Post Sports Bar & Grill - Creve Coeur, 763 Old Ballas Road, Creve Coeur, MO 63141
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Hobbit American Grill - East, 400 Capital Circle SE # 16, Tallahassee, FL 32301
  • Date: Thursday, September 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Tapped Gastropub 1550 Laskin Rd #198, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, USA
 
Visit our site to learn more.
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Leesville Tap Room, 13200 Strickland Road, Raleigh, NC 27613
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. MST
  • Location: We will finalize our location closer to game day. Be sure to check out Facebook page.  Contact Marita Viselli for more information.
  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon
  • Location: Revolutions Golf and Grille, 1430 High St. Suite 706, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Cost

Free.

Contact

For more information, contact Emily Pinette at epinette@vt.edu.

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