The UMMB turns 145 years young in 2018! Celebrate the band's birthday with a gift to the Band Alumni Scholarship Fund

Come celebrate the amazing tradition of the Minuteman Band! Our annual Homecoming Reception is happening as part of the all-campus Homecoming Block Party on Friday, November 2nd!

UMMB Homecoming Reception

We’re getting together at our beloved Old Chapel to celebrate the relaunch of the Spitfire Winter Guard, 40 Years of “My Way,” and the 2018 Hall of Fame and Band Alumni Scholarship honorees!

Old Chapel
Fri., Nov. 2 • 7:30 – 9:00 pm

Cost: 

  • Free. Same as Block Party (below).
  • $10 per person for wine and beer sampling pass (21+only).
  • À la carte costs for food trucks food and beverages.

Register Now!

Homecoming Block Party

Join alumni, families, and friends for UMass Amherst’s first annual Homecoming Block Party. No matter your age or interests, this festival has something for everyone!

Dance to live music on the Goodell Lawn, devour tasty eats from our food trucks, jump around on inflatables, or create your own work of art at one of our many craft stations.

Venture into the newly renovated Old Chapel and South College to take in the sights and sample local wine and beer while enjoying live entertainment from UMass Amherst student groups.

Goodell Lawn, South College, Old Chapel
Fri., Nov. 2 • 6:30 – 10:00 pm

Cost: 

  • Free for lawn activities and live music.
  • $10 per person for wine and beer sampling pass (21+only).
  • À la carte costs for food trucks food and beverages.

Register Now!