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We’re excited to offer a number of activities for band alumni and your families at Homecoming! Here’s your one-stop guide for UMMB fun!!!

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Band Alumni & Friends Reception

Mingle with fellow alumni and fans of the Minuteman Band during the Homecoming Block Party! Meet the Band Alumni and Thom Hannum scholarship recipients and this year’s class of the Minuteman Band Hall of Fame!

Food Trucks and Local Beer & Wine available
Old Chapel


Homecoming Parade

Join the tradition of the Homecoming Parade as it winds its way from McGuirk Alumni Stadium through downtown Amherst to the UMass campus. Families are welcome to march or play… and join us before the parade to decorate our float!

McGuirk Alumni Stadium
10:00 am parade step-off


Tailgate & Band Concert

Join us at our PREMIER tailgate zone, central to ALL Homcoming activity, including a concert by YOUR Minuteman Marching Band. Grills, tables, and tents will be available to cook/prepare your favorite tailgate dishes. Bring your favorite drinks, chairs, and games!

McGuirk Alumni Stadium • Lot 11 near Football Performance Center
Please observe new stadium parking procedures


Play in the Stands

Join fellow alumni to play stands tunes during the game with the UMMB!

McGuirk Alumni Stadium


Alumni Band Halftime Show

Have band, will march! Yes! We’ll join the Baby Band for a special performance!

McGuirk Alumni Stadium


My Way

Join all band alumni (and their families) on the field for the postgame singing of My Way.

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

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