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Plan Ahead for UC Homecoming Activities as Parade Marches Along Uptown Streets Oct. 19

PARADE AT 8:30 A.M. OCT. 19: Around the University of Cincinnati campus, some streets will close the morning of Saturday, Oct. 19, while traffic and parking on other streets will be restricted.

Date: 10/11/2013 11:05:00 AM
By: Tom Robinette
Phone: (513) 556-1825
Photos By: Dottie Stover, UC Creative Services

UC ingot   University of Cincinnati Homecoming activities Oct. 19 will feature the annual Homecoming parade around campus at 8:30 a.m. and the football game versus the University of Connecticut at noon at UC's Nippert Stadium.

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The University of Cincinnati Bearcat mascot greets some young fans at last year's Homecoming parade.

UC’s Homecoming parade at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, will affect the following streets around campus:

  • Calhoun Street, between Vine Street and Clifton Avenue, will close at 7:30 a.m.
  • Clifton Avenue, between McMillan and Martin Luther King Jr. avenues, will close at 8:15 a.m.  
  • Eastbound traffic on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, between Clifton Avenue and Woodside Drive will be restricted prior to the start of the parade. The eastbound right-hand lane (the lane closest to campus) will be closed; the middle and left-hand lanes will remain open. Westbound traffic will remain unaffected.

Also, parking will be unavailable in the Clifton Court, Woodside and Calhoun garages starting at 7:30 a.m. until near the parade’s anticipated end by approximately 10 a.m. Get additional parking and tailgate details here.

The parade route starts at the corner of Calhoun and Clifton avenues, then proceeds north on Clifton Avenue, then east on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and ends at the corner of MLK and Woodside Drive. See the campus map.  

All parking and regular driving routes will be reinstated near the Homecoming parade’s anticipated end by approximately 10 a.m.

Also on Oct. 19, UC Athletic Director Whit Babcock will share updates on the Nippert Stadium expansion, show the latest renderings and field questions at the Bearcats Blitz from 10:30-11 a.m. at Myers Alumni Center. For more information on UC Homecoming activities, see the complete UC Homecoming news release or go to the UC Alumni Association Homecoming website.   

Information on purchasing tickets to the game is available at the UC Athletics website. More details are available on Athletics’ gameday website.