Homecoming Week returns this fall to bring Knight Nation together for some of the most exciting and memorable events of the year. The celebration takes place October 24-29 and includes events for UCF alumni and events at UCF’s main and downtown campuses.
To attend Concert Knight and Comedy Knight, students must obtain tickets during the ticket distribution October 11-21. A limited number of tickets will be distributed each day on a first-come, first-served basis. Students must show valid UCF ID to receive tickets. Tickets for Comedy Knight and Concert Knight will also be available for purchase by the public through Ticketmaster.
Distribution of tickets
The main campus ticket distribution is as follows:
October 11 | Students’ Union Patio | 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
October 12 | student union. Terrace | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
October 14 | Patio RWC | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
October 17 | Students’ Union Patio | 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Oct. 18 |RWC Patio | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
October 19 | Students’ Union Patio | 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
October 20 | student union. Terrace | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
October 21 | Clear Lake | 8pm-11pm
The distribution of UCF Downtown tickets is as follows. Valencia Downtown students can also claim tickets with a valid student card:
October 11 | UnionWest, Second Floor Lobby | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
October 12 | UnionWest, Second Floor Lobby | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
UCF Downtown will also provide shuttles to Concert Knight. More information will be provided by UCF Downtown Student Life.
For Rosen College ticket distribution, check out the UCF Homecoming Instagram account.
Student and community events
October 24 – Reunion kicks off with Knights Got Talent | Memory Shopping Center | Kick off at 5:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.
Bring a blanket or chair to the Memory Mall and watch your fellow Knights show off their special skills.
October 25 – Movie Knight: Light year | Pegasus Ballroom | Doors open at 8 p.m., film starts at 8:15 p.m.
Join Buzz Lightyear and his friends on a new adventure. Enjoy free popcorn and take home free swag. This event is open to UCF students and the community.
October 26 – Comedy Knight: Marlon Wayans | Addition Financial Arena | Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of laughter with your fellow Knights. This year’s act is Marlon Wayans, best known for white chicksthe horror movie deductible and The Wayan Brothers. Floor seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Students must obtain a free ticket at the ticket distribution to attend. Audience tickets are available for purchase for $25 on Ticketmaster.
October 27 – Foam Splash | Communications and Media Building Courtyard, UCF Downtown | Midday
UCF Downtown may not have a pool or pond, but you can still dive into reunion week. Jump into a foam pit, discover photo stations and a mechanical shark, and eat corn dogs.
October 27 – Concert Knight: T-Pain | Addition Financial Arena | Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m.
UCF Homecoming is proud to announce a high-energy Knight Concert featuring T-Pain. The Florida rapper, singer and songwriter is known for hits like “Can’t Believe It”, “Bartender”, “Buy U a Drank” and “I’m Sprung”.
Students must obtain a free ticket at the ticket distribution to attend. Audience tickets are available for purchase for $25 on Ticketmaster. For more information, please contact [email protected]
Oct. 27-Oct. 29 | UCF Theater Presents Work | UCF Theatre, Main Stage | 7:30 p.m.
Join UCF Theater on Thursday, Friday or Saturday night for a unique and disparate narrative of the classroom through monologues and songs that compel us to peek into the lives of the daily workers of this country with heart, compassion and gratitude. Tickets are available for purchase online.
October 28 – Spirit Splash | Reflecting Pond | Midday
UCF’s greatest homecoming tradition is back. Students can run around in the reflecting pond and try to catch the elusive ducks. There will be special guest speakers, as well as performances from the Cheer Team, Knightmoves and Marching Knights. This event is free and open to UCF students and the community.
October 28 – Stage show | Addition Financial Arena | 7 p.m.
UCF Homecoming and the National Panhellenic Council (NPHC) will host their Step Show contest. This will not only serve as a showcase of one of the most important cultural aspects on which all NPHC organizations were founded, but also a platform for our black Greek letter organizations to showcase their talents in college. and to the local community.
Student tickets are free with a valid UCF ID. Tickets for the public can be purchased for $15 on Ticketmaster. For more information, please contact [email protected]
October 28 – Fireworks Festival | Memory Shopping Center | Opening of the lawn at 9 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
After the Step Show, enjoy the traditional fireworks display. Feel free to bring your own towel, blanket or chair to watch the show.
This event is free and available to UCF students and the community.
October 29 – UCF Football vs. Cincinnati | FBC Mortgage Stage | To be determined
Watch the Knights take on the Cincinnati Bearcats and during the rematch. Contact the UCF Athletics box office at 407.823.1000 or online to purchase game tickets.
October 29 – Coronation of royalty | FBC Mortgage Stage | UCF vs Cincinnati football game halftime, kickoff TBD
Watch the Knights take on Cincinnati and during halftime the 2022-23 UCF Homecoming Court will be crowned.
Oct. 22 – The Knights Give Back | Locations vary | Hours vary
This year, UCF Alumni is proud to partner with Volunteer UCF to provide service opportunities across the country. Below is a list of local Knights Give Back events.
- Central Florida Zoo: Support the zoo hosting the annual Boo Bash.
- Clean up the world: Their mission is to collect and recycle discarded soap and plastic bottles from hotel partners in order to reuse them to prevent hygiene-related illnesses and death in the poor.
- Second Harvest Food Bank: Second Harvest’s mission is to create hope and nourish lives through a powerful hunger relief network, while multiplying the generosity of a caring community.
Additional locations will be hosted nationwide and can be found here.
October 23 – U Can Finish Race: 5 miles and 2 miles | Memory Shopping Center | 7:30 a.m.-noon
The U Can Finish race is back! Join runners and walkers on a tour around the University of Central Florida by participating in the 2 miles, 5 miles or both with the Distance Dare.
Register here for the event and use the UCF Alumni discount code UCFALUMNI22.
October 27 – Shining Knights Alumni Awards | The Celestial Hotel | 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
The Shining Knights Alumni Awards recognize outstanding UCF alumni and local leaders who have made significant contributions to the university and the community. The UCF Alumni family is honored to recognize six distinct awards at this year’s reception. Tickets for the event are $75 per person and include a pre-reception with hearty hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and dinner, followed by an awards ceremony. Table sponsorship opportunities can be found here.
October 28 – Marching Knights Alumni Social | Burger U UCF | 8 p.m.
Mingle with other alumni of the group and enjoy dinner and a fireworks display.
October 28 – Black and Gold Block Party | Memory Shopping Center | 6:30-9:30 p.m.
UCF Alumni is hosting a block party on Memory Mall for Knight Nation to celebrate the day before the big game at this family-friendly event. Enjoy live music, food, drink, carnival games and special appearances. A fireworks display will take place on Memory Mall after the event. Ticket prices are available for adults and children and can be found here.
October 28 – Takeover of young graduates | UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center | 9pm-midnight
Keep the party going with a DJ, giant yard games, food, drinks and more. Must be 21 or older to register.
October 29 – Marching Knights Alumni Reunion | UCF Tape Installation | All day
Watch Marching Knights practice, enjoy a reunion breakfast immediately after group practice, and have the opportunity to walk the pitch with the current Marching Knights during the game’s halftime show. return.
October 29 – Alumni Tailgate | UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center | Three hours before kick-off
Head to the UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center three hours before the homecoming football game to recharge before the team hits the field. Admission to this family zone is free for all UCF alumni and guests and no registration is required.
October 29 | Alumni observation evenings | Locations vary | The weather varies
Can’t come to campus? Regional Knights communities will host local watch parties before the UCF game against Cincinnati — and everyone is invited. Find the venues for watch parties here.