BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Homecoming Fan Fest is the highlight of the
University at Buffalo's annual fall homecoming weekend, True Blue
Days, and will transform UB's North Campus on Saturday afternoon
Oct. 2o from noon-3 p.m. into a festival with carnival rides,
street entertainers, live music, a massive tailgate buffet, a
marching band parade and other celebratory activities to launch
UB's Bulls football game against the Pitt Panthers.
Media are invited to attend any and all of the activities--with
their accompanying color and energy showing UB's school spirit--as
the campus community prepares for the game to kick off at 3:30
A partial list of the Oct.20 activities is:
12 Noon: UB's True Blue Days Homecoming Fan Fest
Carnival games and prizes, bounce houses, a paratrooper ride,
magician, balloon artist, caricature artist, photo booth, music and
1 p.m.: Family Weekend tailgate buffet begins (700 people
1:30 p.m. (approx.): UB Bulls Walk to Victory
Participating in the parade will be the members of the UB
football team as well as the UB Thunder of the East marching band.
The parade takes place down Augsperger Road.
3:30 pm: Bulls vs. Pitt kickoff
For a more comprehensive schedule of the weekend's events go to:
Media can contact Charles Anzalone in UB's Office of
Communications at 716-645-4600 or Erin Lawless at 716-472-3819, on
site the day of the celebration.