Homecoming is a great opportunity for alumni to return home to UCF, meet up with old friends and classmates and enjoy the fun and excitement all over campus. 

 

Find out all the ways you can get involved by checking out our events below.


 

Countdown to Homecoming 2022:

25 Days 15 Hours 26 Minutes 47 Seconds

Saturday, Oct. 22 | Knights Give Back

 

Location: Varies | Time: Varies

 

UCF’s annual day of volunteer service returns for Homecoming week! This year UCF Alumni is proud to partner with Volunteer UCF to offer service opportunities across the nation. A list of local Knights Give Back events are below. 

 

  • Central Florida Zoo:  Support the Zoo as they host the annual Boo Bash.
  • Clean the World: Their mission is to collect and recycle discarded soap and plastic bottles from hospitality partners to repurpose for use to prevent hygiene-related illnesses and death of impoverished people.
  • 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 around the country. 

Sunday, Oct. 23 | U Can Finish Race: 5 Mile and 2 Mile 

 

Location:  UCF Memory Mall | Time: 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 mile, 5 mile or both with the Distance Dare. 


Race registration is now open! UCF Alumni Discount Code: UCFALUMNI22 

Thursday, Oct. 27 | Shining Knight Alumni Awards Reception

 

Location:  The Celeste Hotel | Time: 6-9 p.m.

 

The Shining Knights Alumni Awards honor our university's outstanding alumni and community leaders who have significantly contributed to the university and the community. The UCF Alumni family is honored to recognize six distinct awards at this year's reception! Tickets to the event are $75 per person and include a pre-reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and dinner, followed by an awards ceremony. Table sponsorship opportunities can be found here.

Friday, Oct. 28 | Black and Gold Block Party

 

Location:  UCF Memory Mall | Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

 

UCF Alumni is hosting a block party on Memory Mall for Knight Nation to celebrate the eve of the big game at this family-friendly event. Join us for live music, food, beverages, carnival games, and special appearances! We're excited to end the block party with the Fireworks sponsored by SG Agency Homecoming.


Ticket pricing is available for adults and children. 

Friday, Oct. 28 | Young Alumni Takeover

 

Location:  UCF FAIRWINDS  Alumni Center | Time: 9 p.m.-Midnight

 

Keep the party going with the Young Alumni Takeover at the UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center. Enjoy a DJ, giant yard games, fun foods, drinks and more. Must be 21 years of age or older.

Saturday, Oct. 29 | Alumni Tailgate

 

Location:  UCF FAIRWINDS  Alumni Center | Time: 3 hours prior to kickoff

 

Head to the UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center three hours before the football game to charge up before the team charges on to the field! Admission for this family-friendly zone is FREE for all UCF alumni and guests. 

 

No registration necessary.

Saturday, Oct. 29 | Alumni Watch Parties

 

Location:  Varies | Time: Varies

 

Not able to come to campus? Our regional Knights Communities will host local watch parties before the UCF vs. Cincinnati game -- and everyone is invited.

More events for Knights

Hosted by campus partners

Discount codes available below! 

 

Saturday, Oct. 22 | UCF Men's Soccer vs. Charlotte

 

Location: UCF Soccer and Track Complex | Time: 7 p.m.


Watch the Knights take on the Charlotte 49ers! Contact the UCF Athletics Ticket Office at 407.823.1000 or online to purchase game tickets.

Sunday, Oct. 23 | UCF Women's Soccer vs. Houston


Location: UCF Soccer and Track Complex | Time: 1 p.m.

 

Watch the Knights take on the Houston Cougars! Contact the UCF Athletics Ticket Office at 407.823.1000 or online to purchase game tickets.

Sunday, Oct. 23 | Theatre UCF Presents ‘Working’


Location: UCF Theatre, Main Stage | Time: 2 p.m.

 

Experience a unique and patchwork account of class through monologues and songs that compel us to take a peek in the lives of everyday laborers in this country with heart, compassion and gratitude.

Monday, Oct. 24 | Homecoming Kickoff


Location: UCF Memory Mall | Time: 5:30 p.m.

 

Kick-off the best week of the year with Homecoming Kick-off. Enjoy live performances, a DJ, and lots of free swag! 


No registration necessary.

Monday, Oct. 24 | Knights Got Talent


Location: UCF Memory Mall | Time: 8 p.m. showtime

 

Support your fellow Knights as they showcase their special talents! UCF Homecoming presents Knights Got Talent. Make sure to bring your own blanket and chair to sit out to enjoy the show comfortably! This event is free for both the community and UCF students.


No registration necessary.

Tuesday, Oct. 25 | Movie Knight


Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom | Time: 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m.

 

Join Buzz Lightyear and friends on a new adventure! Come out for free popcorn and a free movie, did we mention lots of free swag! This event is free for both the community and UCF students.


No registration required.

Wednesday, Oct. 26 | Comedy Knight


Location: Addition Financial Arena | Time: 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m.

 

Enjoy an evening laughing with your fellow Knights at Comedy Knight 2022! This year’s act is Marlon Wayans, most commonly known for ‘White Chicks,’ the Scary Movie Franchise, and ‘The Wayans Bros.’ Floor seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.


Admission is $25. Get a $5 discount by using code HC2022.

Thursday, Oct. 27 | Theatre UCF Presents ‘Working’


Location: UCF Theatre, Main Stage | Time: 7:30 p.m.

 

Experience a unique and patchwork account of class through monologues and songs that compel us to take a peek in the lives of everyday laborers in this country with heart, compassion and gratitude.

Thursday, Oct. 27 | Concert Knight

 

Location: Addition Financial Arena | Time: 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m.

 

UCF Homecoming is proud to announce a high energy Concert Knight featuring T-Pain!

 

Student tickets are free with a valid student ID. Student early access passes will be available for purchase at Ticket Distribution. Tickets for the public may be purchased through Addition Financial Arena.


Admission is $25. Get a $5 discount by using code HC2022.

 

For additional information please contact [email protected].

Friday, Oct. 28 | Spirit Splash

 

Location: UCF Reflecting Pond | Time: Noon

 

Our biggest tradition is back! UCF Homecoming presents Spirit Splash. Students will be able to run into the reflecting pond and catch the famous homecoming duck at UCF’s greatest celebration. There will be special guest speakers, as well as performances from the Cheer Team, Knightmoves, and Marching Knights! This event is free for both the community and UCF students.


No registration required.

Friday, Oct. 28 | Step Show

 

Location: Addition Financial Arena | Time: 7 p.m.

 

UCF Homecoming and the National Pan-Hellenic Council will be hosting its Step Show Competition. This will not only serve as a showcase of one of the most significant cultural aspects that all of NPHC organizations were created upon, but also a platform for our Black, Greek-Lettered Organizations to display their talents to the University and surrounding community.

 

Student tickets are free with a valid student ID. Tickets for the public may be purchased through Addition Financial Arena.


Admission is $15. Get a $5 discount by using code HC2022.

 

For additional information please contact [email protected].

Friday, Oct. 28 | Theatre UCF Presents ‘Working’


Location: UCF Theatre, Main Stage | Time: 7:30 p.m.

 

Experience a unique and patchwork account of class through monologues and songs that compel us to take a peek in the lives of everyday laborers in this country with heart, compassion and gratitude.

Friday, Oct. 28 | Marching Knights Alumni Social

 

Location: Burger U UCF | Time: 8 p.m.

 

Mingle with fellow band alumni and enjoy dinner & a fireworks display.    

Friday, Oct. 28 | Fireworks Festival

 

Location: UCF Memory Mall | Time: 9:30 p.m.

 

Join us on Memory Mall to enjoy the traditional fireworks display! Feel free to bring your own towel, blanket, or chair to sit on and enjoy comfortably. The lawn opens at 9 pm for seating and fireworks go off at 9:30 pm. This event is free for both the community and UCF students.


No registration required.

Saturday, Oct. 29 | Marching Knights Alumni Reunion

 

Location:  UCF Band Facility | Time: All Day

 

Watch the Marching Knights practice, enjoy a reunion breakfast immediately following band practice, and have the opportunity to march on the field with current Marching Knights during the Homecoming game half-time show.

Saturday, Oct. 29 | UCF Football vs. Cincinnati

 

Location:  FBC Mortgage Stadium | Time: TBA

 

Watch the Knights take on the Cincinnati Bearcats and bounce with us at the FBC Mortgage Stadium! Contact the UCF Athletics Ticket Office at 407.823.1000 or online to purchase game tickets.

Saturday, Oct. 29 | Theatre UCF Presents ‘Working’


Location: UCF Theatre, Main Stage | Time: 7:30 p.m.

 

Experience a unique and patchwork account of class through monologues and songs that compel us to take a peek in the lives of everyday laborers in this country with heart, compassion and gratitude.

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