**Schedule is subject to change. Be sure to keep checking back as more events are added! 


Wednesday, October 18

9:00 p.m.
Bonfire and Pep Rally: Rinker Field

Thursday, October 19

8:00 p.m.
Airwaves: Edmunds Center

Friday, October 20

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Information & Registration: Rinker Welcome Center
If you pre-registered for Homecoming online, swing by to check in, grab your nametag and lanyard, and get your gift! If you didn't pre-register,  you can still stop in to purchase tickets and grab your gear here! 

6:00 p.m.
1970s Decade Reception:
Elusive Grape, 129 N. Woodland Blvd. 
Join the Class of 1973 as they celebrate their 50th Reunion with fellow alumni from the 1970s. All alumni from this decade are welcome! 

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Homecoming Kickoff Cocktail Reception: President’s Home, 429 N. Woodland Blvd. 
Get into town early and kick off Homecoming weekend in the President’s Garden! Help us honor our 2023 University and Alumni Award recipients and enjoy live music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. 
(Registration Required)

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Hatter Howl: Rinker Field
We’re bringing back this Friday night tradition just in time to celebrate Stetson’s 140th! All are invited to an outdoor festival on Rinker Field, including music, entertainment, food trucks and more!

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Artisan Alley Farmers Market: Artisan Alley
Located downtown in Artisan Alley, between Georgia and New York Avenue, the weekly market features local produce, plants, baked goods, arts & crafts and more!

7:30 p.m.
School of Music Concert: Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall 

Saturday, October 21

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
President’s Champagne Brunch: President’s Home, 429 N. Woodland Blvd.
Mimosas in the President’s Garden? Count us in! Come start off your morning and celebrate Stetson’s 140th at this signature Homecoming event. President Roellke will kick off a program at 9:30 am to honor Stetson’s 140-year history and special guests. (Registration Required)

1:00 p.m.
Football Game vs. University of St. Thomas: Spec Martin Stadium, 260 East Euclid Avenue
Come cheer on the Stetson Football team as they face the University of St. Thomas for the Homecoming game! Discounted tickets will be available when single-game tickets go up for sale later this summer. For more information, call 386-738-HATS (4287) or email [email protected]

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Alumni Choir Rehearsal: Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Class of 1998 – 25th Reunion: Stetson Green

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Class of 2013 – 10th Reunion: Stetson Green

6:00 p.m.
50th Reunion Dinner – Class of 1973:
Rinker Welcome Center

6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner and Light Program

Celebrate this milestone with your classmates as you receive your 50-year diploma and pin to commemorate this special occasion.
(Registration Required)

6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Homecoming Block Party: Downtown DeLand
Back by popular demand, your Homecoming Block Party is the place to be Saturday night! More info to come! 

Sunday, October 22

10:00 a.m.
Interfaith Chapel Service: Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall

12:00 p.m.
Golden Hatter Lunch: Lynn Dining Commons
For those classes who have already celebrated their 50th Reunion, come join other Golden Hatters for lunch in the Commons before you leave town! Register in advance and enjoy the all-you-can-eat food options and reserved seating with fellow classmates.