A week packed with activities, UT Arlington Homecoming takes place from November 4-11 and everyone’s invited! Events include Distinguished Alumni Awards and other alumni events, the Homecoming 5K Walk/Run/Roll, Homecoming Street Festival, Parades, the big games, and more. Many events are open to the public, and the Parade and Pep Rally are free to all to attend.
UTA student organizations are teaming up with businesses in Downtown Arlington to decorate their storefronts to let everyone know it is Homecoming Week! Cast your vote for the most spirited business on the Homecoming Facebook page for the People’s Choice award. A Judges’ Choice award will also be announced at the Homecoming basketball game.
Distinguished Alumni Awards
Friday, Nov. 9, 6:30 P.M.
Join UTA for an evening of delicious food and entertainment as they recognize this year’s recipients of the distinguished alumni awards.
Friday, Nov. 9 – Saturday, Nov. 10
Homecoming weekend is packed full of events for UTA alumni. Celebrations, reunions, golf, and so much more offer returning Mavericks many chances to reconnect with their alma mater.
Saturday, Nov. 10, 10 A.M.
Join the fun at the annual Homecoming 5K Run/Walk/Roll!
Street Festival, Parade and Pep Rally
Saturday, Nov. 10, 3 P.M.
Interactive fun and Mav Mania lead up to a high-energy celebration of school spirit before the big game.
The Big Games
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2:30 and 7 P.M.
It all leads up to this: the Maverick women’s basketball team battle Jackson State at 2:30 p.m. and the Maverick Men take on Northern Iowa at 7:00 p.m. But the entire week is a sports lover’s dream. Don’t miss the volleyball games and wheelchair basketball tournament also taking place during Homecoming week.
Lodging and transportation
Need somewhere to stay? Visit the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau website. You’ll find all the resources you’ll need to arrange a hassle-free stay.
Getting Around Downtown
Unless specified, parking is free throughout Downtown Arlington. Track #myAbram and visit myAbram.com for the latest information about traffic routing, temporary parking and construction milestones along Abram St. Download Waze for free and see real-time traffic, find optimal routes and avoid road closures, or leave your car at home and hail Via Arlington Ride Share for only $3.
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About Downtown Arlington
Designated by the State of Texas as the Arlington Cultural District, Downtown Arlington blends a unique mix of activities, sights, tastes and sounds that attract visitors and locals alike. Within its less than a two-mile radius, Downtown is home to a top tier public research university, prolific fine and performing artists and arts institutions, live entertainment, exciting NCAA and professional athletics, one-of-a-kind dining and retail, and a supportive business climate.