This website is best viewed in a browser that supports web standards.

Skip to content or, if you would rather, Skip to navigation.

Northwest Navigation

Northwest logo

Parade Route

View Parade Route View PDF

All Northwest students, faculty, staff, alumni, family & friends are welcome to attend the parade!

The Homecoming Parade starts at the corner of Ray and College Avenue. It will proceed east to the main University entrance at Fourth Street, continue on Fourth, ending at Fourth and Main. Please do not enter the parade route once the parade has began. 

The parade will take place in any weather, with the exception of lightning.

A "family friendly" viewing area will be set up on campus near the intersection of University Drive and Fourth Street.

For marching band infomation refer to the Marching Band Page.

Points of Interest on the Route

  • The route starts at the corner of Ray and College avenues.
  • Barricades
    • There are a number of barricades that will block traffic. University officials will be stationed and allow only those with permission to enter.
    • Please note the location of barricades and plan accordingly, so as not to disturb the parade route. 
    • Do not enter campus from 4th Street
  • How to get to campus
    • General public can enter campus from 2nd, 3rd, 7th or 9th Streets and walk to the viewing areas.