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MSU's Homecoming Festivities Kick Off on Saturday


Missouri State University’s Homecoming is this weekend.

The Band of Bears Homecoming Parade starts off the celebration Saturday morning at 9:00 on John Q. Hammons Parkway. Spectators can park in Bear Park North and Bear Park South.

BearFest Village opens at 11:00 a.m. for tailgating ahead of the football game. The MarooNation Alumni tent will also have food and drinks.

Then you can cheer on the Bears when the homecoming game kicks off at 2:00 p.m. The Bears will face the Western Illinois Leathernecks.

Saturday’s weather is expected to be sunny with a high in the 60s.