Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

Westfield State University to host annual Homecoming events Oct. 15–16

WHAT:           Westfield State University will host its annual Homecoming Weekend Friday, Oct. 15 and Saturday, Oct. 16. Events include the Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony, the Distinguished Alumnus Award Ceremony, football and soccer games, games; arts, musical, and theatrical performances; and delicious tailgate food.


WHEN:          Starts Friday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m., with the Department of English’s Alumni Poetry Reading in the Arno Maris Art Gallery, second floor of Ely Campus Center.

Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony: 6 p.m. Oct. 15, in Scanlon Banquet Hall. Guests must register to attend. To register, visit


Events continue Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

                        10:30 a.m.: Distinguished Alumnus Award Ceremony, Horace Mann Center, Garden Room A. Mass. State Rep. Bud L. Williams ’73 will be honored.  

                        11 a.m.: Westfield State men’s soccer vs. Bridgewater State, Alumni Field  


                       1–5 p.m.: Game Side (food, drinks, lawn games, trivia, etc.); far end zone of Alumni Field. Tickets: $5 for online registration, $2 for Lifetime Owls,

                      $10 for general admission, free for children ages 2 and under.


                        2 p.m.: Westfield State football vs. UMass Dartmouth, Alumni Field  


                        7–11 p.m.: Evening event, Scanlon Banquet Hall;  

                        Tickets are $10 for online registration, $7 for Lifetime Owls, $15 at the door for general admission.  


                        For full Homecoming Weekend schedule visit


WHERE:        Westfield State University, 577 Western Ave., Westfield, Mass., various campus locations. 


WHO:             Westfield State University students, alumni, families, and Champions

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