Events Schedule

Subject to Change

Please check back as more events will be added for Homecoming 2018.

Please note that Spirit Week events with an * are open for currently enrolled Lindenwood students and alumni.

Monday, October 22 - Spirit Week!

7 p.m. - Enjoy the Show: Outdoor Movie Night
Location: Sunken Garden
Come enjoy the show at our outdoor movie night! Bring your chairs and blankets!

Tuesday, October 23 - Spirit Week!

11 a.m. - Be the Ringmaster of Your Own Life!*
Location: Dixon Center
Stop by the Dixon Center to pick up some spirit gear to help you celebrate Homecoming Week in style!

7 p.m. - PT Barnum Murder Mystery Dinner*
Location: Alice E. Ackermann Welcome Center
Who done it? Come find out at this murder mystery event!

Wednesday, October 24 - Spirit Week!

7 p.m. - The Show Must Go On*
Location: Lindenwood Auditorium
Lindenwood's got talent! Join us for this student talent show to see who rises as the most talented Lynx of them all!

Thursday, October 25 - Spirit Week!

Unofficial Halloween Dance*
Location: Schaltenbrand Lot
Dress up in your favorite circus-themed costume for this year's Unofficial Halloween Dance as part of the Spirit Week festivities! Prizes for most original costume, funniest costume, best couples costume, and overall best costume.

Friday, October 26

3 p.m. - Parents, Family and Alumni Welcome and Registration
Location: Dixon Center
Stop in to pick up your welcome packet including game passes and food tickets if you registered for the weekend in advance. If not, stop by and register for the weekend so you can participate in all the fun events and activities. Enjoy refreshments and receive all the information you need to celebrate Homecoming weekend!

6 p.m. - The Greatest Show in Belleville Circus
Location: Sunken Garden
This event is free and open to community members! Join us on the front lawn for carnival games, circus acts, and much more! Stop by the alumni booth and see how you can help a future Lynx earn a degree from Lindenwood Belleville!

7 p.m. - Women’s Volleyball
Location: Lynx Arena
Cheer on your lady Lynx volleyball team as they take on Lyon College! Admission is free.

Saturday, October 27

10 a.m. - Parents and Family Tours
Location: Dixon Center
Join family members and other parents and guests as they tour the dorms and vote for the best decorated room!

11 a.m. - Lindenwood University-Belleville Homecoming Parade
Location: Main Street
Line Main Street for our third annual Lindenwood University-Belleville Homecoming Parade! We’ll line up at 17th and Main Street (St. Mary’s Church) and head toward the Lindenwood University campus, where we will conclude the parade in the Union School parking lot (28th and Main Street).

12 p.m. - Lynx Fair and Picnic
Location: Schaltenbrand Lot
Check out the Lynx Fair, where you will see a variety of student clubs and organizations, while enjoying a barbeque before the athletic competitions begin! Stop by the alumni booth and be entered to win prizes and Lynx gear!

1 p.m. - Homecoming Football Game
Location: Lindenwood Stadium
Cheer on your Lynx football team as they take on the University of St. Francis! Cost for alumni, parents, and family who have registered for the weekend is included in the weekend pass. Just show your athletic pass to enter the game! Individual tickets may be purchased at the gate.

1 p.m. - Women’s Volleyball
Location: Lynx Arena
Cheer on your lady Lynx volleyball team as they take on Central Baptist College! Admission is free.

3 p.m. - Rugby (JV)
Location: Lindenwood Stadium
Cheer on your Lynx ruggers as they take on Arkansas State University! Admission is free.

5 p.m. - Rugby
Location: Lindenwood Stadium
Cheer on your Lynx ruggers as they take on Arkansas State University! Admission is free.

5 p.m. - Alumni Softball Game
Location: South Side Park (800 S. 6th in Belleville)
Join the softball program as former lady lynx players take on the current team!

Sunday, October 28

10 a.m. - Parents, Family and Alumni Farewell Brunch with the President
Location: Alice E. Ackermann Welcome Center
Join President Barger, along with your student and other guests, for a farewell brunch.
* Please dress in business casual attire.

Athletic Alumni Games and Cook Out
Join other alumni as they take on current lynx athletes. Stop by the Alumni Cook Out to mingle with other alumni and players. Register to play below!
Location: Lindenwood Stadium
11 a.m. - Men's Soccer
12 p.m. - Women's Soccer - Register for this Event
1 p.m. - Men's Lacrosse - Register for this Event




RSVP/Ticket Information

Belleville Homecoming Bundle - $20

Purchase your advanced Homecoming bundle today!

The price of the bundle includes the following:

  • 2018 Homecoming t-shirt
  • Lunch at the Lynx Picnic (Saturday at noon in the Quad)
  • Brunch at the President's Farewell Brunch (Sunday at 10 a.m. in the Alice E. Ackermann Welcome Center)
  • Athletic Pass for all of the weekend's sporting competitions
  • A gift from Lindenwood University-Belleville

  • A ticket to the Alumni Cook Out if you register to play in the alumni game

Purchase Bundle Now!




Travel Information


Hotel Information

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    1118 Central park Drive
    O'Fallon, IL 62269
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    112 Ludwig Drive
    Fairview Heights, IL 62208
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For More Information

Homecoming Inquiries
Jennifer Ferguson
jferguson@lindenwood.edu
(618) 239-6033



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