THE World's most GOOGLED HOMECOMING
THIS SITE OWNED AND OPERATED BY A HOWARD ALUM
(NOT AN OFFICIAL SITE OF HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
2023 ALUMNI & FRIENDS HOMECOMING LINEUP
See our events below.
HU ALUMNI & FRIENDS HAPPY HOUR
Alumni and friends! Welcome to the 7th Annual Homecoming Welcome Happy Hour! Socialize with fellow alums and friends with Makers Mark cocktail and food specials while listening to some of the DJs in the DMV! All events will follow current CDC guidelines and best practices.
MAKERS MARK HU BAR CRAWL
THE LARGEST BLACK BAR CRAWL IN THE WORLD!
The 7th annual HU Bar Crawl sponsored by Makers Mark is a Howard Homecoming staple! This national event attracts over 2,500 Howard Alumni, DMV Natives, and Friends annually from all over the globe! This event will take place on the historic U Street in Northwest DC. The event includes drink specials, open bar (specific locations/times), and souvenir giveaways. Locations TBA 48 hours before event. All events will follow current CDC guidelines and best practices.
VS NORFOLK STATE | 6th and, Girard NW, DC
Per the Howard University Homecoming website, the football game will take place Saturday, October 22, 2022 in Greene Stadium at 1 p.m. EDT against the Norfolk State University Spartans. All events will follow current CDC guidelines and best practices.
2023 BLAQUE MECCA BLOCK PARTY
METRO BAR DC
This tailgate/block party style event will take place outdoors immediately following the football game. The event will feature DJs, cocktails, food trucks, and socializing amongst Howard alumni and friends from across the country. Situated on an 11,000 square foot outdoor venue, and built inside a refurbished 5000-series Metro railcar at the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station, our multi- purpose bar, and cultural venue provides an arts-driven space meant to connect people across the community and celebrate DC’s rich history and culture.
A Brunch OF FRIENDS
BRUNCH + DAY PARTY
The Park on 14th
The 7th Annual 'A Brunch of Friends' Hangover Brunch at the Park on 14th! The Park at 14th is a vibrant Downtown DC “restobar” serving a palate-satisfying medley of made-from-scratch feel-good food and refreshing cocktails.
HOWARD LOVER FRIENDS
@ park | 920 14th Street NW, DC
A friend who you kick it with homie and .... us your imagination, lol! Friday night we at the Park at 14th, where nightlife is redefined and guest experience matters. The Park has reimagined what nightlife should look and feel like and redefined what service means for our guests’ social experience.
THE PARK @ 1th
A sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations. Kick back with us at the Park at 14th as we take a walk down memory lane! The Park, as it is known locally, has developed a loyal following, and become a mainstay for after-work drinks, a festive dinner or brunch, gameday viewing or a night out with friends. Towering up four floors, The Park features rich wood walls, granite bar tops, and custom hand-blown glass lighting. Come grab a drink at any of the five bars or dine in comfort at refined artisan tables seated on cushy upholstered chairs.
HU ROOFTOP KARAOKE BRUNCH
+ DAY PARTY hosted by LANCE GROSS
Back by popular demand! Calling all R&B, Hip-Hop, Soul, and closet Trap Music lovers! The HU Karaoke Brunch is back! Enjoy amazing buffet, craft cocktails, music, positive vibes and more while you catch up with alumni and friends while overlooking the Capitol Riverfront. Located on the ninth floor of the brand new Cambria Hotel, with stunning views.
Powered by Howard Alum, Joshua Mercer, we are your one stop shop for the ultimate Alumni & Friends Homecoming experience! Since 2006, we've curated some homecoming's most signature events, catering to thousands of Black Professionals from across the globe. For almost 100 years, Howard Homecoming has been one of richest cultural and social tradition's in America for Black Professionals (Not Just Howard Alum). Every year, over 100,000 alumni, students, special guests, and visitors take over the District and patronize the many events and attractions affiliated with the festive week. While events change from year to year, many of the traditional alumni homecoming events include the Homecoming Football Game, the Tailgate, HU Ditch Day Party, HU Bar Crawl, HU Masquerade Ball, HU Family Brunch, HU Hangover Brunch, and much more.
"May see me in DC at Howard Homecoming..."
- The Notorious B.I.G.