THE World's most GOOGLED HOMECOMING
THIS SITE OWNED AND OPERATED BY A HOWARD ALUM
(NOT AN OFFICIAL SITE OF HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
2022 ALUMNI & FRIENDS HOMECOMING LINEUP
See our events below.
HU ALUMNI & FRIENDS HAPPY HOUR
Alumni and friends! Welcome to the 6th 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 6th 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 H & U Streets 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 DEL 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 Delaware State Hornets. All events will follow current CDC guidelines and best practices.
Alumni Bison Ball
@ Karma | 2221 Adams PL NE, DC
The main ball of the weekend for all alumni. This time we make it a bit more fun while keeping it classy. We present Alumni Bison Ball. ll events will follow current CDC guidelines and best practices.
2022 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.
BAD & BOOZY BRUNCH + DAY PARTY
All roads lead to Elements for Bad and Boozy Brunch and Day party to end Homecoming at the Mecca on positive vibes. All events will follow current CDC guidelines and best practices.
hangover Brunch & day party
The Park on 14th
The 6th Annual 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.
HYATT REGENCY HOTEL
Bison Honors is an Awards Dinner & Gala that will celebrate the legacy and heritage of Howard University and honor those who continue to blaze trails in the tradition of distinguished alumni like Thurgood Marshall, Ossie Davis, Zora Neale Hurston, Toni Morrison, Congressman Elijah Cummings, Phylicia Rashad, Debbie Allen Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, Taraji P. Henson and too many more to name.
LATE-NIGHT LINK UP
@ park | 920 14th Street NW, DC
The Park at 14th reimagines and redefines how you think of Nightlife in Washington, DC and beyond. Welcome to a new era at The Park, where the guest experience matters. The Park has reimagined what nightlife should look and feel like and redefined what service means for our guests’ social experience.
2022 BLAQUE MECCA BLOCK PARTY
METRO BAR DC
The perfect party for the 30+ crowd! Welcome to a new era at The Park, where the guest experience matters. The Park has reimagined what nightlife should look and feel like and redefined what service means for our guests’ social experience. With four floors of seated space nestled inside of a well-appointed space and a covered outdoor patio to boot, Friday and Saturday late-nights have become an inviting oasis to enjoy craft and signature cocktails, inviting conversation and an eclectic and electric atmosphere.
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.