Game Day Events

Celebrate Homecoming on the North Shore prior to the Pitt vs. NC State game at Heinz Field. Below is a list of scheduled events. Individual Schools and Colleges as well as groups are also hosting events. Those events can be found on the Full Schedule of Events page.

Game Day

Official Pregame Event Sponsored by the Pitt Alumni Association

Pregame Event - 9:30 a.m. | Kickoff - Noon

Gather with all Pitt fans and alumni in celebration of Homecoming! Enjoy a pregame buffet, live entertainment, a pregame pep rally, and the introduction of the 2017 Homecoming Court.

Heinz Field
100 Art Rooney Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
(White Tent outside of Gate A)

Registration for this event is closed.

You MUST be pre-registered to attend this event!  No walk-ins will be permitted.



University of Pittsburgh Marching Band Pregame Concert

Outside of Gate A (Heinz Field)

Get your blood pumping with the sights and sounds of Pitt’s fabulous band.

March to Victory

Follow the Pitt Marching Band as they lead the March to Victory from PNC Park down General Robinson Street, proceeding on to Art Rooney Avenue and ending at the stage on Art Rooney Avenue at Heinz Field. The March to Victory will feature the 2017 Homecoming Court.

Pitt Panthers vs. NC State Wolfpack

(Heinz Field - *Remember, most purses and bags are not permitted inside the stadium. Make sure to read Heinz Field’s Clear Bag Policy.*)

  • Kickoff TBD. Gates open two hours prior to kickoff.
  • Get to your seats early to enjoy an on-field pregame performance by the Pitt Varsity Marching Band.
  • Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at halftime.


For ticket information call 1-800-643-7488 or visit