Carnegie Mellon University

Homecoming Tailgate and Football Game

On Saturday, November 11, 2017 the Carnegie Mellon community celebrated Homecoming with tailgate activities through halftime as the Tartans took on the Case Western Reserve Spartans.

View photos from the event below.

Homecoming Tailgate & Football Game

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Family-friendly Homecoming Tailgate Lunch ($15/adults; $7/student; free for children 12 and under)
Open to entire campus community! Full menu of tailgate goodies including pizza, wings, pulled pork sandwiches, chili, taco bar and much more. Alumni/parents 21+: Sample Wigle Whiskey as well as fall-inspired beers.

11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Family-friendly CMU Alumni Association Homecoming Tailgate Stations 
Make your first stop the CMU Alumni Association Welcome Tent. Check in, download the app if you haven’t already done so, have a chance to spin the wheel for a prize, and more. Visit all four eligible stations (Welcome Tent, Giant Lawn Games, Photo Booth, Wigle Whiskey Family-Friendly Activity) to have a chance to win a grand prize! 

NEW THIS YEAR: S’mores Station in Legacy Plaza (11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.): Enjoy a freshly made, toasted s’more.
GIVEAWAY: Come early to receive your 1967 replica football T-shirt, for the first 300 attendees.

11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
KidZone Area

KidZone activities include pumpkin painting, coloring, temporary tattoos, allergy-friendly snacks, and a mini prize wheel. 

NEW THIS YEAR: Boucne House (11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.), face painting (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) and balloon artist (12-2 p.m.)

1-5:30 p.m.
Delta Upsilon Reunion & Carnegie Tech Era Game Watch Party ($20/adults; free for children 12 and under)
All DU brothers and Carnegie Tech alumni are invited for an indoor game watch overlooking Gesling Stadium. Includes food, fun and reconnecting with old friends.