McMaster University Homecoming - #MacHoco2017

September 20, 2017 at 09:00 am

McMaster University  Homecoming will take place from September 29 - October 1. The 5th annual Homecoming Expo will kick-off Homecoming weekend on BSB field on Friday, September 29 from 11 AM - 4 PM. Expect music, great food, Hoco swag giveaways and a Ferris wheel. There will also be a celebratory collection of the groups and services belonging to the McMaster community, topped off by some of the best food trucks Hamilton has to offer

On Saturday, October 1 at 1:00 PM, the York Lions will face the Marauders in the annual Homecoming football game. In addition, men’s basketball, women’s rugby and men’s lacrosse all compete during Homecoming weekend.  A complete event list can be found here. Combined with back to back concerts on Friday and Saturday night, Homecoming 2017 is shaping up to be one to remember.

#MacHoco2017 will feature two nighttime concerts, the first headlined by Lil Yachty on Friday, September 29. The Strumbellas, with special guests Said The Whale, will perform on Saturday, September 30th. The concerts will be held on the JHE Main Stage, and gates will open both days at 7:00pm.

Trish Roberts, Campus Events Director, believes the musical performances at Homecoming will make for an unforgettable weekend. 

“The performers we have this year will undoubtedly put on amazing shows”, said Roberts. “I think students, regardless of their taste in music, will have a concert to look forward to.”

Student combo concert tickets for both shows are on sale now for $30, while single show tickets are sell for $20. A limited number of guest tickets are available, however guests must be 18+ and signed into the venue by a McMaster student. Tickets for students and guests are available for purchase online, and also available at Compass Information Centre in MUSC. 

McMaster University alumni are highly encouraged to attend the concerts, and can purchase tickets directly from the Alumni Association.


For more information, please contact:

Trish Roberts
Director, MSU Campus Events
905-525-9140 ext. 24114

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