Homecoming Week returns this fall to bring Knight Nation together for some of the most exciting and memorable events of the year. The celebration takes place October 22-29 and includes events for UCF Alumni and events at the main and UCF Downtown campuses.
To participate in Concert Knight and Comedy Knight, students must receive tickets during the October 11-21 ticket distribution. A limited number of tickets will be distributed each day on a first-come, first-served basis. Students must present a valid UCF ID to receive tickets. Tickets for Comedy Knight and Concert Knight will also be available for general purchase through Ticketmaster.
Distribution of tickets
The distribution of admission cards of the main school is as follows:
October 11 | Student Union Patio | 6-9 pm
October 12 | Student Union. Patio | 11am – 3pm
October 14 | RWC Patio | 11 am – 3 pm.
October 17 | Student Union Patio | 6-9 pm
October 18 |RWC Patio | 11am – 3pm
October 19 | Student Union Patio | 6-9 pm
October 20 | Student Union. Patio | 11am – 3pm
October 21 | Lake Claire | 8-11 p.m
UCF Downtown ticket distribution is as follows. Valencia Downtown students can also get tickets with a valid school ID:
October 11 | UnionWest, Lot Two Lobby | 11am – 2pm
October 12 | UnionWest, Lot Two Lobby | 11am – 2pm
UCF Downtown will also provide transportation to Concert Knight. More information will be provided by UCF Downtown Student Life.
For Rosen College ticket distribution, check out the UCF Homecoming Instagram account.
Schools and Organizations
October 24 – Homecoming Kickoff Featuring Knights Got Talent | Memory Mall | 5:30 pm start, 8 pm show time
Bring a blanket or chair to Memory Mall and watch your fellow Knights show off their special talents.
October 25 – Movie Knight: Understanding | Pegasus Ballroom | Doors open at 8pm, show starts at 8:15pm
Join Buzz Lightyear and friends on a new adventure. Enjoy free popcorn and take home some free swag. This event is open to UCF students and the community.
October 26 – Comedy Knight: Marlon Wayans | Additional Financial Items | Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm
Enjoy an evening of laughter with your fellow Knights. This year’s act is Marlon Wayans, the most famous Calm Whiteof the Horror Movie franchise and The Wayans Bros. Floor seating is also available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Students must secure a free ticket through ticket distribution to attend. General public tickets are available for purchase for $25 at Ticketmaster.
October 27 – Foam Splash | Internal Communications and Media, UCF Downtown | afternoon
UCF Downtown may not have a pool or lake, but you can still splash around during homecoming week. Go into a pig pit, check out photo booths with a robot shark, and eat corn dogs.
October 27 – Knight Concert: T-Pain | Additional Financial Items | Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm
UCF Homecoming is proud to announce a high-profile Knight Concert featuring T-Pain. The Florida rapper, singer and songwriter is known for songs like “Can’t Believe It,” “Bartender,” “Buy U a Drrank,” and “I’m Sprung.”
Students must secure a free ticket through ticket distribution to attend. General public tickets are available for purchase for $25 at Ticketmaster. For more information, please contact [email protected]
October 27-Oct. 29 | UCF Presents Theater Work | UCF Museum, Main Section | 7:30 p.m
Join the UCF Theater Thursday, Friday or Saturday night for a special and interactive class story through monologues and songs that encourage us to see. in the lives of everyday workers in this country with heart, love and gratitude. Tickets are available for purchase online.
October 28 – Punishment of Spirits | Lake Reflections | afternoon
The UCF tradition is back. Students will be able to run into the Reflecting Pond and try to catch the elusive duck. There will be special guest speakers, along with entertainment from the Cheer Team, Knightmoves and Marching Knights. This event is free and open to UCF students and the community.
October 28 – Stage Show | Additional Financial Items | 7 in the evening
UCF Homecoming and the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) will host its Homecoming Showcase Competition. It will not only serve as an expression of one of the most important cultural values that all NPHC organizations are built on, but also a platform for our Black, Greek-literate communities to showcase their talents at the university and local.
Student tickets are free with a valid UCF ID. General public tickets can be purchased for $15 at Ticketmaster. For more information please contact [email protected]
October 28 – Events Like | Memory Mall | The lawn opens at 9 pm, the fire starts at 9:30 pm
After the Stage Show, enjoy the traditional fireworks display. Feel free to bring your own towel, blanket or chair to watch the show.
It is free and open to UCF students and the community.
October 29 – UCF Football vs. Cincinnati | FBC Mortgage Stadium | TBD
Watch the Knights take on the Cincinnati Bearcats during the homecoming game. Contact the UCF Athletics Ticket Office at 407.823.1000 or online to purchase game tickets.
October 29 – Rise of Kings | FBC Mortgage Stadium | Halftime of UCF’s football game against Cincinnati, kickoff is TBD
Watch the Knights take on Cincinnati and at halftime UCF’s 2022-23 Homecoming Court will be crowned.
October 22 – Knights Giving | There are different locations | Times vary
This year UCF Alumni is proud to partner with Volunteer UCF to offer service opportunities across the country. Below is a list of Knights Give Back events.
- Locations in Central Florida: Support the Zoo as they host the annual Boo Bash.
- Clean Up the World: Their mission is to collect and recycle soap and plastic bottles discarded by host partners for reuse to prevent diseases related to hygiene and death of the poor.
- Second Harvest Food Bank: Second Harvest’s mission is to create hope and improve lives through a strong hunger relief network, while increasing the generosity of a loving community.
Other sites will be hosted around the country and can be found here.
October 23 – You Can Finish Races: 5 Mile and 2 Mile | Memory Mall | 7:30 in the afternoon
The U Can Finish Race is back! Join runners and walkers in a cycle around the University of Central Florida by participating in 2 miles, 5 miles or both with the Distance Dare.
Register here for the event and use the UCF Alumni discount code UCFALUMNI22.
October 27 – The Shining Knights Alumni Awards | The Celeste Hotel | 6-9 pm
The Shining Knights Alumni Awards honor distinguished UCF alumni and community leaders who have made significant contributions to the university and community. The UCF Alumni family is honored to recognize six prestigious awards at this year’s event. Tickets for the event are $75 per person and include a pre-reception with complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and dinner. the evening, followed by the award. Table support opportunities can be found here.
October 28 – Marching Knights Alumni Social | Burger U UCF | 8 p.m
Connect with fellow band students and enjoy dinner and a fireworks show.
October 28 – Black and Gold Block Party | Memory Mall | 6:30-9:30 p.m
The UCF Alumni are hosting a block party at Memory Mall for Knight Nation to celebrate the eve of the big game with this family event. Enjoy live music, food, drinks, game shows and special shows. A fireworks display will be held at the Memory Mall after the event. Ticket prices are available for adults and children and can be found here.
October 28 – Young Alumni Takeover | UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center | 9pm-noon
Keep the party going with a DJ, huge yard games, food, drinks and more. Must be 21 years or older to register.
October 29 – Marching Knights Alumni Reunion | UCF Band Facility | All day
Watch the Marching Knights practice, enjoy breakfast after the marching band and have the opportunity to march on the field together. and Marching Knights present during the halftime show.
October 29 – Alumni Tailgate | UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center | Three hours before the start
Get to the UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center three hours before the football game for homecoming before the team hits the field. Admission to this family-friendly zone is free for all UCF seniors and guests and no registration is required.
October 29 | Alumni Watch Parties | There are different locations | Times vary
Can’t come to campus? Regional Knights organizations will host local watch parties prior to the UCF vs. Cincinnati – and everyone is invited. Find party viewing locations here.