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Paint The Town Blue

Calling all Wildcats - it's time to Paint The Town Blue! Our annual Homecoming celebration is right around the corner and we need your help to spread UK spirit all across campus and downtown. This community-wide spirit opportunity is open to all fans: student organizations, sororities and fraternities, UK offices and departments, local businesses, alumni and friends. All decorations should be submitted here by Monday, October 9, at 11:59 p.m. Judging will occur Tuesday, October 10 between 2 and 4 p.m. Click here to register.


Catch one of many games during 2023 Homecoming Week!

Block Party

Block Party

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
4 – 8 p.m. 
Alumni Commons 

Join us for a good old fashioned block party to get you excited for Homecoming 2023, Wednesday, October 11 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.! We’ll have food, music and games. The entire UK and Lexington community is welcome at this family-friendly event.


Thursday Night Live

Thursday, October 12, 2023
5 – 8 p.m. 
Fifth Third Bank Pavilion in Tandy Park

Join UK Alumni Association and VisitLex downtown for Central Bank Thursday Night Live! Join thousands of your closest friends for live music, local food and beverage vendors, and the hottest party in town featuring RAGS AND RICHES. Don’t forget to stop by our booth to pick up some homecoming swag, while supplies last.

Homecoming Tailgate

Saturday, October 14, 2023
4 p.m.

Get ready to cheer at our Tailgate Tent Party as the Wildcats take on the Missouri Tigers. Enjoy tailgate food along with exciting games, entertainment, giveaways and performances by the UK Cheerleaders and Pep Band! Register here.

Stay Connected with the UK Homecoming App

The UK Guides app is your on-the-go source for all things Homecoming! Build your schedule of events and stay updated on everything going on throughout the 2023 UK Homecoming.



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