How to watch the 2021 Baylor Homecoming Parade this Saturday and other homecoming activities to attend this week

Baylor will be hosting many events for homecoming this week. You can also watch the parade in person or online. Here’s what you need to know.

WACO, Texas — The countdown is on for the highly-anticipated Baylor University Homecoming Parade, set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 16.

6 News will be airing the parade on Channel 6, as well as livestream it on our website,, on our KCEN-TV app (available for iPhone and Android), as well as our social media pages (YouTubeFacebook).

Coverage begins at 8:30 a.m.

The parade is considered one of the oldest and largest homecoming parades in the country, according to Baylor University. It’s been around since 1909 and throughout the years, it has featured bands, horse-drawn carriages, wagons, student floats, tons of balloons and more — all to bring on school spirit for the upcoming football game.

Of course, you can also watch the parade in person. The University said viewers should line-up along the parade route on 5th Street, if so.

Below is the map of the parade route:

Credit: Google MapsBaylor Homecoming Parade Route 2021

These events will also be happening during Baylor’s Homecoming week:

Thursday, Oct. 14 

Homecoming Court – Waco Hall 

Time: 7:00 p.m. 

Pig Skin Revue – Waco Hall 

Times: vary by day 

Mass Meeting– Allison Indoor Practice Facility 

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 15 

National Pan-Hellenic Garden Celebration – NPHC Garden 

Time: 5:00 p.m.

25th and 50th Class Reunions – Baylor Club

Times: Various

Pig Skin Revue – Waco Hall 

Times: vary by day

Alumni Affinity Group and School/College Gatherings – Various Locations

Times: Various 

Friday Night Flashback – Bill Daniel Student Center

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Extravaganza, Pep Rally, and Bonfire – Fountain Mall 

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Singspiration – Seventh & James Baptist Church 

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Royal & Pure Homecoming Stroll-off – Bill Daniel Student Center 

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 16

Parade – Downtown Waco

Time 8:00 a.m.

Baylor Alumni Tailgate – Alumni Tailgate tent- McLane Stadium 

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Football Game – McLane Stadium  

Time: 2:30 p.m.

For more information and updated times click here.

Written by 6 News Digital (6News)

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