Parade and Pep Rally

K-State alumni, friends and the Manhattan community gather for the highlight of Homecoming week! Each year special K-Staters are selected to serve as grand marshal. K-State students show off their parade entries and Homecoming-themed floats throughout downtown Manhattan and Aggieville. 

The 2018 Homecoming Parade will take place 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12.  View a map of the parade route.

The grand marshals will be Rand '77 and Patti Berney

Watch the 2018 Homecoming Parade Video on Facebook.

2018 Parade Participants

Pershing Rifles
Grand Marshal - Rand and Patti Berney
President Myers
1st Infantry Band
President and CEO of Alumni Association - Amy Button Renz
Board Chair - Sylvia Robinson
Student Amabassadors- Michelle Anderson & Darryl Reese
Student Amabassador Candidates - Caitlin White & Colby Works
Student Ambassador Canidates- Olivia Pruss & Michael Leverett
Student Ambassador Canidates- Maddy Mash & Tel Witmer
Riley County EMS
McCain Auditorium
Student Body President and Vice President- Jordan Kiehl and Lacy Pitts
K-State Football
Sexuality and Gender Alliance 
Desert of Kentucky, Ancient Egyptian Order Noble Mystic Shrine, Prince Hall Shriners
N Zone Sportswear
Via Christi Hospital
K-State Marching Band and Cheer
K-State Waterski Team
Champion powered by GTM sportswear
KSU College of Education
Junction City- Ft Riley Mini Wheels/Classic Cars Shrine Club
Eagle Communications
Alumni-Kim Gerard
KSU Recycling
Peer Advocates for Mental Wellness and Success
Riley County Historical Musuem
Civil Air Patrol
International Coordinating Council
Manhattan Catbackers
Flint Hills Auto
K-State Air Force ROTC
K-State Yosakoi Dance Group
VFW Post 1786
Wildcat Wagons
Asian American Student Union
Yard Art Classic Car Club
K+Stat Urgent Care
Manhattan City Comission and USD 383 School Board
Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity
Blue Township Fire Department
YES 383
Kansas Forest Service
American Women of Service
Delta Upsilon-Miss K-State 2018
Riley County Democratic Party
K-State Olathe
LaPolice for Congress
Carl Kunz

Pep Rally
Immediately following the parade, join K-Staters for the spirit-filled pep rally at the Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park! The KSU Pep Band, cheerleaders, Classy Cats and Willie will be on hand to rev the crowd for Saturday's football game against OSU.

The winners of each Homecoming event and the overall Homecoming winners for each category will only be announced at the pep rally.