Saturday, Feb. 11 | 2 – 6 p.m. | Aldrich Park

Homecoming Festival tickets: $10
Children 12 and under are FREE

Bring your Anteater friends and celebrate at our campuswide festival in the heart of UCI at Aldrich Park. The festival will feature the following:

  • Learning Pavilions – Learn about UCI and participate in interactive activities in our large themed tents.
  • Family Fun Zone Presented by The Anaheim Ducks and Honda Center – Enjoy games, balloon artists, inflatable obstacle courses and more.
  • 4th Annual Student vs. Alumni Competition – Join in the fun to see who has the skills to win UCI challenges, and ultimately the title of homecoming trophy winners!
  • Food Trucks, Beer, Carnival Food and More 
  • Scavenger Hunt – Go on an adventure and collect prizes the more you discover. Top prize is a UCI sweatshirt!
  • Ferris Wheel – Take a trip to see Aldrich Park from the sky for free.
  • Greek Life Alumni Tent
  • Family Legacy Alumni Booth
  • FREE Alumni Gift – Presented by GEICO – The first 1,000 alumni will receive a gift, while supplies last.
  • VIA Lounge Presented by Pepsi® Zero Sugar
  • Guest Appearances – Meet and snap selfies with Peter the Anteater, UCI Spirit Squad, Homecoming court, coaches, players and others.
  • Alumni Tent – Swing by to learn about our 38+ alumni chapters and how you can get involved in their upcoming events and activities.
  • Student Performances – Watch the dance and music skills of our students.
  • Main Stage Presented by University Credit Union
  • Homecoming Court Crowning On the Main Stage during the festival finale!
  • Fireworks & Pre-Game Rally – Get ready for the game and show your Anteater pride at the rally.


Join us for our exclusive reunion events including a Recent Alumni Celebration, Greek Life Alumni tent and Family Legacy Alumni booth. Attendees will receive an exclusive UCI giveaway!

Recent Alumni Celebration

12 – 2 p.m. | Outside Langson Library

Free with purchase of a festival ticket

Classes of ’18, ’19, ’20, ’21 and ’22
We have something special for you!

Join us for an exclusive event before the festival to celebrate our most recent alumni who graduated in the last five years.

This is a ZOTerffic opportunity for 2018-22 Anteaters to connect with fellow recent alumni while sharing your Anteater pride. 

Don’t miss out on great food, drinks, fun and a special UCI giveaway! 

Greek Life Alumni Tent

2 – 6 p.m. | Free with purchase of a festival ticket

Alumni who participated in a sorority or fraternity as a student

Visit your exclusive tent at the festival where you will have the opportunity to reconnect with fellow sorority and fraternity Anteaters and show your pride for your letters.

Family Legacy Alumni Booth

2 – 6 p.m. | Free with purchase of a festival ticket

Alumni who are related to fellow Anteaters 

Do you have fellow Anteater graduates in your family? Make sure to stop by our booth at the festival to receive a special giveaway and connect with other Family Legacy Alumni.

Questions? Contact the UCI Reunion Programs team at

Paul Merage School of Business Alumni & Donor BBQ
2 – 6 p.m. | In the festival | Free with purchase of a festival ticket
School of Social Sciences Alumni Homecoming BBQ
2 – 6 p.m. | In the festival | Free with purchase of a festival ticket
UCI Samueli School of Engineering Homecoming Pre-Event
11:30 – 2 p.m. | Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building



Exclusive Alumni Offer

We’re offering alumni the perfect opportunity to get together and cheer on the men’s basketball team at the homecoming basketball game: discounted alumni tickets! These tickets are available only until February 9–find your exclusive ticket link in our latest alumni homecoming emails. Didn’t receive these emails?

Email us at to get your ‘Eater friends together at the game!

GAME TIME 7:30 p.m.

Join thousands of Anteaters for a capacity crowd at the Bren Events Center as UC Irvine Men’s Basketball hosts UC Riverside in Big West conference action!

Discounted game tickets are available to alumni upon completion of registration for the Homecoming Festival. Game tickets are non-transferable. Purchase your tickets before they sell out!

Did you know?… UC Irvine Men’s Basketball has finished in the top 4 of the Big West Conference for 10 consecutive seasons. The Anteaters are led by Head Coach Russell Turner, the winningest coach in program history.

Team and game related updates are available on and

For athletics related questions, contact the Athletics Ticket Office at (949) 824-5000 or


UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Airness. “An exuberant comedy about competition, completion, building community and finding the “airness” inside yourself in order to heal your inner demons.”

Performances at The Claire Trevor Theatre:
Feb. 10 at 8:00 p.m. | Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. | Feb. 12 at 2:00 p.m.

To purchase tickets, visit

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