SJSU Homecoming Traditions and Events

Have you ever wondered what Homecoming is or what Americans do to celebrate Homecoming? Read on to learn more!

Video from 2011 Homecoming:

San Jose State University celebrates the big homecoming game with a week full of events designed to fill you with Spartan Pride. See the 2019 schedule.

Block Party

This is the event that starts the Homecoming Week festivities. Free food and giveaways, including your Spartan Homecoming T-shirt!

Golf Cart Parade

Participants decorate golf carts to show their Spartan Pride and parade them from the Housing Quad to 7th Street Plaza. 

Fire on the Fountain

A long-standing SJSU tradition, Fire on the Fountain is our version of a Pep Rally on the Tower Lawn. It features games, food, entertainment, and a fire show! 

Want to check out this event but don’t want to go alone? ISSS is doing an Event Meetup, where you can meet up with Global Leaders and other students, and then go to the event together!

Show your Spartan Pride!