The 2017 Appalachian State University Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, October 6th, at 6:00 p.m. The parade will travel through the campus of Appalachian State and along King Street in downtown Boone. The Town of Boone and Appalachian State are working together to ensure the safety of all guests and to keep traffic disruption to a minimum.
Visitors to downtown will be able to park in any of the Town of Boone public parking lots, or on King Street. AFTER 5:00 p.m., guests may also park in the Human Services Center parking lot, which is just a short walk to the parade route, and downtown amenities.
For optimal parking and parade viewing sights, please arrive in downtown no later than 5:15 p.m. Streets will close just prior to the parade step off at 6:00 p.m., all traffic lanes through downtown will remain open until that time.
The Jones House lawn will be an ideal viewing point for the parade! Make sure to stop in afterwards for the First Friday Gallery opening!