Thank you to everyone who came out to Homecoming & Family Weekend 2019! We hope you all had a wonderful time!

Below you can find 2019's schdeule of events. Stay tuned as we release details for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2020!


We think Homecoming & Family Weekend is the perfect time for our students and their families to share in the Daemen experience! 

If you have any questions about the upcoming Homecoming & Family Weekend, you can contact our Student Activities Office by calling 716-839-8200.

Friday Events

Students at the annual Wildcat Welcome TGIF
Wildcat Welcome TGIF!

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Wick Center: The Den

Featuring some Buffalo-themed favorite foods, music, and a selection of wines and beer for those age 21 and over. Free Admission. Hosted by Tri Beta. 

Alumni of Daemen College
Board Installation: National Alumni Board

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Wick Center: Executive Board Room

Alumni and Students at the Distinguised Alumni Dinner
The Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner

6:00 PM - Cocktails;  7:00 PM - Dinner

Wick Center Social Room

Presale tickets only – contact Alumni Relations by phone (716-839-8212)  or by email ( for tickets and information.


Women's Volleyball Team
Women's Volleyball Home Game vs. Molloy College


Lumsden Gymnasium

One of our featured games this weekend! There will also be a costume contest for students to participate in! Come out and cheer on your Wildcats! 

Purple Ribbon for Domestic Violence Awareness
Domestic Violence Awareness Event


Wick Center: Alumni Lounge

Join the sisters from Lambda Chi Iota as they host their Domestic Violence Awareness event in the Wick Student Center. Stay tuned as more details are shared!

Backyard Campfire

9:00 PM

Wick Backyard Firepit

Come out and enjoy our new campfire, hot cider, and donuts. Hosted by Daemen Greeks.

Saturday Events

A family at our annual Homecoming Brunch
Homecoming Brunch

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Wick Center Dining Room

Pre-sale tickets for the brunch are only $7.00 by October 24; or $9.25 cash at the door. Meals are included in the resident student meal plan and free for commuter students, faculty & staff with valid Daemen ID; children under 5 years old are free. Musical entertainment by Erickson Acoustic.

Students walking between classes
Wellness Walk

10:15 AM

Wick Center Lobby

Start the day with an invigorating walk. There will be light snacks and water provided. 

Women's Soccer Team Player
Women's Soccer Home Game vs. Roberts Wesleyan College

11:00 AM 

Karrer Field (Park School)

Come out and cheer on our Wildcats during a premier I-90 Rivalry Game! A complimentary shuttle will run from 10:30am-2:00pm.

The movie Hocus Pocus promotional image
Fall Flick & Photobooth

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Research and Information Commons (RIC) Atrium

Come by and take a load off from a busy weekend! There will be a photobooth, refreshments, and we'll be showing "Hocus Pocus' to help you relax before our big evening. Students can check off one of their '50 Things To Do Before Graduation' at this event! Sponsored by Student Government Association and Student Alumni Ambassadors. Free admission.

CAT Member helping families and students at a crafting station
CAT Fall Fest

3:00 - 5:00pm 

Wick Student Center

Stop by the Wick Student Center to partake in CAT's 2nd Annual Fall Fest! There will be plenty of activities like a photobooth, caricatures, face painting, carnival games, and more! Hosted by your Campus Activities Team.

A family with their Build-A-CATs!

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Wick Student Center

A fan favorite from last year! We are having a Build-A-CAT program where you can walk away with your very own plush 'cat' fitted with a Daemen T-shirt! Pre-sale tickets are $8 and can be purchased on Eventbrite. 

A family at our annual Homecoming Feast of Favorites
Annual Homecoming Feast of Favorites Dinner

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Wick Center Dining Room

Popular Daemen foods chosen by the students at Daemen. Also available will be lighter beverages, wine, and beer (Alcohol for those age 21 and over). Tickets for Homecoming Celebration Dinner are only $7.00 presale by October 24; or $9.25 cash at the door. Meals are included in the resident student meal plan and free for commuter students, faculty & staff with valid Daemen ID; children under 5 years old are free. Musical entertainment by Mom Said No.

Promotional image of our showcase entertainer Vladimir Caamano
Showcase Entertainer: Vladimir Caamano

7:30 PM

Wick Center Dining Room

Every year we choose a fantastic entertainer to come and put on an amazing show! This year, we're pleased to bring comedian Vladimir Caamano to campus for an unforgettable performance! This event is free for the Daemen community and their guests. 

Members of Lambda Chi Iota at their annual Casino Night
Casino Night

8:30 PM – 11 PM

Wick Center Social Room

Admission is free, and a stack of playing chips is $5. Try your hand at casino-style games played with chips that get “cashed-in” for lottery tickets to some terrific prizes! Hosted by Lambda Chi Iota.

See you at next year's Homecoming & Family Weekend!