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Marshall Homecoming Parade and Bonfire

October 27, 2022 @ 6:30 pm


At 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, Marshall’s Homecoming parade will march down the streets of Huntington, featuring Jim Datin as grand marshal. Datin recently retired as president and chief executive officer of BioAgilytix, a leading global bioanalytical contract research organization. Datin graduated from Marshall in 1985 with a degree in marketing and was inducted into Marshall’s Lewis College of Business and Brad D. Smith Schools of Business Hall of Fame in 2018.

This year, the parade will begin on Fourth Avenue at 10th Street and travel east to Hal Greer Boulevard, where it will move up to Fifth Avenue and continue east to 17th Street at Harless Dining Hall. For those who are unable to attend the Homecoming parade in person, a livestream of the event may be viewed at

The annual bonfire is scheduled to take place immediately following the parade on Harless Field (located between Harless Dining Hall and City National Bank). Music will be played on site by Kindred Communications. There will be special appearances by coaches, players, cheerleaders and more.


October 27, 2022
6:30 pm
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4th Ave
Huntington, West Virginia 25701 United States
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