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(Vidette Archived Photo) The Illinois State University Homecoming Parade shut down the streets of Normal from 10-11 a.m. on Oct. 26. The annual tradition featured the Big Red Marching Machine, The Vidette and more. The morning was cold and rainy but fans still came out to watch. 

College Avenue, University Street, North Street, School Street and Uptown Circle will close at 6 a.m. on Saturday for Illinois State University’s homecoming Town and Gown 5k, 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk event and the homecoming parade.

The run/walk will start at 8 a.m. beginning at the Student Fitness Center and ending at the ISU Quad.

The homecoming parade will start at 10 a.m. at the intersection of University Street and College Avenue and will end on School Street south of Locust Avenue.

More homecoming details can be found online. 

There is a map spotlight of the road closures available online.

Parking located at the College Avenue deck will be free for the duration of the homecoming parade. Other parking spots will be available at the Trail East, Trail West and Parkinson lots.

Accessible parking spots can be found at the Trail East lot.

Any questions can be directed to Town of Normal Communications Specialist Rachelle Cantero at (309) 454-9595.

JORDAN MEAD is News Editor for The Vidette. Contact her at jnmead@ilstu.edu. Follow Mead on Twitter at @meadjordan19 

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