Lamar University

Homecoming 2019


homecoming fanfest


There is something for the whole family at Homecoming FanFest "Cardinalpalooza" in the Montagne Center A-5 Parking Lot. Enjoy lunch from area food trucks and sample free craft beer while you listen to the sounds of Champagne Room. Booths from area museums, and university colleges and departments will provide free educational and entertaining children's activities, lawn games, and other tailgating activities. FanFest is the perfect spot to view the Homecoming Parade which steps off at Noon. Free parking is available in lots off Rolfe Christopher and shuttle buses run between different homecoming activity venues. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.


  • Live music from Champagne Room 
  • Free craft beer tastings
  • Food trucks
  • Alumni Spirit Station + Kids Activities
  • Nationally famous "Walk on Water" demonstration from LU Engineering
  • Booths from LU Departments, area museums and organizations


  • Saturday, November 7
  • 11 am to 3:00 pm
  • Montagne Center Parking Lot A-5

champagne room

We know you love FanFest - now you can be part of the celebration! All LU departments and colleges, plus local organizations and non-profits, are encouraged to apply for a booth at FanFest 2020 to share a fun, family-friendly activity.

  • Booths will be located in the Montagne Center Parking Lot A-5.
  • Tables and chairs will be provided at each booth.
  • Participating groups are required to bring canopies and signage identifying their group.