Homecoming Celebration Weekend 2017:
October 12-14

The downtown and Macdonald campuses will be buzzing with excitement when Homecoming kicks off in October 2017 and Montreal celebrates its 375th Anniversary and Canada's 150th Anniversary. There will be special festivities and social gatherings throughout the weekend as we welcome the McGill community and celebrate significant milestones.

Here are some of our signature events:

Professor Charles Taylor, BA’52
Award-winning Philosopher and Author
Beatty Memorial Lecture, October 12


Sally Armstrong, BEd’66, DLitt’02
Human Rights Activist, Journalist and Author
Sir William Macdonald Luncheon, October 14

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Rex Murphy
Political Commentator and Columnist
48th Annual Leacock Luncheon, October 13

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Join us for this exceptional lineup of speakers, as well as many other Homecoming events, including the 22nd Annual Sports Hall of Fame Luncheon, the Golden Jubilee and Silver Anniversary celebrations, faculty events, Macdonald Campus events, special reunions and much more.

Come cheer on your Redmen Football team on Saturday, October 14th, as they play host to the Concordia Stingers in the annual McGill Redmen Homecoming Football Game and BBQ. The family friendly pre-game party begins at noon in the east endzone of Percival Molson Stadium. Kick-off is scheduled for 2:00 PM.

It’s a long weekend you won’t want to miss! Stay tuned for more information as October 12-14 approaches.

Please see printable schedule of our signature events and more below:


Make sure to update your contact information with the McGill Alumni Association to receive all Homecoming Celebration Weekend news.

Register for an Alumni Association account and you will be able to connect with your classmates and get access to online Alumni Association services.

Find out who else is attending Homecoming Celebration Weekend here.

Homecoming Weekend Dates to 2021

2017: October 12-14
2018: October 11-13
2019: September 26-28
2020: September 24-26
2021: September 30-October 2

Have questions? Here’s how to reach us:

Email homecoming@mcgill.ca or call 514-398-8288 (in Montreal) or 1-800-567-5175 (toll-free in North America).

We look forward to celebrating with you this fall!