Quincy University will once again light up Friar’s Field (20th and College) with ten hot air balloons on Thursday, September 22nd. This free family friendly event will start at 6:00 pm. The Homecoming parade will begin at 6:30 pm at QU Stadium and will travel south on 18th Street to Oak, east on Oak to 20th and north on 20th to Friar’s Field. A pep rally and bonfire will begin at 7:00 pm and the balloons will light up at dusk. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from various vendors.

On Friday, September 23rd at daybreak the balloons will take off from Friar’s Field, weather permitting. Sponsors for the event include Adams Fiber, Heetco, Holiday Inn & Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Refreshment Services Pepsi, Quincy Medical Group, QU Athletics, WGEM and Y101 Radio.

For questions, contact the Community Relations Office at 217-228-5725.