Homecoming Events


'Homecoming Paparazzi' Photo Scavenger Hunt
All Day

In addition to the daily scheduled scavenger hunt photos, Friday is where Clubs, Organizations and Student Groups can make up missed shots with bonus photos. If you are lucky to snap a shot with Bucky, a homecoming court member, someone dressed up in the theme of the day or at the Star Gala; you can rack up more Homecoming Cup Points.

Festival of Nations
2PM - 6PM
Landon Main Stage

Festival of Nations is one of Barry University’s largest cultural event. It has been part of Barry's tradition held each year. The festival focuses on the traditions of celebrating and exploring the cultural diversity represented on campus. The richness and diversity of our international culture on campus will be displayed through student-sponsored country booths, food, music and dance, educational workshop, games, performances, and other exciting activities. Festival of Nations offers the opportunity to develop an appreciation of cultures. It provides an interactive experience about the different cultures that make up our university and our surrounding community. We have international students from over 80 different countries which will be representing their culture at the festival. The festival is free and open to everyone. Students, faculty, staff, and members of the community are all welcome to attend.

Expected performances include:

  • Student's performances from: Caribbean Student Association, Dominican Republic, and Haiti.
  • Professional performances include:  Lion Dancers, Mariachi Band, Steel Pan Players from Steel Away, and much more.
  • In addition to this we will also have a cultural poem presentation by Gabrielle Singleton and Dance Competition with Greta Moncayo.
  • The 18th annual Festival of Nations will take place on Friday, February 21st, 2014.
  • International Youth Workshop for Gratigny Elementary 5th graders, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Workshop on Russia Landon Events Room
  • International Mass, 1:00PM - 1:45PM, Landon Courtyard

Festival of Nations will begin at 2PM in Landon Courtyard

2:00PM - Welcoming of Festival of Nations
2:15PM - Flag Parade
2:30PM - 6:00 PM - Performances

'A Night in Hollywood' Homecoming Dance
9PM - 1AM
Andreas 111 & 112

Join us at the 2nd Annual Homecoming Ball. Be Red-Carpet-Ready and join us for "A Night in Hollywood". Enjoy an evening of socializing and dancing with a variety of music and special entertainment surprises!!! Watch the stars come out at night as we celebrate the classics during the cocktail hour from 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. There will be hors d'oeuvres and a variety of refreshments including a midnight toast! Dress to impress as this event is semi-formal. Sign up for the "People's Choice" Awards. Prizes will be awarded to the "Best Dressed", "Cutest Couple" and "Best Celebrity Look Alike".

Pre-Purchase: $5.00 for students and $10.00 for guests.

At the Door: $10.00 for students and $15 for guests.

*Guest must be accompanied by student at the time of entry.

*Tickets may be purchased at the Center for Student Involvement in Landon 202 or visit www.BarryTicketsOnline.com.

'Homecoming Paparazzi' Photo Scavenger Hunt will take place throughout the entire week of homecoming. There will be a list of photos each team must snap at various events and locations on campus. For more details about Games and Competitions please refer to team registration packet or stop by Landon 202 or 108 or please contact 305-899-3961.

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