“The Howard University Homecoming major events that can impact parking and traffic are occurring this Friday October 21, 2011, and on Saturday October 22, 2011. Listed below are the authorized “street closures/no parking” areas during this event (open for emergency vehicles):
Yard Fest will take place on Friday, October 21, 2011 on the Main Yard of the campus
Howard Place between Georgia Ave & 6th Street –DPS Officer Assigned
6th Street between Howard Place & Girard Street – DPS Officer Assigned
Girard Street between Georgia Ave & 6th Street – DPS Officer Assigned
*** Large crowds attending/leaving Yard-Fest may congregate between the intersection of Georgia Avenue & Bryant Street, and the 2600 Block of Georgia Avenue.
Homecoming will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2011. This event will consist of the Homecoming Parade, which begins at 10:00am, and the Football Game which begins at 1:00pm.
4th Street between W Street & Harvard Street – 4th Street controlled by MPD
College Street between 4th & 6th Street – DPS Officer Assigned
4th & Howard Place – DPS Officer Assigned
5th & Harvard Street – DPS Officer Assigned with MPD to identify University personnel
Georgia Ave & Harvard controlled by MPD (DPS Officer assigned to identify university personnel)
6th Street NW between Girard Street & W Street – DPS Officer Assigned.
Bryant Street NW between Georgia Ave and 2nd Street (MPD controls access)
Howard Place NW between Georgia Ave & 6th Street – (DPS Officer Assigned)
Fairmont Street between Georgia Ave & 6th Street (DPS Officers Assigned) (Parade exits campus)
Girard Street NW between Georgia Ave & 6th Street- DPS Officer Assigned.
2668 – 2699 5th Street NW-Closed by MPD during the parade.
For a complete listing of all events on and off campus please visit the Homecoming 2011 website at:
Photo via flickr user Sade Council Taylor Strategy
From a press release:
“On Saturday, October 22 American rap mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs will host the official Howard University Stepshow Afterparty during Howard Homecoming weekend at Love Nightclub.
• October 22, Saturday – Sean “Diddy” Combs Hosts Howard University Stepshow Afterparty
o Combs, a Howard University alumnus, will host the official after party at Love Nightclub sponsored by Ciroc Vodka.
o Notable guest in attendance will be AJ Calloway, former “106 and Park” host, and “Extra” Correspondent.
• Love Nightclub
1350 Okie St. NE
To purchase tickets, visit: www.lovetheclub.com “