This weekend, Homecoming producers hope to weave a new tradition in with Gator fans’ old favorites.
On Friday, the staff will unveil the first Homecoming festival on the Plaza of the Americas.
The event is designed to entertain students and alumni beginning at 10 a.m., said Santiago Ramirez, associate producer of communications for Gator Growl.
“We’re all the footprints of the Swamp,” he said.
Both new and returning SunTrust Gator Gallop runners will end the annual Homecoming 5K run at the festival on the Plaza this year.
“We wanted something else — something more inclusive,” Ramirez said.
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