Penn State Brandywine to host annual homecoming on Oct. 16

Two Penn State Brandywine volunteers sit at the registration table at the 2019 homecoming celebration.

Penn State Brandywine will hold its annual homecoming celebration on Saturday, Oct. 16. Lauren Lomas Spaulding and Abby Paige were among the volunteers at the 2019 homecoming event.

Credit: Mike McDade

Penn State Brandywine will host its annual homecoming celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. Attendees can enjoy barbecue-style food, Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream, campus tours and family friendly activities alongside fellow Penn State alumni, as well as Brandywine students, faculty and staff.

A $10 general admission ticket includes access to all activities and lunch. Tickets for children ages 3 to 11 are $5. There is no charge to attend for current Brandywine students with their Penn State student ID.

Before the homecoming celebration begins, the Penn State Brandywine Alumni Society board will host a brunch. Attendees can learn about the Alumni Society and how to get involved. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

After the homecoming events, the Alumni Society will host a social gathering at 5 p.m. at Barnaby’s, 5501 Pennell Road in Aston.

At 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17, Brandywine Athletics will hold a 5k run and 1-mile walk on the campus’ cross-country course. The first 100 participants to register will get a free T-shirt. All proceeds will benefit the Penn State Brandywine Athletics Alumni Team.

Pre-registration is requested for the homecoming celebration, Alumni Society brunch and 5k run/1-mile walk. For more information and to register, visit

Penn State Brandywine is located at 25 Yearsley Mill Road in Media, Pennsylvania.

Penn State requires all students, faculty, staff and visitors — including those who are vaccinated and unvaccinated — to wear masks indoors at all campuses. Masks are not required outdoors.