Advancement and
Alumni Engagement

A Soulful Weekend That Will Fill Our Hearts

Get ready for another fun-filled Homecoming Weekend, October 23–27, 2024. Members of the Emory community are invited to return to campus to discover, connect, and reminisce.

Whether you’re reconnecting with old friends, exploring the beauty of campus, enjoying live performances by renowned artists, or indulging in the diverse culinary delights of the South, there’s something for everyone! Enjoy our soulful city in the heart of campus.


    Wear out your soles with live performances. Any guesses on who will be gracing the Homecoming stage this year? Stay tuned for the complete concert lineup dropping soon!

    Nourish your soul with the diverse flavors of Southern cuisine, including one of Atlanta’s top barbecue spots. Plus, catch up with friends at the beer and wine garden! This is just a sampler. More delicious details are coming.

    What is free at the Food and Music Festival?
    The concerts and family activities are all free. Guests also receive free food, drinks (including beer for those 21+ with photo ID), and Emory swag while supplies last.

    What about the food trucks?
    The Food and Music Festival will feature many of Atlanta’s top food trucks. All food and beverages from these vendors will be available for purchase.

    When is the live music?
    The Food and Music Festival will feature a variety of live music acts from noon to 4 p.m. You can also enjoy music from talented DJs and a local drumline.

    Is this event family-friendly?
    The Food and Music Festival is a family-friendly event with lots of activities, food options, and various musical acts for guests of all ages to enjoy.

    Where can I meet up with my group?
    There will be several affinity tents at the Food and Music Festival, which will serve as great meet-up locations for groups related to particular Emory affinities, including schools, networks, Greek life, athletics, campus departments, and more.
    Are shuttles provided?
    Shuttles will be available to guests attending the Food and Music Festival. Please email if you have any accessibility requests.
    Is there a dress code?
    There is no official dress code. We encourage casual and comfortable attire. Many guests enjoy wearing their favorite Emory gear/colors. Since the event will take place on grass, we recommend low-heeled shoes.