Event Series

Homecoming 2023 Calendar

Join us Homecoming Weekend for a celebration of all things Oberlin!

Enjoy concerts and live performances, Illumination on Tappan Square, sporting events, art exhibits, open houses and campus tours, fireworks, and much more! Events are open to all students, alumni, faculty/staff, and friends of Oberlin.

Home Coming (colorful logo)

Past Events

Dedication of "The Oberlin Reader" Sculpture

Friday, September 29, 2023
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Mudd Center, Seeley G.
On Friday, September 29, we will dedicate the new “Oberlin Reader” sculpture commissioned by the Friends of the Libraries. Please join us in the new Contemplation Garden under the ramp of...

Heisman Club Hall of Fame Ceremony

Friday, September 29, 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
President’s House
Save the date for a special evening as we celebrate the 36th Hall of Fame Ceremony at the President's House. Join us at 6:00 p.m. for an array of appetizers and drinks before the induction...

Concert: Oberlin Orchestra with soloist Stanislav Ioudenitch

Friday, September 29, 2023
7:30 pm EDT
Finney Chapel
Webcast Available
Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. Oberlin Orchestra, conducted by Raphael Jiménez , features Oberlin Conservatory student musicians playing great classical works...

Heisman Club Tailgate

Saturday, September 30, 2023
11:30 am to 1:00 pm EDT
Williams Field House
Join us for the third annual Heisman Club Homecoming Tailgate, where we're embracing the local charm once again. Get ready to enjoy some great eats and drinks from our neighborhood favorites...

Heisman Club Pre-Title IX Varsity Letter Celebration

Saturday, September 30, 2023
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex - Social Space
Before the landmark legislation of Title IX, countless women displayed exceptional athleticism and dedication, competing in sports at Oberlin without the recognition and opportunity to earn a varsity...

Faculty Recital: Adkins '91, Bernhardsson '95 and Ellinger '87

Saturday, September 30, 2023
4:30 pm EDT
Warner Concert Hall
Webcast Available
Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A faculty recital with Darrett Adkins '91,cello, Sibbi Bernhardsson '95, violin, and Susan Ellinger '87, piano, in Warner Concert...

Fall Illumination and Social on the Square

Saturday, September 30, 2023
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm EDT
Tappan Square
Tappan Square is at its most beautiful, with hundreds of colorful Japanese lanterns strung across the green. Join us for this Oberlin tradition that gathers faculty, alumni, graduates and their...