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Homecoming and Family Weekend

Friday, October 6

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Alumni Gathering @ Shorebreak Pizza & Taphouse
2941 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Reconnect and reminisce with old classmates and friends in a casual atmosphere.  Pizza will be provided and alumni will each receive two complimentary drink tickets

6:00 p.m.

Choral Invitational
Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center

After a day of workshops and festivals together, Virginia Wesleyan Camerata and choirs from area high schools join together for a celebratory performance under the direction of Dr. Jamie Hillman.

$15 admission; limited free tickets for VWU students, faculty and staff.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

22nd Annual Virginia Wesleyan University Golf Outing
Cypress Point Country Club


Saturday, October 7

Alumni Games

9:30 a.m.

Women’s Lacrosse Birdsong Field

11:00 a.m.

Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Betty S. Rogers Track and Field

11:00 a.m.

Baseball Kenneth R. Perry Field

12:00 p.m.

Softball Broyles Field

3:00 p.m.

Men’s Lacrosse Birdsong Field

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Open Pickleball Play
Everett Tennis Center

Hosted by the VWU tennis coaching staff and members of the current men's and women's teams. Follow the noise of the dinks! and doinks! to join in the fun!

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Homecoming FinFest
Adjacent to Birdsong Field

  • Live music by Joe Heilman
  • Hoffman Beverage Tent
  • Picnic Style Lunch provided by Sodexo (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
  • Food Trucks: 757 Laos Street Food, Hades Wood Fired Oven & KONA Ice
  • Complimentary Funnel Cakes & Face Painting
  • Bounce House for the kids
  • 1998 Reunion Tent
    Virginia Wesleyan SWAG for members of The Class of 1998 in attendance and a beverage ticket
  • Decades Challenge Winner (2010’s -Now) Reunion Tent
  • Operation Gratitude:  Marlins Say "Thank You" to All Who Serve
    Wesleyan Engaged will sponsor the opportunity for all Marlins to show their appreciation for our deployed troops, recruit graduates, wounded heroes and  first responders. 
    Write a “Thank You” letter, color a card or craft a paracord 
    lanyard to be included in Care Packages.


11:00 a.m.

Philosophy Lecture with Dr. Larry Hultgren
Blocker Auditorium


11:00 a.m.

Volleyball vs. Washington & Lee University
TowneBank Arena, Jane P. Batten Student Ctr.

1:00 p.m.

Men’s Soccer vs. Roanoke College
Foster Field / Tassos Paphites Soccer

Field Hockey vs. Eastern Mennonite University
Birdsong Field

1:00 p.m.

Class of 1998 - Scroll Signing Celebration
1998 Reunion Tent

2:00 p.m.

Class of 1998 - Tour of Clarke Hall’s Talent Development
Tour leaving from 1998 Reunion Tent

2:00 p.m.

Virginia Wesleyan Performing Arts Showcase
Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center

The Wesleyan Choirs, Orchestra, and Theatre Department join together for a collaborative production as part of homecoming weekend.

Free admission.

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Pep Band Performance – Between Soccer Games
Foster Field / Tassos Paphites Soccer Complex

3:30 p.m.

Women’s Soccer vs. Averett University
Foster Field / Tassos Paphites Soccer

4:00 p.m.

Volleyball vs. Salisbury University
TowneBank Arena, Jane P. Batten Student Center

5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Athletic Hall of Fame Reception and Dinner
Brock Commons and C-MAC (Ticket Required) Registration ends Friday, 09/22/2023 11:59pm EDT

The 2023 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees represent the best of the best from Virginia Wesleyan's athletic history. Members of the 2023 class will be inducted during a special ceremony presented by TOWNEBANK. 

Register to Attend