Gypsy Days

Go Maroon and Gold during homecoming week!
When the leaves turn, something magical happens at Northern. A feeling of excitement and energy overtakes the campus and spreads throughout the community. It’s called Gypsy Days – a weeklong celebration during each fall.

Some say it’s the highlight of the whole year as a queen and marshal are crowned and all around Aberdeen, people display their pride in the NSU Wolves. It’s a week of football, swimming and soccer games that culminates in the annual Gypsy Day Parade – the largest parade in South Dakota.

 

We look forward to hosting our students, alumni, families and the community for homecoming. Go Wolves!

 

Gypsy Day parade

Oct. 8, 2022

 

Homecoming Week

Oct. 3-8, 2022

 

Theme

Wolves on Broadway

 

Parade Float Registration

Parade float registration for 2022 is open! 

 

Register Here

 

For more information about parade registration, contact Justin Fraase, vice president for enrollment, communications and marketing, at 605-626-7747 or communications@northern.edu.

2021 Homecoming Royalty

 

Garret Thompson, marshal, wears a gold crown and sash while Ashley Bruzek, queen, wears a crown and holds a bouquet of roses

Marshal Garret Thompson and Queen Ashley Bruzek

Homecoming royalty stand in a group on stage: James Heisinger, Mitchell Buller, Jacob Swanson, Thomas Undlin, Marshal Garret Thompson, Queen Ashley Bruzek, Tyra Steinwand, Zoe Hardwick, Jordyn Sterud and Hattie Weismantel

Royalty and candidates, from left: James Heisinger, Mitchell Buller, Jacob Swanson, Thomas Undlin, Marshal Garret Thompson, Queen Ashley Bruzek, Tyra Steinwand, Zoe Hardwick, Jordyn Sterud and Hattie Weismantel.

Photo Gallery

 

 

Parade Band Registration

Parade band registration will open in 2022.

 

Register Here

 

For parade band registration information, contact nsuparade@northern.edu.

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