Homecoming 2023 has arrived! We can’t wait to welcome you to campus Sept. 29-30! We have an exciting slate of activities in store for you. Be sure to register for activities & purchase tickets for what promises to be a special weekend on campus.

We’ll see you soon to…

“Journey to the Past & Rejoice in the Future!”

Musical Theatre Production

“Anastasia”

Thursday, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m.

Richert Auditorium
Shari Flaming Center for the Arts

Anastasia poster

Homecoming Dinner

Friday, Sept. 29, 5:30 p.m.

  • Come celebrate and the Classes of 1973 & 2013!
  • Dr. Carey Johnson (g’73) will receive the Alumni Merit Award, while Cassie Kroeker (g’13) will receive the Alumni Medallion.
  • A plated, three-course meal will be served.
  • Attendees will receive a commemorative gift!

Regier Atrium
Shari Flaming Center for the Arts

Homecoming Dinner

Bluejay Spirit Week

Monday, Sept. 25-Friday, Sept. 30

  • Dress up for Spirit Week, and check back for daily themes.
    • Share your Bluejay Spirit Week photos to #TaborHoco2K23 and your photo could make it in the Connection Magazine.
Homecoming Spirit Week

Purchase Tickets & Register for Events!

  • Homecoming Dinner, $25
  • Dutch Lunch, $15
  • Bluejay Bash, $5
  • Anastasia, $15 (adults), $12 (seniors), $5 (students)
  • Football game vs. Bethel, $8 (adults), $5 (seniors)

Back in 2023 is a weekend package, which includes a bundle of the Homecoming Dinner, Musical Theatre, Dutch Lunch, & Bluejay Bash at $50. Purchase here!

Tickets can be purchased for individual events at www.tabor.edu/tickets or at the Ticket Office (address & hours below).

Tuesday & Thursday, 8-10 a.m.
Friday, 2-4 p.m.

Regier Atrium
Shari Flaming Center for the Arts

Schedule of Events

Friday, Sept. 29

Homecoming Dinner
5:30 p.m.
Regier Atrium
Shari Flaming Center for the Arts
The Class of 1973 will be honored with a 50-year medallions, Alumni Merit and Alumni Medallion Awards will also be given.

Musical Theatre Production of Anastasia
7:30 p.m.
Richert Auditorium
Shari Flaming Center for the Arts
Purchase musical tickets!

Party Under the Stars
9 p.m.
Tent on Lohrenz Lawn
Gather with fellow Tabor alumni and current students, and enjoy free Druber’s donuts, beverages, and music.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Information Tent
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Near Centennial Plaza
Visit for more information, maps, giveaways, and snag some cool Tabor gear. Sign up for the brand-new JJ’s Birthday Club!

Kid’s Zone: Inflatables & Petting Zoo
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Lawn between Student Center & Library

Home Run Derby, Intrasquad Baseball, Alumni Lunch
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tabor College Baseball Field

CMBS “Display of Yesterdays”
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies, south end of Tabor College Library

Music Fest
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Jonah Kliewer Plaza
Come hear all groups & ensembles of the Tabor Concert Choir and Symphonic Band.

Jost Hall Open House
10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Jost Hall, corner of Adams & B streets

Class Reunions
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
To the Classes of 1983, 1993, 2003 & 2013, come for refreshments on the second floor of the Tabor Library in the Shari Flaming Education Commons. The classes of 2018 and 2023 will meet under the tent on the Lohrenz Lawn.

50-Year Reunion, Golden Lunch: Class of 1973
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Franz Family Heritage Lobby
Shari Flaming Center for the Arts

Tabor Football vs. Bethel College
2 p.m.
Joel H. Wiens Stadium
Host and Hostess named and Honoring Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.

Bluejay Bash
5 p.m.
Outside Student Center/Dining Hall
A $5 meal of pulled pork, chips, pasta salad, TC bars, and soda or water. Pick up your food and head under the tent for your meal and some shade & music!

Women’s & Men’s Soccer vs. Evangel University
6 and 8:30 p.m.
Joel H. Wiens Stadium

Musical Theatre Production of Anastasia
7:30 p.m.
Richert Auditorium
Shari Flaming Center for the Arts
Purchase musical tickets!


Also… be sure to also join us on Sunday, Oct. 1 as we induct the 2023 Class of the Tabor College Athletics Hall of Fame! Inductees include Jacob Webb, Manny DeLeon, and the 2014 NAIA World Series baseball team. Festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Regier Atrium of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts.

See more photos of past events at Homecoming at Tabor Flickr!

Hotels & Lodging

Hotels are available in Hillsboro, Hesston, Marion, McPherson, and Newton! You can also visit Airbnb to find additional lodging across the area.