Event Schedule

Wednesday, October 14




Pumpkin Painting Contest

Do you think you have the best pumpkin painting skills at Grand Valley? Have you ever watched Halloween Wars and have been waiting for a chance to prove yourself? Are you a fan of Halloween and looking for something to get you into the spirit of the holiday? Join us in the Thornapple Room in the Kirkhof Center on Wednesday, October 23, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to paint your own pumpkin and prove you are the best! Judges will determine the finalists, and finalists will be posted on the Campus Activities Board Facebook page to be voted on, so make sure to tell your friends to vote for your pumpkin. You can sign-up as an individual or as a team with your student organization. Bring your creativity and be ready to get your hands dirty to paint these pumpkins!

4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Thornapple Room in Kirkhof Center

Hollywood Murder Mystery Party

In this interactive comedy show, YOU become part of the story! Detectives will lead the audience as suspects in a customized show to find out who had the means, motive, and opportunity to commit this crime. The clues can be anything from a bloody school desk to a toilet seat and the suspects can be anyone from Justin Bieber to Santa Claus. Come with your friends and find out who survives, and who could secretly be a murderer!

8 - 10 p.m.

Pere Marquette in Kirkhof Center

Thursday, October 15




Pep Rally

There will be a HUGE variety of activities going on during the 2019 Homecoming Pep Rally! Along with a DJ and fun giveaways, there will be yard games, fall-themed crafts, and a costume contest in the spirit of Halloween. The costume contest will have two categories, individual and group, and you can sign up for the on the Campus Activities Board website. There will also be activities for our Regent finalists. Snacks will also be available. Come stop by for an hour or stay the whole night!

Register for the Costume Contest

5 - 9 p.m.

Kirkhof Center

Friday, October 16




Lip Sync

Homecoming Lip Sync is back! We will be using a tiered system so your student organization can participate whether it’s large or small! Registration is required. The theme will be scary/horror/Halloween movies to go along with our SpooktacuLAKER Homecoming week. In addition to the lip sync battle, in between each performance there will be Minute-to-Win-it competitions by the participants. If you aren’t participating, come watch Greek Life and other student organizations battle to win the 2019 Homecoming Lip Sync!

Register for Homecoming Lip Sync

Review the Lip Sync Rulebook

7:30 - 11:00 p.m.


Popcorn and Movie: Us

9 p.m.

Big Screen Theater in Kirkhof Center

Saturday, October 17




Escape Rooms

Zombies have taken over! You must escape your room in under an hour in order to survive. You must complete a series of puzzles and brain teasers to get out of the room. You will compete in a team of 4-8 people for the fastest escape time. Registration is required. More information will be provided when you arrive at the event, we don’t want to give away any secrets. Following all the escape rooms, there will be a pizza party to find out which three teams had the fastest times. These teams will win more exciting prizes!

*There are a limited number of rooms and times available, so if you are interested in participating in this event, register sooner rather than later!

Register for the Escape Rooms

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Kirkhof Center 2201, 2227, 2228, 2242, 2264

GVSU Through the Years Luncheon

Head to the Russel H. Kirkhof Center to enjoy lunch and hear from current students, other alumni, and a member of a founding family, about how Grand Valley has evolved throughout the years. You’ll also be able to share your own Grand Valley memories during this discussion led by Dr. Damon Arnold, Director of Grand Valley's Laker Academic Success Center. This is event is LIB 100 approved and free for students using the code STUDENT.

RSVP for GVSU Through the Years Luncheon

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Kirkhof Center 2204

Escape Rooms Pizza Party

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Kirkhof Center 2215/2216

Homecoming Football Game

Show your Laker Pride as GVSU takes on Davenport!

7 p.m.

Lubbers Stadium

Events may be cancelled or altered at the discretion of the Office of Student Life and the advertised schedule is subject to change without notice.
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