It has become a fall tradition at Quincy University. It is the Quincy University Balloon Glow and the University has established this year's date. This year’s Balloon Glow night has been set for Thursday, September 26 with the homecoming parade beginning activities that night at 6:30 p.m. The parade route will begin at 18th & Lind and will travel south on 18th Street to Oak, east on Oak to 20th and north on 20th to Friars’ Field.

A pep rally will follow featuring the Q.U. Marching Band and Hawks Football team north of Friars Field. The balloon glow will take place on Friars’ Field beginning at sunset. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from various vendors and activities for children will be available.

This event is FREE and open to the public.