Gator Growl

October 8, 2021 - October 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Exactech Arena

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Take part in history as #TheGatorGrowlsAgain.

Gator Growl is the flagship homecoming event of the University of Florida and a tradition that has continued to thrive for over 90 years. This year, Gator Growl takes over the Stephen C. O’Connell Center for the first time ever! It is a tradition that marks the culmination of Homecoming Week that has been held in various campus locations including Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and Flavet Field. The largest student-run pep rally in the entire nation consists of musical and comedic entertainers, Gator athletics, performances by UF’s Cheerleaders, Dazzlers, the Pride of the Sunshine Marching Band, and is accompanied by appearances from various student organizations.

The Gator Nation’s legacy still stands and team spirit will continue to flow through the hearts of Gators around the world, thanks to Gator Growl. Gator Growl’s tradition possesses the pride, school spirit, and unity of the varying generations of students at the University of Florida. Whether you are or were a first-generation college student or a third-generation Gator, you will connect with fellow students and alumni and have a spectacular night, among your fellow Gators. Gator Growl will be held on Friday, October 8, 2021, at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center, where we will come together as a unified university and prepare to beat Vanderbilt, accompanied by our fellow Gators, family, and friends!

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