Elgin Academy Hilltopper Homecoming

Homecoming is one of the long-standing traditions at Elgin Academy. We hope your family is planning to join us at this annual event that brings students, parents, faculty, staff, and alumni together to celebrate our school and our community.


Homecoming Event – Friday, September 28, 2018

Homecoming Parade - 5:00 p.m.

The parade route includes Park Street and Academy Place. Please choose a spot to watch on either of these streets. The parade will end on Kimball Street in front of the Rider Center. Parade lineup for students begins at 4:30 p.m. on the quad.

Homecoming Celebration - 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Kids Games, Activities, Dunk Tank, DJ, and more!

Food Vendors

  • Jimmy Johns
  • Domino's Pizza
  • Elgin BBQ
  • EAPA Bake Sale
  • Perk n' Pickle Food Truck
  • Mama Lee's Pocorn
  • Ice cream - Junior Class
  • Coffee & hot chocolate - Athletic Counsel
  • Roman Treats - Latin Club

Athletic Events - 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

All athletic events are located in the gym

5:30 p.m. - MS JV Volleyball (vs St. Margaret Mary)

6:30 p.m. - MS Varsity Volleyball (vs St. Margaret Mary)

7:30 p.m. - US JV Volleyball (vs Yorkville Christian)

8:30 p.m. - US Varsity Volleyball (vs Yorkville Christian)

Additional Parking Information

Additional parking is available at the following local businesses:

  • Madison Funeral Home – 305 Park St, Elgin
  • BMO Bank – 250 Dundee Ave, Elgin (After 6:00 p.m. only. East side of the lot, do not block the ATM)
  • Ace Hardware – 215 N Spring St, Elgin (East side of the lot)
  • Pittsburgh Paints –266 Kimball St, Elgin (East side of the lot)

Please do not park in the strip mall at the bottom of the hill on Kimball Street.


Homecoming Games – Saturday, September 29

Join us at the Elgin Academy Athletic Fields (658 Franklin Street) and support our athletic teams.


Concessions, Varsity Store, and Athletic Events!

Athletic Events - 9:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Located at the Athletic Fields (658 Franklin Street)

9:00 a.m. - Tennis

12:30 p.m. - US Field Hockey (vs Deerfield High School)

12:30 p.m. - Lower School Soccer Scrimmage

1:00 p.m. - MS Soccer (vs Harvest Christian)

2:00 p.m. - US Soccer (vs Yorkville Christian)

Away Athletic Events

9:00 a.m. - US Cross Country (at Lisle Community Park) More info

Additional Parking Information

Additional parking is available at the following local business:

Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran church - 40 Grand Blvd, Elgin


Homecoming Evening Events – Saturday, September 29

Student Dances

Check the Parent and Student portals for details on the Middle and Upper School Dances.

Alumni Events

Elgin Academy Alumni Reunion, 5:00 p.m. at Pinstripes in Barrington. more information