Signature Events

MAP has some favorite events that students look forward to every single year. These events bring together the entire Miami community and you don’t want to miss them. From Welcome Weekend to the Spring Concert, MAP makes sure the calendar is full of these blow-out events!

Welcome WeekendFireworks show over Benton Hall with large group of students watching

August 23-26, 2018

Are you new to campus? Join MAP for Welcome Home with Late Night Miami and at several events for the First 50 Days!

HomecomingCheerleaders in uniform walking in Homecoming Hawkwalk with onlookers cheering on sidelines

September 6 - 8, 2019

The RedHawks will kick off the season against the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday, September 1st. Join MAP Friday night at the Homecoming Huddle to celebrate Homecoming with free food, Homecoming t-shirts, and giveaways. Draft Day will be playing on the big screen, beginning at 8 pm. Fun fact: The writer of Draft Day, Rajiv Joseph, is a Miami alumni (Class of '96)!

For more information about Homecoming events, visit Homecoming Weekend.

Family WeekendGabriel Inglesias

September 28-30, 2018

From food trucks at Millet to Brunch with the Crawfords, MAP hosts many events during Family Weekend for you to attend with your family or your friends! For a full list of events and ticket purchasing information, visit Family Weekend.

Fallin’ for GogginTwo MAP students standing at a MAP table holding mini pumpkins at the 2017 Fallin' for Goggin

October 19, 2018

Join MAP as they gear up for the RedHawks vs. UMass Lowell with free food, activities and prizes on Goggin Quad!

Holiday FestNight time view of uptown parks in Oxford with trees and business lit in Christmas lights

December 1, 2018

In partnership with Enjoy Oxford, MAP turns Oxford into a winter wonderland with ice skating, hot chocolate, performances, carriage rides, and a tree lighting!

I Love You Beary MuchTwo students holding up a stuffed bear and penguin

February 14, 2019

Whether you are grabbing a bear for yourself or your sweetheart, you will be among the hundreds of students that show up to this annual event!

SpringFestLarge Zero Gravity carnival ride at Spring Fest

Date TBD

The end of the spring semester can be stressful, so join MAP for their annual spring festival to celebrate all you have accomplished this year and to destress as you prepare for finals!

Spring ConcertLarge group of students with arms raised, dancing and singing at a concert

Date TBD

Experience a concert on campus with MAP! Look out for surveys and announcements in the spring to help select our artists.


Uptown Park ConcertsUptown Concert with the Bundy's performing at the uptown park stage

Thursdays in September

Do you love live music? In partnership with Enjoy Oxford,  MAP will host live performances in Uptown Park every Thursday in September. This year, they will feature all Miami student performances.

Coffee HousesCoffee singer with an acoustic guitar on Shade Stage

October 4, November 15 and December 6, 2018

Grab your homework and a few friends and enjoy the chill music of our live performers. This semester will feature Rudy Currence, Tyler Hilton and Kate Voegele.

Movieslarge group of students watching an outdoor movie at night

Select Fridays at 8pm

Save the trip to the theater and watch box office hits for free with MAP in Wilks Theater throughout the semester. This semester will feature Ocean’s 8, Incredibles 2, Love, Simon and many more!

ComediansAn audience in a theater looking up and laughing at a performer off camera

This semester’s lineup is stacked with all star comedians including Cecily Strong, Jay Pharoah, and Chris Redd. No tickets necessary, but be sure to get there early to get the best seat!