Knights Fest


October 7-8, 2022

Register for Knights Fest


Friday, October 7, 2022

Purple Knight pointing towards the crowd at a pep rally

8-9:30 p.m.
Pep Rally


Hubbell Gym

award recipients

6-11 p.m.
Awards Gala

Trumbull Marriott
off campus

6-7 p.m. Cocktail Hour With Music and Silent Auction,
7-8:30 p.m. Dinner and Awards,
9-9:30 p.m. Live Auction,
9:30-11 p.m. Dancing

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Registration opens at 8 a.m. Marina Dining Hall and 12 p.m. Pedestrian Mall

Golden Knight Alumni

8-11 a.m.
Jazz Breakfast / Golden Knights Gathering


Marina Dining Hall

All are welcome to celebrate the Golden Knights years of ’72 and ’73

Marina Dining Hall

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Presidents Welcome / Deans and Directors Updates


Marina Dining Hall

10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Competitive Gym Event For All


Wheeler Rec

female lacrosse player

10-11:30 a.m.
Women’s Lacrosse Alumni Game


Knights Field

person hitting baseball

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Baseball and Softball Alumni Games

Seaside Diamond 1 and 2
Seaside Park past the main arch

veterans holding flags

12-1 p.m.
Veteran Oasis Reception


Veterans Oasis, Mandeville Hall

UB alumni playing soccer

12-1:30 p.m.
Men’s & Women’s Soccer Alumni Contest


Knights Field

UB volleyball court

12 p.m.
Volleyball Match


Hubbell Gym

12-2 p.m.
BBQ Lunch

Ped Mall

3-4:15 p.m.
Men’s Basketball Alumni


Hubbell Gym

3 and 6 p.m.
Soccer Games


Soccer Field

4:30-6 p.m.
Women’s Basketball Alumni


Hubbell Gym

3 smiling alumni

8-10 p.m.
Alumni Social

off campus
225 South Frontage Road
Bridgeport, CT 06604


8-11 p.m.
Knights Fest Formal


Student Center, Social Room

adult and child painting pumpkins

12-4 p.m.
Welcome Weekend Family Festival

Ped Mall

  • Balloon Artist
  • Health Tent
  • Henna
  • Music
  • Petting Zoo
  • Photo Booth
  • Roving Magician
  • STEM Bus
  • Pumpkin Decorating
  • Robotics Tent / 3D Printing
  • Spooky Science Tent

Keep the festivities going all day and grab a delicious meal at our BBQ, pick up a drink at our beer and hard liquor tent*, or a sweet dessert from our Ice Cream Emergency truck. There are great things for the kids too such as: a petting zoo, a roving magician, pumpkin decorating, and even a spooky science tent. Then head over to our robotics tent to see exciting developments from our Engineering School such as 3D printing and submarine showcases.

* All alcoholic beverage tickets must be purchased at registration. Must be 21 and older to buy; ID is required.

University of Bridgeport presents this year’s

Dinner Awards Gala

Friday, October 7, 2022  |  6 p.m.
Cocktail Attire

Trumbull Marriot
180 Hawley Lane
Trumbull, CT 06611

Join us for a night of food, drinks, conversation, and a silent auction. We look forward to seeing you of what will be an exciting and eventful evening!

Bidding will begin at 6 p.m. Online registration is required to attend the Gala.

Please welcome our MC for Friday’s Dinner Awards Gala

George Estrada
George has been recently named the 2023 Barnum Festival Ringmaster. We are excited to have George be a part of what will be a fantastic evening!

Register for the Awards Gala

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Trumbull Marriott for guests attending our Gala or Fall Knight Fest event. To book a room call Marriott Reservations and make sure to inform them that you are a part of the University of Bridgeport block.

Check-in: Friday, October 7, 2022  |  Check-out: Saturday, October 8, 2022

Trumbull Marriott
180 Hawley Lane
Trumbull, CT 06611
Toll Free: 800‑228‑9290

Reservation deadline: Monday, September 19, 2022

Parking and Directions

The University of Bridgeport is located at:

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

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The University of Bridgeport would like to thank all of our sponsors for supporting our Knights Fest 2022 Homecoming Weekend event! We greatly appreciate your support and generosity to the University and our students.

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