Homecoming 2019

Dover Area High School 2019 Homecoming Festivities. 

Spirit Week: Theme-Oriented Dress Days 

Monday, September 30 - America Day 

Tuesday, October 1 -  Throwback Day 

Wednesday, October 2 - Color War Day- 

Seniors wear: pink 

Juniors wear: purple

Sophomores wear: blue

Freshmen wear:  green

Thursday, October 3 - Tourist Day

Friday, October 4 - Spirit Day


 Homecoming Parade: Wednesday, October 2

The parade will start at 6:30 at the Station 6 Borough Fire Department and will conclude in the high school stadium.  Beginning at 5 pm, there will be food trucks in the high school parking lot which will include the PA Farm Show milkshakes and DAHS French Fries and more.  Food trucks will be onsite until 8 pm.  The parade will feature the marching band, high school sports teams, high school student organizations, elementary students, community organizations and the homecoming court. 

Following the parade, the homecoming court will be announced in the stadium along with performances from the DAHS Drumline and DAHS Cheerleaders.


Pep Rally during school on Friday

Friday night’s Pre-Game show

The evening will begin with a formal introduction of the 2019 Homecoming Court, and will conclude with crowning of the king and queen.


Homecoming Dance: Saturday, October 5 from 7 pm until 10 pm.  

Tickets ($20) are for sale until October 2 online at the following link:https://doverarea.revtrak.net/homecoming/#/list

Tickets sales during all lunches start on 9/25 and will end on 10/2

(Note: Dance attendees must be in 9th grade and above and no one over the age of 20.)

General Information

Event Dates & Times

In-School Pep Rally

Friday, October 4, 2019 (1:00PM)

Homecoming Parade

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 (6:30PM)

Homecoming Football Game

Friday, October 4, 2019 (7:00PM)

Homecoming Dance

Saturday, October 5, 2019 (7:00PM - 10:00PM)


"Under the Stars"

Spirit Week

Spirit Week

Monday, September 30

America Day

Tuesday, October 1st

Throwback Day

Wednesday, October 2nd

Class Color Day 

  • Seniors wear pink
  • Juniors wear purple
  • Sophomores wear blue
  • Freshmen wear green
Thursday, October 3rd

Tourist Day

Friday, October 4th

Spirit Day (Show Your Dover Pride!)



Homecoming Parade

The Homecoming Parade will be held on Wednesday, October 2nd, beginning at 6:30PM. The parade features the DAHS Marching Band, Homecoming Court, Cheerleaders, and representatives from community organizations,  student activities, and DASD schools.


Starting this year, we will have food trucks throughout the evening starting at 5 pm.  Location of food trucks will be on site at the high school.  Following the parade, we will have an event in the stadium where the Dover Drumline will play, the court will be announced, and some games will be available.


Parade Route

The parade will begin at Dover Borough Fire Department Station 6 on E. Canal Street and will proceed on Canal Street, crossing Rt. 74 and end in the High School Football Stadium.


Homecoming Dance

Homecoming Dance


Tickets are $20 each. They may be purchased online or in person during lunch shifts. Please note that tickets will be on sale during all lunch shifts Wednesday, September 25 through Wednesday, October 2. Online ticket purchases open on Wednesday, September 18.

Tickets will NOT be available for purchase online or in person after Wednesday, October 2. No exceptions can be made to this timeframe.

Online Ticket Purchase


Location: Dover Area High School (Main Gym)

Doors: Open at 6:40PM (Students must enter at the Auditorium entrance)

Time: 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Attire: Semi-Formal

Homecoming Court

Homecoming Court

The Homecoming Court will be introduced at the community event Wednesday night,  pep rally in school on Friday, and at the football game. Our 2019 Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at the game.