Join us for Homecoming at Palmer Main Campus in Davenport, Iowa on Sept. 19-21, 2024!


Wednesday, Sept. 18

5-7 p.m.
Chancellor’s Reception
David D. Palmer Learning Commons
By Invitation

In recognition of the College’s leadership and longstanding donors, as well as the new Fellows and Alumni Award recipients.

Thursday, Sept. 19

5-7 p.m.
Happy Hour on the Terrace
Charles & Hildegarde Keller Terrace

Enjoy the sunset with a craft brew from a local brewery or a crafted cocktail from a local distillery, along with delicious appetizers, during Happy Hour on the Terrace. Cost is $20 per person.

Did you graduate in 2014, 2004, 1999, 1994, 1984, 1974, or before? Enjoy Happy Hour with your class on the house! Graduates of these milestone reunions receive a complimentary ticket for you and a guest to the event, along with a class gift and photo opportunity in the David D. Palmer Learning Commons.

7:30-9:30 p.m.
Big Tent Philosophy
Palmer Family Residence Courtyard

Philosophy remains a pillar of the chiropractic profession and Palmer College. Listen to our alumni speak on the importance and history of chiropractic philosophy.

Friday, Sept. 20

8-10 a.m.
50+ Emeritus Alumni Reunion
Fellows Room, Vickie Anne Palmer Hall
By Invitation

Reunion honoring Palmer’s class of 1974 and all those who came before.

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Alumni Social
Alumni Office Parking Lot

Bring your lunch down to the Alumni Office for some fellowship and music, provided by QC’s own, Jordan Danielsen. Beverages and snacks provided, including fan-favorite, Here’s The Scoop Ice Cream!

6-8 p.m.
Armored Gardens Takeover
315 Pershing Ave., Davenport, IA 52801

Palmer is taking over Armored Gardens! With 100 beers on tap, good food, and a great outdoor hangout space, Armored Gardens has become a favorite for Palmer students and alumni visitors. And it’s within walking distance of the downtown hotels. If you see the purple Palmer flag hanging from the entrance, you’re in the right place!

Want to be a Takeover VIP? VIPs receive a Takeover pint glass, one free drink ticket, appetizers, and access to the VIP reserved area on the patio. Cost is $15 and only 120 tickets are available!

Saturday, Sept. 21

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Fellows Luncheon & Induction
Fellows Room, Vickie Anne Palmer Hall
By Invitation

We welcome the newest Fellows to the Palmer Academy of Chiropractic. The inductees are exemplars of leadership, philanthropy, recruitment, and service to Palmer College and the chiropractic profession.

5-6 p.m.
Founder’s Circle Garden Party
Clinic Gardens
By Invitation

This Saturday-night garden party is exclusively for donors in Palmer’s Founder’s Circle (annual gift of $1,000+). Attendees receive early access to the Saturday Night Festival.

6-9 p.m.
Saturday Night Festival
Campus Plaza

We’re bringing back Fair Warning, delicious food, and the fireworks finale. It’s the perfect way to cap off Homecoming and create new memories with fellow alumni and friends. Cost is $60 for adults/$20 for kids 12 and under.