Cornell's Big Red Band (BRB) performs on Ithaca Commons.

Cornell traditions

University traditions bring us together no matter where we are or how long we’ve been part of Cornell. Join these timeless celebrations.


Slope Day

Sy Katz ’31 Parade

  • No other Ivy has its own parade in NYC! This celebration strikes up when the Big Red football team travels to NYC to take on Columbia.

International Spirit of Zinck’s Night

Dragon Day

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