AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - The Auburn University Homecoming Parade is taking over downtown this Friday and drivers will need to take alternate routes in the downtown area.

At 5:30 p.m., downtown streets will close in preparation for the parade. Take note that South College Street from Thach Avenue to East Magnolia Avenue, East Magnolia Avenue from South College Street to South Gay Street, South Gay Street from East Magnolia Avenue to Thach Avenue, Thach Avenue from South Gay Street to South College Street will be closed off during the Homecoming Parade.

Downtown parking will remain open; however, cars parked throughout the parade's route will not be accessible. The Homecoming Parade begins at 6 p.m. and lasts until 6:30 p.m. At this time, streets will reopen.

After the parade, Auburn SGA will hold a pep rally until 7 p.m. on Samford Lawn. From 6-9 p.m., The Downtown Merchants Association host a live music event called Come Home to the Corner.