A winter boost of fun
Everyone needs a mid-winter break to celebrate all things winter during the annual Winter Carnival. See this year's calendar of festival events below, which typically include indoor and outdoor activities.
Winter Carnival | February 12-17
Sunday, Feb. 12th
Snow Sculpture Contest Starts | Campus Mall
- Show off your artistic side with a winter twist.
Monday, Feb. 13th
Hot Chocolate + Sticker Handout | 11:00 am, Marketplace
- Stay cozy and warm with some hot chocolate and free stickers while supplies last!
Snow Sculpture Contest Continues | Campus Mall
Tuesday, Feb. 14th
Valentine Cards | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Student Organization Complex
- Share some love and kindness with the people in your life! Find us on the second floor of Davies, at the top of the main staircase!
Chili Feed | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Davies Plaza
- We've brought back free chili! We will have regular and vegetarian chili available outside of Davies while supplies last!
Film: Fault in Our Stars with Cookie Decorating | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Woodland Theater
- Decorate a cookie or two and enjoy a film on us!
Wednesday, Feb. 15th
Thursday, Feb. 16th
The 502s with Oliver Hazard | 7:30 pm (Doors open at 6:30pm), Ojibwe Ballroom
- Our semester concert is the 502s with guest Oliver Hazard. Check out more details and purchase tickets!
Friday, Feb. 17th
Upper Campus Extravaganza! | 12:00 pm - 10:00pm, Upper Campus
- Free Snowshoe Rentals | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- Give snowshoeing a try with free snowshoe rentals at the Environmental Adventure Center (EAC). Grab a pair of snowshoes and hike the Putnam Trail along the river, the Vita Course behind McPhee, or behind Governor’s Hall on upper campus
- Lighted Snowshoe Hike | 5:00 pm
- Meet at the EAC in Hilltop Center, dress warm, boots required, space limited, weather permitting
- Night at the Ropes Course | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Behind Sutherland
- Come join us for an evening of swinging from the ropes and riding the zip line at night! We will have a bon fire in the Sutherland Hall fire pit and Hot apple cider for all!
- Fire at Sutherland | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- Games | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, McPhee 210 Gyms
- Life-size Bingo
- Hungry Hippo
- 9 Square in the Air
- Climbing Wall (open for free)
- Human Foosball
- Bag Toss
- Key Log Rolling and Open Swim | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, McPhee Pool
- Sustainable Crafts | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, McPhee Hallway
EAC Adventure Trips
- Cross Country Skiing at Tower Ridge | February 16th | Cost: $35
- Ice Climbing in Duluth, MN | February 18-19th | Cost: $95
- Register at https://recservices.uwec.edu/