Student Activities Center

WinterFest

 

WinterFest is a weekend celebration of the winter season at Iowa State. Preceding dead week, WinterFest provides a unique combination of winter themed events, activities, displays, and traditions to help student relieve their end-of-semester stress and connect with the Ames community.

 


Friday, November 30, 2018

WinterFest Holiday Kickoff Sale: 8am-6pm, University Bookstore, MU
Savings on selected items throughout the store!
www.isubookstore.com

Art Mart Holiday Sale: 10am-8pm, Campanile Room, MU
Glass, pottery, prints, jewelry and more. Proceeds support sponsoring organizations and local artists.
Sponsored by The Workspace

Eats and Treats: MU Commons
Grab something to eat from the MU Food Court between 7am-7pm.

Holiday Open House: 3-6pm, The Knoll
President Wendy Wintersteen and Robert Waggoner invite you to their home, The Knoll, to enjoy the holiday decorations, featuring trees decorated by Iowa State’s colleges and the library, and a Knoll tradition--the famous Knoll Hot Chocolate! 
Free

Andy Albright Jingle Jog Registration: 3-5:30pm, Carver 196
A fun run in memory of Freshmen Council member Andy Albright. Proceeds go toward a memorial scholarship in his name. The run begins at 5:45pm following the Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Sponsored by Freshmen Council
$15

Seasonal Beverage Sampling: 4-7pm, MU Market & Cafe
Warm up and come sample some of your most favorite holiday beverages.
Sponsored by ISU Dining
Free

Cards for Kids: 4-8pm,Cardinal Room, MU
Sponsored by Campus Service Crew
Free

Face Painting: 4-8pm, Cardinal Room, MU
Free

Campanile Tours & Carillon Music: 4-7pm, Campanile
See the inside of this Iowa State treasure with a tour by University Carillonneur Tin Shi Tam.  
Sponsored by the Student Caillonneur Leadership Council
Free

Free Craft- Ugly Sweater Ornaments: 4-10pm, The Workspace
Sponsored by The Workspace
Free

Chair Massages: 4-10pm, Gold Room, MU
Free

Bowling & Billiards: 4-10pm, CyBowl & Billiards, MU
Co-sponsored by CyBowl & Billiards
Free

Karaoke & Button Making: 5-9pm, The Maintenance Shop, MU
Sponsored by Student Wellness
Free

Bingo: 5-9pm, Sun Room, MU
Sponsored by AfterDark

Photo Snow Globes w/ Snow Princess & Ice Queen: 6-8pm, Pioneer Room, MU
Co-sponsored by AfterDark

Tree Lighting Ceremony: 5:30 pm, Steps of Beardshear Hall
Music, season's greetings, and the lighting of the tree.
Free

Cookie Decorating & Hot Chocolate: 6pm, Trophy Tavern, MU
Decorate sugar cookies and warm up with hot chocolate.
Co-sponsored by ISU Dining
Free while supplies last

Free Chili & Corn Muffins: 6pm, Trophy Tavern, MU
Co-sponsored by ISU Dining
Free while supplies last

Central Campus Carriage Rides: 6-9:30pm, North Side of MU
Free

Trivia and Coloring Activity: 6-9pm, Pioneer Room, MU
Sponsored by Dance Marathon
Free

Swing Dance Lessons: 7-10 pm, Gallery, MU
Sponsored by Cardinal Swing Society
Free

Cyclone Cinema Movie - Christopher Robin: 7pm & 10pm, Carver 101
Sponsored by Student Union Board
Free

Comedian Marlon Wayans: 8pm, Great Hall, MU, $15 w/ ISU Student ID, $29 for Public, Co-sponsored by Student Union Board 
Co-sponsored by Student Union Board
$15 w/ ISU Student ID, $29 for Public - Get your tickets HERE!

Ice Skating: 10pm-2am, Ames/ISU Ice Arena
Free for first 600 participants

MORE WINTERFEST EVENTS

Thursday, November 29

Art Mart Holiday Sale10am-5pm, Campanile Room, MU
Glass, pottery, prints, jewelry and more. Proceeds support sponsoring organizations and local artists.
Sponsored by The Workspace

Cyclone Cinema Movie - Christopher Robin: 7pm & 10pm, Carver 101
Sponsored by Student Union Board
Free

Saturday, December 1

Art Mart Holiday Sale10am-1pm, Campanile Room, MU
Glass, pottery, prints, jewelry and more. Proceeds support sponsoring organizations and local artists.
Sponsored by The Workspace

Cyclone Cinema Movie - Christopher Robin: 7pm & 10pm, Carver 101
Sponsored by Student Union Board
Free

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