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Winter Carnival

If you are interested in finding out what Winter Carnival is all about (or you want to help students plan this event), please email the Traditions Commission at SUtraditions@gmail.com.

Winter Carnival is a tradition that dates back to 1930, Winter Carnival offers outdoor and indoor activities, including human dog sled races, ice-carvings, chili cook-offs, snow sculptures, and other events that coincide with Syracuse Winterfest.


2018 Winter Carnival Schedule of Events

Tuesday, Feb. 20

Winter Carnival Days, 11am-2pm, Schine Atrium.  Giveaways, free stuff, food and fun!  

Trivia Night sponsored by Traditions Commission, 8pm, Schine 304’s, FREE! Get your team of 2-4 people together to win great prizes and eat snacks!

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Winter Carnival Days, 11am-2pm, Schine Atrium.  Giveaways, free stuff, food and fun!  

Thursday, Feb. 22

Chili cook off, 11am until it’s gone!  HBC Patio.  FREE CHILI TASTING! Submit your recipe by clicking here!

Cozy Cappella, presented by the A Cappella Council, 8:30pm, Schine Goldstein Auditorium, free tickets available at Schine Box Office.  Free hot chocolate and cookies.

Friday, Feb. 23

Traditions Commission presents "Plant Nite", 8pm, Goldstein Auditorium. $2 tickets available at Schine Box Office.

Traditions Commission and Orange After Dark present: Glow in the Dark Late Night Skate Night, 9pm-midnight, Tennity Ice Pavilion on South Campus, free skate rental and entry, hot chocolate, giveaways

Saturday, Feb. 24

Traditions Commission and Orange After Dark present: Laser Tag, 8pm-12am, Goldstein Auditorium, FREE! Play a few rounds of Laser Tag and grab free food in the 304s (if it lasts) while you wait.