Founders Day

Founders Day is an annual community-wide celebration of Macalester's history held on the anniversary of our founding.

8:30 p.m. to midnight
Friday, March 6, 2015
Ruth Stricker Dayton
Campus Center


  • Live music
  • Birthday cake and snacks
  • Complimentary soft drinks and cash bar *
  • Games, dancing, photo portraits, and more!
    *Students must provide both a government-issued and a Macalester ID to enter the bar.
    Semi-formal attire welcome

Founders Day Events

Scavenger Hunt
Competition runs Thursday, March 5 at 8 a.m. until Friday, March 6 at 8 p.m.
Sponsored by the Annual Fund
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"Pub" Quiz
Thursday, March 5
10 p.m.
Café Mac, south side by stage area, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center

Pushball - A Macalester Tradition
Friday, March 6
3:30 p.m.
Great Lawn

A Capella Concert
Friday, March 6
8 p.m.
Café Mac

Photos from Last Year

View photosView photos from Founders Day 2014

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