Founders Day

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

Founders Day is coming up! To ensure the success of this year's event, we need the help of at least 30 volunteers. Sign up today.

8:30 p.m. to midnight
Friday, March 7, 2014
Ruth Stricker Dayton
Campus Center

Semi-formal attire is welcomed.


  • Music from the Devon Worley Band
  • 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 bar.

Founders Day Events

"Pub" Quiz
Thursday, March 6
10 p.m.
Café Mac, south side by stage area, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center

Pushball - A Macalester Tradition
Friday, March 7
3 to 5 p.m.
Old Main Lawn

Photos from Last Year

View photosView photos from Founders Day 2013