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

Founders Day Gala

8:30 p.m. to Midnight
Friday, March 1, 2019
Ruth Stricker Dayton
Campus Center

Featuring:

  • Live music 
  • Dancing 
  • Refreshments, with complimentary soft drinks and cash bar *
  • Bagpipes, photo booth, and more!

*Students must provide both a government-issued and a Macalester ID to enter the bar.
Semi-formal attire welcome


Founders Day Events:

Founders Day events are being planned…we encourage you to check back regularly for updates on the weeks events.

 

“Pub” Quiz
Thursday, February 28
7:30 p.m.
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center

Founders Day Decathlon
Friday, March 1
2:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the Macalester Fund
Click here to register your team (required)!

Pushball – A Macalester Tradition
Friday, March 1
4:30 p.m.
Great Lawn

Founders Day Gala
Friday, March 1
8:30 p.m.
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center

A Capella Showcase
Friday, March 1
9:40-10 p.m.
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center