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

Founders Day Gala


Friday, March 6, 2020
Ruth Stricker Dayton
Campus Center

Featuring (tentative):

  • 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:

2020 Founders Day events are being planned!  We encourage you to check back regularly for updates on the weeks events.  Tentatively planned events are:

 

“Pub” Quiz (tentative)
Thursday, March 5
7:30 p.m.
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center

Founders Day Decathlon (tentative)
Friday, March 6
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
Pushball Video compliments of DeWitt Wallace group
Friday, March 6
4:30 p.m.
Great Lawn

Founders Day Gala
Friday, March 6
8:30 p.m.
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center

A Capella Showcase (tentative)
Friday, March 6
9:40-10 p.m.
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center