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Winter Carnival

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Just Because It's Winter Doesn't Mean We Can't Play Outside!

The Wisconsin Union's Winter Carnival is a long-standing tradition. The Wisconsin Union Directorate, Wisconsin Hoofers and other campus partners challenge you to embrace the cold and go play outside!

Upcoming Events

Feb
3
All Day
Virtual/Online | Free
Submit a picture of yourself in your flannel to redeem a cheese curd coupon!
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Feb
3
All Day Daily Feb 3 - 7
Virtual/Online | Free
Help celebrate our Terrace Store offering Free Shipping with 20% off our new sweatshirts!
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Feb
3
All Day Daily Feb 3 - 14
Virtual/Online | Free
Create your own Lady Liberty at home using any material or medium you see fit.
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Feb
3
8pm - 10pm
Virtual/Online | Ticketed Free Event
Prepare for future adventures with our virtual Avalanche Awareness Workshop.
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Feb
4

Winter Carnival: Sledding

Outdoor UW & Hoofers
9am - 12pm
Memorial Union | Free
Conquer Madison's rolling hills with a sled!
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Feb
4
10am - 5pm
Memorial Union | Ticketed Event
Explore the snow-covered nature of Madison with snowshoe rentals through Outdoor UW.
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Feb
4
6pm - 8pm
Virtual/Online | Ticketed Free Event
Meet new people and have fun together through completing teambuilding initiatives, puzzles, and brain teasers virtually!
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Feb
5
9am - 12pm
Memorial Union | Ticketed Event
Explore the snow-covered nature of Madison with snowshoe rentals through Outdoor UW.
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Feb
5
1pm
Memorial Union | Free
Get crafty this winter with our take-to-make snowman luminary kit!
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Feb
5
3pm - 5pm
Ticketed Free Event
Learn the basics of ice climbing with Hoofer Mountaineering Club!
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Feb
5
4pm - 5:30 pm
Memorial Union | Ticketed Free Event
Enjoy winter in Wisconsin with a nighttime snowshoe experience.
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Feb
6
10am - 3pm
Memorial Union | Free
Join us for the beautiful sights of the Kites on Mendota event!
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Feb
6
10am - 4pm
Memorial Union | Ticketed Free Event
Join RecWell on the ice for a curling tournament.
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Feb
6

Winter Carnival: Nordic Skiing 101

Outdoor UW & Hoofers
12pm - 2:15 pm
Memorial Union | Free
Learn the basics of Nordic skiing with Hoofer Outing Club.
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Feb
6

Winter Carnival: Ice Fishing Derby

Outdoor UW & Hoofers
12pm - 7pm
Memorial Union | Free
Participate in our first-ever ice fishing derby on Lake Mendota.
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