WinterFest 2019

February 15-23, 2019

Entry Forms Due Online: Tuesday, Feb. 12, by 5 p.m.

eSports Registration Extended! Register online or at the event! Game and tournament schedules will be posted ASAP.

WinterFest Rules & Entry Forms


Student Activities

A full list and description of each event with entry forms and rules can be found here.
  • U.P. 200 Sled Dog Races | Friday, Feb. 15 | 7:00 p.m. | Downtown Marquette
    • Join thousands of spectators cheering for 12-dog teams in this Iditarod Qualifying race!
  • (NEW) Tubing at Al Quaal | Saturday, Feb. 16 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Al Quaal - Ishpeming, MI
    • A local favorite, Al Quaal features a wide tubing hill that ends on a frozen Teal Lake!
  • (NEW) eSports Tournament (preliminary rounds) | Sunday, Feb. 17 | 12:00-5:00 p.m. | Jamrich Hall
    • A one-of-a-kind indoor experience for casual and core gamers alike! Hosted in partnership with Midwest eSports.
  • Campus Cinema Movie: Space Jam  | Sunday, Feb. 17 | 6:00 p.m. | Jamrich 1100
    • Everyone's favorite childhood comedy! Free for students with $1 concessions!
    • WinterFest Dinner  | Monday, Feb. 18 | 4:00-9:00 p.m. | Northern Lights Dining
      • Northern Lights Dining is hosting a special dinner featuring a special menu inspired by the late '90s!
    • (NEW) eSports Tournament (FINALS) | Monday, Feb. 18 | 7:00 p.m. | Jamrich 1100
      • Cheer on your team from the audience or compete for the most points center stage! Hosted in partnership with Midwest eSports.
    • (NEW) Escape Rooms | Tuesday, Feb. 19 | 4:00-10:00 p.m. | Jamrich Hall
      • We're bringing the Escape Marquette experience to campus! Join your friends and compete for the fastest escape time!
    • Stand Up Comedian Jesus Trejo | Wednesday, Feb. 20 | 7:00 p.m. | The Lodge
      • Award winning comedian featured on Comedy Central and "The Late Late Show" with James Corden!
    • Open Skate at Lakeview Arena | Thursday, Feb. 21 | 8:00-11:00 p.m. | Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Ave. - Russell Rink (the big one!)
      • Skate with your friends to a playlist of throwback favorites!
    • Change that Makes Cents | Ends Friday, Feb. 22 | 12:00 p.m. | Center for Student Enrichment (1205 University Center)
      • A week long penny war with all proceeds supporting Cat Packs, feeding kids at North Star Academy!
    • NMU Hockey vs LSSU | Friday, Feb. 22 | 7:00 p.m. | Berry Events Center (free admission with NMU student ID)
      • Let's fill the Berry for an exciting rivalry game against the Lakers!
    • Condomonium | Friday, Feb. 22 | 9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. | The Lodge
    • NMU Hockey vs LSSU | Saturday, Feb. 23 | 7:00 p.m. | Berry Events Center (free admission with NMU student ID)
      • Let's fill the Berry for an exciting rivalry game against the Lakers! WinterFest winners will also be announced here!

    More information

    WinterFest Rules & Entry Forms

    WinterFest 2019 Winners (TBD)

    Photo Galleries

    The Special Events Committee works hard to bring you all the fun and exciting events that occur during WinterFest. If you have ideas as to how to improve our events, please e-mail