First Friday Festival

New Traditions
First Friday Festival

On August 26, from sunrise to midnight, enjoy events all over campus. 

We're looking forward to celebrating the second annual First Friday Festival!

First Friday Festival is a new tradition at WT that occurs on the first Friday of the Fall semester. Students will have the opportunity to participate in events, make new friends, and experience student life like never before. Grab a friend and come on out! 

Schedule of Events

Friday, August 26

Time Program Location Event Description
7:17 a.m. - 8:16 a.m.

Sunrise Workout

Sponsored by the Office of Health and Wellness Promotion

J.A. Hill Chapel Lawn (East side of Old Main)

Rise and Shine! Power up your morning with an exhilarating workout.

8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Chalk at Spirit Rock

Sponsored by the Office of Career and Professional Development

In front of Spirit Rock and Old Main  Bring out the artist in you and chalk on the sidewalk around Spirit Rock. 
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Lunch & Listen

Sponsored by Testing and Tutoring Services

Lawn in front of J.A. Hill Chapel More details to come! 
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Tie-Dye T-Shirt Party

Sponsored by Residential Living

Island between Buff and Guenther Halls  We've never met a tie-dye shirt we didn't like. Get your tie-dye on with Residential Living. Free t-shirts for the first 200 students (sizes permitting). 
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Pool Party with Mocktails

Sponsored by Rec Sports and the Office of Health and Wellness Promotion

VHAC Pool Life is better by the pool. Swim and hang out with your friends with Instagram-worthy mocktails. 
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Food Trucks 'N Fun 

Sponsored by Student Government Association

26th Street (in front of the Caf) Who doesn't love a good food truck? Come hungry. 
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Cornhole Competition

Sponsored by Rec Sports 

Buffalo Stadium Are you competitive? Get ready for an EPIC cornhole competition.
9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Movie at the Stadium

Sponsored by Advising Services

Buffalo Stadium Watch Jurassic World: Dominion on the big screen inside of Buffalo Stadium. Bring blankets. 
 11:30 p.m. - Midnight

Maroon Meetup at Midnight 

Sponsored by the JBK Student Center

Buffalo Fountain  Continue the fun with dancing and snacks!