Mammoth ice-skating past a Winter Festival sign, donuts, hot chocolate, and waffles


Winter Festival 2023

Sunday, February 19
6-8 PM
Coolidge Cage & Orr Rink

Take a break and join the campus community for winter fun and delicious food! Winter Festival will feature ice-skating, live music by Filosophy, ice sculpting demonstrations, and comfort foods. Don’t miss the return of this spirited and tasty Amherst tradition!


  • Ice-skating
  • Winter games
  • 30' inflatable slide
  • Live music (2023 special guest: Filosophy)
  • Ice-sculpting demos


  • Hot chocolate
  • Hot apple cider
  • Chocolate-drizzled Belgian waffles
  • Donut wall
  • Poutine Bar with toppings
  • Dumplings
  • Double Chocolate Cookies
  • and much more!

Sponsored by the Office of the President