University of Manitoba Celebrates 140 Years

The University of Manitoba is celebrating their 140th anniversary and YOU’RE INVITED!!!

Tomorrrow, February 28th, the University of Manitoba will be holding an anniversary celebration featuring an outdoor winter festival and an opportunity to honour our past, present and future, as well as recognize Canada’s 150th birthday.

The UM community is invited to free lunch at noon followed by an outdoor ceremony on the steps of the Administration Building, including singing by the University Singers. The ceremony will conclude with birthday cake and hot chocolate.

You’ll find tons of winter fun like snowshoe races, s’mores stations and human foosball plus food trucks around The Quad throughout the day.


See the schedule below:


12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch – UMSU University Centre Patio
Hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie dogs, pop and chips 

12:30 p.m.
Festival Kick-Off – Outside the Administration Building

12 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Winter Festival – Innovation Plaza
S’mores, snowshoeing, live bands and more!

12 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Food Trucks & Snacks – Around Chancellors Circle
Popcorn, cotton candy, bannock and jam

1:15 p.m.
Birthday cake and hot chocolate – Innovation Plaza

2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Retirees Coffee and Conversation – Marshall McLuhan Hall

4:30 p.m.
Winter Festival Ends




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