92nd Annual Winter Carnival

Continuing the tradition of the oldest student-run Winter Carnival in the nation

The 92nd Annual Middlebury College Winter Carnival will be held from February 12-15, 2015.

For the last 91 years the students of Middlebury have gathered in the cold of winter for three days of fun, frolic and snow! Join the festivities at the bonfire, fireworks, snow sculptures, ice show, comedy club and the carnival ball. And, of course, make sure to get up to the mountain to cheer on Midd’s skiers. Go Panthers! 

Winter Carnival: ski competition, the ice show, music, and more

The 86th annual Middlebury College Winter Carnival, the oldest and largest student-run — and only carbon neutral — winter carnival in the country, will take place Thursday, Feb. 19, through Sunday, Feb. 22. The public is invited to attend the ice show, both Nordic and alpine ski competitions, and various outdoor events such as fireworks, broomball and snow sculpting.

Beginning on Thursday, Feb. 19, the public is invited to attend a bonfire and fireworks show on Battell Beach, located behind Battell Hall on College Street (Route 125). The bonfire will begin at 8 p.m., and the fireworks will take place around 8:45 p.m.

On Friday, Feb. 20, and Saturday, Feb. 21, snowsculpting and broomball games will take place throughout the day on McCullough Lawn outside McCullough Student Center, located on Old Chapel Road off College Street (Route 125).

Also on Friday and Saturday, some of the finest collegiate skiers will compete in Nordic and alpine races that are regional qualifying events for the NCAA. Competitions take place at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl in Hancock and the Rikert Ski Touring Center in Ripton, both located on Route 125.