Winter Festival 2022

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

music group the Filharmonic Special Guest: The Filharmonic

Sunday, March 6
6-8 PM
Coolidge Cage & Orr Rink

Take a break and join the campus community for winter fun and delicious food!


  • Ice-skating
  • Winter games
  • 30' inflatable slide
  • Live music (2022 special guest: The Filharmonic)
  • Ice-sculpting demos


  • Hot chocolate bar with toppings
  • Hot apple cider
  • Chocolate-drizzled Belgian waffles
  • Donut wall
  • Savory sundaes
  • Mac n’ Cheese
  • Dumplings
  • Chocolate mousse cake
  • and much more!

Sponsored by the Office of the President

COVID-19 Protocols

Winter Festival is open to Amherst College students, faculty, and staff.

KN95 masks are required indoors.

Anyone not participating in the College’s testing program must show either of the following upon entering Coolidge Cage or Orr Rink:

  • documentation of full vaccination
  • documentation of a negative test result from a PCR test or an antigen test taken within 72 hours preceding the event