April 20-24, 2022

Get ready for this year's SpringFest! We're making up for lost time and giving everyone a full week of activities throughout the week-long celebration! 

Welcome to the homepage for all things SpringFest! The event is run in collaboration with Student Activities, The Campus Activities Team, Student Government Association, and a host of other offices, clubs, and organizations. We're hard at work bringing you this year's schedule - be sure to read your Daemen email and @Daemenlife social media posts for special SpringFest editions of the Wildcat Weekly.

Questions about SpringFest?

Email: student_activities@daemen.edu

Please check this page frequently for updates to the current year's SpringFest activities as well as our FAQ section!


Below is our SpringFest FAQ! If your question isn’t here please reach out to us at student_activities@daemen.edu

Can I bring a guest who doesn’t attend Daemen?

  • Yes. Daemen students may bring up to two guests. Please keep in mind that all guests are your responsibility and they must follow all Daemen University policies. ALL guests must be registered through Daemen Connect and must be checked in at the event.

Where can I see the schedule of events? 

Do I need to RSVP to all the events happening? 

  • Events are open to all community members, however tickets are required for Food Truck Thursday, SpringFest Concert, and some of the team activities.

Is there a cost to attend SpringFest? 

  • All of our SpringFest events are FREE for students to attend! Just make sure you read the descriptions some events require reservations to participate. 

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, April 20


10:00am-11:00am | John R. Yurtchuk Student Center 113/115

Come out an relax and start your day off feeling great! Sponsored by: The Leadership & Innovation Student Association

Melanated Tingz

6:30pm-8:30pm | John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Alumni Lounge

Join MCA and BSU for an educational evening of natural hair care tips. Sponsored by: Multicultural Student Association & Black Student Union

Thursday, April 21

Food Truck Thursday
11:00am - 1:00PM | John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Back Lawn Parking Lot

Stop by for some good eats on wheels! We're bringing Coyote Cafe and Cheezy Chick! Students will be covered by the Student Activities Office. Students must reserve their tickets at __________. Daemen Faculty, Staff, and Administration are welcome to purchase their own meals from the participating food trucks. Sponsored by: Campus Activities Team & Student Activities

Trivia Night

6:00pm-7:00pm | John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Alumni Lounge

Have some fun and win some prizes! Sponsored by: Campus Activities Team

The Price Is Right

7:30pm-8:30pm | John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Social Room

Do you know how much things cost? See if you have what it takes to win! Sponsored by: Student Government Association and Wildcat Media & Entertainment.

SpringFest Nighttime Breakfast

9:00pm-11:00pm | Wick Dining Hall

Breakfast is always better at night! Sponsored by: Campus Activities Team

Friday, April 22

Wildflowers for Earth Day
11:30am-1:00pm | John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Back Lawn Patio

Celebrate Earth day with some beautiful flowers! Decorate tiny pots, plant some wildflowers, dig into fresh produce, and enjoy spring! Sponsored by: Environmental Club

DIY Terrariums
2:30pm-4:40pm | John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Alumni Lounge

Everything you will need to make your own personal terrarium! Sponsored by: Campus Activities Team

Basketball Tournament
3:00pm-5:00pm | Outdoor Basketball Court

Get your team of 5 together and sign up now!Sponsored by: Student Government Association & Wildcat Media & Entertainment.

4:00pm-5:00pm | John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Back Patio

It's our weekly TGIF but better! Sponsored by: Wildcat Media & Entertainment.

Faculty vs. Student Dodgeball 
5:00pm-7:00pm | Lumsden Gymnasium

Gather your team and encourage your faculty & staff for this fun Springfest activity! Sign up today! Sponsored by: Campus Activities Team

Late Night Roller Skating
9:00pm-11:00pm | John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Social Room

Have some fun on wheels!  Gather your friends! Sponsored by: Inter-Greek Alliance

Saturday, April 23

Mud Volleyball
10:30am-11:30am | Between Schenck Hall and Rosary Hall

It's back! Have some good 'ole muddy fun! Be sure to sign up your team! Sponsored by: Omega Epsilon Zeta

Amazing Race
12:00pm - 1:00pm | Flag Pole at Front of Campus

Get ready, set, go!  Teams of two should come dressed ready to run and partake in physical and cognitive activities with clues that will help you along the way. Meet at the flag pole and see if you can be the first to complete the race! Sponsored by: Wildcat Media & Entertainment.

SpringFest Carnival
1:00pm-5:00pm | DS/John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Parking Lot

Located in the parking lot between Duns Scotus and John R. Yurtchuk Student Center. This is the big one! Extreme attractions, food trucks (Dirty Bird, Falafal Bar, Coyote Cafe, and Ice Cream Bar), fun rides  & activities (rock climbing, wipe out bounce house, mechanical bull, and more! Don't miss out on this incredible event! Sponsored by: The Campus Activities Team

SprinFest Concert
5:00pm-9:00pm | John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Back Lawn, Wildcat Den, Back Patio

It's what you've been waiting for! The SpringFest Concert Selection Committee has been hard at work getting this year's concert ready. We're so excited to say that Social House will be this year's Springfest artist! Opening acts by DJ Jamil Crews, Doublecamp, and Underrated Evolution. The concert is free, but tickets limited and required.  Get your ticket today. Sponsored by: The Student Traditions Committee

After Party
9:00pm-12:00am| John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Social Room

Have some refreshments and fun as SpringFest winds down.  Last CV shuttle at 12:15am. Sponsored by: Wildcat Media & Entertainment.

Sunday, April 24

Off-Campus Trip to the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens
11:00am-1:00pm| Meet in The John R. Yurtchuk Student Center

Get off campus with us! We're headed to the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens for some... well... fun! Tickets will get you round trip transportation  Use our Sign Up Link to reserve your spot! Sponsored by: Campus Activities Team

SpringFest Finale Picnic
1:00pm-3:00pm| John R. Yurtchuk Student Center Side Tent

Our final events after a very busy SpringFest week!  Come enjoy the beautiful weather and enjoy some picnic favorites. Sponsored by: Campus Activities Team & Leadership & Innovation Student Association

Policy Notice

Alcohol is not permitted anywhere on campus grounds, and is only allowed in designated events/location and in strict accordance with the specific policies regarding alcohol use in the Residence Halls (as described in the Student Handbook at our website). Tailgating, backpacks, coolers, glass bottles, and/or any containers over 20oz are not permitted at the events.