Groundhog Entertainment

Groundhog Schedule

Thursday, Feb. 1

Get pumped for Groundhog TGIT from 9 p.m. - midnight in the Rathskellar! Be sure to be there in time to see Groundhog King and Queen crowned at 10:30 p.m

The Rathskeller venue has been extended to include the upstairs patio for the accommodation of all UD community members, alumni and guests who want to enjoy the concert.

Friday, Feb. 2

The Groundhog Champagne Breakfast hosted by the Groundhog Committee takes place in Haggar Cafe on Friday morning at 9 a.m. This event is open to all current undergraduate students. All others who wish to participate must purchase a breakfast meal or use their meal plan to gain admittance to Haggar Cafe that morning.

Saturday, Feb. 3

Start the morning off right with the Groundhog 5K at 9 a.m. hosted by Student Foundation!

When you've recovered from your morning run, come down to the MacNab Rugby Pitch to watch the the upperclassmen and underclassmen battle it out in the Groundhog Powderpuff Game at 11 a.m

Finally, close off your day at the official Groundhog Celebration on campus at the Madonna Basketball Courts!

Park entrance is open starting at 8:00PM.The ticket must be present to enter the park (No exceptions).You will receive a free sweatshirt with your ticket that must accompany you to the park to enter the event.

Will Call will be available on site at the park starting at 7 p.m. but due to facility restraints and the likelihood of selling out of Groundhog Celebration tickets, it is highly recommended that you purchase yours in advance.

Each ticket costs $40.00. Purchasers must use a credit card online.
 
Disclaimer:  All tickets purchased by the buyer must be pickup by the buyer. Tickets will only be released to the person who purchased the tickets. All tickets should be picked up in the Office of Student Affairs. 

The spirit of Groundhog shows the novelty of our beloved university and brings us together in community. We cannot wait to celebrate with all of you!

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