Plaza WinterFest 2020

Photograph of people playing shuffleboard and curling on synthetic ice lanes on the Science Center Plaza at night with glowing lights
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

Beginning Monday, January 27, 2020 the Harvard community is invited to the Science Center Plaza to find warmth through the coldest months of the year during Harvard Common Spaces' fourth annual Plaza WinterFest.

Play free ice lane games including curling, shuffleboard, and bowling, along with classic year-round games like giant chess, ping pong, foosball, and cornhole. Enjoy ample seating, fire pits to warm up and roast marshmallows, and try the many treats available for purchase through the Common Spaces food truck program. S’mores supplies and hot chocolate will also be sold on-site daily.

WinterFest is open starting at 12:00pm daily from January 27 through March 13, 2020. Fire pits and games are open Sunday through Wednesday until 4:00pm, and Thursday through Saturday until 8:00pm.

*Please note that due to University policies on events, the final day of WinterFest will be Monday, March 9. For updates on University activity related to COVID-19 please visit