Student draw with chalk on campus sidewalks

Spirit Week Activities

Sept. 29

Coffee Bar & Bars

1-4pm while supplies lasts | SLC Atrium & Minné tent

Grab a cup of joe (or hot tea!) at our coffee bar and enjoy an ooey gooey bar too (brownies, scotcheroos, and pumpkin bars available). We will also have a limited number of blank coffee mugs for you to decorate with paint markers and fun stickers to take with you.

All Week: Medallion Hunt Clues

Daily on WSU Homecoming Social Media Channels

Medallion Hunt clues will be given daily Oct. 4-8 on the WSU Homecoming Events Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat until it is found. The winner receives $50!

Sunday, Oct. 3

Homecoming Coronation & Winona State's Got Talent Show

7:30pm | Somsen Auditorium

Don't forget to come to see who is crowned Homecoming Royalty and who showcases their best talents at the Homecoming Coronation & Winona State's Got Talent Show!

Monday, Oct. 4

Sip & Paint

7-9pm | Kryzsko 223-225

Take a break and enjoy a mocktail or hot apple cider while having fun putting your own flare on a guided canvas painting. No painting or drawing skills required! Limited to 60 people. Sign up HERE to reserve your spot.

You will be following a guided painting of a sunrise/sunset over water with trees in the foreground.

Tuesday, Oct. 5

Home Sweet Home Teaching Kitchen

1pm & 3pm | Student Activity Center (Lower Level Kryzsko Commons)

Join Chef Randy and Chartwells for a hands-on experience creating different types of energy bites you'll take home with you. (Note: Nuts will be used in the recipes). Limited to 12 people each session. Sign up for either session HERE.

Comedians in Your Kitchen

5:30pm | Zoom

With the help of two comedy chefs who will entertain and teach a few things along the way, take your cooking from basic to bougie by learning to make a meal that will be ready to eat at the end of the show. Learn how to make an easy 3-Step Mac n Cheese and Vanilla Infused Strawberry Lemonade! This is open to anyone whether you live in a residence hall or an apartment off campus!

Sign up HERE and the Zoom link will be sent to you prior to the event. The first 10 students to register by oct. 1 get a free meal kit with the main ingredients for the meal!

Wednesday, Oct. 6

Homecoming Concert featuring PUBLIC and Jax

8pm | Kryzsko Ballroom, Kryzsko Commons

The Warrior Entertainment Network is hosting a free Homecoming Concert featuring PUBLIC and Jax. WSU students must reserve a free ticket to attend and show their WSU student ID at the door.

Thursday, Oct. 7

Lip Sync Battle

8pm | Somsen Auditorium

Get a group of friends together and show us your best lip sync performance to your favorite tune. Register to participate by Oct 3. The Homecoming Court will judge for winners. An audience choice award will also be given to the group who has the most spare change dropped in their bucket. That winner will have all the money donated to their favorite charity here in Winona! So, bring all your spare change to vote for your favorite!

This event is co-sponsored by Mugshots.

Friday, Oct. 8

Warrior Ninja Obstacle Course

12-2:30pm | Phelps Lawn

Test your ninja skills in an 80-foot inflatable obstacle course. Prizes awarded to the fastest individuals and fastest 2-person team. This event is weather dependent.

Club Fair

12-2:30pm | Gazebo

Stop by the Homecoming Club Fair to join a club or support them in their fundraising efforts!

If inclement weather, the Club Fair will be moved to Kryzsko Commons.

Pep Fest

12:30pm | Gazebo

The annual Homecoming Pep Fest will start at 12:30pm at the Gazebo.

If inclement weather, the Pep Fest will be moved to the Student Activity Center in Kryzsko Commons.

Saturday, Oct. 9

Homecoming Parade

10am | Huff St. 

The annual Homecoming Parade will begin at 10am on Huff Street. You don't want to miss it!

Warrior Game Day Experience

11-2pm | Johnson Street and the IWC Parking Lot

Get pumped up before the WSU Warrior football and volleyball games. There will be food trucks, live music and other activities to enjoy.

One hour before game time, the Warrior Walk will parade down Johnson Street to the stadium to cheer on the Warrior football team and wish them good luck.


For questions about the Spirit Week Activities, contact co-chairs: