Shamrockfest for March 14, 2020 has been Canceled.

Out of an abundance of caution and care for our community, we have canceled this event. Many of the events listed on the calendar below may also be canceled. Visit the event links associated with the event or for information about specific events. For updates about the coronavirus and UD, visit:


This Event Has Been Canceled.

The information below serves as an example of the types of activities and offerings that will be available at next year’s Shamrockfest event.

Save the Date for this Year’s Shamrockfest: Saturday, March 14th.

Everything is FREE with your UD ID. Don’t forget the Hen Zone will be open from 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM for ping pong, billiards and other games, and the new Esports Arena will also be open from 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM for video game playing! Want to know exactly what food we’ll be serving? Check out the official Shamrockfest Menu for all the details. You’ll earn tickets for everything you participate in, which can be used to win raffle prizes at Perkins throughout the event.


9:00 AM – 11:00 AM on Trabant Concourse

  • Grab n’ breakfast (includes breakfast sandwiches, donuts, muffins, fruit and beverage) with gluten-free muffins and donuts available upon request
  • Fun games sponsored by Residence Life and Housing and the Office of Student Conduct where you can play for the chance to win great prizes

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM in Perkins Student Center

  • Brunch on Perkins Concourse from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Lunch in Perkins West Lounge from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM All-Day Activities:

  • Face painting, airbrush tattoos, henna, caricature and palm reading at stations located throughout Perkins
  • Board Games and Mindful Coloring hosted by UD Board Game Club in the East Lounge
  • Clover planting kits sponsored by 4-H Club located on the Front Patio
  • Community Service Project: creating non-slip socks with puffy paint to donate to local hospital sponsored by Honors HENS located in the Collins Room
  • Giant Yard Games hosted by Healthy HENS with sponsorship by UD Athletics and Recreation and USC located in the Rodney Room

Movie Marathon sponsored by UD Athletics and Recreation

  • Collins Room Showings: 10 Things I Hate About You (starts at 11:30 AM) and Biggest Little Farm (starts at 1:08 PM)
  • West Lounge Showings: Crazy Rich Asians (starts at 11:30 AM) and Student Athlete an HBO Sports Documentary (starts at 1:30 PM)

Activities at Specific Times

  • Quizzo with PRIZES sponsored by University Student Centers and hosted by Society of Women Engineers located in the Ewing Room at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm
  • Build Your Own Stuffed Animal hosted by DANTE (Delawareans Against Nicotine and Tobacco Exposure) located in the Ewing Room at 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm
  • Hourly raffles located in the Rodney Room at 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM (must be present to win) prizes include:
    • Go Ape gift certificates, reusable grocery bags with wellness supplies, Camelbak water bottles with UDairy coupons, a hammock, What the Meme card game, and weight blankets

Let's Us Know You're Going

We hope to see you at #UDShamrockfest2020. Click the button below to RSVP:

More Shamrockin’ Events You’d Be Unlucky to Miss:

Event URLs to find out more details are linked in the event name. Don’t forget to visit the UD Athletics Calendar to view upcoming home and away games to attend and show your support for your our Blue Hen athletes. Also, be sure to check out the 34th Annual Women’s History Month Film series featuring films and discussions on Mondays in March at 7:00 pm. 

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Week of March 15th

Use the gallery below to see photos from past Shamrockfest events: