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Shamrock Fest is one of our most popular events each year!


the other The information below serves as an example of the types of activities we offer at our Shamrockfest events.


Everything is FREE with your UD ID. The Hen Zone opens from 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM for ping pong, billiards and other games, and the new Esports Arena opens from 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM for video game playing!


Check out the official Shamrockfest Menu from previous events.


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 Community Standards & Conflict Resolution 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: Two movies are shown, one at 11:30 AM and one at 1:00 p.m.
  • West Lounge Showings: Two movies are shown. The first starts at 11:30 AM and the second starts at 1:30 PM.

Activities at Specific Times

  • Quizzo with PRIZES sponsored by University Student Centers and hosted by Society of Women Engineers.
  • Build Your Own Stuffed Animal hosted by DANTE (Delawareans Against Nicotine and Tobacco Exposure)
  • 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

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