winterfest at the w

Winter Fest at The W
November 27 - December 9, 2017

Celebrate the season with a winter celebration for the students, friends, and neighbors of The W! The month-long celebration will feature plenty of opportunities to visit the historic W campus and enjoy the holidays!

Light The W

November 27th, 7:00 p.m.
The W Campus

Visit historic Downtown Columbus for the annual lighting of the city's Christmas Tree. Then join us at The W as we light the campus for the remainder of the holiday season. With lights, wreathes, and trees decorating our beautiful, Victorian era buildings, it's a great way to put you into the holiday spirit. You are invited to take a drive or walk through the historic campus following the Downtown lighting, or anytime during the holiday season!


Jazz Concert"Jazz at Christmas Time"

Friday, December 1st, 7:30 p.m.
Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium
Poindexter Hall

A mix of jazz standards, Christmas classics and much more. Presented by the MUW Jazz Ensemble under the director of Dr. Valentin M. Bogdan.





Mr. & Mrs. ClausFestival of Trees

December 5th, 5:00 p.m.
Cochran Hall

Students from The W compete to decorate trees for the holiday season; half of the proceeds are donated to the charity of the winner’s choice. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will stop by to celebrate and take photos.


“Joy Around the World”

Tuesday, December 5th at 7:30 p.m. 
Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium
Poindexter Hall

A recital of the MUW piano majors. Works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and much more, as well as beloved Christmas arrangements.


The W ChoirChoral Concert

December 9th, 8:00 p.m.
Poindexter Hall

Relax and enjoy a range of holiday selections by The W’s choirs under the director of Dr. Phillip Stockton.



City of Columbus Holiday Events

November 27th: Columbus Christmas Tree Lighting - 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Riverwalk

November 30th: A Twin Kennedy Christmas Concert - 7:30 p.m. Rosenzweig Arts Center

December 1st: Wassail Fest - 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Downtown Columbus

December 4th: Columbus Christmas Parade - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Downtown Columbus

December 13th: Columbus Sings 'Messiah' - 6:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Annunciation Catholic Church