Friday, April 24, 2020

Mason Patriots,

More details regarding Mason Day are on their way. In the meantime, join a club, participate in a service project, or enjoy our other events happening throughout the year. 

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

-Your Friends in Student Involvement

 

What is Mason Day?

Enjoy dozens of local food trucks, funnel cake, kettle corn, cotton candy, and other treats. Novelties, inflatables, a free t-shirt while supplies last, and more great stuff. Stick around to see loads of student performers on the main stage all day long.

Celebrate the end of the school year with Student Involvement at Mason Day! Calling all student organizations, performers, and off-campus organizations!

Experience Mason Day!

The Full-Package

Mason Day is a family friendly event that welcomes warmer weather, a time of relaxation before Finals Week, and an afternoon full of memories! We’ll have food to melt your taste buds, amusement rides to give you a thrill, live performances to dance along, and novelty items that you can take home! The event is free to all Mason students, staff, and faculty with a valid Mason ID, free to children under the age of 12, and only $20 for the general public. Admission for the general public is purchased at the front entrance of the event for CASH ONLY!

Previous Rides and Games

The Adrenaline You Need

Searching for a non-caffeinated thrill before finals week? Mason Day will have amusement rides, inflatables, and a variety of games for you to play! Our amusement park rides in the past have included:

  • ZIPPER
  • CLIFF HANGER
  • EXPO FERRIS WHEEL
  • FUNNEL FORCE SWINGS
  • THE HIMALAYA
  • THE ROCKSTAR

 

Plus, you can find all of these awesome inflatables!

  • Wrecking Ball Inflatable
  • Defender Dome Inflatable
  • The Wild One, Original Obstacle Course
  • Dizzy X Obstacle Course Maze
  • Game Patrol Video Game Trailer
  • Airbrush Tattoos
  • Caricature Artists
  • Balloon Benders
  • Face Painting
The Himalaya
The Rockstar
Cliff Hanger
Funnel-Force-Swings
Ferris Wheel
Food

Many of your favorite local food trucks!

Mason Day offers a little bit of everything when it comes to food options. Food trucks will be available throughout the afternoon to calm your hunger. Keep an eye out for a list of our delicious food vendors!

Savory

o   DC Steakholders

o   Off the Wall Tacos

o   Empanadas De Mendoza

o   Two Smooth Dudes

o   Blue City Indian Street Eats

Sweet

o   Rita’s Italian Ice

o   Golly Waffle

o   The Inside Scoop

Novelties & Giveaways

Memories That Last

Take a piece of Mason Day home with you and remember this experience forever. We want you to go home with a smile on your face and memorabilia in your hand. This year we have happy to offer the following novelty experiences:

– Face-painters
– Caricature Artists
– Airbrush Tattoos
– Balloon Benders

The T-Shirt Giveaway

FREE T-SHIRTS (while supplies last, of course)! We’ll be giving out one-hundred (100) t-shirts EVERY HOUR to those with a valid Mason ID. Check back soon so you’ll be one of the first to see this year’s Mason Day T-shirt!

FAQs

Have a question that needs an answer? Check out this list below to see if we have the answer. If your question is not listed, you can use the “Questions or Comments” tab to submit your inquiry.

Q: Can non-Mason students attend Mason Day?
A: Of course! All students from every school are welcome to attend. However, there is a $20 General Admission fee per person. We will be accepting CASH ONLY.

Q: Where do I purchase General Admission?
A: Mason Day is a carnival-style event, so general admission is purchased at the front entrance of the event. 

Q: Do children receive free entrance to the event?
A: Children under the age of 12 will be given free admission.

Q: Do Mason Alumni receive a discount to Mason Day?
A: At this current moment, Mason Alumni will not receive a discount to the event.

Q: Where can I park for Mason Day?
A: Parking is available in Lot K during the day of the event. Lot K is directly across the street from the EagleBank Arena. The campus map can be found here: http://www.gmu.edu/resources/welcome/FairfaxMap2017.pdf

Q: If I show up later in the day, is there a chance I will be denied entrance due to an attendance capacity?
A: In our 50+ years of hosting this event, we have never had to turn away an attendee due to capacity.

Check out pics from Mason Day 2019!

Our Sponsors

Student Involvement prides itself on providing students at Mason with an environment that fosters fun, active engagement, and meaningful connections. This year our office is looking for partners to help us create this environment for our community. If your organization is interested in being a Mason Day 2019 sponsor, reach out to Lauren Long at llong3@gmu.edu with your inquiry.

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