Mason Day 2024 Featured Neon Trees!

Mason Day is the longest running tradition at George Mason University! Featuring a wide array of activities and goodies, come with your friends to unwind before upcoming finals!

Check out photos from Mason Day 2024!

Get ready for an exciting time at Mason Day!

Featuring a HUGE carnival with rides, games, delicious treats, food trucks, inflatables, novelties, student performances all day, of course, our lovely Mason Day T-shirts and goodies (while supplies last)! All events are FREE* to Mason faculty, staff, and students.

*food trucks are not included in free activities

Amusements and Games

Ready for a day of fun? Check out all the available rides and amusement games we will have at Mason Day!


Ride height restrictions apply. (Please see the ride list for this event on for specific height and size requirements). Not recommended for children under 36″ tall

RIDER REQUIREMENTS: 42" with an adult and 52" alone
Rider Requirements: 48" unless accompanied
Saturn 16
Rainforest Expo Wheel
Rainforest Expo Wheel
RIDER REQUIREMENTS: 48" unless accompanied
Rider Requirements: 48" unless accompanied
RIDER REQUIREMENTS: 42" with an adult and 52" alone
Rider Requirements: 48" unless accompanied
Cliff Hanger
Cliff Hanger
Rider Requirements: 46" minimum


Including, but not limited to:

  • Roller Skating Rink 
  • Hippo Chow Down Inflatable 
  • Rock Wall 
  • In-Line Bungee Jumper 
  • Mobile Video Game Trucks 
  • Midway Games with prizes
  • Local Food Trucks
Picture of a person participating in a zipline

Novelties & Activities

Including, but not limited to:

  • Annual Mason Day T-shirt (limited,while supplies last) 
  • Face Painting and Airbrush Tattoos 
  • Balloon Artists 
  • Speed Caricatures

    Low Stimuli Area:

  •  DIY Frisbee Paint
  • Mason Day coloring sheets
  • Fidget toys
  • Access to ear plugs

DIY Activity Tents

  • 3:00 – 4:30- Stuff a Plush & Create a Keychain Photo Booth
  • 5:00 – 6:30- Create a Keychain + Bracelet & Custom Koozies
  • 7:00 – 8:30-  Stuff a Plush & Scented Room Fresheners

*Stuff a Plush is limited to one per person. No exceptions.

Stage performances all day! 

Main Stage 

Student Performances @ 3:00pm – 7:00pm

  • Jem Wilde – Cover music 4:00pm
  • Island Daze – Dance – 4:20pm
  • Patriot Pitches – Acapella – 4:40pm
  • JoJo Perch – R&B – 5:00pm
  • Adrenalina Dance – Dance – 5:20pm
  • Le Flambeau – Band – 5:40pm
  • Noteworthy – Acapella – 6:00pm
  • Wilde N Friends – Band – 6:20pm
  • Urbanknowlogy – Dance – 6:40pm

Opening for Headliner – The Free Label @ 7:15pm

Headliner – Neon Trees @ 8:45pm

Students/Faculty/Staff – FREE admission* with valid Mason ID 

FREE with Mason ID: Visit for more information about ID cards.

Guest tickets sold only at EagleBank Arena Box Office- In person only & No online sales! For more information on EBA payment methods please visit:

Guest tickets for Mason Day go on sale at 12pm on Wednesday, April 10th!

$35 Non-students (purchased through box office at EBA, all guests must enter with a Mason ID holder, limit one non-student guest per ID Holder)

Guest over 36″ must pay for a ticket. Individuals under 36″ are free as they are unable to ride the carnival rides due to height restrictions. 


VISA & Mastercard Payments ONLY

NO Apple Pay

Free admission includes unlimited rides on carnival attractions, games, activities and novelties as well as the full day of stage performances and concerts. Food trucks, carnival food, and vendors are not included in free admission.  

  1. What if it rains?  
    • Mason Day takes place rain or shine. That being said, we may choose to shut down or delay Mason Day in the case of lightning, major national weather warnings, or natural disasters.  Please follow @masonpatriots to get updates and information about Mason Day.  
  2. Can I bring my pet to Mason Day?  
  3. Is Mason Day appropriate for small kids?  
    • Mason Day, like most other events produced by Student Involvement, is intended for an audience that is 18 or over. Minors must be accompanied by an adult at all times. This is an event intended for college-aged students and above and may not be suitable for young children.  
  4. Bag Policy 
    • All bags will be searched upon entry into the event. No outside beverages are permitted.  You may bring an empty water bottle into the venue and fill it with one of our water filling stations. If you have a full drink container, you will be asked to empty it prior to entering the space or dispose of it in a trash receptable.   
  5. Prohibited Items 
    1. Skateboards, bikes, mini bikes, motorized scooters, any outside drink containers 

Please submit all accessibility inquiries and requests to

Thank you to our generous sponsors for Mason Day 2024!

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Check out this year’s Sponsor Prospectus to learn more about all of the ways your business or organization be a part of Mason Day 2024!

Mason Day 2024 Sponsor Prospectus