D-Week | Magic of Dixie

D-Week | Magic of Dixie

The “D” on the black hill has overlooked St. George since 1915. This year marks the 103rd Anniversary and D-Week will be one of the largest celebrations yet at Dixie State University! Come with your family and friends and enjoy a week packed full of fun celebratory events! The “D” on the hill is traditionally red during homecoming and D-week.


2018 D-Week Schedule

Friday April 6, 2018

8:00 pm

Movie in the Park | Innovation Plaza South Fields
Bring your friends, family and blankets for a fun viewing of the movie, Tangled at the South Innovation Plaza lawn! This cute, fun and heart-warming Disney movie is great for all ages and is a magical family-friendly film full of laughter. With free popcorn and treats it’s a great way to start your weekend and to get excited for the upcoming D-Week! Movie begins at dusk.

Monday April 9, 2018

8:30 am to 12:30 PM

Kickoff | Holland Plaza
D Week starts on campus with free breakfast! Tables will be stationed outside of the Gardner Student Center, the Holland Plaza, and other areas around campus providing free breakfast and information about the many amazing events coming up during D Week!

1:00 PM

Dixie Idol: Round 4 | Gardner Student Center Living Room
Dixie Idol is well under way! Come watch this year’s contestants as they seek to move one step closer to performing at the Finale and winning a cash prize!

6:00-8:00 PM

Brook’s Birthday | Lower Encampment Mall
Celebrate Brooks’ 2nd Birthday with food from local food trucks, cupcakes, and even a hot air balloon! Find the check in table to get your pass for free samples! Want more than samples? Each food truck will be providing full meal service so you can buy yourself a delicious dinner!

Tuesday April 10, 2018

7:30 PM

D Queen | Cox Auditorium $5 with Dixie ID, $10 General Admission
Show your support to some of the most involved women on campus! This pageant helps recognize the involvement, academic achievement, and talents of many Dixie State University students in one of the longest traditions of Dixie State University!

Wednesday April 11, 2018

7:30 PM

Dixie Idol Finale Featuring Comedian Preacher Lawson | Cox Auditorium Free with Dixie ID, $5 without
Cheer on and vote for the finalists of Dixie Idol, and be entertained by the America’s Got Talent Finalist, Preacher Lawson! Preacher has been selling out shows across the United States and is bringing his laughter, entertaining stories, and magnetic personality to Dixie State! Don’t miss this chance to see one of the best family comedy shows around! Learn more about Preacher here

Thursday April 12, 2018

6:00 PM

World Record Event | Encampment Mall
This year’s world record event promises to be sweet! In attempt to break a world record for most people consecutively eating donuts, we invite all students and community members to the South Encampment Mall (below Holland Building) for free donuts, t-shirts, games and fun!

Friday April 13, 2018

5:00 PM

The Great Race | Trailblazer Stadium
Assemble your team and compete in the Great Race! Not ready to participate, then have even more fun watching teams as they crawl through a mud pit, test their knowledge of Dixie State trivia, run, and swim their way to victory!

6:30-9:00 PM

Carnival | Trailblazer Stadium
Free food, carnival games, and many large activities will help you create a great experience for all ages! Win prizes, compete with friends and family, and celebrate the Magic of Dixie at the Carnival!

Saturday April 14, 2018

8:00 AM

Whitewash the D and Breakfast | The “D” on the hill
Start your morning with this time-honored tradition. Each year students and alumni alike join together in white washing the “D” on the hill. Show your Dixie spirit by joining in the tradition and enjoying breakfast provided by the Alumni Association.

7:00 PM

Evening of Dixie | Alumni House
Join us in honoring our distinguished alumni and community members and to celebrate Dixie at the Evening of Dixie program. We are excited to present the following awardees:
Mrs. D Award – June Stewart Jeffery
Rebel Award – Clark McMullin
Spirit Award – Diane Hafen
Community Award – Penny Barben

9:00-11:45 pM

D Week Dance | Burns Arena Free with Dixie ID, $5 without
Dixie State students are welcome to the D Week Dance!

12:00 midnight

True Trailblazer | Fountain
After the D Week Dance, students are invited to participate in a tradition that will close out D Week! Bring your friends or come to meet new ones!

*All D-Week events are open to the public

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