Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Plaza, Civil Engineering
Cost: Free and open to the public
Join the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) for a dazzling light show designed by students. The entire Civil Engineering Building Plaza will be covered in lights for an immersive 3D outdoor experience entitled "Illumination." This year's show is bigger and better featuring more than 100,000 LED lights set to music composed and performed by University of Minnesota students. The entire show will last about 15 minutes. The light show is presented by the Tesla Works student group with support from Radio K. The show is sponsored by CenterPoint Energy and the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering.
Light show schedule on Friday, Dec. 7:
The Premiere Party, hosted by the student group MinnesoTap, will include dance, demonstrations, and interactive exhibits by various student groups in the Rapson Hall Indoor Courtyard. The Formula SAE team will have their race car on display.
Premiere Party performance schedule on Friday, Dec. 7:
Dessert empanadas, hot chocolate, and cider available for sale. Proceeds will go to Amplatz Children's Hospital.
Preceding the CSE Winter Light Show Premiere Party, the Science and Engineering Student Board (SESB) is hosting a "Freezin' for a Reason" 5K Run. For more information about the run, visit z.umn.edu/cse5k. All proceeds from the 5K Run will be donated to the Amplatz Children's Hospital.
After the premiere events on Friday, Dec. 7, the show will run as follows (depending on weather and attendance):
Convenient parking is located at:
To request disability accommodations, please contact event sponsor.