Viking Days 2020

Viking Days Student Events

Celebrate Viking Days at Augustana University

Viking Days Schedule for Students! A detailed list of happenings during Viking Days.

Sunday, Oct. 3

  • Viking Days Kickoff: 5-7 p.m., Commons Patio/Campus Green
    • The kickoff event will include food, crafts, a dunk tank, and more!

Monday, Oct. 4

  • Viking Feast: 4:30-7 p.m., Elmen Center
    • Join Viking Days for the annual Viking Feast! There will be delicious food, treats, and fun inflatables! 
  • Coronation: 7 p.m., Elmen Center
    • Join us in crowing our 2021 Viking Days Royals!

Tuesday, Oct. 5

  • Sailing into Service, All day, Back Alley, Morrison Commons

Wednesday, Oct. 6

  • Chris Funk - "The Wonderist", 7 p.m., Hamre Recital Hall
    • Laugh and “ooh” and “ahh” along with Chris as he blends his own unique style of witty humor and illusion into a show that Penn & Teller dubbed “Irresistible.”

Thursday, Oct. 7

  • Float Building: 4-7 p.m., Tent at the Fryxell Humanities Center parking lot
    • Join your favorite student organization or group on campus to build a float for the Viking Days Parade!

Friday, Oct. 8

  • Rendezvous Presentation: 4 p.m., Back Alley, Morrison Commons
    • Augustana international students share presentations on their home countries. Hosted by the International Programs Office and Augustana International Club.
  • Volleyball vs. MSU Moorhead: 6 p.m., Elmen Center
  • Soccer at USF: 8 p.m., USF Sports Complex
  • Eclipse Concert, 9 p.m., Commons Patio
    • Eclipse is a longtime working band, playing shows throughout the Midwest over the years. The band and crew bring live Rock & Roll and Country Rock Music with a party atmosphere everywhere they go!

Saturday, Oct. 9

  • Viking Days Parade10:30 a.m., University Place (formerly 28th Street) to 33rd Street on Grange Avenue

    To accommodate the parade, no parking will be allowed on the parade route effective 6 a.m. until the end of the parade.

    • 28th Street (University Place) — From Prairie to Grange avenues
    • Grange Avenue — From 26th to 33rd streets
    • Any questions, contact Campus Safety at 605.274.4014.
  • Viking Tailgate: 11 a.m., Augieville (outside Kirkeby-Over Stadium)
    • All alumni, friends and family are welcome to join us before the big game. There will be games and inflatables for the kids and a fantastic lunch for everyone! $10 for adults, $5 for children (through 8th-grade). Tickets available at the event.
  • Vikings Football vs. Upper Iowa: 1 p.m., Kirkeby-Over Stadium
    • Tickets will be available in mid-August at Augustana’s Marching Band will perform at halftime!
  • Volleyball vs. Northern State: 5 p.m., Elmen Center
  • Lip-Sync Battle: 7 p.m., Back Alley, Morrison Commons

Sunday, Oct. 10

  • Viking Days Worship10 a.m., Chapel of Reconciliation
    • Current students, faculty, staff, and alumni from all classes are invited to attend. The Augustana Choir and Augustana Orchestra will share musical gifts. Holy Communion will be served.
  • Viking Days Brunch: 11:30 a.m., Ordal Dining Room, Morrison Commons

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