Wolf statue with snow

Winter West Wonderland

Feel like walkin’ in a winter wonderland this holiday season? You’re in luck, as the University of West Georgia will host the inaugural Winter West Wonderland from Nov. 29 through Dec. 2.

Open to everyone!

Read the UWG News Story

Winter West Information

Winter West Wonderland logo

This community event will feature numerous opportunities to get in the holiday spirit, including lighted displays of student-built sculptures, a holiday market, and an opportunity to meet and take pictures with Santa Claus and Winter Wolfie.

WHO: Open to the Public: Students, Alumni, Community Members, Everyone!

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 29, through Friday, Dec. 2; 4:30-9 p.m. nightly

WHERE: University of West Georgia Campus Center | Parking available at the Campus Center at 302 West Georgia Drive and behind the UWG Bookstore at 301 West Georgia Drive

Bring your friends and family to UWG to join the Winter West Wonderland fun!

Dr. Kelly

Winter West Wonderland Activities

Activities Schedule

  • 4:30-9:00 - Vendor Market
  • 4:30-9:00 - Holiday Lights
  • 4:30-9:00 - Concessions
  • 4:30-9:00 - Toys for Tots Drive in Partnership with Southwire
  • 4:30-9:00 - Howl for Hunger - Food and Hygiene Drive
  • 4:30-9:00 - Cookie Decorating
  • 4:30-9:00 - Santa and Wolfie Photos and Visits
  • 4:30-9:00 - DIY Craft Door Hanger
  • 4:30-9:00 - Rock Wall  
  • 5:30 - Live Cookie Demonstration
  • 5:30 - Brass Ensemble - Campus Center Patio
  • 6:00 - Continue West for the Holidays - Interactive Exhibit - Holiday Pottery
  • 6:30 - Live Cookie Demonstration
  • 7:00 - Brass Sextet - Ballroom
  • 7:30 - Live Cookie Demonstration
  • 9:00 - Evening concludes
  • 4:30-9:00 - Vendor Market
  • 4:30-9:00 - Holiday Lights
  • 4:30-9:00 - Concessions
  • 4:30-9:00 - Toys for Tots Drive
  • 4:30-9:00 - Howl for Hunger - Food and Hygiene Drive
  • 4:30-9:00 - Cookie Decorating
  • 4:30-9:00 - Santa and Wolfie Photos and Visits
  • 4:30-9:00 - Rock Wall 
  • 5:00 - Winter Around the World: Songs and Stories
  • 5:30 - Dining Experience at the Winter West Wonderland-transformed UWG Bookstore
  • 5:30 - Live Cookie Demonstration
  • 6:00 - Winter Around the World: Songs and Stories
  • 6:00 - Continue West for the Holidays - Interactive Exhibit- Cold Science
  • 6:30 - Live Cookie Demonstration
  • 6:30 - Movie on the Lawn - "Elf"
  • 7:30 - Townsend Center Performance (One Christmas Night in Memphis)
  • 7:30 - Live Cookie Demonstration
  • 9:00 - Evening concludes
  • 4:30-9:00 - Vendor Market
  • 4:30-9:00 - Holiday Lights
  • 4:30-9:00 - Concessions
  • 4:30-9:00 - Toys for Tots Drive
  • 4:30-9:00 - Howl for Hunger - Food and Hygiene Drive
  • 4:30-9:00 - Cookie Decorating
  • 4:30-9:00 - Santa and Wolfie Photos and Visits
  • 4:30-9:00 - Rock Wall 
  • 5:30 - Live Cookie Demonstration
  • 5:30 - Brass Ensemble - Campus Center Patio
  • 6:00 - Continue West for the Holidays - Interactive Exhibit- Holiday Games with Artificial Intelligence
  • 6:30 - Live Cookie Demonstration
  • 6:30 - Movie on the Lawn - "The Polar Express"
  • 7:00 - Winter Around the World: Songs and Stories
  • 7:30 - Live Cookie Demonstration
  • 8:00 - Winter Around the World: Songs and Stories
  • 9:00 - Evening concludes