Special Events

Dartmouth Dining hosts a variety of special events throughout the year.

Birthday celebrations

Once monthly, '53 Commons celebrates students who have birthdays that month by offering free cupcakes. It's a great way to feel loved on your special day. 

October

A Canadian Thanksgiving

Celebrate Thanksgiving with our northern neighbors with a delicious meal that is sure to leave you satisfied.

October

Food Day: Harvest Dinner

Join the Dartmouth Dining team as we celebrate National Food Day. Our showcase dinner features the best from local and regional partners and highlights farming in our community.

October

Halloween’s Beast Feast

Fun will be had by all who dare to enter '53 Commons during this annual event. Boo!

February

A Night in Italy

This night features traditional and new favorites from a country rich in history and delicious, memorable cuisines.

March

Mardi Gras

Get into the spirit of Mardi Gras with this fun-filled event!

May

Regional Seafood Dinner

Held annually during the spring term, this event brings a bounty from the sea, featuring local, regional, and sustainable seafood delights. Bring your appetite!

May

Powwow: Native American Food Sovereignty Dinner

Celebrate the Powwow weekend by joining us at '53 Commons for a special dinner that recognizes the rich Native American heritage at Dartmouth College.