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. 


A Canadian Thanksgiving

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


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.

This year's menu will include:

Dartmouth made fruit breads and flavored butters

Red Hen Bakery Breads

Champlain Orchard Apple Butter

Cranberry & Goat Cheese Pizza (Jasper Hill)

Apple, Bacon, & Basil Haden Pizza (North Country)

Pepperoni Pizza (Fortuna Sliced Pepperoni)

BBQ Venison and Caramelized Onion Pizza (Fossil Farms Venison)

Pumpkin & Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Butter & Cranberries (Vermont Fresh)

Octoberfest Sweet Italian Sausage

Octoberfest Smoked Whiskey Sausage

Grandma Miller's Pies

Apple Cider

Cider Donuts (Champlain Orchards)


Halloween Dinner

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


Mardi Gras

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


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.