Winterfest 2022

Join Carolina Day School as we celebrate new beginnings at Winterfest '22 and Holiday Hoopla, taking place on Thursday, December 15, 2022.

Bundle up as we bring the snow day to you! Activities on the main campus field begin at 3:00 p.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. with a bonfire.  The Holiday Hoopla festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a "Wildcat Burger Bar" (RSVP encouraged) in the Alumni Gym with tip-off at 6 p.m!

*All Winterfest events are contingent on health and safety mandates and/or weather and are therefore subject to change at any given time.  


WinterFest 2021

Winterfest Favorites

Main Campus Field | 3–5 p.m.

Join us on the main field for a celebration to ring in the new season, New Year, and kick off winter break! Come for games, inflatables, treats, and great company. We’ll have a hot beverage bar, snacks provided by the CDS Parent Association, pizza slices, and a la carte food truck options. There will also be a special chorus performance from CDS students and staff and a historical exhibit celebrating Key School's 25th Anniversary at Carolina Day School!

Willy at WinterFest

Willy's Winter Celebration

Main campus Field | 3–5 p.m. 

Willy is still celebrating his 35th Birthday! Come by his Birthday tent to share in some festive fun and his favorite winter activities! You won't want to miss the sweet treats and cool giveaways!

WinterFest Celebrations

Celebrations Around The World

Main campus  | 4–5 p.m. 

There are so many traditions celebrated during the winter months around the world and we hope to inspire discussion and learning in a fun and festive way at Wildcat Winterfest! Celebrations Around the World is brought to you by the You Belong Student Advisory Board! 

Wildcats Spirit Store

CDS Spirit Store Sale

Main campus  | 3-5 p.m. 

We are making room for new items in The Spirit Store! Stop in during Winterfest  to shop and save on sweatshirts, long sleeve tees, and sweatpants. Some items are marked as low as $5! We also have a new red fleece zip up jacket in youth and adult sizes! This is a perfect opportunity to get some warmer items for the winter months and shop for the holidays.

Alumni Basketball Game

Holiday Hoopla Basketball Game

ALUMNI GYM   |    5:30–7 P.M.

Join us as we welcome back the traditional Holiday Hoopla game this year! Come to the Alumni Gym and watch some of our Varsity Men and Women Basketball Players, Staff, and Alumni face off on the basketball court.  During halftime we will have more "Winterfest" games where students can earn fun prizes!

A "Wildcat Burger Bar"  will be available for participating students, staff, alumni, and their families prior to the game at 5:30 p.m.  Please come join us for a great burger and a fantastic game! To save your spot and your burger, we highly encourage you to RSVP!

We hope the Alumni will join us after the game for a special Holiday Happy Hour from 7–7:30 p.m.