CSE Winter Light Show 2018 Premiere

Shows run through Dec. 8. Free and open to the public.

Don’t miss this on-campus winter tradition!

The CSE Winter Light Show is a student-designed 3D outdoor experience featuring more than 250,000 LED lights set to music written and recorded by University of Minnesota students. Now in its eighth year, the CSE Winter Light Show has become an annual campus tradition. This year the shows are bigger and better than ever!

Shows are at 5:30, 6, and 6:30 p.m. The show will last about 15 minutes.

The shows are free and open to the public.

Free hot chocolate will be provided on Premiere Night by the University of Minnesota Parent and Family Program while supplies last.

The Winter Light Show is presented by the Tesla Works student group and sponsored by the College of Science and Engineering. 

Share photos and join in the conversation on social media with #cselightshow.

Other CSE Winter Light Show dates

After Friday, Nov. 30, shows will run at 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. as follows:

  • Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018
  • Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
  • Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 
  • Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018

In addition to the public shows, CSE alumni and friends are invited to a family-friendly open house

CSE Alumni and Friends Open House
Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
5-6-30 p.m.

Civil Engineering Building, WSB Study Lounge Rosene Student Lounge (Second floor)

Stop in for a cup of hot chocolate, cookies, and activities for kids.

RSVP for alumni open house. Register by Monday, Dec. 3.



Special event
Start date
Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, 5:30 p.m.