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Dance the night away at the Welcome Week Concert, or cheer your friends on in the Spotlight Talent Show. On campus, Trinity students participate in, organize, and attend annual arts and entertainment events. Off campus, San Antonio arts and culture awaits!

Annual Campus Arts & Entertainment Events

Welcome Week Concert

a live band plays onstage during the welcome week concert

The concert, a part of New Student Orientation and Welcome Week, is held on the baseball field after the student involvement fair. The concert starts off the year with entertainment and fun!

Welcome Week Comedian

A stand up comedy show is a part of every Welcome Week. The University brings a comedian to campus for a few clean, hearty laughs!

Trinity Idol

Wanna be Trinity's next idol

At Trinity's own "Idol" contest, Trinity students compete for the coveted title in Laurie Auditorium in front of 600+ audience members. Performances include covers and original songs, and often collaborations with instrumentalists.


students enjoying the itgerfest gala

TigerFest is composed of TigerFest week and the TigerFest Gala. TigerFest week seeks to promote campus spirit, unity, and serves as the University's homecoming celebration. The TigerFest Gala is Trinity University's homecoming dance.

Chocolate Festival

the chocolate festival is the best part of campus

The Chocolate Festival occurs every February on the Esplanade. The event features free chocolate for all students, staff, and faculty as well as a competition between the student organizations. 

Spotlight Talent Show

talent shows are held throughout the year to give students the opportunity to be involved

Spotlight Talent Show is the annual campus-wide talent show held during Spring Family Weekend. Expect performances from dancers, singers, artists... and maybe even roller-skaters!

of course we support our spurs, the murchison tower displays a spurs bannerTrinity Night at the Spurs

Go Spurs Go! Cheer on the Spurs at the AT&T Center with fellow classmates and other members of the Trinity community. The Spurs host Trinity University once in the fall semester and once early in the spring. Trinity Night at the Spurs is sponsored by Residential Life.

Other Events On Campus

Saturdays in Skyline

swing dancing at skyline

If students find themselves free on a Saturday, they can always come to Skyline for Saturday night fun including trivia, games, and entertainment.

Student Art Shows

students viewing art work in the art gallery

Each semester, art students exhibit current works in the Neidorff Art Gallery. Students exhibit all types of artistic works, from panting and photography to printmaking and digital design. Visit the gallery's page for the current schedule→

Student Theatrical Performances

musical performance in stieren

Four times a year, students take the stage for various theatrical performances in the Stieren Theater; in between mainstage shows, students perform works in the Attic Theater and Cafe Theater.

Rooftop Concerts

we love our rooftop concerts

Head up to the rooftops of the McLean or Prassel residence halls, and chances are you'll catch an impromptu concert. From acoustic sets to electronic music, students have been known to give pop-up concerts to their peers under the stars.

San Antonio Arts & Entertainment

With art museums close to campus, and downtown events a short bike ride away, Trinity students have lots of opportunities for entertainment in San Antonio.

For more on San Antonio arts and culture, visit the Arts in San Antonio page→

For more on San Antonio events you can't miss, visit the Events in San Antonio page→