First Night


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First Night is an annual GW tradition that invites students to Celebrate their first arrival to campus after a long and restful summer, allowing them to meet other students and reconnect with old friends.




At First Night, enjoy nostalgic carnival food from vintage state fair style food trucks and carts! There's so much to choose from!



A real life carnival, right in your backyard! First Night features attractions big and small, there's something fun for all!

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It wouldn't be nearly as fun without prizes! The only way to find out what you can win is by coming to play. You've gotta be in it to win it!