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Aztec Nights

Fall 2014 Events

Dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Friday, August 22
Templo del Sol 9 pm – midnight, outside Hepner Hall
This event is an official welcome for new Aztecs to SDSU. Take the ceremonial walk through the Hepner Hall arches, where you'll be greeted by continuing students, alumni, faculty and staff. This is your first official night as an Aztec! Meet fellow classmates, learn the fight song, and participate in our traditions at SDSU. [See Templo del Sol photos and read more about Templo del Sol.]

Saturday, August 23
Red and Black Welcome Back Dance 10 pm – 2 am, Campanile Walkway
Head to the Hepner Hall stage for a night of dancing, entertainment, and free food! You don’t want to miss out on this fabulous annual event. Dance the night away, and feel free to wear your Aztec colors: Red and Black. Music, free caricature drawings, henna tattoos, and many more activities round out the evening! [Dance photos]

Thursday, August 28
Union Fest 9 pm – 1 am, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union
Storm the Union and see what it has to offer as Aztec Nights takes over our campus living room! Dance party, live band karaoke, a drag show and more!

Friday, August 29
Campus Carnival 10 pm – 2 am, Campanile Walkway
Take a ride on the ferris wheel or test your skills at one of many carnival games. There is something for everyone at the Campus Carnival! [Carnival photos]

Saturday, August 30
Treat Yourself 10 pm – 2 am, Montezuma Hall, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union
Relax, spoil yourself, and enjoy a night of activities that make you happy! Indulge in selfie-booths, chocolate fountains, casino tables, airbrush tattoos, video games, massages, and so much more!

Sunday, August 31
Screen on the Green 8 pm – 12:30 am, Athletics Field
Students will gather to watch blockbuster hit films on a large screen while enjoying snacks.

Friday, September 5
Lights Out 10 pm – 2 am, ENS 700 Field
Come out of the darkness…and experience a “glow” euphoria….a high powered glow party with all types of music (Top 40, House, Hip Hop) and a LED light show that you need to see to believe! Students are encouraged to wear neon colors!

Saturday, September 6
Late Night, Beach Night 10 pm – 2 am, Hepner Quad
Our Beach is Better…Aztec Nights is bringing sand to The Mesa…head to Hepner Quad for a Late Night, Beach Night experience! VIP Cabanas and music by DJ Brinka.

Friday, September 12
Flashback Friday 10 pm – 2 am, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union
Flashback to the past! Take a trip through the decades with 2 different DJs and visit the era of Pac-Man and old school goodies. Enjoy a night of classic arcade games and strut your skills in the roller skating rink. Participate in a costume contest by dressing up as your favorite decade!

Saturday, September 13
Run Red & Black 10 pm – 2 am, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union
Show your school spirit with this fun and colorful 5K run through the beautiful SDSU campus ending at the new Aztec Student Union with a special guest performance!

Friday, September 19
Screen on the Green 10 pm – 2 am, Aztec Green
Bring a blanket and claim your spot on the grass early. Moviegoers will gather at Aztec Green, near the trolley station. Enjoy free popcorn as you watch a blockbuster hit!

Saturday, September 20
Comedy Night 10 pm – 2 am, Montezuma Hall, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union
Gather with other Aztecs to watch some of the hottest comedians perform live!

Thursday, December 11
Midnight Study Break 9 pm – midnight, Montezuma Hall, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union
Take a break from studying for finals. Breakfast, study tips, contests and give-aways. This event is FREE and open to all SDSU students with a valid Red ID. See photos of a previous Midnight Study Break.

Dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Campus Carnival photo: carnival rides

Templo del Sol photo: students in front of Hepner Hall