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Join Us to Celebrate on April 22

The crunch of delicious caramel corn. The electrifying thrill of a high-speed ride. The prize-winning fun of a game. Yes, it’s almost time for the Mastodons Big Night. Join us to celebrate all our Mastodons when they gather on campus for our special springtime carnival extravaganza.

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Hold on to Your Seat

The Gondola Wheel, Casino, Sizzler, and Mini Himalayas are full of thrills. Get ready for the ride of your life.

Students eating hot dogs.


Salty or sweet? Pick one treat—or have them all. After all, your taste buds want to go on a ride too.

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Your Lucky Night

You have mad skills. Show them off and enjoy the prize-winning fun of a game.

When and Where?

Friday, April 22, 4–11 p.m. | Purdue Fort Wayne parking lots 10 and 11 (west side of campus)

What Does It Cost to Get In?

The Mastodons Big Night is for all Purdue Fort Wayne and Indiana Fort Wayne employees and students, as well as their partners and children. This admission cost gives you access to all the rides.
Students: Free
Employees and children: $10
Partners: $20

Are Food and Games Extra?

Pay to eat and pay to play. But the first 600 students will receive free food tickets!