Orillia Festivus

Festivus 2021

Winter is on its way, Thunderwolves!


Here's what we've got in store for you...

Instagram/Facebook Filters (Virtual)
Visit us at @lakeheadlifeor and DM us a photo of you using one of our Festivus filters! Favourites will be shared on the Instagram story, and winner(s) will receive an extra ballot for the prize table!
 Prize Table (Virtual)

The prize table is virtual this year! Enter your virtual ballots for a chance to win one of the following amazing prizes!

  • Lakehead Branded Duffle Bag
  • USB Microphone
  • Nutribullet
  • Page-a-Day Calendar
  • School Supplies Kit
  • Sephora Eyeshadow Palette and Brush Set
  • Office/Gaming Chair
  • Cera Ve Facial Care Gift Set
  • Adventure Challenge: Friends Edition
  • Raycon Headphones
  • Apple Watch SE
  • Full-Year Parking Pass for 2022-2023 (donated by Security Services)

Submit Your Ballots Here >>

(Please note: This prize table will open at 8:30am on Monday, November 22, 2021, and will remain open until 12:00pm on Friday, November 26, 2021.)
 Pet/Rock Dress-Up Contest (Virtual)

Think your pet (or rock pet) is the most festive of them all? Submit a photo of your (rock)pet via DM to @lakeheadlifeor for a chance to win an extra ballot for the prize table!


  • Funniest Pet
  • Most Festive Pet
  • Best Duo
  • Best Handmade Costume
  • Most Creative Costume
Festive Bingo (Virtual)

When and Where: November 23, 2021 at 7:00pm EST via Zoom

Come celebrate with us and play our festive bingo! There will be three different rounds for more chances to win.

Register Now

Free Festivus Chili (On Campus)

When and Where: November 22 - 25, 2021 from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the Kiosk in Simcoe Hall

Stop by to grab some free lunch! Bison and vegan chili will be offered. Simply walk up to the Kiosk and ask for "Festivus Chili." Courtesy of the Office of the Principal.

Pay it Forward: Card Writing for Local Seniors' Homes (On Campus)

When and Where: November 22, 2021 from 11:30am to 2:00pm in the Orsi Family Learning Commons

It's the perfect time of year to pay it forward, Thunderwolves. Join us in the Learning Commons to create handmade cards for local seniors' homes. One card can make a significant impact.

Wolfie Photobooth (On Campus)

When and Where: November 23, 2021 from 11:00am to 1:30pm in the Orsi Family Learning Commons

Wolfie's in the festive spirit! Come have your photo taken with Wolfie -- bring your friends and wear your best festive gear!

Free Skate (On Campus)

When and Where: November 23, 2021 at 1:30pm at Rotary Place Green Rink

Lace up your skates and come on out to free skate! All attendees will be required to be double vaccinated.

Mystery Gift Table (On Campus)

When and Where: November 24, 2021 from 11:00am to 1:30pm in the main entryway of Simcoe Hall

What's inside the wrapping? That's for you to discover. Take any one gift from the Mystery Gift Table and find Lakehead swag inside.

Scout's Valley Winter Hike (On Campus)

When and Where: November 25, 2021 at 1:00pm outside of Simcoe Hall

Meet Student Affairs staff outside of Simcoe Hall to go on a winter hike through Scout's Valley. No sign-up required.


Program Contact Information

Program Manager: Bree Crowder
Email: studentaffairs.orillia@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: (705) 330-4010 ext. 2121