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Celebrate the holiday season with Rice alumni, family and friends in a city near you!

This winter, there will be over a dozen Rice alumni holiday parties across the country, including events in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Austin, Dallas, Houston and more! 

As details for each event are finalized, including venue location and registration information, updates will appear below — check back often!


CALIFORNIA:

LOS ANGELES, SATURDAY, DEC. 10

  • LA Holiday Brunch Reception, Industriel Urban Farm Cuisine 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets are $45 | $35 young alumni ('06-'16). 

SAN FRANCISCO, WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18

  • San Francisco New Year Party, John Colins 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $40 | $30 young alumni ('06-'16). Stay tuned for details regarding the San Francisco holiday party, slated for January 2017.

STANFORD, SATURDAY, NOV. 26

  • Rice vs. Stanford Thanksgiving Tailgate, Avery Plaza, Stanford University — Times TBA. Tailgate Only: $50/adults, $35/young alumni ('06-'16), $20/guests under 21. Tailgate & Game: $85/adults, $70/young alumni ('06-'16), $55/guests under 21.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

WASHINGTON, DC, FRIDAY, DEC. 9 

  • Washington, DC Holiday Party, The Hamilton  6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $55 | $45 young alumni ('06-'16).

FLORIDA:

MARCO ISLAND, SUNDAY, JAN. 15

  • Florida Alumni New Year Celebration, Marco Island Yacht Club 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Special guest Antonio Merlo, dean of the School of Social Sciences. Co-hosted by Vicki Bretthauer '79. Tickets are $10. Register today!

GEORGIA:

ATLANTA, THURSDAY, JAN. 19 (New date and time!)

  • Atlanta New Year Party, Torched Hop Brewing Company 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Register today!

ILLINOIS:

CHICAGO, SATURDAY, JAN. 7

  • Chicago Holiday Party, the Twisted Baker, bring your favorite beer or wine, light bites generously provided by host Dale Charletta '80  7 to 9 p.m. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registering is strongly encouraged as space is limited. Register today


MICHIGAN:

DETROIT, FRIDAY, JAN. 27 

  • Detroit Symphony New Year Celebration & Concert with a special ticket discount and post-show reception, the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center   8 p.m. concert, reception to immediatly follow. Use the promo code RICE to receive up to $10 off your ticket purchase, and make sure to register for the complimentary post-concert reception as well!  

NEW YORK:

NEW YORK CITY, MONDAY, DEC. 5 

  • NYC Holiday Party, Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, Samuel B. & David Rose Building at Lincoln Center — 6 to 9 p.m.  

OREGON:

PORTLAND, THURSDAY, DEC. 8

  • Portland Holiday Party, Nel Centro, light bites generously provided by hosts Dr. Virginia C. Leslie '96 and Mr. Bradley P. Taylor '93, '96  5:30 to 8:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend, you only have to buy drinks (payable onsite). 

PENNSYLVANIA:

PHILADELPHIA, SATURDAY, DEC. 10 

  • Philadelphia Holiday Party, Bar Lucca  4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15/person. 

TEXAS:

AUSTIN, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 

  • Austin Holiday Party, the Long Center for the Performing Arts  7 to 9 p.m. 

DFW, THURSDAY, DEC. 8 

  • DFW Holiday Party, the home of Rusty '73 and John '73 Jaggers 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $35 | $25 young alumni ('06-'16).

HOUSTON, SATURDAY, JAN. 7


WISCONSIN:

MADISON, SATURDAY, JAN. 28 (New date and time!)

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