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Upcoming events

Upper School Christmas Concert @ The Great Hall
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrate the Season with Saint John’s Prep!

Save the date for our Upper School Christmas Concert in the Great Hall in the Quad of the SJU campus. The show will feature performances from our upper school band, orchestra, jazz band, concert choir and chamber choir. Tickets will be free but will require pre-registration. A link will be available in November to reserve seats.


Christmas in the Twin Cities Happy Hour @ Luce Line Brewing Co
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Alumni Holiday Happy Hour
Thursday, December 8, 2022
Luce Line Brewing Co
12901 16th Ave N
Plymouth, MN 55441
Please RSVP

We’re celebrating Christmas and our winter holidays in the Twin Cities! Join us for a festive holiday happy hour on December 8 at Luce Line Brewing Company in Plymouth. If you know you’re coming, please RSVP so we can plan for snacks and treats.
If you would like to be a part of the planning process for this fun, casual event please contact Alumni Relations Officer Br. Richard Crawford, OSB.

In the meantime, make a list and check it twice of your alumni friends you’d like to invite to this Christmas party!

Welcome Home: Christmas Cookies and Cocoa @ Saint John's Prep
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Welcome Home – Christmas Cookies and Cocoa Young Alumni Gathering

Welcome home to Saint John’s Prep! We’re hosting a casual party for our young alumni in our newly renovated Saint Michael Hall residence. Alumni are welcome to come home to Prep for an afternoon of treats, cocoa, and games. The Christmas party will be hosted fireside in the Saint Benedict Village (the young men’s residence).

If you know you are coming, please RSVP so we can plan for snacks and treats.

If you would like to assist in the planning effort please contact our Alumni Relations Manager Br. Richard Crawford, OSB.

Grand Tour of Nations 2023 @ Gorecki Center
Apr 29 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Save the date for Grand Tour of Nations on April 29, 2023!

Grand Tour of Nations is a party for parents, grandparents, alumni and friends to come together and support Saint John’s Prep. Proceeds from Grand Tour provide vital funding for student scholarships and programs. This fundraiser will be held on April 29, 2023 at the Gorecki Center on the campus of the College of Saint Benedict. We are excited to host an in-person event completed with a delicious dinner, silent auction, live auction and giving moment. We hope you will join us on this spectacular evening to support our school and students!

This year our gala theme is the beautiful country of France! Our guests will enjoy French food, music and décor!

Thanks to your participation and generosity at the 2021 event, Grand Tour raised over $275,000 for student programs and scholarships! We hope to surpass that amount in 2023!

If you would like to be a part of the 2022 event’s success, contact Jill Pauly, Director of Communications and Events via email or Aaron Miller, Vice President of Advancement via email

All School Alumni Weekend @ Saint John's Prep
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 18 @ 9:00 pm
Save the Date!

Saint John’s Prep is planning an all-school alumni party for the weekend of June 16-18, 2023.

All alumni and their families are welcome to join us for this wonderful weekend to reconnect and reminisce. The weekend will include tours of campus, a visit to the Saint Michael Hall residence, great meals and fun parties. We hope you will call your classmates and make plans to join us in Collegeville!

The event is still in the planning stages. If you would like to join the effort, please contact our Alumni relations Manager Br. Richard Crawford. 

Some on-campus accommodations will be available through Saint John’s University Events. A room block will also be offered at a hotel in Waite Park. Look for more details in January 2023.