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Head of the Trent

Aerial view of the beer garden in a parking lot with lots of people walking about

Head of the Trent

Beer Garden

The popular beer garden that accompanies Homecoming and Head of the Trent is the main fundraiser for the Trent University Rowing Club. The Beer Garden will once again be held in G lot, behind Lady Eaton College.

Open alcohol is not permitted on Trent University property outside of licensed areas. This includes parking lots, pathways and buildings. Peterborough Police will be on campus throughout Homecoming, including at the Beer Garden and Justin Chiu Stadium, and will be issuing tickets to those with open alcohol. 

To ensure everyone's safety and the continued success of this activity, please note:

  • Strict 19+ entry requirement - ensure you have government issued ID while in the beer garden.
  • $10 cover charge includes your souvenir glass mug as you exit, while supplies last. Alumni also pay the cover charge.
  • The Alumni Fast Track Line is open from noon - 3:00 p.m. for alumni with a valid Alumni Card. After 3:00 p.m., Alumni must access the beer garden through the regular line up. Alumni also pay the cover charge.
    • Don't have an Alumni Card? Visit the Alumni Welcome Tent on the podium to be validated and pick up your Alumni ID Wristband. You must have valid ID with you.
  • Bags, containers and glass are strictly prohibited. Bag checks will be provided by the Trent Central Student Association.
  • Enjoy responsibly. Please drink only in designated areas and be courteous of our neighbours, friends and merchants in downtown Peterborough while celebrating.