Festival on the Oval

Family Fun in the Historic Heart of Campus

Enjoy tons of festivities on the Oval from 3-6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, including live music, activities for kids, food trucks, and a beer garden. We’ll also have yearbooks on hand for reminiscing. The event is free and open to the public (food and beer are not free).

Be sure to stop by for a special 150th Anniversary Celebration kickoff from 3 – 6 p.m. for photo opportunities, live music, and giveaways.

Alumni Association members can pick up their Homecoming koozies at the information tent.

Beer and Wine Garden featured breweries:

  • Horse & Dragon Brewing Company, Craft Brewery
  • Intersect Brewing
  • New Belgium Brewing Company
  • Odell Brewing Company
  • Wine from Pringle’s Fine Wine and Spirits

Face Painting by RJ’s Amazing Entertainment

Interactive learning area by Little Shop of Physics at Colorado State University

Food Trucks:

  • Austin Taco
  • Big’s BBQ
  • Mile High Lobster Shack

Musical Performances by Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene and Kind Dub


  • Semester at Sea
  • CSU Parent and Family Programs
  • Campus Recreation
  • College of Natural Science
  • School of Music, Theatre, and Dance + UCA
  • Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Health and Human Sciences: Home
  • Archives & Special Collections – Colorado State University: Libraries
  • Colorado State University English Department

"Bubba" overlooks the crowds on the Oval.
"Bubba" overlooks the crowds on the Oval.