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Celebrate CSUB!

CSUB invites the entire community to learn more about all of CSUBs offerings at its annual open campus event, Celebrate CSUB! The ninth annual event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 25th in Runner Park. Parking and admission are free. Food booths will be available from Moo Creamery, Karnie Kettle Corn, CSUB Dining and Black Graduate Recognition.

Families are especially encouraged to attend, as there will be art projects and games for children, and a multitude of activities for prospective students and their parents. Educational components include science demonstrations, student research presentations and campus tours. Several fun competitions will take place including the Extra Life Gaming Mini-thon, Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader, 5K Fun Run/Walk and Fab Lab Hackathon. It is also freshman orientation day for incoming CSUB students for Fall 2015.

Family friendly events include:

  • Children’s Art
  • Bakersfield’s Got Talent
  • 5K Fun Run and Pancake Breakfast (8 a.m. start time; entry fee $20)
  • Spring Carnival
  • Music
  • Chemistry Circus
  • Star Wars Stormtroopers
  • Kawaiisu Native American Tribe

This year’s event will also feature Roadrunner Science Day, which is proudly sponsored by PG&E. Roadrunner Science Day is an interactive program that is aimed at serving kindergarten through sixth-grade students and their families. The event also takes place from 9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. and will be held at the CSUB Science Building Patio. 

Celebrate CSUB is sponsored by The City of Bakersfield Recreation & Parks, Coca-Cola, and Kern Schools Federal Credit Union. For a full list of events, Fun Run registration form and more information about Celebrate CSUB, visit or call (661) 654-2175. 

For More Information

Contact CSUB Public Affairs
(661) 654-2136