August 8, 2016 |

Top Ten Reasons to Come to CollegeFest 2016!

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By: Campus Philly Editorial Interns, Brenna Fallows and Ashley Cappetta


This September something new is coming to the city– YOU! Whether a freshman or senior, you’re starting a new year of school in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. On Saturday, September 10th from 10 am to 4 pm, join Campus Philly to celebrate all things new at CollegeFest happening at Dilworth Park next to City Hall! 

Why should you come? Here are some very good reasons:

  1. Admission is FREE! All you have to do is RSVP. What more of a reason do you need?

  2. New environment? New faces? No problem! The city welcomes YOU with open arms by throwing you the best party around: CollegeFest.
  3. OK, OK, well, Philadelphia, after all, is one of America’s largest college towns, with more than 300,000 students and countless alumni. This event is your chance to see why all of these people have decided to learn, grow and work here.
  4. Even though CollegeFest is hosted in Dilworth Park, use the Philly PHLASH Downtown Bus Loop (that will be running all day) to take you to participating destinations.
  5. With your CollegeFest wristband, you gain access to some of Philadelphia’s great museums to explore the city’s culture and history– for free. See the list of museums here.
  6. You will make new friends from other campuses during CollegeFest. Not only does this expand your professional network, but it also broadens your scope on campus life in Philadelphia.
  7. CollegeFest is your go-to introduction for what is happening in Philly. The Fest highlights fun events that take place throughout the year, so you’ll never miss a moment.
  8. Deck the (City) Hall with tons of recreational activities, free giveaways, games, music and free swag–and it’s all there just for you!
  9. The city is an extension of your campus, and a great spot for you to know and love. Campus Philly and exhibitors will be there to guide you every step of the way.
  10. CollegeFest is the time to celebrate your first few days in the city. And with all the great info given to you by Campus Philly, you’ll be one step closer to unlocking all that the city has to offer!

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