August 15, 2018 |

CollegeFest: All-Day Festival in Dilworth Park on September 8!


CollegeFest 2018 is, without a doubt, Campus Philly’s biggest event of the entire year.  Registering for CollegeFest and picking up your wristband at the Campus Philly booth in Dilworth Park will get you FREE museums all day on September 8th!  With over thirteen museums free to explore, you’ll have plenty to do, but don’t forget all the CollegeFest activities taking place in Dilworth Park….for FREE, and exclusively for Philly-area college students!

We’ll have prize wheels with cool swag from companies all over the city, free drinks (including Dunkin’ Donuts iced-coffee), and fun activities like giant inflatable Bubbleballs and Nerf Football!  After you pick up your wristband for free museums, be sure to explore all the booths and free stuff provided by our local Philly sponsors!

The team at IKEA will be giving away a GRAND PRIZE to one lucky college student – make sure to stop by their tent to enter to win, and play some giant dice and corn hole on the lawn of City Hall to win even more prizes!

Lyft will be at giving out free rides, drawstring bags, fidget spinners and t-shirts!

How well do you know American Revolution trivia?  The Museum of the American Revolution will be featuring an interactive live quiz with prizes for participation, like free museum tickets (to use on a day other than CollegeFest, of course… since admission to this museum is FREE on September 8!)

Capital One always shows up with the most technologically engaging booths.  Get ready for an awesome VR experience!

Bubbleballs at last year’s CollegeFest!  They’ll be back again at the festival in Dilworth Park!

Unsure of what to do after College?  The Peace Corps will be at the festival to talk about what you can get out of traveling across the world and helping foreign communities.

Roll around the grass in giant inflatable Bubbleballs provided by Wonderfly Games! and bounce around Dilworth Park with your friends!

REC Philly will have a podcast set up at CollegeFest and sharing photos and information about past events and team members, and all the performances and events to look forward to this year!

Dunkin’ Donuts will be giving out free samples of their iced coffee to keep you cool and energized for the all-day festival.  You’ll even have the chance to win gifts cards and other swag!

For even more refreshments, Sparkling Ice will be at the festival with free full bottles of their refreshing drinks that you can take around with you while enjoying all the festivities all day long.

And that’s just some of the booths you’ll find at CollegeFest!  You’ll also find…

When we say it’s going to be the best five hours in Philly, we’re fully committed to that. The festival is the must attend event of the season and all students are encouraged to join us. Break in the school year by bringing your new college friends, or reunite with your college crew after a long summer away.

Do you want to skip the lines at registration? PRE-REGISTER HERE to easily pick up your wristband at the Campus Philly booth in Dilworth Park on Saturday, September 8th anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.! For more information on all the FREE museums & attractions available during CollegeFest, check out our most recent CollegeFest post, which shares everything you have to look forward to at the 13+ FREE museums!

For more information on getting into the city for CollegeFest, check out Campus Philly’s How-to Guide on Public Transportation!


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