Annual International Fair, April 15


Media Contact: Margaret Lutz |


The 8th Annual International Fair is planned for Thursday, April 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the University Hall Plaza at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM).

A celebration of the university's international community, admission to the International Fair is free and open to the public.

Featured entertainment will include a cross-cultural rock band; global modern, tinikling (a popular folk dance of the Philippines), lion (a traditional Chinese dance) and salsa dances; and Tam Tam African drummers.  An international fashion show will showcase rich and colorful styles from around the world.

Food is a traditional highlight of the International Fair. Visitors will be invited to sample a host of foods from around the world including grilled bratwurst, lumpia and pansit, carne asada, pita and hummus, chips and mole, chocolate mazo balls, boba tea and much more.

The International Fair is organized by the University Global Affairs Committee and sponsored by a Co-Curricular Funding Award, the Office of Global Education, Associate Students, Inc, Student Life and Leadership, LLC, and over a dozen student organizations.

What: The 8th Annual International Fair

When: Thursday, April 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m

Where: California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) University Hall Plaza.

Why: To celebrate the university's international community.

For more information, contact Danielle McMartin, Office of Global Education, at 760-750-8821.

Directions and Parking
CSUSM is located at 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road in San Marcos. For more information or directions to the campus, visit Parking is available in campus lots with fees ranging from $3 to $9 depending upon length of stay

About California State University San Marcos
California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. 85 percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.