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Festival 78 at CSUSM is an interactive outdoor art & music festival held annually on the Mangrum Track and Field. The festival unites the students through the music, art and entertainment. This is THE road to Spring and  you won't want to miss it! 

Log on and invite your friends to this year's four virtual events that will give you all of the road trip vibes!   Be sure to put the dates on your calendar and pack a few snacks because these events will take you on a fun ride with your favorite cougar friends! 

Events will be updated with zoom links in the coming days.

20/21 Virtual Festival 78

Friday, April 2, 2021, at 6:00 PM - How To Brew Beer With Mason Ale Works

This will be your first ASI road trip stop on Route 78 🛣 

After a long day of driving, check into your motel and visit the tavern. The Director of Brewing Operations, James Owen from Mason Ale Works, will teach you all about how to brew beer!   

Zoom Link: How to Brew Beer

The first 100 CSUSM students to attend will receive either a can cooler or an insulated tote bag.

Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 2:00 PM - Tarot Card Readings

Take the next virtual exit on Route 78 to peek into your future!

Fortune teller Maritess Zurbano will channel her decades of experience in sophisticated divination for an afternoon of tarot card readings!

Zoom Link: Tarot Card Readings

Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 2:00 PM - Tie-Dye Falls

Our next exit is Tie-Dye Falls, before our final destination on Route 78. Please bring your t-shirts, so we can all enjoy the falls and tie-dye our shirts together!  

Check your mailbox if you registered in March for the free 20/21 Festival 78 T-shirt. Tie-Dye kits and T-shirts should arrive no later than April 14.

Zoom Link: Tie-Dye Falls 

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - Main Event

We hope everyone has a fantastic time on our journey of Route 78 and can visit all our mini pit stops to the Tavern, Tarot Card Reading, and Tie-Dye Falls. Make sure you make it to our main event to end your journey on Route 78!

Stay tuned and keep driving. We'll be sharing more information about our main event soon! 

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View photos from the festival on our Flickr Profile.

Stay in the Know

Stay updated on all Festival 78 promo events and be on the lookout for SWAG and free student ticket giveaways by following us on Instagram @asi.csusm. 

Individuals with disabilities who would like to attend this event, please contact regarding any special accommodation needs. It is requested that individuals requiring auxiliary aids, such as sign language interpreters and alternative format materials, notify the event sponsor at least seven working days in advance of the event. Every reasonable effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations in an effective and timely manner.

*amount before Eventbrite fees