Celebrate Armstrong



Celebrate Armstrong Events


Celebrate Armstrong Festival

Thursday, October 9 • Noon - 6 p.m. Campus Quad

Kick off the Celebrate Armstrong weekend with the biggest celebration of year at the Celebrate Armstrong festival! Explore more than 50 departmental and student organization booths, ride the mechanical bull, climb the Rockwall, participate in games and contests, and enjoy a lineup of live entertainment. This event is free and open to the public.

Celebrate Armstrong Alumni Gala

Friday, October 10 6 p.m. Armstrong Center Ballroom

Celebrate this year’s top alumni as we present the Notable, Outstanding and Distinguished Alumni Awards at a black-tie optional gala evening featuring a cocktail reception, dinner and awards ceremony. The cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. with dinner and ceremony at 7 p.m. There will be a special pre-reception for our BBA alumni at 5:30 p.m. in the balcony. Single tickets are $75 and table of eight is available at a group rate of $500. Proceeds will go to benefit scholarship funds to build the next generation of Armstrong Alumni. Purchase tickets for the Celebrate Armstrong Alumni Gala now!

Celebrate Armstrong Beach Music Blowout

Saturday, October 11 • 6 - 9:30 p.m. • Burnett Boulevard Lawn

The Celebrate Armstrong weekend will go out with a bang at the Beach Music Blowout that will be full of food, fun and fireworks! Relax on the front lawn off of Burnett Boulevard and enjoy a military salute and music from Band of Oz, a prominent U.S. beach music group with roots as far back as 1967. Guests may purchase our traditional Lowcountry Boil dinner for $15 per person, $10 for military and children under 10, or bring their own picnic. To purcahse tickets for the Lowcountry Boil, visit our registration page. This event is free and open to the public.