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Celebrate Armstrong - FAQs

What is Celebrate Armstrong?

Celebrate Armstrong is a celebration for students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, friends, families and the entire community that takes place over a long weekend every October. It kicks off with the Celebrate Armstrong Festival on Thursday, Oct. 22, continues with the Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, Oct. 23, and goes out with a bang on Saturday, Oct. 24 with the Celebrate Armstrong Finale.

Do I have to register for Celebrate Armstrong?

No, all events (with the exclusion of the Alumni Gala) are free and open to the public.

What is the cost to attend Celebrate Armstrong?

The cost for attending Celebrating Armstrong is listed below.

Festival FREE
Alumni Gala  
          Individual Admission $75
          Table of Eight $500
Celerbate Armstrong Finale  
          Admission FREE

What takes place during Celebrate Armstrong?

We have a weekend packed full of events. Check out the events page to view event descriptions and the schedule throughout the course of the weekend.

What accommodations are available for families in need of overnight accommodation?

There are several hotels close to campus.  Visit our hotels page to view the list of suggested hotels.


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