FAU to host annual Fall Family Fest

The event will feature carnival rides and face painting.


A carnival ride at the 2016 Fall Family Fest. Photo by Andrew Fraieli

Austin Van Luvender, Contributing Writer

Free food, carnival games, and more will make a return to the Boca campus in the form of the Fall Family Fest Wednesday.

Along with the Homecoming Committee that organized the festival, FAU President John Kelly and his family will help host the event.

This year will feature “Carnival rides, games, free stuff, and food,” according to the Assistant Director of Student Activities and Involvement Richard Mahler.

There will also be balloon art, bounce houses, face painting, and photo booths.

“We attempt to make every year better with the Fall Family Fest,” Mahler said. “From the rides to activities, there are new and exciting items everywhere.”

The FAU Police Department will be at the event as well in an effort to bring awareness to crime prevention and teach students how to prepare for emergencies, according to the FAU calendar.

The event will take place tonight at 6 p.m. on the West Lawn next to FAU Stadium.

Austin Van Luvender is a contributing writer with the University Press. For information regarding this or other stories, email [email protected] or tweet him @AustinVanl.