Community Celebration

Kettering University is proudly celebrating 100 years as a leader of STEM education and a member of the Flint Community.

You are invited to join the celebration on Saturday, July 20 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., following the Kettering University Atwood Stadium Races. All Community Celebration activities are free and open to the public.

Atwood Races

Before the community celebration, Kettering University’s Atwood Races kick-off the day. The race course includes the Flint River Trail with the 10K and 5K races starting and finishing at Flint’s historical Atwood Stadium.

Race Registration Cost and Information >

A runner passes Kettering University's Mobility Research Center during the Kettering University Atwood Races.


Anyone interested in sponsorship opportunities can contact Nicholoas Giacchina,

A guitar duo performs during a music festival.

Music and Food Festival

Kettering University is partnering with Beats x Beers in hosting a music festival with multiple stages and a nationally known artist (to be named at a later date) is part of the planned activities. Local food vendors will be serving delicious dishes from Flint. 

Musical performers interested in being part of our celebration can apply by visiting Beats x Beers.

Food vendors are part of Kettering University's Centennial Community Celebration.

Car Show

It wouldn't be Flint without cars! Come see classic cars, custom vehicles, muscle cars and more.

A classic car on display during a Kettering University car show.


There will be family-friendly events including games, bounce houses, local entertainment, and local artists.

Children enjoying the fun of a bounce house.