Kettering University Centennial Celebration Festival lol

Community Celebration

Saturday, July 20 - Noon to 8 p.m.

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 following the Kettering University Atwood Stadium Races. All Kettering Centennial Fest activities are free and open to the public.

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

Car Show

It wouldn't be Flint without cars! Come see classic cars, custom vehicles, muscle cars and more. The car show is open from noon to 8 p.m.


During the entire festival, there will be family-friendly events including games, bounce houses, local entertainment, and local artists.

Kettering University is partnering with Beats x Beers in hosting the music festival with multiple stages. Musical performers interested in being part of our celebration can apply by visiting Beats x Beers.


Local food vendors will be serving delicious dishes from Flint.

Children enjoying the fun of a bounce house.

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

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 >


If you are a food truck vendor or woud like to have a merchandise booth during the Centennial Fest, please submit an application.

Vendor Application >


Interested in sponsorships at the Kettering Centennial Fest? Email Nicholoas Giacchina,

T Pain, rapper and songwriter, is the headliner for the Kettering University Centennial Festival

T-Pain Headlining Music Festival

Nationally known artist T-Pain will be the headliner for the Kettering Centennial Fest. From Grammy Awards to chart-topping singles, rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer T-Pain has done it all including winning Fox TV's The Masked Singer. He will perform in Atwood Stadium at 7 p.m.


Questions about the Kettering Centennial Festival can be directed to Jack Stock, Director of External Relations, or (810) 762-9883.