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Palousafest is the premier welcome-back event on campus. Each year 3,000 to 5,000 new students, returning students and community members attend this street fair to browse hundreds of student organizations, campus departments and local businesses and non-profits and find out how to get involved with the Palouse community.

Event Information

Saturday, Aug. 17, 2024

4:30 p.m. load in, 5:30-7:30 p.m. street fair

U of I Clubs/Orgs Registration Opens: 9 a.m. on May 1, 2024

Community Organization Registration Opens: 9 a.m. on May 31, 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration for on-campus clubs, organizations and departments opens at 9 a.m. on May 1. For community organizations looking to register, the application will open at 9 a.m. on May 31.

Current ASOs, RSOs and University of Idaho affiliates or departments receive one (1) free table. These organizations may pay $40 each for additional tables.

For public entities, non-profits, community partners and all others, there is a table fee of $40 per table. An invoice with payment instructions will be sent after the reservation form is approved.

Yes. Those interested in registering for a table once our limit has been reached will be added to a wait list. You will be contacted by Aug. 17 if a table becomes available.

Tables will be provided for you. If you would like to have a chair for the event please plan to bring your own.

No. The sale of merchandise is prohibited at Palousafest. This is an information-sharing event only.

We would love to have you. Check in at the information mini-dome.

Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119