Rec Fest

Wednesday, September 27, 2023  |  1-4 pm

Rec Fest is the UCSB Department of Recreation's annual showcase event that takes place during UCSB's Week of Welcome every Fall quarter of the new academic year. The festival showcases the variety of classes and activities that Recreation offers including FREE fitness, sport, and adventure demos. Information and sign-ups are available for Intramural Sports, Sports Clubs, Athletic Training, Get up GAUCHOS!, Gaucho R.E.C., and more! Participants also enjoy live performances, games, giveaways from our sponsors, and more!

Rec Fest has been one of the most popular events on campus since the first time it was held in 1993. Over 5,000 students, faculty, staff, and community members attend each year! Join us this year for the fun!




For questions about the Rec Fest, contact Ashley Marsh at
For sponsorship and booth, opportunities see Event Sponsorship or contact