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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Special Events

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Chair Person: Bailey Hofmeister | Email:

The Special Events committee presents students with a wide array of fun and exciting events and programming. past event included: Color Run, African Acrobats, and Paint Party, as well as large-scale night events like The CSU Haunted Takeover. This committee thrives off of the creative energy of its members.

Club Maverick 2017 - August 19 - 9pm - CSU Ballroom

Club Maverick is the hippest club scene you have ever seen. DJ's will drop EDM and Pop hits all night long. A once in a lifetime experience! $20,000 Lightshow, mocktails, and crazy dancing. Meet someone new. Opt into VIP Texting to receive a free LED Foam Wand. Text: Studentevents to 76626

It's Back! Inflatable 5K - September 28 - Cost MSU: $10, Public $25 

The inflatable 5k is back! With record attendance in 2016, the popular event is back! Sign-up in July at

CSU Haunted Take Over - October 25 - 9pm - ALL CSU

MSU's biggest campus tradition is back for another year! See the entire CSU transformed into Mankato's best Haunted house. This is not for the weak at heart. 

Rock band Live - Play Rock Band like a Rockstar! Lights, Costumes, The real deal!

Ostrander Auditorium will be transformed into your own personal Rock band Recording Studio. Play rock band on the big screen with Lights, Fog, Costumes, and more. Free recordings of your performance will be provided.

Join Us - Thursdays @ 4PM- CSU173

Looking to have your say in the events that are brought to campus or would just like to help out and possibly build your resume? Then stop by our office @ CSU173 to see how you can get involved!