A little rain won’t dampen Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival

80 percent of the more than 400 exhibits will be inside 25 buildings on the RIT campus




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While organizers did decide to move the 10 a.m. opening ceremonies into Ingle Auditorium, forecasted rain won’t affect much else about tomorrow’s Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival.

The festival will go, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If Imagine RIT is on your calendar, here’s some tips to help you make the most of the day:

  • You can get the latest news—including weather and exhibit updates—by texting “imaginerit” to 888777 to opt-in and receive updates.
  • It’s a big campus, but more than 80 percent of the nearly 400 exhibits are inside.
  • Many of the 25 buildings housing exhibits are connected or can be reached without walking any great distances outdoors.
  • Volunteers will be driving covered golf carts around the perimeter of the festival to assist visitors. The stops will be identified with a large yellow balloon.
  • Plan your day by visiting the Imagine RIT website to see the full list of exhibits and activities.
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