An event on Hacktoberfest, 2018 was successfully conducted by the IEEE Computer Society in association with Mozilla SJCET at St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Palai on October 9th 2018. The event was a one day programme and around 60 students participated in the event. Most of the students were first years who was new to the world of programming. Our primary focus was to let the students aware of the potential of open-source and how the IEEE Computer Society plays a vital role in the world of open-source. The event consisted of sessions about Version Control System, Git, Github, Hacktoberfest.