The Multicultural Festival is held the first Saturday in May at Finch Park. A main stage area and five villages are set up representing African-American, Asian, Latino, Native American and European heritage. Each village showcases native dress, music, visual arts, exhibits and food indicative of their particular culture. The festival is a day filled with the sights, sounds and tastes of foreign lands. It offers a wonderful and educational outing for families with children.
The 2015 Multicultural Festival will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. rain or shine. Admission is FREE and a shuttle service will provide transportation every 15 minutes from the Roses shopping center at 288 N Talbert Blvd. Opening ceremonies will begin at 10:45 a.m. at the International Stage. The Parade of Nations will follow at 11:00 a.m.
Be sure to visit the Children's International Village to participate in crafts made from recyclable items! Davidson County middle and high school students and Davidson County Community College will showcase 55 metal butterflies for the Butterfly Arts Initiative. The exhibit is located near the International Sponsor area.
The International Stage features the Charles England Elementary Choir, Hula and Polynesian dances and Suah African Dance Theatre throughout the day. The Purina Dog Show will perform 3 shows, while teens can participate in laser tag or dance with Cross Movement Hip Hop Dance group.
The Multicultural Festival is an experience for everyone!
The generosity of our sponsors allows this festival to reach such a large group of people. Please visit our Sponsor page for a list of businesses that generously support the Multicultural Festival.
View video highlights of the 18th Annual Multicultural Festival in 2014! Video and pictures courtesy of Donnie Roberts/The Dispatch.
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