When:
March 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am – March 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm America/New York Timezone
2020-03-06T11:00:00-05:00
2020-03-08T19:00:00-04:00
Where:
NC State Fairgrounds - Jim Graham Building and Exposition Center
1025 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh
NC 27607
Contact:
34th Annual International Festival of Raleigh @ NC State Fairgrounds - Jim Graham Building and Exposition Center

A CELEBRATION OF DANCE, FOOD, MUSIC, AND CULTURE FROM AROUND THE WORLD!

The annual International Festival of Raleigh offers 3 days of international performances, food, games, art, cultural exhibits and shopping. Over 60 Triangle ethnic communities ranging from Afghan to Vietnamese participate to showcase their cuisine, dance, and music; to share traditions and to celebrate the Triangle’s unique diversity.

Things to enjoy:

  • Main Stage: traditional and modern ethnic dances, performed by artists in authentic dress
  • Sidewalk Cafes: delicious food from around the globe.
  • Cultural Exhibits created by local ethnic communities that tell about their rich histories and traditions.
  • International Bazaar: shopping for global arts and crafts.
  • Biergarten Stage: bands and musical performances from around the world.
  • Sophia’s Corner: international games, face-painting, passport scavenger hunt, crafts, and other fun kids’ stuff.
  • Demonstration Booths: interactive demos and classes on international cooking, dance and crafts.
  • Naturalization Ceremony: new American citizens take their oath in a moving ceremony at the festival’s opening.
  • And much more…