Mark your calendars! On Sunday, August 20th from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm, the Wheeling Park District will be hosting the 2017 International Festival! We are excited to announce that this year we have over 25 ethnic and cultural performances representing regions from all over the world such as India, Mexico, Ireland, Brazil, Colombia, Spain, the Middle East, Cambodia, and many more!
Additionally, we will have over 20 community organizations on site providing art and craft activities for our little ones and adults alike. Create a maraca, Chinese lantern, or get some henna done... there is something for everyone. Also, new this year, we will be having a trackless train that will take you "around the world!" Additional activities include balloon artists, balloon painter, soccer dart inflatable game, and more.
What more? Delicious food! Come taste the different flavors of the world by purchasing a typical dish from one of the vendors on site.
Overall, the main purpose of this event is to celebrate and embrace the diversity of our communities. This event is a perfect place to take your whole family and learn as you enjoy the richness that exist in our community. The performers, vendors, and organizations on site want YOU to leave with a memorable experience of what it means to be a citizen of the world. Don't miss this great event!
Want to Participate as a performer, vendor, business or organization?
This event is not possible without the support of the many performers, businesses and community organizations. If you would like to learn more how YOU can be part of this event, don't hesitate. Contact us TODAY.