Festival of Nations

2021 Festival of Nations Canceled

Due to concerns regarding the safety of our community and budgetary planning, we regret to inform you that we will be unable to host the Festival this year. We hope the Festival of Nations will be able to return in 2022 — please stay tuned for updates!

For 88 years, the Festival of Nations has inspired people throughout the region to discover more about our world and embrace the rich cultural diversity brought to us by immigrants from around the globe.

 

 

 

 

April 30th - May 3rd, 2020
175 W Kellogg Blvd
St Paul, MN 55102

Explore The Festival

Taste

Treat your taste buds with Halušky and surprise your palate with Kukhura Ko Masu. From Norwegian lefse to Thai noodles, the Festival’s WORLD CAFÉ features more than 30 different ethnic food vendors.

International Bazaar

Reminiscent of street markets around the world, DISCOVER a diverse collection of ethnically-inspired crafts, toys, fabrics, clothing and more designed to intrigue any global citizen.

Performances

Three entertainment areas featuring traditional dancing and music representing cultures from around the globe. Visit our World Stage, Café Stage, and our Atrium Stage.

Demonstrations

INTERACT with folk artisans dedicated to preserving the techniques and methods passed down through generations to create exceptional handicrafts.

Exhibits

ENGAGE with representatives from nations in every time zone and gain deeper insight into their cultural legacies by visiting these thought-provoking artistic visual displays.

Experience

Play a game of Bocce Ball, then a game of chess on the giant chess board. Take a mini-language lesson, then jump in to an ethnic dance lesson. Venture through the different Festival of Nations areas and join in the many activities that you will find.

The Festival of Nations extends thanks and gratitude to Land O Lakes for their year of financial and community support.

 

The Festival of Nations is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. 

 

WITH ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FROM

 

Community Partners

JobCorps

 

 

 


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1694 Como Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108
651-647-0191

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