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Harrisonburg International Festival Family Fun Celebration of Cultures




17th International Festival

Celebrate our CommUNITY of Cultures
September 27, 2014

at Harrisonburg, Virginia’s beautiful Hillandale Park

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Celebrating our community’s rich intercultural diversity, the Harrisonburg International Festival invites you to join us for our 17th Annual event Saturday, September 27 2014 from 12:00PM – 6:00PM at Hillandale Park. This event is free, with plenty of food and crafts available for purchase. 

As we have since its inception in 1995, this unusual event brings together an extravaganza of performing, visual, and culinary arts and a world of beautiful people offering a remarkable smorgasbord of mouth-watering delicacies, musical talent and dance, creative folk art, language and intercultural learning opportunities, a World Bazaar of exquisite hand-made and imported art and souvenirs, and a world of stories waiting to be shared!

You will find friends from all over the world, foods from Ethiopia, Mexico, India, Thailand, Europe, Puerto Rico, and Central America,  talent in music and dance from Aztec, Filipino, Indian, Chinese, and Kurdish artists, a parade of cultural fashion and dress, and dedicated partners for a better world working for environmental sustainability, green energy, and peace. Enjoy our Fashion Show of International Cultural Dress this year.  We believe your hearts will be enlarged and re-energized with the love and hospitality you will find here, in the smiles, and hugs, and beats that set your feet to dancing. Rain or shine, the show will go on. We are a family-oriented and handicapped accessible event with shuttle service for those in need. Parking on the grounds is HOV4 only. Free shuttle service is provided from parking lots in Harrisonburg running every 15-20 minutes throughout the day.

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Community
  • Festivals & Fairs
  • Food & Spirits
  • History/Heritage
  • Kids & Family
  • Kids Trail
  • Unique


Hillandale Park
Hillandale Avenue
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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Free Park and Ride shuttle buses will run from Westover Park (305 S. Dogwood Drive) and JMU's Memorial Hall (395 S. High Street) parking lots C7, C8, R9, C13, C15, C16.  No parking on the street.

On-site parking is available ONLY for handicapped or HOV4 (high occupancy vehicles with 4 or more riders). All other attendees must use our free shuttel bus service.


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