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Savor Harrisonburg’s International Richness!

Welcome to the 22nd Annual
Harrisonburg International Festival

Enjoy the sights, sounds, tastes, and sense of community that is the Harrisonburg International Festival! Our city is home to dozens of nationalities, languages, cuisines, and cultures. At this event you will find an amazing array of ethnic food and dress, international entertainment, art, crafts, cultural displays, and vendor products.

Make sure you create an app account & profile to customize your festival experience and be entered to win a 49" Samsung Smart TV, courtesy Crutchfield! No purchase necessary, see our website for full sweepstakes rules.

A huge thank you to many volunteers and sponsors who made this day possible and thank YOU for joining us at this Harrisonburg tradition. We hope you have a wonderful day exploring all that our global community has to offer.
Saturday, September 28 • 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Children's Activities

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TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH LET’S GO LUNA courtesy VPM, formerly known as WVPT! Meet a character, enjoy activities and free gifts, at the Worlds of Play Children’s Area on Main Street.

KIDS’ PASSPORT. Pick up a special Kids’ Passport in the children’s area. Inside are questions about various countries. Visit the Global Village to discover the answers and write in your passport. The first 50 children to complete their passport can bring them to the location indicated at the end of the passport to receive cool prizes courtesy VPM, WHSV-TV3, and Dupont Community Credit Union. Sponsored by Blue Ridge Insurance!

PLUS, many more activities throughout the day from the Gus Bus, Girl Scouts, Shenandoah Valley Scholars Latino Initiative, Massanutten Regional Library, and other area organizations.

FREE ADMISSION at the EXPLORE MORE Discovery Museum from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm on festival day courtesy Park View Credit Union.
All DAY
Make and play ACHI, a game from Ghana.
Make a Palo de Lluvia (Brazilian Rain-stick).
Make Traditional Masks from cultures around the world
From 10:30 and 1:30–Make an Indian Lassi Drink!

KIDS’ SHOWS at Massanutten Regional Library Amphitheater
Alex Lagoda & Michael Feifer (Ukrainian)
Making Music with Mike Deaton
Ghanaian Folk Tales with the Mi3nsa Girls
Latin Dance Club Smithland Elementary School


Attendees (10)