Parade of Nations

The 34rd Parade of Nations and Multicultural Food Festival 

        September 16, 2023 @ 11:00 am


Since 1989, the Houghton and Hancock communities have been celebrating the rich cultural diversity of the Keweenaw. We are excited to continue that tradition in 2023. This year's theme is: 

Fairy Tales from Around the World


Information about the Parade

The Parade of Nations will  be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 11:00 am! Student and community organizations are invited to enter floats or march in the Parade. Details about float guidelines, parade route, etc, will be provided later. International food returns this year! 

The Multicultural Festival begins at noon at the Dee Stadium. For just $10 to $15, you can get a full meal or choose from international tidbits at more than a dozen food booths. with international student organizations offering the cuisine of their countries. (Please note that this price is just an estimate. Actual prices for the food items are set by each student organization separately, and the Parade of Nations Committee has no control over it. Prices may vary depending on inflation, cost of raw materials, etc.) Food will be available for take-out only this year.

For more information about anything, contact Parade of Nations at, or call 906-487-2160. Be sure to follow us on Facebook for important updates!