The Multicultural Festival

Outside view of the Dee Stadium

September 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm (noon - 3:00 pm

Tempting aromas beckon as you collect your complimentary passport and immerse yourself in an atmosphere rich with taste, sound, texture, and color. Everyone comes for the food and stays for the entertainment. Rightly so. In addition to more than 10 live acts, well-known media personalities present Interactive International Trivia in TV-game-show style. Prize packages are both appetizing and useful (think pizza to tire alignments). Parade float winners are announced during the course of the afternoon. Stick around, savor the flavors, and immerse yourself in faraway worlds close to home.

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.) 


Asian Dancers at the festival

From toe-tapping Copper Country clogging to dazzling Bollywood Glam, this multicultural entertainment spectacle features legends and lore galore, a glittering array of dance, music, and theatrical performances. Click here to see the entertainment schedule for this year!



Chew on these tasty tips for servers and diners! Find the rules and regs rundown, and the booth application forms that food servers must fill in order to register. Click here to see the menu for this year!