Columbia International Festival

Saturday, Apr 6, 2024 at 10:00am

South Carolina State Fairgrounds
1200 Rosewood Drive

Showcases the Music, Culture, Food and Performing Arts of the Various Cultures, Nationalities, Races and Language Groups Represented in South Carolina.

Since 1996, the Event Has Been Bringing Together All of the Area's International Communities to Build Better Community/race Relations Between Various Ethnic / Cultural / Language Groups and With the South Carolina Community at Large.

International Food Court:

Sample the Exotic Flavors of Foreign Cuisines From Around the World. You’ll Come Back for More!

Cultural Entertainment:

Throughout Each Festival Day, Groups Representing Many Countries Will Delight You With Staged Performances of Their National Dances.

Parade of Nations:

Traditionally Dressed Representatives From Nearly 100 Countries Proudly Present Their Home Country's Flag at the 2 P.m. Saturday Parade.

International Bazaar:

Shop the Many Booths for Authentic Clothing, Crafts, Jewelry, and Souvenirs Imported From Around the World.

Cultural Demonstrations:

Learn How to Do Something New, Like Fold Origami, Use Chopsticks, Write in Another Script, Play Other Cultural Games, Say Hello, Thank You, Good-bye, or Count in Another Language.

National Exhibitors:

Learn About the Cultural Heritages of Around 100 Countries, Displayed by Their Foreign-born Hosts Through Pictures, Artifacts, and Many Other Items.

International Fashion Show:

Enjoy a Show of the Traditional Costumes / Clothing From Around the World. Adult Fashion Show on Saturday at 4pm

Presale Admission:

Adults (20+) $7.00

Teens (13-19) $4.00

Kids 12 & under Free

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Date: April 6-7, 2024



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