Would you like to travel around the world in a mere few hours? Well you can, right here in OC at Irvine's Global Village Festivalon Saturday September 29th from 10am-6pm, Bill Barber Park.
This festival marks Irvine's 11th anniversary of celebrating the many cultures of the world; and is ‘the City's largest and most attended community event'. Admission is FREE, Food Tickets are $1 each, with food prices ranging 1-3 tickets per item, and off-site parking with shuttle services are available!
Leading up to the festival will be a ‘Walk for Unity' hosted by Humanity Unites; this 5K walk starts at the corner of Harvard and San Juan at 8am, come together with Irvine to support cultural diversity!
Bring your family and friends to experience various global delights! Enjoy a compendium of liveentertainmentincluding music, dance, and demonstrations from around the world; sample authentic and infusion food & beverages from local restaurants and food trucks; indulge yourself at the ‘Sweet Stop' (yea, I'm talking to you, over there with the sweet tooth); get lost in the hustle and bustle of the International Marketplace where unique gifts, crafts, artwork, and textiles are at your fingertips; let the kids run wild at the Kids Village ‘featuring kids-inspired music and dance performances, an inflatable play area, crafting, games and sports activities, plus "kid-friendly" food selections that appeal to our younger guests' (Free stickers for parents to write their mobile # down and stick on the back of their child(ren) will be available); visit the Exhibits to learn about ‘other cultures through interactive displays, costumes, artifacts, and art'; become educated on how to be environmentally friendly and sustainable at the Green Expo; explore World Religions by interacting with ‘faith-based organizations from the Irvine area'; and become educated on the programs and services of many non-profit and local community groups and government agencies at the Community Partners Pavilion.
Your 5 senses will be heightened by the many exciting and educational cultural activities, entertainment, and refreshments available! Don't miss out on this 1-day festival!