Enjoy delicious cuisine, exciting performances, unique shopping experiences, and free classes at Tallahassee’s second annual World Culture Festival. Featuring food, artists, faiths, and performances which showcase traditions from around the world, this family-friendly event has something for everyone. This festival is a celebration of the human existence and the diversity of our local area and offers the chance for the entire community to come together to celebrate their differences and discover their similarities.
Both parking and entry are free. The event runs from 10am to 7pm with activities and performances throughout the day.
Last year's participants included the Mao'oli'oli Dancers, TCC African Drum and Dance Ensemble, FAMU Gospel Choir, Azúcar Dance Company, Tallahassee Irish Step Dancers, Temple Israel's Bagels and Biscuits, Aydin Çayır Caligrafi, Mary Proctor, Lasang Pinoy, and many many more.
One of the most powerful ways to share culture is through art, craft, and food. Tables offering information about various religious and cultural beliefs and practices, as well as craft vendors showcasing art, music, and food from around the world will be part of the event. Our intention is that this festival will provide an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about faiths, philosophies, and cultures different from their own through interaction. The focus should be on information and education, not condemnation or conversion.
Expressions of culture and belief vary across the globe and we would like to showcase these traditions. We brought together local dancers, singers, poets, musicians, and story-tellers to share their talents. Performances and interactive engagements will be scheduled throughout the course of the event. Enjoy the performances or jump in for a class!
Virtually every culture around the globe connects over shared meals. Our city offers a wealth of diverse and authentic cuisine, so we intend to celebrate with good food. We will have a variety of food trucks and food booths showcasing cuisine from around the world.