Next International Festival — October 4, 2015

Find out more about the International Festival

The "International Festival" is an annual festival promoting unity in diversity with free admission for everyone. It's a wonderful and educational event when you can go around the world in one day without leaving Davis! The festival will be held at the Davis Central Park on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.

This is a fundraiser to support International House Davis, a community based non-profit organization that promotes a global community by providing opportunities for cross-cultural interaction and exchange.

What will happen at the International Festival?

  • Dancing, music, performances, food, educational lectures and information, and lots of youth activities.
  • More than 20 country tables devoted to education about a particular country so you can visit a new culture without leaving the Festival.
  • Ethnic marketplace where vendors sell international wares.
  • Food for sale! No alcohol will be sold.
  • The youth corner is full of things for young people to do, see, and even create.
  • Fun for the whole family!

The 2015 festival coincides with I-House celebrating its 34th year welcoming international students and scholars to Davis and hosting current events lectures, languages classes and cultural events for community members at 10 College Park.

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2011-10-01 17:09:34   The 5 year old and I went to this today. Vet's Hall was really too crowded, dangerously so. The performances were terrific. I don't know why they couldn't have performed in the theater though. It would be more comfortable, all the patrons would be able to see, and it would free up room in the hall. —NoelBruening

2013-08-14 13:26:14   Thank you for your feedback Noel. The festival is a multifaceted event with 8 venues to participate in, including the main stage. We will be exploring moving to another site in the future to accommodate the enthusiasm and growing attendance. Last year, we tried having entertainment in the theater and no one attended due to the fact that the weather was beautiful and there were other venues going on outside. Hence our performers in the theatre were very disappointed even though they loved the building. We hope you attend again this year, but we appreciate your feedback. Sincerely, International House. —ChardaeJones