Festival of Nations May 2-5, 2019

Videki Dancers Performances:

3:00 pm Atrium
5:30 pm World stage

3:00 pm World stage (2nd of 5)

3:00 pm World stage (4th of 5)
4:00 pm World stage (1st of 5)

For nearly 85 years, the Festival of Nations has inspired people throughout the region to discover more about our world and embrace the rich cultural diversity brought to us by immigrants from around the globe.

In 2019, the Festival will continue its legacy as the longest running multicultural festival in the Midwest and, once again, collaborate with more than 90 ethnic groups to create a truly unique experience – one that celebrates cultural heritage and provides our community’s immigrants with a platform to express their stories through world-class performances, exhibits, ethnic cuisine, and personal connections.

We offer 35 different ethnic food stands at which you can enjoy flavors from around the world. From Danish æbleskiver to Thai noodles, our cafés are packed with delectable food items is sure to satisfy your culinary curiosity. We also offer a variety of global beverages as well as wine and beer for those over 21 years of age.

2019 CAFES: African American, American Indian, Bangladeshi, Cambodian, Chinese, Colombian, Czech & Slovak, Danish, Dutch, Egyptian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Greek, Hungarian, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lebanese, Mexican, Nepalese, Nigerian, Norwegian, Pakistani, Palestinian, Peruvian, Polish, Sudanese, Taiwanese, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Ukrainian & Vietnamese.


Come immerse yourself in our International Bazaar and discover the unique selection of authentic, handmade, and imported gifts from more than 40 cultures.


Engage with representatives from nations in every time zone and gain deeper insight into their cultural legacies by visiting these thought-provoking artistic visual displays.
explore4You can also travel the world under one roof with a “passport” in our cultural exhibit area!

This is a fun and interactive activity for the whole family! Don’t forget to pick up your passport from any one of the information booths located throughout the Festival for only $1.00.

2019 EXHIBITS: Austrian, Bulgarian, Cambodian, Carpatho-Rusyn, Chinese, Colombian, Croatian, Czech & Slovak, Danish, Dutch, Egyptian, Finnish, French, Greek, Guatemalan, Haitian, Hmong, Hungarian, Indian, Iraqi, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Moroccan, Nepalese, Palestinian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Sri Lankan, Sudanese, Taiwanese, Tamil, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish & Ukrainian.

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 10:00am to Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 5:00pm
RiverCentre 175 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55102