2024 Global Fest

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The Central Illinois community is invited to “A cultural journey around the world” at GlobalFest 2024, a family-friendly, educational event that celebrates the international diversity in Central Illinois. The event takes place at the Expo Gardens (1601 W. Northmoore Rd, Peoria, IL) on Saturday, March 2, 2024, 2:00-7:00 pm. Guests will get their passports stamped at international ethnic booths, learn unique aspects of different cultures, see traditional costumes, taste international food provided by local ethnic restaurants, and enjoy artistic performances from a variety of countries. Last year’s GlobalFest was enjoyed by more than 1,000 attendees who enjoyed energetic musical and dance performances, a dynamic fashion show, a scavenger hunt, international proverbs, and ethnic food provided by local restaurants. This year’s GlobalFest promises to include even more cultural booths, unique performances, and activities relevant for all ages.Tickets can be purchased online ($15/adult; $10/student, child) or at the door ($20/adult; $10/student, child)Come to GlobalFest 2024 on Sat, March 2 at Expo Gardens and travel the world in one day!Webpage: https://globalfestci.org/https://www.facebook.com/events/888930336084002GlobalFest Central Illinois is a 501c(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to celebrate the diverse array of cultures that belong in Central Illinois and to invite community members to experience the global music, dance, languages, and foods found locally. It is a unique opportunity to invite the community to build connections, elevate the awareness of the dynamic opportunities and talents present in Central Illinois, and for the various groups to celebrate their cultures together.

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